Jesus College Cambridge overview
Jesus College is a British constituent college that situated in the United Kingdom. The motto of the college is “May your journey be successful”. The original name of this college is “The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund near Cambridge”. The Jesus College Cambridge started in the year 1496 making it one of the oldest institutions in the United Kingdom. Some notable alumni of this college are Theodore Huckle, Glen Goei, Prince Edward, Lewis Pugh, David Wooton, Stephanie Theobald, Giles Dilnot, and Jason Forbes.
There is a facility for a variety of sports in this college that include squash, basketball, hockey, rowing, basketball, tennis, and many more. The college has a club named Jesus College Boat Club for the sports people.
Jesus College Cambridge Student Societies
This college is one of the oldest institutes in the University of Cambridge, but still, it is popular for giving a relaxed and informal atmosphere to the students. There are lots of societies in the institution, including the Jesus College Graduate Union and Jesus College Student Union. They are responsible for managing lots of events like welfare and sporting events, social programs, etc. There is also an annual May Ball hosted by the college where many popular personalities like Jack Garratt, James Bay, and Clean Bandit have participated.
Jesus College Cambridge Details
There are more than 470 undergraduates and 250 postgraduates studying in this college. It was named after the John Alcock, who was an English churchman. The master of this college is Ian White who is on this post since 2011.