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Your College experience is not just about hitting the books hard. It’s also a great time to develop lasting friendships and make good memories that you can look back on in years to come. St John’s has a range of social, sporting and recreational spaces available for you to use throughout your stay.
Communal Common Rooms
Recreation Spaces

Student common rooms are located across the College and are a great place to meet up with your mates and relax. Whether you want to lounge around after a hectic day of classes, study in a comfortable place or watch your favourite TV show, the common rooms are designed to be flexible to cater all students. Each common room is equipped with newspapers, Foxtel and tea & coffee making facilities.

The Quad
Recreation Spaces

The Quad is located in the centre of the College. With two large lawn areas, it’s a relaxing outside space where you can do some morning yoga, play a game of cricket with your mates or have a barbeque with your friends. The Quad is also used as a venue for events held by the College including the Matriculation dinner.

Gym Facilities
Recreation Spaces

Physical activity is important for general wellbeing and health at all stages of adult life.  St John’s students have access to a wide variety of facilities, services, grounds and competitions to support physical activity.

As a member of the St John’s community, you receive an annual membership to use the facilities at Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) to support you in achieving a balanced lifestyle.

St John’s also has a small in-house gym, managed by the Student Club, that is available to our students.

Sports Ovals
Recreation Spaces

The St John’s oval, located directly behind the College, contains rugby and soccer fields which are available for exclusive use by St John’s students from 5:00pm to 6:15pm Monday to Friday.  The St John’s College Student Club run a social co-ed touch football competition along with other informal seasonal sporting activities.

Tennis and basketball court
Recreation Spaces

The College also has a dual-purpose tennis and basketball court located next to the Gatehouse, near Parramatta Road.

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Centre
Recreation Spaces Sydney

As a member of the St John’s community, you receive an annual membership to use the facilities at Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) to support you in achieving a balanced lifestyle.

Your membership to SUSF gives you access to athlete standard sporting facilities including:

  • 2 Health & Fitness Centres
  • 220+ cardio machines and pin-loaded resistance equipment
  • 6 synthetic grass tennis courts
  • 7 squash courts
  • 8-lane indoor heated Olympic swimming pool
  • 4 full-size Basketball Courts with stadium seating
  • 8m high, 300m² indoor climbing centre
  • Boxing room

There are also more than 65 group fitness classes available per week, everything from yoga to kickboxing to salsa dancing, if you prefer to work out in a group.