St. John's College

2111 Lower Mall
Phase I: 1997
Phase II & III: 1998
$16 million
Sources of funds:
Donations from Johanneans (St. John's alumni) and other donors, and a mortgage taken out by the university; student and resident fees will provide funds for operation.
Architectural features:
St. John's College is modeled after and under the influence of the renowned St. John's University in Shanghai.
Construction Type:
Concrete and concrete block
St. John's University was originally founded by American missionaries in 1879 and was one of China's great educational institutions for more than 70 years. St. John's College was modeled after St. John's University and is the second residence for graduate students in UBC (after Green College). It is aiming at attracting international students to promote internationalism.
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