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Meet the students: Welfare Officer

Mental health is an important topic to discuss at any time of the year, but for many students it becomes more pressing an issue in exam term. The Junior Parlour Committee includes a JP Welfare Officer who supports students and organises events to relax and de-stress. Amaani Ahmed (2016) is the current JPC welfare officer, and told Kit Smart what being welfare officer involves: What does a JPC Welfare Officer do?  We’re…

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The P Stands For Punting

A comprehensive guide to the legends told on the Cam. One of the must-do activities for any self-respecting visitor to Cambridge is to go punting whether by hiring your own punt or joining one of the tours of the river. If you do this however, beware! Some of the tales that you might hear are not entirely accurate. The below list of absolutely, completely true facts* has been compiled with the help of Pembroke's Graduate Parlour. Lord Bryon used to walk his pet bear down to the river so that it could get its daily exercise. Isaac Newton built the Mathematical Bridge Isaac Newton built the Mathematical Bridge without any…

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Welcome, Semester students!

You may have noticed an influx of new students – the Semester students! The Spring Semester Programme is part of Pembroke’s International Programmes. Students from overseas universities come to Pembroke…

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The P Stands for Post

Kit Smart takes a behind the scenes look at the PKP Post Desk To ensure its successful running, the Pembroke-Kings Programme relies on a dedicated team of staff and assistants…

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