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18th Nihon Affiliated High Schools Easter Programme

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of hosting the 18th Nihon Affiliated High Schools Easter Programme at Pembroke College. This year’s programme welcomed 72 students from Japanese high schools affiliated with Nihon University and 4 accompanying staff members. As part of the programme, students have taken part in a range of academic and cultural experiences, attending daily English language lessons and activities organised by our programme assistants (PAs). From…

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Sir Arthur Bliss Song Series

As the choir embarks on a summer tour of Finland, we look at some of the other musical opportunities on offer at Pembroke. Today – the Sir Arthur Bliss Song Series.…

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BT staff seconded to Pembroke

In May 2015, nine delegates from BT enjoyed a short secondment to the University of Cambridge. Members were selected from the Technology, Service and Operations Talent group to spend two days at the University focussing on innovation. The delegates were based at Pembroke College and visited a range of departments across the University, including the Cavendish Laboratories and the Institute of Manufacturing. Each session was designed to inspire delegates to consider new and creative approaches to innovation processes outside of the commercial context. They were also given the chance to engage with academic-thought leadership by meeting local entrepreneurs, members of Cambridge Judge Business School, students and researchers working in cutting-edge fields…

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May Week is in June

May Week, as Clive James (1964) famously put it, is in June. It’s a week of celebrations as students finish their exams and enjoy garden parties, drinks receptions and balls. It…

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#DoItForDearlove

Throughout May Bumps, Pembroke’s crews put in a proud effort and they all bumped at least once. The May Bumps are the University’s annual summer rowing races. As the river…

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