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Culture, Creativity, Community: Why Music Matters

The Choir of Pembroke College, led by Director of Music Anna Lapwood, is currently in Zambia on the 2017 Choir tour. A major part of the choir tour – and the campaign to raise funds for it – has been an emphasis on musical education and cultural exchange.  The choir are working in association with the Estelle Trust and the Muze Trust to offer notation workshops to communities in Mukuni…

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Graduate research

Graduate students at Pembroke study a vast array of different subjects. Here, six of our current MPhil students and PhD candidates discuss their projects in just a couple of minutes:…

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Meet the Development Director

Three question for Matthew Mellor, Pembroke’s Development Director. How would you describe your role? My team is primarily responsible for keeping in touch with our members and also, of course, for fundraising. The end game of all of this is to make the College a better environment in which to work, to be a student, and to be an academic. We all buy into that. I realise where my place is within that: to enable it. We don’t want to be a ‘fundraising College’ and we’re not. Last year we were second in the league tables academically, we’re one of the most sought after College for graduates as well as…

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Habari, wazungo!

An update from Alison Humphreys (2012), who is currently volunteering with the development charity Maji Mazur in Kenya, alongside Sarah Murphy (2012), Liam Hammond (2013), Stefan Ulrich (2013) and Katy…

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Meet the Senior Tutor

Three questions for Dr Mark Wormald, who has been Senior Tutor at Pembroke for eight years. How would you describe the role of Senior Tutor? When I started, I was…

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Day in the life: Law student

Robert Eyers (2013) is a Law student and the current President of the Pembroke Players. Here he shares a not-quite-typical day in his life: 8.30am I’m woken abruptly by some…

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