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Parmee Flyer 2018

The Person Behind the Prize: An Interview with Richard Parmee

The Parmee Prize competition is an annual event that offers students a chance to win £2000 to kickstart their business. Richard Parmee (1970) is the driving force behind the prize. He began at Pembroke in the Natural Sciences Tripos, but after two years had migrated to Electrical Sciences in Engineering. This, it transpired, was a good decision, as he did well enough there to begin research in what is now signal…

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Wren, Matthew (1585-1667)

Halloween Horror

With Halloween fast approaching, let’s take a look back through time at some of the more unpleasant fates to have befallen Pembroke’s alumni… Out of the Frying Pan, into the…

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Freshers’ Week: A Follow-Up Survey

Our new first-years were asked to share their thoughts about Pembroke and Freshers’ Week in an anonymous poll. Some surprising stats were unearthed – for example, that the students consider themselves to be far more valuable than the College’s collection of silver, and that Mark Wormald, the Senior Tutor, is more popular than alcohol. Take a look at the results of the poll below...

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New Faces at Pembroke: Part 2

A few of our other newest members of staff share their thoughts on arriving at (or returning to) Pembroke. Lord Chris Smith (Master) Lord Chris Smith was admitted as Master…

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Trevor Phillips

What Difference does Diversity Make?

The William Pitt Seminar is the flagship event of Pembroke’s Corporate Partnership Programme. The Tenth Annual William Pitt Seminar took place on Friday 16th October this year, with the theme…

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Freshers’ Week 2015

For most people, Freshers’ Week is one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of university life: a chance to make new friends, discover new opportunities and settle into a…

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