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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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Roger Bushell and the Great Escape

Today marks the anniversary of a very famous event orchestrated by an alumnus of Pembroke College. Roger Bushell (1929) is a man whose exploits are better known than his name.…

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Bake Off: Lent Edition

Our Bake Off correspondent, Tam Blaxter (2013), is back with an update on the Graduate Parlour’s favourite baking contest... Another term of the Great Pembroke Bake Off has come to an end! The first three weeks of term were spent finishing off the first round, with six new competitors bringing exciting cakes to the hungry masses on Sunday afternoons. These were chocolate-heavy weeks — particularly impressive was a pigs-in-mud chocolate orange cake, pictured above. The rest of term has been taken up…

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An Interview with the Master’s PA

Eileen Green has been working at Pembroke for nearly 25 years. She talks us through the ins-and-outs of life as the Master’s PA. What does a typical day look like…

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A Day in the Life of an Engineer

Tristan Downing (2012), the former JPC Food and Bar Officer, shares some insights into the world of a 4th-year Engineer. 6:45am – Alarm 6:46am – I reconsider why I decided to cox…

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