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PKP Week 1

The first week of the Pembroke-King's Summer Programme has ended, and student Angie, of Illinois Wesleyan University, tells us about her experiences so far. Every time I enter the historic gates of Pembroke or King's, I am in awe at the beauty and nobility of the campuses. Everywhere I turn in this incredible city, there are captivating ornate buildings housing the same incredible intelligence that fostered some of the most talented…

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Volunteering at Pembroke House

Pembroke graduate Daisy Prior (2012) talks about the week she spent volunteering with Pembroke House Pembroke House is a community centre founded in 1885 by Pembroke Students in Walworth, South…

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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 who devote hours to ensuring that the courses run smoothly and that the students get the most out of their time in Cambridge. Amongst all the flashy event planning and room booking tasks, there is one incredibly important job that is often overlooked; the job of PKP Postmaster General. This year, the substantial mantle of PKP Postmaster General has fallen on the shoulders of Tom Daniels. To those…

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Basketball Blues

Pembroke PhD students Léonie de Jonge (2014) and Michelle Quay (2013) won Varsity and received Blues with the Cambridge University Women’s Basketball Club but their work is not done yet. This…

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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…

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The P Stands for Plenary

On Wednesday 6th July, the Pembroke-Kings Programme hosted the first of its Plenary lecture series. Magdalene College Life Fellow, Professor Stefan Halper was the first to be invited to speak…

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