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Hidden Places at Pembroke: the Vestry

There are some places in Pembroke that most of our members and visitors won't usually see. One of these is known best to the Choirs of Pembroke: the Vestry. The vestry is a small room by the Chapel, accessed by the same easily-overlooked door that leads to the organ loft. Here the Choir get ready for services, store their robes, and of course make cups of tea. The vestry has…

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Laugh 4 Change

Laugh 4 Change Raising funds to support refugees, tackling mental health at home and abroad, and having fun while doing it. That may seem like a big ask but Cansu Karabiyik (2016), a second year PhD candidate in medical science, seems to have managed it. Cansu spent time volunteering on Chios Island, Greece, witnessing the refugee crisis for herself. On her return she founded Laugh 4 Change, a comedy fundraising initiative that raises funds for both basic products like clothes, and long-term needs like mental health support. “When I came back I thought of how I could best help, because witnessing the conditions yourself makes you think about it much more.…

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2018 Women in Science Residential

On 4th April 2018, 31 Year 11 students arrived in Pembroke for a three-day Women in Science residential. The Women in Science Easter residential has been running for three years. …

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