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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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Mindfulness in Chapel

If you’ve visited the Chapel lately, you may have noticed that it is home to an eclectic collection of items.  Here is why. Immediately upon entering the Chapel one is greeted by a tower of bubbles lit by a colour-changing light.  Turning the corner the most obvious change is the presence of several large beanbags (appropriately blue in colour), but closer inspection will reveal small items; a water feature, a box full of sand, and a table with colouring pencils and a blank sketchpad. These are all part of an installation of spiritual exercises, designed to offer peace and calm to anyone – regardless of religious beliefs – who is…

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Green Impact: Gold!

Green Impact is a university-wide environmental accreditation scheme, encouraging Colleges to reduce environmental impacts. This year, Pembroke achieved a Gold level. Lily Maxwell is the Pembroke Green Impact Officer, which…

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