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To the Next Generation of PKP

This year during the Pembroke-King's Summer Programme we ran a blogging competition in which students submitted blogs about their time studying in Cambridge. The winner is Angie Cornwell, whose letter to a future generation of PKP students is beautifully written and captures everything we love about PKP. Congratulations Angie, and thank you for your blog! Article originally published on Angie's blog. Photos also by Angie I cannot believe it is already…

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Green Week 2018

Green Week is an annual week of events designed to raise awareness of environmental issues. Today’s blog is by Libby Daley (2016), Pembroke JP’s Green Officer and Green Week organiser.…

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The Future of Progressive Politics: Pembroke Politics Society is back!

The Pembroke Politics Society is a platform for interesting and influential speakers and their first talk of 2018 fulfilled the brief perfectly. Lord Chris Smith, Master of Pembroke, spoke on "The Future of Progressive Politics", giving a concise history of the political landscape from Margaret Thatcher to Jeremy Corbyn. The event was impressively well attended, filling the Old Library to absolute capacity. Lord Smith spoke about the need for progressive politics to bring together the different elements of progressive governance around the world to create an effective and emotionally impactful message.  Progressive politics, he told the audience, should be open, tolerant, welcoming, and internationalist in outlook.  Diversify the people in the…

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The Term so Far: Week 3

It’s only week 3, but Pembroke has been as busy as ever with a series of fascinating speakers, and more events on the way. Looking back: On Holocaust Memorial Day…

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Second Annual Ergathon

On Saturday the 20th January PCBC held their second annual charity ergathon. The ergathon began last year as a race between the boat clubs of Pembroke College Cambridge and Pembroke…

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