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Another Gaze

Frankie Enticknap is an Art History student at Glasgow. She’s been working at the Pembroke Library on and off since 2014. One of her last tasks at Pembroke this summer was to create a display in College using Library material. The display is titled “Another Gaze: the Gender-politics of seeing in twentieth century photography’, and features three female photographers who were working around the same time that women were first…

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Meet the PKP PAs

Programme Assistants on the Pembroke-King’s Summer Programme are a multi-talented bunch. Our PAs are essential to the smooth running of the programme and without them PKP just wouldn’t be the…

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Spring Semester students reflect after first term at Pembroke

With supervision essays submitted and exams completed, we caught up with some of our Spring Semester students who have just finished their first term at Pembroke. In January, we welcomed 43 students from leading US Universities and Colleges and as fully matriculated members of Pembroke and the University, our semester students have access to the full range of academic and non-academic facilities available to Cambridge undergraduates. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity, our students are very active in College and University life. Whether rowing, volunteering, debating or performing in plays the semester students have thrown themselves into their study abroad experience. Our students also take papers in a range of…

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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…

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Welcome, Semester students!

You may have noticed an influx of new students – the Semester students! The Spring Semester Programme is part of Pembroke’s International Programmes. Students from overseas universities come to Pembroke…

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