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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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Escaping the bubble

Undergraduates studying Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge spend their third year living abroad. We asked three Pembroke students currently on their year abroad to give us an update at different points…

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Freshers’ Week 2014

Freshers' week is a whirlwind of events for our new students. The gallery below gives you a glimpse of just some of this activity, including arrivals day, unpacking, inductions, picnics, freshers' fair, the first bop, laser quest, the big rowing day, library tours and more. It is all designed to help freshers' get to know each other, find their way around and to feel comfortable in the place that they'll call home for the next three or more years. In an interview with The Guardian in 2011, former Pembroke student and musician Kyla La Grange (2004) explained: 'I was really, really nervous going to Cambridge. I didn't know anyone else going and…

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Staff views of freshers’ week

The boxes have been unpacked, freshers’ flu has arrived and lectures have begun: freshers’ week is well and truly over. Inspired by The Guardian, we asked two of our staff…

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So what is matriculation?

Matriculation is one of those funny Cambridge words. Put simply, it means that new students officially join the University roll when they register at their college. The formal ceremony involves signing…

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