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Welcome (back) to Pembroke!

We are now approaching the third week of term; our new students have begun to settle in and returning students have quickly returned to life at Pembroke. It's easy to lose track at this time of year because of the huge number of events taking place. Freshers' week activities give way to weekly society meetings and talks; there are seminars and concerts to attend, and the College Choirs are back…

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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…

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Meet the Team: Rosie Lawrence

Rosie is a Programmes Administrator in the IP department. Here she writes about her experiences as part of the PKP team. I joined the International Programmes team at Pembroke College in October 2016 and nine short months later found myself standing in King’s College, bright and early, welcoming students from all over the world to my first ever PKP. Sitting at the welcome desk listening to the sound of suitcase wheels growing louder, I realised I was probably more nervous than the students! But as they started to arrive, exhausted from their travels but faces full of excitement, I knew it would be a fantastic summer. And I wasn’t wrong. [caption id="attachment_32752" align="alignnone"…

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PKP Photo Competitions

The Pembroke-King’s Summer Programme 2018 is over. However we are still enjoying looking through the memories shared with us through the photo competition. Winners This year there were four categories…

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Summer Maintenance at Pembroke

After the excitement of May week and graduation there is a brief lull in activity, but for one department it’s the start of the busiest time of year. Robert Griggs…

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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…

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