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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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Smiles, Showers, and a Sumo Suit: The 2018 Charity Cycle Ride

On Saturday 12th May, a mix of 12 grads and undergrads accompanied by the Dean, James Gardom, set off from Pembroke set off for an epic cycle from Oxford to Cambridge, all for an incredible cause. The day before the ride we packed our bikes into the college van, headed over to Oxford on the X5 and got together at the Dean’s brother's house for a carb-loading feast of pizza, crisps and beer. Following a team talk, it became clear that we were pretty well divided into two groups – newbies to the ride, and old hands who’d done the cycle before. We went our separate ways to get a…

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College statutes, printed c.1580 and once belonging to Matthew Wren

A Piece of History

The College Treasures are, in many cases, a tangible link connecting us with almost 700 years of history. In the 2018 annual Display of Treasures members of the College were able…

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