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Laugh 4 Change

Laugh 4 Change Raising funds to support refugees, tackling mental health at home and abroad, and having fun while doing it. That may seem like a big ask but Cansu Karabiyik (2016), a second year PhD candidate in medical science, seems to have managed it. Cansu spent time volunteering on Chios Island, Greece, witnessing the refugee crisis for herself. On her return she founded Laugh 4 Change, a comedy fundraising initiative…

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17-10-31 SolidariTee

Advocacy and Accessories: SolidariTee

More than ‘slacktivism’: the student charity using t-shirts to provide legal aid for refugees and asylum-seekers in Greece. Legal representation is a humanitarian need.  For refugees and asylum seekers, entering…

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Pembroke 101: This is Pembroke

The end of September marks the start of the academic year and the arrival of a new cohort of students, both undergraduate and graduate. If that's you, first of all, welcome! Secondly, this blog should help answer some questions you have about starting at Pembroke, and point you towards some useful resources for getting to know our College before your arrival.  We'll be publishing several other blogs to welcome you to Pembroke over the next couple of weeks, so do look out for those. Here are some common questions you may have: How do I get in touch with my Tutor? This will be arranged by the Tutorial Office - so…

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Freshers’ Week in Pictures

The first week of term is almost behind us, and hopefully our new students are settled in and getting used to Pembroke life. Freshers’ week, the annual tradition of welcoming…

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Fresher’s Week: Preparing for day 1

Fresher’s week will soon be here, and students will be returning to Pembroke, including first years moving in for the first time. If that’s you, read on for some tips…

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