Today’s blog was written by Teresa, who was a Programme Assistant (PA) on PKP. June-August 2017 was my third summer as a Programme Assistant (PA) on PKP. There are ways […]
A blind concert. That is the best way for me to succinctly describe the PKP trip to the BBC Proms. Climbing the staircase with our large group, having queued our way into the Royal Albert Hall, I was not expecting what I would see next.
Sit down in the huge lecture theatre of the Engineering department for a lecture on cybersecurity and you might expect that it could be quite dry, perhaps feature confusing terminology and warnings that are only helpful if you know how to code. Kieran Lovell’s talk, ‘Why hack the machine when they can hack you?’ was none of these things. An energetic speaker, he gave a lecture that was as amusing as it was informative.
The second Plenary lecture of PKP 2017 was given by Dr Hannah Mumby, who is a Drapers’ Company Research Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Dr Mumby spoke on ‘The Puzzle of Elephants’.
Another year of the Pembroke-Kings Programme is behind us, and that means another photo competition has taken place, too. We’ve had some fantastic entries this year, and for the two […]
The Pembroke-King’s Programme (PKP) has finished its first week. Now they’ve recovered from welcome meals and trips around Cambridge and further afield, we caught up with some of the PAs to chat about PKP.
Students from Hong Kong University are able to apply for the PKP – University of Hong Kong scholarship for the Pembroke-King’s Programme. One of the recipients of the scholarship for […]
Every summer the Pembroke-King’s Programme offers a series of Plenary lectures for its students. In 2016, PKP welcomed Professor Liba Taub to speak about her work as Curator and Director […]
Guolin Gu, a sociology and psychology major, was one of the three PKP – University of Hong Kong Scholars on PKP 2016 and she chatted to us about her time […]
The Thouron Scholarship is available to students from Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale. Emily Hoeven was one of the lucky students selected from the University of Pennsylvania for […]