Pembroke College - University of Cambridge
Pembroke College was established in 1347 by Marie de St Pol, Countess of Pembroke. It is the first college to have its own chapel and third oldest of the Cambridge colleges. The college is located in the middle of the city. The objective of the college is to provide high standard education.
The college has approximately 190 graduates, 430 undergraduates and 70 fellows. The college has many students with different social and educational backgrounds. Pembroke is a diverse community that welcomes students of outstanding talent regardless of their cultural and social background. The college has a beautiful building that houses a chapel built by Sir Christopher Wren and an accommodation block with new art room, music room and gym.
Pembroke has a beautiful garden that attracts everyone. The college offers students all facilities such as a well equipped library, accommodation, reading hall, sports and friendly environment. The college has a rich tradition of academic achievement. The college provides students academic supports to enjoy the intellectual challenges they face. It offers students an excellent opportunity to unfold their potential and helps them to make a mark in their respective field.
The college organizes a wide range of events comprising music, drama, sports and other interests. It is a perfect college for those who would like to continue their education along with extra-curricular activities. Research and academic study are the major focus of the life at Pembroke.
The undergraduates read for degrees in all subjects offered by the university. Some of these subjects are represented in the teaching and research strengths of Pembroke's fellowship. Fellows play an important role in the annual admissions round. The current strengths at the college comprise English, History, Modern Languages, Classics, Natural Sciences, Mathematics, etc.
The college regularly makes offers to those students who are studying for the IB, the EB or Scottish Advanced Highers. The college was a founder member of the Group to Encourage Ethnic Minority Applications. The college gives advice to those applicants who are wishing to apply through the Cambridge Special Access Scheme. Pembroke has many students from diverse background from across the world. Applicants may contact the Admissions Office for more information. The office is open to visitors throughout the year except holidays. The list of Directors of Studies is given below.
Directors of Studies:
- Architecture: Dr W Fawcett
- Archaeology & Anthropology: Dr B Bodenhorn
- Asian & Middle Eastern Studies: Professor C Melville
- Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic: Dr P Russell
- Classics: Dr T Meissner
- Chemical Engineering: Dr S Cardoso
- Economics: Dr D Tambakis
- Engineering Professor: J Maciejowski
- Computer Science: Mrs K Taylor
- History Professor: J Parry
- English: Dr M Wormald
- History of Art: Dr P Blakesley
- Medicine: Dr Z Sarnyai
- Land Economy: Dr D Igliori
- Mathematics: Dr N Datta
- Law: Mr N J McBride
- Modern & Medieval Languages: Dr C J Young
- Music: Dr S Barrett
- Philosophy: Dr P Dicken
- Theology & Religious Studies: The Reverend J Gardom
- Politics, Psychology & Sociology: Dr B Bodenhorn
- Veterinary Medicine: Dr D Tucker
- Natural Sciences: Dr J Keeling (Physical), Dr T Bussey (Biological)