University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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Founded in 1347, Pembroke College is one of Cambridge’s oldest and most attractive colleges and is ideally situated in the centre of Cambridge, close to the main tourist attractions and University buildings.  Pembroke is unique in its long experie... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 15 Reviews
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It was very interesting to learn the different academic system in the UK. I made some close friends both in the program and in the university. I also came to know many things about myself which I had not noticed before. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
February 04, 2022 Great Experience
It is interesting to live in UK for 3 months. I might not have such an opportunity in the future. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
It made me very seriously interested in graduate school - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I gained a perspective into independent study and graduate school for my major. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
January 03, 2022 Worthwhile
Learned and grew the most not from my studies, but from the people I got to know, including both the other international students and the regular Cambridge students. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself socially and academically. I grew so much and 100% believe that it was a worthwhile experience. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
September 17, 2019 Enlightening And Pleasant
Experienced different educational system. Overall pretty chill and had free time to explore the surrounding areas. It was worthwhile - Wellesley College View Entire Review
This program is incredibly rigorous, and as a result I grew as an academic scholar. The supervision system and close one-on-one interactions I experienced with my supervisors strengthened my writing and research skills, which will prove useful for my senior thesis. Although this program does not provide quite as much freedom to ... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Past Review Fun Experience
Good friends - Wellesley College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with University of Cambridge, Pembroke College: Cambridge - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
The biggest thing I learned was how to manage my time. Because assignments are given in supervision and lectures are optional, there is a lot of time on one's hands. So it's really up to the individual to figure out when to do the assigned readings/essays. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I made great friends when I was abroad and learned a lot about living in another country. Being abroad was worthwhile, although I do not think the program was necessarily what made it worthwhile. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I really enjoyed my time abroad. Cambridge has a 6 week break in the middle of the semester that is a great travel opportunity. The classes also so rigorous that you can't fly out to somewhere during the week for a weekend getaway. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
During my time abroad, I was able to learn a lot about British culture as Cambridge is about as British as it can get! I loved walking through the town of Cambridge-it is quite idyllic. Cambridge also has a very distinctive history and culture that truly adds to the academic experience. Some traditions (such as formal halls) ha... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I gained a lot of academic research experience, friends, and generally speaking, incredible memories. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
February 04, 2022 Not Perfect But Worth It
A lot of independence. I think that it was worthwhile - Wellesley College View Entire Review
January 10, 2022 A Great Time
I traveled around the country, experienced a new university and city, and took interesting classes for my major - Wellesley College View Entire Review
January 04, 2022 Intense But Worth It
I learned how to navigate a foreign country alone, which is very worthwhile - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I grew so much as a writer and thinker and grew more over the course of a single term at Cambridge than I had in 2 full years at my home institution. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned how to deal with a sex offender abroad. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
While abroad I feel like I really got to know myself (cliche, I am aware), and I think that Cambridge's academic system is so individual that it really required me to leave my comfort zone and really get comfortable with the material and my thoughts on it. Because I joined a sports team, I got to see parts of the country I would... - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Past Review Semester Abroad
The program was worthwhile. I learned a lot, but I had to do so independently. I am grateful for the experience as the educational system operates differently from Wellesley's. It was an awesome opportunity to also travel through Europe. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about English Renaissance art and about British culture - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Past Review Great Experience
I loved my study abroad experience because of the people I was able to meet. Academics were rather rigorous, but I received support from my peers in the exchange program. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learnt so much in the subject and experienced a very different academic system, which encouraged self exploration and provided feedback about your study in depth. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Attending the University of Cambridge as a study abroad student was an extremely fulfilling experience. I was able to take courses that I would not otherwise have been able to at Wellesley College due to the difference in size of both institutions. - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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Founded in 1347, Pembroke College is one of Cambridge’s oldest and most attractive colleges and is ideally situated in the centre of Cambridge, close to the main tourist attractions and University buildings.  Pembroke is unique in its long experience of delivering high quality short-term programmes which offer British and international students an unrivalled opportunity to live and study in a Cambridge college.  Each summer Pembroke offers the Pembroke-King's Programme, and applications are welcomed from any suitably qualified students at colleges and universities worldwide.


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Research
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Year Founded:
1347
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