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- Student Stories
What did you do before coming to Pembroke?
Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Economics.
What degree are you currently doing, and what stage are you at in your degree?
I’ve just finished first year of Experimental Psychology.
What is the biggest/most important thing that you have learned during your time at Pembroke?
I’ve learnt not to rely too heavily on reading textbooks and published studies; although certainly essential there is no substitute for additionally questioning and thinking for oneself.
What would you like to do when you finish your degree? Or, if you already have something in place, please describe it!
It’s still liable to change but at the moment I’d like to combine my interest Economics with what I’ve learnt about Psychology in a further degree.
What has been the highlight of your time at Pembroke / Oxford?
Was there anything that surprised you about Pembroke / Oxford in your first year here?
Farthings was a revelation and is reason enough to apply to Pembroke – definitely the best college café in Oxford!
Any advice for prospective students?
Get enough sleep. You’ll inevitably ignore this anyway.