An Insight into the Pembroke Young Leaders Course

The intensive Academic program “Young Leaders” that Bucksmore proposes takes place in the prestigious boarding school of Pembroke college. This program is built to develop key skills for future leaders of their generations, helping students to improve their English by acquiring additional language skills. First of all, to acquire abilities to become a young leader, […]

Pembroke’s United Nations Week

The success achieved during United Nations week was only possible because of the hard work and dedication provided by both students and teachers at Pembroke.  Every step of the project taught us unique things that aim to improve our set of skills that will be useful for our futures.  Firstly, being placed in a group […]

Activities at Pembroke!

In Pembroke College, we do fun activities every day. They are very different each day and all the students enjoy it. These activities are managed by Miss Charlie, who organises lots of fun and does her best to support us. Furthermore, we do the activities in the Rockefeller room on campus, and sometimes in the […]

Pembroke Film Festival!

This week has been packed with fun activities and exciting day trips! Wednesday was the day in which a photo scavenger hunt took place where the veterans and newbies got to play together in order to discover Oxford. A trip to Brighton was on our schedule on Friday and everyone got to enjoy and explore […]

Pembroke Focus on Journalism

This week at Bucksmore, our academic subject was journalism. What was great about it was the variety we were able to experience during this time. We didn’t just sit in a classroom for two hours and take notes while listening to the teacher, we actually had the chance to discuss relevant topics in a group, […]

Pembroke Students Take Risks in Lessons

Hello, my name is Tahirah Suter and I am a Bucksmore Young Leaders student. This has been my first week at the lovely campus of Sir Geoffrey Arthur, at Pembroke College. The first week has been full of laughter and smiles. Many of us when asked to start summer school classes imagine a setting where […]

All The Fun of The Pembroke Fair!

Pembroke Young Leaders celebrated week 3 graduation night with a summer fayre held in the ‘quad’ of their base next to the River Thames. The lawn was transformed with bunting and stalls manned by Counsellors playing traditional English games, including apple bobbing, coconut shy and hook a duck, as well as some not so traditional, […]

Pembroke Sets Sail Down The River Thames!

Bucksmore, Pembroke College Young Leaders displayed exemplary behaviour during the punting activity, taking to it like a duck to water. After the short walk through the city centre, amidst much excitement for this traditional Oxbridge pursuit, it was all aboard the long narrow canoe-like boats in groups of five – one standing, doing the punting […]

Pembroke College Excursions & Casino Night!

It has been an action-packed start to Young Leaders at Pembroke, Oxford with trips to Brighton, Portsmouth, Covent Garden, London’s South Bank and Blenheim Palace. London’s Southbank and Covent Garden provided a beautiful backdrop for two days of cultural activities, students explored the National Portrait Gallery, rode the London Eye, saw parliament and had the, […]

UN Summit & Journalism at Pembroke College

The Young Leaders started strongly this week with a very impressive Model United Nations Summit on Climate Change. Leaving their real life UN counterparts in their wake, the students steamed ahead to reach unilateral agreements. France, Bangladesh, China, The Marshall Islands and Saudi Arabia were all present, tabling motions as wide ranging as military cooperation […]