Alumni Benefits and Events

Online Events

We are delighted to launch a series of online events, offering alumni the chance to dip into the wide diversity of activity and research happening at Homerton today. Some events are 'live', while others can be enjoyed at your leisure using the link supplied. We hope you will join us.




    Pantomime in the Library
    7pm, ​Friday 27 November
    Fellow Librarian Liz Osman, will explore Pantomime-themed images and text from the archive of the Homerton Library.
     Register here.









     Diane Abbott: The Authorised Biography 
     7pm, Thursday 3 December
     Homerton Bye Fellow Dr Robin Bunce will discuss the research and writing of his new biography of Diane Abbott MP.
     Register here.





Further events will be advertised here as dates are confirmed. We look forward to welcoming you.  



Annual Review

The Annual Review is the formal record of College life at Homerton, and features news and updates from our worldwide community of alumni. If you have news that you'd like to be included in the Annual Review, we would love to hear from you. Please email

Read the Annual Review 2019 online.


The Homertonian is published annually by the Development Office and is sent to all Homerton College alumni, unless you've asked not to receive it. The Homertonian reports on Homerton news, and provides updates on how the College is developing. It also features interviews with alumni, students, staff and Fellows. 

Read the Homertonian 2020 online.

Haven't received your hard copy of the Annual Review or Homertonian? Update your contact details and mailing preferences online or by emailing


We send out a quarterly eNewsletter, which keeps you up to date on the latest news and developments within College, as well as letting you know about upcoming alumni and College events. The eNewsletter is sent out to all Homerton alumni. If you're not receiving yours, and you want to, please make sure we have your current email address.


Please note that under current Covid-19 restrictions, we are unable to welcome alumni into College in the ways we would hope to. The following guidance relates to normal circumstances, to which we all hope to return as soon as possible. 



Alumni are welcome to dine in Hall for lunch at their own expense (no prior notice is necessary). Please be aware that you will need to pay in cash for your meal. You are also very welcome to enjoy food in the Buttery or a drink in the Griffin Bar.

Alumni are also welcome to dine at Formal Halls (on Tuesdays in full term) where space permits. Please contact the Development Office by the preceding Wednesday on or 01223 747066 to book your place. There is a charge of £18.50 for alumni, and £22.50 for non-alumni guests. 

Staying at Homerton

Alumni are welcome to stay overnight in College when space allows, at a special alumni rate. To book please email The bedrooms available are single, en-suite student rooms, usually in South Court or West House.

Rooms are usually available outside term-time. Unfortunately we may not always be able to accomodate alumni during term, as the needs of our current students must take priority. 

Visiting the Grounds

Alumni are always welcome to visit the grounds of Homerton College. Please let the Porters know you are visiting when you arrive. If you would like to have a picnic in the grounds or to take engagement photographs, please contact the Development Office three days in advance on and we will help you organise your visit.

College Library

Alumni are welcome to use the College Library for reading purposes, but may not take books away. If you wish to use the Library, please notify the Librarian in advance (

Benefits Provided by the University of Cambridge

The University Alumni Relations Office can provide you with a CAMCard. The card provides membership to The University Centre and entitles you to discounts from Cambridge University Press, local hotels, restaurants and more.

The CAMCard also entitles you and up to three guests to free entrance to all Colleges when they are open to the general public. Please note that fewer guests are permitted at King's and St John's (two guests with the CAMCard holder) and Queens' (one guest only).

If you don't currently have a CAMCard and you'd like one, you can request one online.

Alumni can also sign up for, the University's email for life service.

On Thursday December 3rd at 7.00pm  Homerton Bye Fellow, Robin Bunce will be talking about the research and writing of his official biography of Diane Abbott, with Q & A.  To register for this event, please click here