Current Applicants

(This section is for current Homerton College applicants) 

Welcome to Homerton College! Thank you for submitting an application for 2020 or 2021 deferred entry. 

Important Notice for All Applicants - 12 December General Election

A General Election is due to take place in the UK on 12 December 2019, which falls within the interview period. If you are an applicant who will be eligible to vote, we strongly recommend that you arrange a postal or proxy vote as soon as possible as interviews cannot be rescheduled in order to accommodate in-person voting. Further information is available from The Electoral Commission.

We have created a noticeboard to keep you updated on the important upcoming deadlines for the submission of documents and information, as well as what information has been emailed to all current applicants relating to the next stages of the admissions process so that you don't miss any important communication from the Admissions Office. 

Communication Date Information Sent to all Applicants and Important Reminders
As of Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Invitations for interview have been sent for the following subjects: Archaeology, Architecture, AMES, Chemical Engineering, Classics, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Geography, History, History & Modern Languages, History & Politics, History of Art, HSPS, Land Economy, Law, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, MML, Natural Sciences, PBS and Theology. 

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Deadlline for the submission of the following information and documents to the College:
1. Written work for the following subjects: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic; Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; Classics; Education; English; History; History & Modern Languages; History & Politics; History of Art; Human, Social, & Political Sciences; Land Economy; Modern & Medieval Languages; Music; Theology, Religion, & Philosophy of Religion. 
2. Fee Status Assessment Questionnaire: ONLY Applicants for Medicine
3. Architecture Portfolio Cover Sheet: ONLY Applicants for Architecture
4. Breakdown of Exam Results (AS/A2 Level Subjects): ONLY Applicants who are taking modular A levels
Please have a look at the Applicant Information Portal for further information.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Deadline for the submission of the following information and documents to the College:
1. Admissions Confidentiality and Feedback Form: ALL Applicants
2. Extenuating Circumstances Form (ECF): The form should be used where an applicant’s education or home life has been seriously disrupted or disadvantaged through health, disability, difficulties with schooling, or challenging personal or family circumstances. More information is available here.
3. Disability/Specific Learning Difficulties Interview Adjustment Form: Applicants who have disclosed a disability/Specific Learning Difficulties (including Dyslexia and Dyspraxia) or long-term illness on their UCAS application, or who receive adjustments for exams at school for any reason, are asked to submit the form called: 'Disabillity/Specfic Learning Difficulties: Request for Adjustment/Allowances at Interview.' 
Please have a look at the Applicant Information Portal for further information

Friday, 18 October 2019 An email entitled, 'Homerton College, University of Cambridge - Application Acknowledgement and Important Information', was sent to all applicants who made an Open Application to the University of Cambridge and have been allocated to Homerton College.  In the email is a link to the 'Applicant Information Portal'. If you have not received this email please check your spam/junk folders in the first instance.
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 An email entitled, 'Homerton College - Application Acknowledgement and Important Information' was sent to all applicants with a link to the 'Applicant Information Portal'. If you have not received this email please check your spam/junk folders in the first instance.

How to contact the Admissions Office at Homerton:

Please ensure that you always put the following information in the subject line of your email when writing to the Admissions Office:
Your Surname, First Name (as written on your UCAS application) – Subject applied for – UCAS ID Number

Application Timeline

Please find below a guide to the key dates and deadlines for the admissions process. We advise all applicants to Homerton to very carefully check their email accounts (including junk mail folders) throughout the admissions process to ensure that they do not miss any important correspondence.

A summary of the application timeline


Early September: UCAS Apply opens.
1 September: COPA deadline for Organ Scholarship applicants.
20 September (18:00 UK time): UCAS application, COPA and Transcript deadline for non-EU applicants requesting interview in Malaysia or Singapore.
26 September (18:00 UK time): SAQ deadline for non-EU applicants requesting interview in Malaysia or Singapore.


1 October: BMAT registration deadline for Medicine applicants.
15 October (18:00 UK time): 

16 October: Application Acknowledgement and Important Information  email sent to all applicants to Homerton with a link to the 'Applicant Webpage' outling the next stages of the admissions process, what you need to send and when, as well as other important information to guide you through the application process. 
19 October (18:00 UK time): COPA and transcript deadline for non-EU applicants requesting interview in Canada, PR China, Hong Kong, India, the USA (Remote Interview Scheme) or Cambridge. 
22 October (18:00 UK time):

  • SAQ and transcript deadline for most applicants.
    (Shortly after submitting your UCAS application, you'll be asked via email to complete an online Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ). In order to make a valid application to the University of Cambridge, you must submit your SAQ by the deadline set. In the majority of cases this deadline will be 18.00 (UK time) on 22 October. If you wish to be interviewed in Malaysia or Singapore this deadline will be 18.00 (UK time) on 26 September).
  • Deadline for AS and A Level results breakdown / statement.
  • Extenuating Circumstances Form deadline.
  • Adjustment forms and evidence (if relevant) deadline. 

30 October: 

  • BMAT taken by Medicine applicants.
  • Pre-interview assessments taken in either schools or assessment centres.
    ​(Applicants taking the pre-interview written assessments overseas must check the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website as the scheduled start times for international centres may vary. Please note that for some overseas interview locations, 'pre-interview' assessments may take place after your interview. In this situation, your written assessment will still be considered by your Cambridge College along with your overseas interview report).


7 November:

  • Written work deadline (some Arts subjects only)
  • Fee Status Assessment Questionnaire deadline (Medicine applicants only)

Late November/early December: Interview invitation reply form deadline for interview in Cambridge

September - December

Overseas interview takes place during these dates depending on location. Please check 'Eligibility and interview dates', via the link provided.


5 - 17 December: The majority of interviews in Cambridge take place, including the at-interview admission assessments.  The interview dates and arrangements for each subject will be confirmed closer to the time.


Early January: Winter pool takes place and decisions posted to applicants. A small number of applicants may be asked to attend a further interview.
Mid January: Decisions emailed to applicants (the exact date will be communicated nearer the time). If you receive an offer of a place, we will send your official offer letter and supporting documents by post. You will also be given a link to the offer holders page.
End January: Final decisions to pooled applicants. Most applicants who were interviewed in December should have heard whether they have been accepted conditionally or unconditionally, or have been unsuccessful before the end of January.


15 February: Choral Awards application deadline.
28 February: Instrumental Awards application deadline.


A Levels, IB and other examinations taken – including STEP, where required for Mathematics and other applicants.


Examination results published and confirmation of conditional offers for 2020 entry (or deferred entry in 2021) that have been met – all conditional offers must be met by the deadline set by UCAS unless otherwise specified.


Early September: Freshers’ packs emailed to all incoming students.