College Open Days 2021 and Visiting Homerton

Update on coronavirus (COVID-19): 
In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all large-scale, in-person outreach activities and events will be moved online, postponed or cancelled where online delivery is not possible until at least May 2021. This position will be regularly reviewed and updates posted here. While the College is currently closed to in-person visits, please have a look at 'Visiting Homerton Virtually' for further information. We are holding a number of subject-specific virtual open days in the coming weeks, please have a look at 'Upcoming Subject Virtual Open Days 2021', for further information and to register for the event.  

Upcoming Subject Virtual Open Days 2021

Please click on the links below for further information and to register for the event:
Philosophy: 22 April 2021 at 4pm (UK Time)
Economics: 30 April 2021 at 4.30pm (UK Time)
Mathematics: 8 May 2021 at 10.30am (UK Time)

Homerton has already held virtual Open Days for the following subjectsVeterinary Medicine (8 April) / Computer Science (8 April) / ​Natural Sciences Physical (9 April) / Medicine (9 April) / HSPS (13 April) / Engineering (13 April) / Archaeology (16 April) / Natural Sciences-Biological (17 April)
Mathematics Faculty Virtual Open Days in May

The next virtual Open Days will take place on Saturday 1 May and Saturday 8 May 2021. The programme for the Faculty Virtual Open Days is the same on both days and focusses on Mathematics. There will be presentations for students on Admissions and on STEP, followed by Q&A sessions, a presentation for parents and supporters, also followed by a Q&A session, and short Mathematics lectures. Students will also have the opportunity to join smaller online STEP workshops if they wish.  All presentations,  Q&A sessions and workshops will be available live to registered participants on 1 May and 8 May, and recordings will be made publicly available after that.  For further information and to register for the events, please visit this page: Faculty Open Days - Undergraduate Mathematical Tripos | Undergraduate Admissions (

Homerton will also be holding a College Mathematics Virtual Open Day on Saturday 8 May in the morning from 10.30am - 12noon, to coincide with this. For further information and to register for the event, click here  

Cambridge Virtual Open Days in July and September

The University will be running two Cambridge Virtual Open Days in 2021, in July and September, on the following dates: 
July Virtual Open Days: 5-18 July 2021 (with live events 8-9 July)
September Virtual Open Days: 13-26 September 2021 (with live events 16-17 September)
For further informaton about upcoming the University-wide Open Days and Events, please visit: Open Days and Events | Undergraduate Study ( If you would like to be notified about upcoming events and opportunities at the University that may be of interest, please sign up to the University's mailing list accessed via the link. You will also be able to access a range of information, 360 degree photography, articles and videos from all Colleges and departments via the University's Virtual Tour.  A great way to hear directly from staff and students, the Virtual Tour gives you a sense of the collegiate University and what it’s like to study here. Visit to start exploring. 

Homerton will also be holding College Virtual Open Days in July and September, to coincide with these. (Further information to follow soon).  

Visiting Homerton Virtually

As Homerton is currently closed to visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will unfortunately not be possible to visit as a prospective student in person until further notice (please check this page for updates).  If you have any questions, please email the Admissions Office, we are always happy to help and answer your questions. 

Visiting Homerton Virtually
We have put together the following information for you to visit the College virtually as a prospective applicant.

1. Admissions landing page
This page will give you a taste of our College and all the information you need for applying.

2. Watch our new Homerton Tour Video
Take a tour of the College with two of our current students and hear all about their experiences of being a student at Homerton whilst showing you around the accommodation for first years, the College grounds and communal areas.

3. Student/staff experience Youtube video
This video will give you a good insight into the College from a student/staff perspective.

Contact Information for Admissions

  • If you have any questions, please email the Admissions Office. We are working remotely, but are always happy to help and answer your questions.
  • If you're a teacher or adviser at one of Homerton's link schools, please visit our Access and Outreach pages
  • Homerton's students are also very willing to answer any enquiries you may have about the College from a student's perspective. The Homerton Union of Students (HUS) has its own website and one of its officers will respond to email enquiries sent to HUS.