Current Applicants Noticeboard

Welcome to Homerton's information page for current applicants for October 2021 (and 2022 deferred entry).

We have created these noticeboards to guide you through the admissions process as well as highlighting the important upcoming application dates and deadlines.  It will also keep you updated on all the communication which will be sent to you from the time of receiving your UCAS application.    

Due to the current and developing situation with Covid-19, it's possible that there will be a few changes still to come, but we will ensure to keep you updated, if and when anything changes.

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) / UCAS ID / Subject

Date Published NOTICEBOARD FOR CURRENT APPLICANTS
Sat 28 Nov IMPORTANT UPDATED:  The times displayed on the interview invitations are in UK Time.
Fri 27 Nov

As of today, Friday 27 November, all applicants have been notified about the outcome of their application to Homerton College.

Interview invitations have been sent out by email for the following subjects:
ASNC, Architecture, AMES, Classics, Economics, Engineering (for the first week of interview dates), Geography, History of Art, Land Economy, Law, Linguistics and Philosophy.

For all other subjects, the interview selection has been done, and we have let applicants know by email that they will be receiving an invitation to interview. We will update this section as soon as invitations are sent out for these subjects. Please have a look at the Interview Information for Cambridge page in the Applicant Information Portal for the specific subject interview dates.

Sun 22 Nov

Update: For those subjects where the interview selection has been done, we have let applicants know by email whether they will be receiving an invitation to interview or not, as well as all the information about the at-interview assessment (subject-specific). The subjects we have contacted so far are: ASNC, Architecture, AMES, Classics, Economics, Education, Georgraphy, History & Modern Languages, History of Art, Law, Linguistics, Maths, MML, Philosophy, PBS, Theology. 

The official interview invitations will be sent out to applicants in due course, by email. We will update you as soon as we start sending out interview invitations for each subject.

Thurs 19 Nov

All interviews for 2021 entry (or deferred entry in 2022) will take place online. For further information about the online interviews, please visit the StudyCam website page here.

Wed 18 Nov

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR APPLICANTS SITTING AN AT-INTERVIEW ASSESSMENT

The at-interview assessments page has now been updated on the StudyCam website with dates, times, further information about the assessments and general instructions. Please see this page

We will send you detailed instructions about how to access the assessment paper (via our Moodle platform), with further information about any resources that can be used, whether your answer should be word-processed or handwritten and how to upload your completed paper.

Subjects which this is applicable for: Archaelology, Architecture, Classics (3-year), Classics (4-year), History and Modern Languages (ML component), History of Art, Law, Linguistics, Modern and Medieval Languages, Philosophy and Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

Sun 15 Nov

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS

Cambridge UK Remote Interviews:
The page called, 'Interview information for Cambridge'  has now been published on the Applicant Information Portal. Please have a look at the page as it contains important information and updates about the Cambridge UK remote interviews, if invited for interview. There is also up to date information about the at-interview assessments (dates, information and format) for these subjects: Archaelology, Architecture, Classics (3-year), Classics (4-year), History and Modern Languages (ML component), History of Art, Law, Linguistics, Modern and Medieval Languages, Philosophy and Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences.

For international applicants who are having remote overseas interviews (e.g Singapore, Malaysia, PR China, Hong Kong):
Please be aware that the page: Interview information for Cambridge'  relates ONLY to those being considered for Cambridge UK remote interviews. However, if you have applied for one of the subjects listed above, please have a look at this page, as the information about the at-interview assessments is relevant to you if you get an overseas interview. You will also be required to take the at-interview assessment, and will be contacted by the Admissions Office at the College.

All applicants will be sent on email today to let them know that the 'Interview information for Cambridge' page has now been published. 

2 Nov: 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SUBJECTS WITH A PRE-INTERVIEW ASSESSMENT 
(Chemical Engineering / Computer Science / Economics / Engineering / English / Land Economy / Medicine / Natural Sciences / Veterinary Medicine)
An email called: IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Pre-interview Assessment problems (COVID - 19 related) was sent to all relevant applicants today at 13:30.
If you have not received this email, please email the Admissions Office and we will re-send it to you.

2 Nov:

INFORMATION FOR MEDICINE APPLICANTS: We will notify Medicine Applicants when the Fee Status Assessment Questionnaire is available to download and complete.  The deadline for submitting the form will be extended, if required.

27 Oct:

REMINDER FOR ALL APPLICANTS: the following information and documentation is due by 5 November 2020 (as applicable):

  • The Applicant Additional Information Form - Homerton College: all applicants are asked to complete this online form.
  • Written work: only if you have appled for one of these subjects: ASNC, AMES, Classics, Education, English, History, History & Modern Languages, History and Politics, History of Art, HSPS, MML, Music and Theology.
  • Architecture Porfolio: only for applicants who have applied for Architecture are required to submit a portfolio.  Your sample artwork must be uploaded as a single 6-page PDF. Further information about the portfolio requirements is available here (under the entry requirements tab).
  • Adjustment formApplicants who have disclosed a disability/Specific Learning Difficulties (including Dyslexia and Dyspraxia) or long-term illness on their UCAS application.

Please access the Applicant Information Portal for further details about how to submit the required information and documentation to Homerton. If you have not received the email wth the link to the Application Information Portal - please send an email to the Admissions Office, and we will re-send it to you.

The Admissions Office, will also be sending reminder emails to applicants about sending in this information.

21 Oct:  Important Reminders:
  • Reminder emails were sent to applicants today about documentation required from you, as applicable, and by the deadline of 5 November (ie: Written work, Portfolio for Architecure Applicants, Adjustment Forms). 
  • By 22 October 18.00 (UK Time) for the SAQ: 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.
19 Oct: Important message for all application who need to submit written work: There was a technical issue with the webpage about Written Work, which has since been resolved. If you click on the link provided in the Applicant Information Portal, you should now have access. 
18 Oct: FOR ALL APPLICANTS TO HOMERTON: The email entitled: 'Homerton College - Application Acknowledgement and Important Information for Applicants'  has been sent out to all applicants today.  If you do not receive this email, first check your Spam folder and then send an email to the Admissions Office and we will re-send it to you. Please include the following information in the subject line of your email: Your Surname, First Name (as written on your UCAS application) / Subject / UCAS ID Number / Request for Application Acknowledgement email.
16 Oct: Thank you for your application to Homerton College!  We will shortly be in touch with all applicants to Homerton via an email entitled: 'Homerton College - Application Acknowledgement and Important Information for Applicants'. The email will include a link to the Applicant Information Portal. 
Here you will find all the details about the next stages of the application process, the forms and information you will need to send to the College and by when, including further guidance on written work, as well as interview information for Cambridge, UK. 
As soon as the email has been sent out, we will confirm here.
15 Oct:

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:  How to make a valid application to the University of Cambridge.

Once you have submitted your UCAS Application (and COPA, if required) you will also be asked to complete a Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ). Further details below:

By 22 October 18.00 (UK Time) for the SAQ: 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. Further help is available in the Guide to Completing the SAQ and a list of frequently asked questions is available on the SAQ FAQ page

By 19 October for the COPA (as applicable): Whether or not you are required to complete the Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA) is based on where you are geographically at the time of application, and is not related to fee status or citizenship. The COPA should be completed in addition to a UCAS application and a Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ), and your application won’t be valid unless all three are received by the relevant deadline. Please see COPA Frequently Asked Questions for further guidance.

13 Oct: IMPORTANT REMINDERS: Thursday 15 October:  UCAS application deadline AND Pre-interview assessments registration deadline (other than BMAT).
5 Oct: A reminder about the upcoming application deadlines in October.
30 Sept: FOR MEDICINE APPLICANTS: Reminder about 1 October BMAT registration deadline, for Medicine applicants taking the November BMAT.
28 Sept: A reminder about the upcoming application deadlines in October
21 Sept: For students applying to be interviewed remotely in Malaysia or Singapore: 
  • The UCAS applicationCOPA and Transcript deadline has now passed. 
  • A reminder about the upcoming deadline of: 26 September - SAQ deadline for applicants to be interviewed in Malaysia or Singapore.
16 Sept:

Interview Information for Cambridge:
In order to minimise COVID-related risks to our applicants, students and staff in the coming undergraduate admissions round, the University is making plans to interview applicants this year without requiring them to travel to Cambridge in December. Further details about alternative arrangements will be released as soon as available.

Overseas Interviews Information:
In order to minimise COVID-related risks to our applicants, students and staff in the coming undergraduate admissions round, the University is not planning to conduct any overseas interviews in person this year in the countries in which they usually interview (Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), PR China (Shanghai), Hong Kong, India (Mumbai) and Canada (Toronto)).  They plan to conduct these interviews remotely and will release further details about these arrangements in due course.  We recommend that you check this website, Overseas Interviews, regularly for updates.

If you have applied to be considered for an overseas interview, you will be contacted by the Office coordinating these applications and informed of any interviews and/or assessment that have been arranged in your preferred interview location. If you have requested to be interviewed in Cambridge, you will be contacted by the Admissions Office at Homerton College.

15 Sept:

  APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES
SEPTEMBER 2020

20 September: UCAS application, and COPA and Transcript deadlines for students to be interviewed remotely in Malaysia or Singapore.
26 SeptemberSAQ deadline for applicants to be interviewed in Malaysia or Singapore.

OCTOBER 2020

1 October: 
BMAT registration deadline, for Medicine applicants taking November BMAT.

15 October: 
UCAS application deadline
Pre-interview assessments registration deadline (other than BMAT).

19 October: 
COPA deadline for students to be interviewed in Cambridge, Canada, Hong Kong, India or PR China.

22 October:
SAQ 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).
Transcript deadline for applicants (if applicable) other than Organ Scholarship applicants and applicants wishing to be interviewed remotely in Malaysia or Singapore.

26 October:
Extenuating Circumstance (ECF) deadline for submitting the online extenuating circumstances form
.

NOVEMBER 2020

4 and 5 November: BMATELAT and other pre-interview assessments taken.

5 November: Written work deadline for applicants. For the following subjects only: ASNC, AMES, Classics, Education, English, History, History & Modern Languages, History and Politics, History of Art, HSPS, MML, Music and Theology.

DECEMBER 2020 The majority of interviews in Cambridge take place in the first three weeks of December. Further details to follow when available.
JANUARY 2021 Communcation Date to be confirmed: Applicants selected for interview will be notified about the outcome of their application via email.  Further information about the different outcomes, is available here.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

Please have a look at the following pages for further helpful information, as applicable to you:

  • If your education has been significantly disrupted or disadvantaged, it may be appropriate for your school/college referee (or your doctor or social worker) to complete and submit an Extenuating Circumstances Form by 26 October 2020. (This form is not for COVID-19-related educational disruption, as a separate form will be provided to applicants for this purpose, if applicable). 
  • If you have a disability, specific leaning difficulty, long-term health condition or mental health condition, we strongly encourage you to disclose this and provide any relevant information in your UCAS application.
  • If you have spent time in Local Authority Care in the UK.