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Update Your Details Featured

Update Your Details

Let us know if any of your details have changed so that you will always be up-to-date with news and events from Homerton College.

More Than Thirty Years On Featured

More Than Thirty Years On

Stanley Jacobs writes his personal news on his first experience of delivering multiple teachings and seminars as part of the Homerton International Programme, Summer 2023. Here is an interview with Stanley.

Stanley Jacobs Interview Featured

Stanley Jacobs Interview

Stanley Jacobs reveals his first experience of delivering multiple teachings and seminars as part of the Homerton International Programme, Summer 2023. Here is an interview with Stanley.

Ukranian Medical Students Featured

Ukranian Medical Students

Once again the College was delighted to host a group of medical students from the Ukraine during their stay in early 2023.

Overcoming Class Barriers in Cambridge Featured

Overcoming Class Barriers in Cambridge

In June 2023 Dr David Clifford, Homerton College Associate Professor in English, ran a two-day symposium on the topic of, ‘Overcoming Class Barriers in Cambridge’.

Open Cambridge 2023 Featured

Open Cambridge 2023

Open Cambridge takes place each Summer and gives Cambridge Colleges an opportunity to showcase their facilities to members of the public.

Kate Pretty Lecture 2023 Featured

Kate Pretty Lecture 2023

Homerton was delighted to welcome Master of Jesus College, Sonita Alleyne, to deliver the 2023 Kate Pretty Lecture ‘Building Belonging Through Music’.

Black History Month Dinner 2023 Featured

Black History Month Dinner 2023

Homerton College marked Black History Month with a prominent dinner, a highlight of the College year. This year in keeping with the theme of Celebrating our Sisters, the guest of honour was fashion icon and philanthropist Naomi Campbell.

Alumni Reunion Weekend 2023 Featured

Alumni Reunion Weekend 2023

The sun shone throughout Alumni Reunion Weekend in September 2023 as we welcomed over 200 alumni back to College for a weekend of celebration, academic stimulation and socialising.

Reverend Al Sharpton Visit Featured

Reverend Al Sharpton Visit

In February 2023 Homerton hosted an energetic and penetrating talk by the Reverend Al Sharpton, the US civil rights leader – with great advice for students derived from a vocation of advocacy and campaigning.

Homerton Changemakers Report Featured

Homerton Changemakers Report

Changemakers is Homerton’s pioneering co-curricular programme equipping students to be apt, wise agents of change amidst complexity.

Paintings for These Times Featured

Paintings for These Times

Historical research by Emeritus Fellow, Philip Stephenson.

Alice Leyland Featured

Alice Leyland

BA Natural Sciences 2005-2008

Jane Bidston Currah (née Bidston) Featured

Jane Bidston Currah (née Bidston)

BEd Education 1980

Carolyn McLellan (née Shaw) Featured

Carolyn McLellan (née Shaw)

Certificate of Education with Art 1973

Making a Gift Featured

Making a Gift

Donating to Homerton is an opportunity to make a genuine difference to the lives of our students. Every gift has an impact, and we are grateful to everyone who chooses to give.

Alumni Benefits Featured

Alumni Benefits

As a lifelong member of Homerton and the University of Cambridge, you are entitled to a number of benefits. You are very welcome to visit Homerton and use our College Library, Dining Hall, Buttery and Bar. Overnight College Accommodation is also available at a special alumni rate.

In Memoriam Featured

In Memoriam

Remembering members of Homerton College.

Obituaries Featured


We share words from family and friends as we remember members of Homerton College.

New Members Featured

New Members

The College welcomes the following students, who have joined Homerton in 2023.

Graduates Featured


The College congratulates the following students on completing their studies at
Homerton and on being awarded their qualifications.

Blues Awards Featured

Blues Awards

‘Blues’ are awarded in recognition of sporting excellence in representing the University of Cambridge.

Student Achievement Featured

Student Achievement

Each year Homerton makes a number of awards to students in recognition of
academic merit and outstanding achievement. The following were awarded in 2023
and the College congratulates the recipients.

Principal and Fellows Featured

Principal and Fellows

Principal and Fellows of Homerton College, Cambridge

Retired Senior Members’ Association Featured

Retired Senior Members’ Association

This year has seen Retired Senior Members (RSMs) once again able to fully embrace the pleasures of being retired, delighted that we can now return – if we live locally – to our routine of meeting in the Combination Room on the third Friday of the month during term time.

Alumni News Featured

Alumni News

We are delighted to share the following news of our alumni. Please do get in touch if you would like to include an update in the next issue.

Charter Choir of Homerton College Featured

Charter Choir of Homerton College

It has been an exciting year: A joint service with Girton Choir, an Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral, a performance at the annual Charter Dinner and a tour to Iceland!

Sports Report Featured

Sports Report

Michaelmas 2023 has seen unprecedented levels of Homerton success in sport. Not only have our teams continued to prove to be worthy opponents in collegiate competitions, but we have also seen a plethora of Homertonians excel at University level

HUS President’s Report Featured

HUS President’s Report

As restrictions eased throughout each term over the past three years, it has been an absolute joy to watch the social life, and loving community at Homerton, grow and prosper.

2023 News Highlights Featured

2023 News Highlights

With visits from Reverend Al Sharpton, Sonita Alleyne and fashion icon and philanthropist Naomi Campbell, 2023 was a year to remember.

From the Library Featured

From the Library

How to introduce the story of Homerton Library in 2023? Once upon a time? However, life is not a fairy tale. It’s very clear that, on reflection, the common thread woven through this year’s tale is that people and their stories inspire change and help shape our community.

Bursar’s Report Featured

Bursar’s Report

This has been a year of team building and personnel change for many of Homerton’s departments. As you’ll have read elsewhere in this publication, one of the most significant is that Dr Penny Barton will retire as Senior Tutor on 1 January 2024.

Senior Tutor’s Report Featured

Senior Tutor’s Report

2023 saw many developments in the Tutorial side in College. Our new Wellbeing Team was established with the arrival of our new wellbeing lead (Grace Hernandez) and later her Assistant (Claire Hogg): together they have been able to develop a wide range of initiatives for both students and staff, experimenting to see what ‘lands’ with the different cohorts.

From the Principal Featured

From the Principal

Now more than ever, I’d like to think that I am getting into my stride as Principal at the best academic college on planet earth, Homerton.

Respice Finem Featured

Respice Finem

Find out about the benefits available to alumni or how you can support the College for future generations.

In Memoriam Featured

In Memoriam

Remembering members of Homerton College.

Membership Featured


Annual review of the Mebers of Homerton College.

Alumni Featured


Research Featured


A roundup of all the research activities undertaken by our Members.

College life Featured

College life

An update from the HUS President, Charter Choir, Changemakers and Homerton Sports Teams.

College News Featured

College News

Reports from the key members of the Homerton Community.

Belinda Stewart Featured

Belinda Stewart

BEd Education 1964

Home Featured


Kathleen Mabel Fairhurst (née Lewendon) Featured

Kathleen Mabel Fairhurst (née Lewendon)

Cert Ed 1931

Rita Phyllis Palin (née Tanfield) Featured

Rita Phyllis Palin (née Tanfield)

Certificate of Education with English 1946

Sir David Harrison CBE Featured

Sir David Harrison CBE

FREng 1930-2023