Homerton College

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Homerton College
founding 17th century
Sponsorship University of Cambridge
place Cambridge
Website www.homerton.cam.ac.uk
Cavendish Building, Homerton College

The Homerton College is a college of the University of Cambridge and is numerically the largest of the 31 colleges. It is best known for its teaching tradition and until 2001 only accepted students with teaching subjects. It is named after Homerton Square in Hackney , London.

Due to a very complex history, the year of foundation cannot be clearly determined, but the origins of the college can be found in the 17th century.

Head of the College

  • John Charles Horobin 1894-1902
  • Mary Miller Allan 1903-1935
  • Alice Havergal Skillicorn 1935-1960
  • Dame Beryl Paston Brown 1961-1971
  • Alison Cheveley Shrubsole 1971–1985
  • Alan George Bamford 1985-1991
  • Katharine Bridget Pretty 1991 – Present

College life

Seven residential buildings are available for students: East House, West House, South Court, Queens Wing, ABC, DE and Harrison House, which is intended exclusively for fellows and postgraduates. Homerton College has several societies, including a rowing club, a music society, and a theater club (HATS).

Famous and respected graduates

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Coordinates: 52 ° 11 ′ 10 ″  N , 0 ° 8 ′ 11 ″  E