For a relatively small higher education institution, SOAS is fortunate to have outstanding facilities, both scholarly and practical.
- The Brunei Gallery, opened in 1995, provides a 40-room conference venue at a convenient, central London location: further conference facilities are also available at the Vernon Square site. These facilities are run by the SOAS Conference Office.
- The SOAS Library - recognised as a collection of national importance - houses over 1.5 million items in more than 400 languages. It has significant archival holdings and a growing network of electronic resources.
- SOAS has ranked in the top 5 universities nationally in terms of Library and IT expenditure per student.
- There are eight Regional Centres that coordinate regional expertise and run programmes of seminars, workshops and conferences to provide up-to-date and in-depth knowledge.