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Self Service Tuesday 8th Sept 15 10 am to noon

​On Tuesday, 8 September 2015 from 10 am until noon, the Membership Desk will be closed and self-service in operation so that the Customer Services team can attend a staff meeting. The Enquiry Desk and IT Service Desk will operate as normal. 

Apologies in advance for any inconvenience.

2nd September 2015

SOAS doctoral students awarded Ethnomusicology prize

Two SOAS doctoral students have been jointly awarded the 2015 British Forum of Ethnomusicology Student Prize.  Cassandre Balosso-Bardin and Deirdre Morgan, who are both active performers of traditional music, were awarded the prize for the best BFE student paper delivered at the BFE/SFE Conference in Paris in July.

2nd September 2015

Modernisation of China in the spotlight at Beijing conference co-hosted by SOAS China Institute and the China Academy of Social Management

Modernisation of China in the spotlight at Beijing conference co-hosted by SOAS China Institute and the China Academy of Social Management. Ageing and family relations, food security, urbanisation and housing, trade unions, and banking reform are among the critically important policy issues to be discussed at a conference in Beijing 16-17 September 2015.

1st September 2015

Irina Nikolaeva SOAS linguist secures grant worth half a million for language study

SOAS linguist expert Professor Irina Nikolaeva has received an award of £567,403 in order to conduct a comprehensive language study into the expression of possessive relation in a number of diverse languages.

1st September 2015

SOAS’ incognito academic inspires world’s most famous fictional archaeologist

Between 1921-23, an academic resident at the School of Oriental Studies (later SOAS) was given leave to take part in an academic misson to Tibet. This is his remarkable story

24th August 2015

Important Changes to Membership Services During Enrolment

From Monday 21th September to Friday 4th October 2015, we will be assisting with enrolment of SOAS students.  During these two weeks, we will be unable to process any external membership applications.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

21st August 2015

Pan-African conference on the role of arbitration organised by SOAS Scholar

Arbitration practitioners from across the African continent and beyond were recently all brought together at a conference organised by Dr Emilia Onyema, Senior Lecturer in International Commercial Law, at the premises of the African Union Commission in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

20th August 2015

SOAS brings languages and music to London’s learning festival

SOAS, University of London will be taking part in Curious? - a two-day festival of learning and knowledge at King’s Cross on 29 and 30 August.

19th August 2015

Emeritus Professor Paul Spencer

SOAS, University of London regrets to announce the death of Emeritus Professor Paul Spencer on 21st July 2015.

18th August 2015

Student numbers double again for SOAS Summer School

For the second year running, SOAS Summer School has doubled student figures on the previous year.  

14th August 2015

NSS 2015 2 SOAS tops London institutions for teaching, according to students

Results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS), released today, show that students at SOAS, University of London are highly satisfied with ‘Teaching on my course,’ with an above average rating of 89%.

12th August 2015

How SOAS languages helped build post-war UK-Japan entente

The story of the Dulwich Boys, a group of young men who studied Japanese at SOAS, University of London during the Second World War, has been featured on the BBC Radio 4's Today Programme (01:41:27) and in the BBC Magazine.

12th August 2015

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