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New Library Catalogue (Vufind)

 From this week (beginning 18th August), you will be able to try out the new catalogue via: 

18th August 2014

IT helpdesk - shorter hours

From Monday 18th to Friday 29th August the IT Helpdesk in the Library will have reduced hours - 10am to 5pm. This is to allow staff to assist with preparations for the start of the new academic year. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

17th August 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 15 August

A round up of this week's news.

15th August 2014

SOAS Department of Development Studies achieves excellent levels of student satisfaction

97% of the Department’s final year SOAS students say they were satisfied with the overall quality of their course, an improvement of 4% on 2013.  

Particularly high rates of satisfaction were achieved for teaching (97%), up 6% and access to learning resources (93%), up 7%.  

12th August 2014

SOAS student satisfaction remains at highest level since National Student Survey began

88% of final year SOAS students say they were satisfied with the overall quality of their course, 2% above the sector average. Satisfaction with access to learning resources rose to 90%, putting the university in the top quartile.Top rankings in the UK achieved by Africa and Near and Middle East and Asian Studies, with Development Studies in second place and the Department of Finance and Management Studies ranked fourth.

12th August 2014

SOAS’ first MOOC brings together over 40,000 students to learn together online

Around 40,000 students from all over the world registered for SOAS’ first ever MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled ‘Understanding Research Methods’.

12th August 2014

Current Information on Christians in Iraq

Dr Erica Hunter, Senior Lecturer in Eastern Christianity, provides current information on Christians and other minorities in Iraq via a news article and a BBC interview.

12th August 2014

Bisma Clearing 2014 Clearing - your stories

Bisma Mahmood – Law
‘Studying law at SOAS has so far been a truly memorable experience’

11th August 2014

SOAS’ Leadership Development Programme hosts 30 students from Hong Kong

SOAS, University of London was recently visited by a group of 30 students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) who were in the UK taking part in SOAS Enterprise Office’s Leadership Development Programme. 

11th August 2014

SOAS Graduation 2014: President's speech

Graça Machel, renowned stateswoman and President of SOAS, University of London, combined global vision with personal warmth when she addressed the 2014 SOAS Graduation Ceremonies. Her speech is reproduced here, with her kind permission.

11th August 2014

Chris Ince School appoints new Secretary

SOAS, University of London has formally appointed Chris Ince as its new Secretary, responsible for ensuring the effective governance of the School.

8th August 2014

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