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SOAS graduate uses baking to empower marginalised women in Kenya

SOAS, University of London graduate Maggie Muthama is using her passion for baking to help marginalised women in Kenya engage with social economics.

23rd September 2014

Maro SOAS’ rising rugby star

You may not be aware, but there is a rising talent of the domestic and international rugby scene in your midst.

22nd September 2014

Maro SOAS student is a rising star of the international rugby scene

A student at SOAS currently reading for a degree in Politics is also creating waves in the rugby world, having recently captained the England under 20 team to an emphatic victory in the IRB Junior World Championship in June.

22nd September 2014

SOAS in the media 19 September 2014

A round up of this week's news.

19th September 2014

SOAS to host seminars on ISIS and ‘caliphate’ this month

SOAS, University of London will be hosting events on the latest crises in the Middle East, ISIS and the meaning of 'caliphate'. Leading scholars specialising on the Middle East across disciplines such as politics, history and gender studies will examine the historical roots of ‘caliphate’ in the region and critically address its ramifications for the region and the world at large this month.

19th September 2014

Laleh Khalili ESRC Grant

Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics has secured £633,870 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to explore the development of cities, infrastructures, ports and transport in the Middle East and Gulf states. Military Mobilities and Mobilising Movements in the Middle East will examine the role of war, trade and commerce, and struggles over citizenship and labour rights in the making of ports, transport infrastructure, and shipping in the Middle East. 

19th September 2014

Important Changes to Membership Services During Enrolment

During Welcome Week (22-26 September 2014) we will be assisting with enrolment of SOAS students.  During this week we will be unable to process any external membership applications.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. ​

18th September 2014

SOAS AFF telephone fundraising campaign raises £61,000

The Development and Alumni Relations office have just finished this year’s SOAS Alumni & Friends Fund (AFF) telephone fundraising campaign and we would like to say a big thank you to the hundreds of alumni, staff and student donors who made it the most successful of all time. After six weeks of calling, the campaign raised a record £61,000 from more donors than ever before – including the student callers who were inspired to donate for the first time.

17th September 2014

 SOAS students for QS SOAS' strengths in Arts and Humanities reinforced by prestigious rankings

SOAS, University of London remains among UK’s top institutions for languages and humanities in the QS World University Rankings 2014/2015.

17th September 2014

SOAS students’ unique project ideas receive financial backing

Student Enterprise’ pilot competition Use your Passion: Kick Start your Idea has received an unprecedented number of high-quality applications from students, resulting in eight projects and 11 students being awarded funding of up to £500.

16th September 2014

SOAS in the media Friday 12 September 2014

A round-up of this week's media coverage.

12th September 2014

SOAS China Institute secures study places for MA students at prestigious China university

SOAS, University of London students enrolled on the new two-year MA Advanced Chinese Studies programme will spend six months at Zhejiang University as part of their programme.

11th September 2014

SOAS debate: revisiting 1914-18 for the classroom and beyond

Leading historians and political experts debate the significance of global empires in World War One in the context of a more inclusive history curriculum at a public round table at SOAS, University of London on 18 September 2014.

10th September 2014

SOAS among Europe’s top institutions recognised for researcher development

SOAS, University of London has been recognised for its commitment to researcher development by retaining the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award at the two-year stage.

10th September 2014

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