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SOAS first university in London to divest in fossil fuels

SOAS, University of London has announced today it will divest in fossil fuels within the next three years. This will make the university the first in London to fully divest.

24th April 2015

SOAS in the media Friday 24 April 2015

A round up of this week's news.

24th April 2015

model UN conference 3 SOAS students recognised as ‘Outstanding Delegates’ at model UN conference

Students from the SOAS’ Centre for International Diplomacy (CISD) have been recognised by their peers as ‘Outstanding Delegates’ at the 2015 Model United Nations Conference in New York.  

23rd April 2015

SOAS recognised for impact in deprived London communities

Emeritus Professor Werner Menski was presented with a Leadership Award for Services to Higher Education and Community Leadership at the 11th Annual Community Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner.

23rd April 2015

Portland stone restoration work begins at Senate House North Block

Historical Portland stone in Senate House North Block's courtyard façade will undergo a steam clean to bring it back to its former glory.

23rd April 2015

SOAS Library adopts cutting edge management system for intellectual resources

SOAS Library implements Kuali Open Library Environment as its new Library Management System. This “next generation" platform is designed and built by a consortium of 11 university libraries, mostly in the US with partners in the UK and Germany, to manage and deliver intellectual information in 21st century academic and research libraries..

22nd April 2015

Destruction of Churches and Monasteries in Iraq

Dr. Erica C D Hunter delivered a Paper on the "Destruction of Churches and Monasteries in Iraq" at the  Workshop "Iraq National Heritage - the Challenges and Solutions" which was hosted by The Association of Iraqi Academics - UK.

21st April 2015

SOAS first in UK for quality lectures in latest student survey

SOAS, University of London is first in the UK for quality lectures, ranked against 24 other universities, and first in the world, ranked against 47 other institutions, in the latest Student Barometer Autumn 2014, which surveys all domestic, international and EU students.

20th April 2015

Shaun Larcom CeDEP academic presents at the Australian National University

CeDEP academic Shaun Larcom presents at the Australian National University on 'the consequences of precolonial institutions and ethnic fractionalisation in the South Pacific'.

20th April 2015

Laurence Smith SOAS researchers publish a comprehensive review of water pollution

SOAS researchers Laurence Smith and Giusippina Siciliano have just published a comprehensive review of factors constraining mitigation of water pollution from farming in China.

17th April 2015

SOAS in the media Friday 17 April 2015

A round up of this week's news.

17th April 2015

Study Abroad student to premiere documentary at SOAS

Azza Cohen, a recent Study Abroad student with the School, will be premiering her documentary ‘Specks of Dust’ at SOAS, University of London on 28 April.

16th April 2015

Language experts at SOAS deliver Persian course in partnership with British Academy

The Centre for Iranian Studies at SOAS, University of London recently hosted the third and final session of the British Institute of Persian Studies’ one week, residential intensive Persian Immersion course.

13th April 2015

House of Commons book SOAS anthropologist’s radical alternative study of British politics

The hidden mechanisms of parliamentary democracy are revealed in Dr Emma Crewe's, anthropologist at SOAS, University of London, latest book The House of Commons: An Anthropology of MPs at Work.

10th April 2015

SOAS students launch prestigious new law journal

A cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students from SOAS, University of London’s School of Law successfully launched the SOAS Law Journal last summer and achieved another landmark earlier this month with the completion of the first issue in the second volume in their bi-annual series.

9th April 2015

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