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SOAS inspires school pupils to learn languages through football

A nationwide outreach project supported by SOAS, University of London invited more than 100 school pupils from 82 schools to learn languages through football.

19th June 2014

BLE Training and Events for Academic Staff this Summer

BLE Bloomsbury are holding training and events for academic staff this May and June.

16th May 2014

SOAS's first MOOC

SOAS, in partnership with the University of London International Academy and Coursera, has opened for registration its first 'MOOC' (Massive Open Online Course) entitled 'Understanding Research Methods'.   To date, over 16,800 students have enrolled. The MOOC will start on 2nd June 2014 and run for six weeks.

14th May 2014

Young teens ‘buddy up’ with SOAS students to learn about university life and languages

A group of SOAS, University of London students took part in the IntoUniversity Buddy programme, designed to offer young students the opportunity to work with aspirational adults at university and learn more about studying subjects at a higher level.  

3rd April 2014

Bloomsbury Online Submission Event

This event will focus on different online submission methods and online grading. There will be a mix of pedagogical approaches, the use of Turnitin, Grademark and other online peer assessment tools.

4th June 2013

School 'meets expectations' in Institutional Review

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has awarded SOAS a set of positive judgements following the Institutional Review carried out week of 4 March. The QAA found that SOAS met UK expectations in all four categories: academic standards, quality of student learning opportunities, enhancement of learning opportunities and quality of information.

9th April 2013

Sixthformers at SOAS Step-On Language workshop Higher languages workshop for London school pupils
Sixth formers from schools all over London converged on SOAS, University of London for a conference on language studies. Part of SOAS' Step On programme, which supports state school pupils into higher education, the conference was delivered by current SOAS language students.

3rd April 2013

QS World University Rankings Logo SOAS scores well in world university rankings

SOAS qualities have been recognised this week by the new QS World University Rankings and the Which? university comparison website.

18th September 2012

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