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Distance Learning

Contact the Student Recruitment and Admissions Office

The Student Recruitment Office provides all the information, advice and guidance you need prior to the submission of an application to study at SOAS.

If you are a prospective student, teacher, careers adviser or college counsellor and are interested in finding out more about SOAS, its programmes of study, entry requirements and eligibility, how to apply, student facilities such as accommodation, etc, then the Student Recruitment team is your first point of call either by email, phone, letter or face to face. For contact details see below.

Student Recruitment Office queries should be e-mailed to study@soas.ac.uk

  • Tel: +44 (0) 20 7898 4034

We are responsible for dealing with applications and applicant queries.

If you have a general enquiry about Admissions at SOAS, please look at the FAQ page which might help find answers to your questions. If you still have further questions, you can contact us by phone, fax or e-mail.

Distance Learning course queries can be directed straight to the relevant centre, either CeDEP or CeFIMS.  Contact information can be found in the distance learning section.

Visiting SOAS

You are most welcome to drop in to see us, or contact us directly to discuss your concerns. The Student Recruitment and Admissions Office is based on the ground floor of the main Russell Square building and is open from 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday.  There is a tour of the campus every Wednesday at 2pm.

The CeDEP and CeFIMS centres are both based in the Faber Building, which is next to the main building at Russell Square.

Please look at the campus map for details.

Postal Address

All post should be sent to:

Distance Learning Admissions
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
United Kingdom