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International Students

SOAS has a proud history of welcoming students from all over the world. SOAS is an exceptionally cosmopolitan and diverse place to study; 56% of the students at SOAS come from outside of the UK. SOAS is one of the top ten universities for the percentage of international students (QS World University Rankings 2013), welcoming the brightest minds from more than 133 different countries.

Your Country

Country specific information including entry requirements, funding, key contacts and more

Meet us in your country

We visit many countries throughout the year to meet prospective students. Our visits include education fairs, visits to schools and universities and private visits

Student Services

A range of student services exist to help you during your time at SOAS:
Advice and Wellbeing | Fees | Funding | Scholarships | Careers | Visas

Applying to SOAS

Information, advice and guidance to help you with your application to SOAS

Study Abroad/Exchange

Our Study Abroad and Exchange programme offers undergraduate and postgraduate students the opportunity to study at SOAS for either a half or full year

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International Officers

Nick Butler

Student Recruitment Manager 

Dan Rolfe

Europe, Turkey, Russia & Malaysia 

David Tumilty

China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Canada

Laura Hayes 
South East Asia 

South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Vietnam & Norway 

Mark Coddington
South Asia & Middle East

India, Pakistan and Middle East

Matt Naylor

USA, Japan and Nigeria

Coryn Shiflet

Study Abroad/Exchange