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NSS image SOAS student satisfaction at highest level since NSS survey began

The 2013 National Student Survey (NSS) shows that SOAS, University of London has increased its overall student satisfaction by 4%.  88% of final year SOAS students say they were satisfied with the overall quality of their course, the highest level of satisfaction achieved since the survey began, and 4% above the sector average.  

14th August 2013

Exhibition marks Livingstone bicentenary

'The Life and Afterlife of David Livingstone: exploring missionary archives' at SOAS, University of London marks the bicentenary of the birth of Dr David Livingstone with an exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, 22 October 2013 – 22 March 2014.

13th August 2013

London teenagers get a taste of university life at SOAS Summer Club

The SOAS Students’ Union successfully launched the SOAS Summer Club this year, offering London teenagers, aged between 13 and 16 years old, the opportunity to experience university life.

6th August 2013

David Mosse pic British Academy honour for SOAS scholar

Professor David Mosse, Head of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, University of London has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.

19th July 2013

Conference looks at Mali in transition

SOAS' Centre of African Studies, in partnership with ASAUK, Goldsmith's College and the MBI Al Jaber Foundation, is holding the conference 'Mali in Transition' at SOAS on 29 and 30 May.

21st May 2013

Gender Studies offers critical lens for interdisciplinary study of SOAS regions

SOAS Centre for Gender Studies (CGS) hosts a two-day workshop to explore new directions for the discipline.

3rd May 2013

Anthropology collaborates with universities in Palestine and Ethiopia

The anthropology of travel, tourism and pilgrimage (ATTP) took centre stage at an event marking major collaborations between SOAS, University of London and universities in Ethiopia and Palestine.

5th April 2013

SOAS Summer School courses explore key international issues

Students can explore today’s challenging international issues in a series of short courses being run at SOAS, University of London this summer.

4th March 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

Vietnamese Field School

Vietnamese Field School as first activity of SOAS/Monash MOU for co-operative work in field of Anthropology of Tourism and Pilgrimage.

11th September 2012

Trevor Marchand carpentry Professor Trevor Marchand awarded fellowship to study carpentry hand skill and tool use

Professor Trevor Marchand from the Department of Anthropology and Sociology has been awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship by the British Academy to study the relationship between the brain, the human hand and the tools used in carpentry.

14th May 2012

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