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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

SOAS scholar helps launch campaign to protect remittance accounts in Somalia

Dr Laura Hammond, a senior lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London has helped to launch an international campaign to protect remittance flows to Somalia and the wider Horn of Africa Region.

28th June 2013

Travelling Academics News - 28 May 2013

Travelling academics week of May 28th 2013

28th May 2013

Research shows fall in diversity of UK financial services

A study carried out on behalf of the Building Societies Association by academics at Oxford University and SOAS, University of London shows a fall in the diversity of the financial services sector.

11th April 2013

Madison Salters SOAS student awarded at London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge

SOAS student Madison Salters has won the £2,000 Provost’s Prize in UCL’s prestigious London Entrepreneurs’ Challenge.

28th January 2013

The Complete University Guide Department of Financial and Management Studies (DeFiMS) ranked in top-ten in the 2013 Complete University Guide

The research strength of the department has been previously recognised by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) where 90 per cent was rated as internationally recognised, internationally excellent or world leading quality.

21st December 2012

Lindiwe Dovey Autumn News

The School has improved its student satisfaction as measured by the 2011 National Student Survey

22nd September 2011

Professor Laixiang Sun appears on the cover of Chinese Scholars Abroad

Professor Laixiang Sun, the Head of CeFiMS and DefiMS, was the cover figure in the March 2011 issue of "China Scholars Abroad".

12th April 2011

SOAS agreement with AlFateh University, Libya

A programme of collaboration between SOAS and AlFateh University, Libya was inaugurated in Tripoli on 4th April.

4th April 2010

AcSS award for DeFiMS

The previous and current Heads of DeFiMS have been conferred the award of Academicians of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS).

24th March 2010

Hat Trick of Awards for SOAS in Social Sciences

SOAS Principal & Director Professor Paul Webley, along with Professor Laurence Harris and Professor Laixang Sun from the Department of Financial & Management Studies, have been appointed Academicians of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS).

22nd March 2010

South African Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan South Africa's Minister of Finance visits SOAS DeFiMS

Minister Pravin Gordhan visited the Department of Financial and Management Studies on 9th November for a round-table discussion of global economic problems.

13th November 2009