SOAS University of London

Disability and Dyslexia Service

Useful contacts for disabled students at SOAS


For booking appointments to see the disability advisors, learning advisors and other members of the student services team, as well as for taxi bookings, contact the administrator, Hannah Penn, by emailing or phoning 020 7074 5015.

If you have any questions, you can email  

Drop-ins (without an appointment) 

Disability Advisers, Angie and Zoë: 

Mondays and Thursdays 11am to 12pm and  Tuesdays and Fridays between 1.30pm and 2:30pm (term time only).  

Learning Adviser, Carol John

Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 12-1pm (term time only).

Please check our regular Friday emails for any amendments to these times.

Where we are

Visiting address:  Room SL48, North Block building, Senate House, Russell Square campus, London WC1H 0XG
Postal address: SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Maps are available at the front desk of the main building at Russell Square or Click here for campus maps

To contact us directly

Student Disability Advisors (Angie Axon and Zoë Davis)

Telephone:  020 7074 5018

Learning Advisors (Carol John and Carol Rifkin)

Telephone:  020 7074 5065

Disability Administrator (Caroline Miller)

Telephone: 020 7074 5031

Other useful SOAS contacts

Mental Health and Well Being Advisor

Sachiko Kishi
020 7074 5013

International Student and Welfare Advisor (for international students, funding and welfare)

John Hitchman 7074 5014

Counselling Service  

Alison Barty, Neil Farrelly, Sheila Root,  Shima Bhunjun
020 7074 5015

Exams Office (Registry, 1st Floor Vernon Square)

Ian Lamey
020 7074 5086

Catherine Bossard
020 7074 5096 

Russell Square

Library Services 

Library contacts, computer room

Yvette Dickerson 7898 4796

020 7898 4115

Students Union Officers

Co-President Welfare and Campaigns
020 7898 4997
Co-President Democracy and Education   
0207898 4995
Co-President Activities and Events  
0207 898 4994

Students with Disabilities Officers

Karmel Carey and Jivan Mohanty

SU General Manager

Peter Baran 020 7898 4996

Faculty Disability Advisers:
Arts and Humanities

Mat Schofield 7898 4272

Law and Social Sciences

Wangari Muoria-Sal 7898 4401

Languages and Cultures

Hifzah Tariq 7898 4048