SOAS University of London

International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

IFCELS Staff Visits to Japan

Our next visits to Japan will be in autumn 2016 as follows:

William Hetherington will be attending education Fairs in Tokyo as follows:

  • Friday 21 October: SI-UK Education Fair, Belle Salle Iidabashi Ekimae,16.30-21.00
  • Saturday 22 October: British Council Education UK, Akihabara UDX Gallery, 13.00-18.00
  • Sunday 23 October: BEO International Education Fair, Sunsky Room, Shinjuku L Tower 30F, 13.00 – 18.00

SOAS will also be represented at the SI-UK and BEO fairs in Osaka on 24 and 25 October. See the Overseas Visits page for details

If you would like to meet William, go along to one of the Tokyo events or contact him at:

Matt Murphy will be in Tokyo from 31 October to 5 November. He will be offering student counselling at the BEO and SI-UK Tokyo offices on Thursday, 3rd November and Saturday, 5th November. Please contact BEO or SI-UK directly for an appointment – contact details are on the SOAS Japan page (see below) or contact Matt directly at

In the meantime, please send applications for 2017 to and we will contact you about testing and interview. Candidates who meet our English language requirements for ICC Foundation and FDPS Pre-Master’s can be considered by emailed essay and, in some cases, a Skype interview.

Please also see the SOAS Japan page.