SOAS University of London

Insight Day at SOAS

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Date: 2 March 2016Time: 9:30 AM

Finishes: 2 March 2016Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Various

Type of Event: Open Day

Open to all offer-holders, Insight Day is all about giving you a more in-depth understanding of the unique programmes, support services and facilities on offer at SOAS, as well as a chance to have one-on-one discussions with academics from your department. You will be given an opportunity to experience what it feels like to study at SOAS through workshops, talks and language taster classes. There will also be live music performances, tours of the campus and opportunities to hear from current students about their experience of being a SOAS student.

Book Your Place

The Insight Day booking system allows you to reserve a place onto departmental talks and Q&A sessions, as well as our student experience panels and language tasters. On the day, you will also have the opportunity to attend a campus tour and drop by the meet/greet sessions relating to your department.

On offer at our Insight Day...

Insight into your subject sessions

  • Experience what it's like to study at SOAS by attending a departmental talk relating to your chosen degree subject

Ask Academics those burning questions

  • Do you have a burning question for an academic about your course? Make sure you book onto one of these great group Q&A session

Meet / greet sessions

  • Drop by our meet/greet sessions relating to your chosen degree subject for the chance to have a one-on-one chat with an academic from your department

Language Taster Sessions

  • Fancy learning a new language? With every course of study at SOAS you receive a language entitlement
  • Register for one of our great taster sessions and begin learning a new language at Insight Day

Hear from Current Students about their experience of studying at SOAS

  • Register for one of our panel sessions to find out about studying at SOAS from those in-the-know

Campus tours

Campus tours are a great chance to familiarise yourself with the SOAS campus and get a feel for the vibe here. In this tour, you get a chance to take a look around the SOAS library, one of the world's most important academic libraries for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, attracting scholars from all over the world.

Senate House Tours

In 2016, Senate House North Block will be open, creating a single unified campus for SOAS. The development will include a new Student Hub including accommodation, course registration, student finance, careers and enterprise services. You can book onto a tour of Senate House when you arrive.

Please note that space permitting, this event may be opened up to all prospective students. If you are not an offer holder but are interested in attending this event, please fill in the online form.

We look forward to welcoming you to SOAS, University of London for Insight Day 2016.

Departmental Insight Sessions

In addition to this event, we will also be offering insight sessions specific to each department. To view more details and book a place, please click here.

Contact Details

For questions about the day you can e-mail or call our Events Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4933

For queries about your application to SOAS e-mail

Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4371/ 4306/ 4351/ 4301

Contact email:

Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4933