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Language Centre News

SOAS Director praises students for creating valuable language resource

Professor Paul Webley, Director of SOAS, University of London praises SOAS postgraduate students for their interactive website Language Landscape documenting and celebrating language diversity.

10th April 2014

Student-led initiative promoting multilingualism to launch official website

Postgraduate students from SOAS, University of London, are set to launch Language Landscape, www.languagelandscape.org, an interactive website to document and celebrate language diversity, at an event later this month.

18th March 2014

SOAS students win top prizes at Japanese Speech Contest

SOAS students performed superbly at The 9th Japanese Speech Contest for University Students, securing first and third prize in the Speech Category, earlier this month.

13th March 2014

SOAS students SOAS ranked in London top four and sixth in UK for academic reputation

SOAS is one of the top four universities in London, sixth in the UK for academic reputation and one of the most cosmopolitan universities in the world according to two recent league tables

26th September 2013

Graham Furniss Professor Graham Furniss awarded OBE

Professor Graham Furniss, Pro-Director for Research and Enterprise at SOAS, University of London, has been awarded an OBE for services to higher education and scholarship in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 15 June.

15th June 2013

New Course: Japanese Language and Culture

This new course is a collaboration between the Japan Foundation and SOAS

13th December 2012

Arabic Calligraphy Course Image New Course Arabic Calligraphy (starts Jan 2013)

This course is the very latest addition to the SOAS Language Centre portfolio of courses

4th December 2012

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

Lindiwe Dovey Autumn News

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

22nd September 2011

Lindiwe Dovey Director's Teaching Prize 2010-11

Dr Lindiwe Dovey has won this year's SOAS Director's Teaching Prize.

1st August 2011

Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher Education Logo SOAS Wins Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education
SOAS has been awarded a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education. The award honours the Faculty of Languages and Cultures for the excellence, breadth and depth of its teaching in the languages of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

19th November 2009

Learn a new language this Easter!

SOAS Language Centre’s Easter courses start at the end of March. Offering intensive study in languages including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, this popular programme is an excellent introduction to the range of courses offered by SOAS Language Centre.

10th March 2009