Translation work

SOAS Centre for Translation Studies is the only centre in the UK working on translation of non-European languages. Forty-four non-European languages are taught at SOAS.

Translation work is part of our student enterprise activities. Students in our MA Translation program (and staff) are happy to accept translation work, including charity and volunteer translations.

We translate both from and into English. Among the language we offer are:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Kikuyu
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Persian
  • Swahili
  • Turkish

Organisations we have previously worked with include:

  • International Website (BBBC Academy)
  • BBC World
  • International Accounting Company
  • CCPN Global
  • Mirror
  • A Concept Limited
  • Theatre Institute
  • NHK Enterprises
  • Rabley Contemporary Gallery
  • Black Editions LLC
  • NHS
  • Poetry Translation Centre
  • Guardian
  • Pilkington Anglo-Japanese Cultural Foundation
  • Two Brothers Pictures#
  • Clark Football Languages

Translation enquiries

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Please note that we cannot accept legal, medical, academic, and very urgent translation tasks, or interpreting work.