SOAS University of London

Doctoral School

Research Offer Holders

Please regularly view our Covid-19 Information pages.

2020/21 Welcome Season - includes link to Research students’ Orientation Programme: Friday, 2nd of October 10:00 – 12:30 under Departmental Welcome pages on SOAS Moodle


Guidance notes for all PhD and VRS offer holders can be found in the information packs below.

This information is also included in your offer letter. All offer holders should consult these documents and be aware of all requirements and deadlines.


Please complete the following forms if instructed to do so by the Doctoral School Section, Registry or your offer letter requires you to do so.

If you have any questions about about applying for a Tier 4 student visa, please see the Tier 4 (General) Student Visa applications page