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Earth Hour Day 2020: A Celebration Amidst A Pandemic

On the 31st of March, 2007 at exactly 7.30pm; the vibrant city of Sydney in Australia dimmed down. It did not sparkle the ocean like it usually did, and the streets loomed only in amber, no longer brightened by the lights in the apartments lining it. Neither a blackout nor an apocalypse; the city’s hour-long descent into darkness was voluntary […]

Corruption holds back gender equality

Assessing a root cause of the problem.

5 wholesome things to do to continue World Day of Social Justice

2020’s theme is ‘closing the inequalities gap to achieve social justice’.

Applications for the SOAS Sanctuary Scholarships are now open

SOAS Sanctuary Scholarships are a way to help displaced students achieve a university degree.

The fight for human rights is far from over

Though progress has been made in human rights in recent years, more needs to be done.

It’s Human Rights Day – but what about human rights in Iraq?

On Human Rights Day, why are we still looking away from what is happening in Iraq right now?

Antariksha: Celebrating South Asia’s First Feminist Library

The Sister Library is a safe space bringing together ‘books of, for and by women’.

Dr Alanoud Alsharekh interviewed by Fatima Said

One of the BBC’s 100 Women of 2019, SOAS alum Dr Alanoud Alsharekh tells us about her remarkable career.

‘Building Bridges’: The Yenching Academy Scholarship

A unique opportunity to study in China for SOAS graduates and alumni.

Economics student runs for Green Party in 2019 UK election

BSc Economics student Lucy Downes is following a green path to politics, standing as a Green Party PPC.

Zoha Rahman: More than a “brown, Muslim, female actor”

Spider-Man actor and alum Zoha Rahman stops by to chat about about identity, acting, and her time at SOAS.

10 reasons why London is the best city for international students

The capital has topped the QS Best Student Cities Rankings 2019.


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