SOAS University of London

Careers Service

Careers advice

Appointments available

We offer a variety of appointments from short appointments, such as 15min guidance appointments and application advice to long appointments, such as 45min careers discussions and practice interviews.

For further details about these appointments, please select an option from the menu. We recommend that you check out the reources available on MySOAS Student before you request an appointment.

Please note: SOAS Careers actively seeks to support all students and tailor our services to your needs. If you would like to disclose a specific learning difficulty (SPLD), disability, impairment or medical issue to one of our staff you do can do this verbally or download the form and hand it in to our staff.

Online careers advice and resources

MySOAS Student
MySOAS Student contains careers information and resources based around your career journey. You must be a current SOAS student to access this.

Career Planner
Career Planner is a job exploration tool for assessing your personal profile and generating job ideas. Allow at least 1hr.

Online Practice Aptitude Tests
Assessment Day is an online system that allows you to try out verbal and numerical aptitude tests, as used by graduate employers. Find out how you can sign up to the Online Practice Aptitude Tests.


GoinGlobal is a database of overseas opportunities which you can search anytime, anywhere. It also contains Country Career Guides which gives you tips on CV guidelines, social networking groups and work permit/visa regulations relating to the country you want to work in. Current students can access GoinGlobal via MySOAS Student. Graduates can access GoinGlobal via the Resources on CareersZONE.