SOAS University of London

Freya Mohamed

With a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology, I did not feel as though I was suitably qualified to follow my career dreams. After doing some research, I found SOAS’s Department of Development Studies and saw that they offered an MSc in Environment, Politics and Development.

With a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology, I did not feel as though I was suitably qualified to follow my career dreams.  After doing some research, I found SOAS’s Department of Development Studies and saw that they offered an MSc in Environment, Politics and Development. I was drawn to its interdisciplinary approach and believed it would help me build a bridge between my social sciences background and my interest in the natural environment. 

Being part of the SOAS community: I enjoyed getting to know my fellow students as well as having access to language classes as part of the Language Entitlement Program (LEP).  I have now been studying Swahili at the SOAS Language Centre for over a year! 

I am currently volunteering at Liberty, a human rights organisation in Westminster, as well as being offered a position on the Durrell Endangered Species Management (DESMAN) Course at Jersey Zoo (accredited by the University of Kent), which I am hoping to commence in the next year or so.