SOAS University of London

Disability and Dyslexia Service

Useful contacts for disabled students at SOAS


For booking appointments to see the disability advisors, learning advisors and other members of the student services team, as well as for taxi bookings, contact the administrator, Hannah Penn, by emailing or phoning 020 7074 5015.

If you have any questions, you can email  

Drop-ins (without an appointment) term-time only

Disability Advisers, Angie and Zoë: 

Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays:  between 11am and  11.30am

Tuesdays 1.30pm to 2:30pm

Learning Adviser, Carol John

Tuesdays 12-1pm

Fridays 1.30pm-2.30pm

Please check our regular Friday emails for any amendments to these times.

Where we are

Visiting address:  Room SL48, North Block building, Senate House, Russell Square campus, London WC1H 0XG
Postal address: SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Maps are available at the front desk of the main building at Russell Square or Click here for campus maps

To contact us directly

Student Disability Advisors (Angie Axon and Zoë Davis)

Telephone:  020 7074 5018

Learning Advisors (Carol John and Carol Rifkin)

Telephone:  020 7074 5065

Disability Administrator (Caroline Miller)

Telephone: 020 7074 5031

Other useful SOAS contacts

Mental Health and Well Being Advisor

Sachiko Kishi
020 7074 5013

International Student and Welfare Advisor (for international students, funding and welfare)

John Hitchman

020 7074 5014

Counselling Service  

Alison Barty, Neil Farrelly, Sheila Root,  Shima Bhunjun
020 7074 5015

Exams Office (Registry, 1st Floor Vernon Square)

Ian Lamey
020 7074 5086

Catherine Bossard
020 7074 5096 

Russell Square

Library Services 

Library contacts, computer room

020 7898 4115

Students Union Officers
For all Students Union contacts, go to Co-president Welfare and Campaigns is Ayesha Abbasi 020 7898 4997

SU General Manager
Peter Baran  020 7898 4996
Faculty Disability Advisers:
Arts and Humanities
Mat Schofield  020 7898 4272
Law and Social Sciences
Jack Footitt 020 7898 4401
Languages and Cultures
Lisa McSweeney 020 7898 4048