SOAS University of London

Careers Service

Graduate Support Network

Hello and welcome to the SOAS Graduate Support Network!

Here you’ll find info, resources, and videos dedicated to helping our SOAS graduates get to the places they want to be once they finish their studies with us. We have information relating to each stage of the career planning process, so whether you have absolutely no idea which next steps to take or have an entire plan set out for yourself, the Graduate Support Network is here to guide you.

Seven SOAS graduates celebrating their success next to the standing SOAS logo in the Square.


Don’t forget, you still have access to the SOAS Careers Service as a SOAS graduate and we are around Monday - Friday to offer advice appointments for applications, interviews, career planning and more. You can book one of our appointments by giving us a call on 020 7898 4115 or by coming into our office in SL62, Lower Ground Floor of the Paul Webley Wing in Senate House. Please don’t hesitate to ask us any questions at our email careers@soas.ac.uk.


Here are some of our key websites for you to check out:

  • CareersZONE is our stop for our advertised job vacancies, voluntary roles, and events. Please sign up as an Alum to gain access to hundreds of opportunities!
  • SOAS Connect is our fantastic e-mentoring platform available for alum searching for both mentors or mentees! We have over a thousand people signed up, so you’re sure to find someone to connect with who can offer insight and advice into a super wide range of sectors and roles.
  • Assessment Day is an online stop where you can find range of common practice tests for assessment days that you may be invited to as part of some job applications. While graduates won’t be able to access the single sign-on with your SOAS ID, please send us an email at careers@soas.ac.uk and we will be able to create an account for you.
  • Prospects is a hub of information about careers, sectors, roles, education, and pathways for all kinds of career journeys. Here you can find loads of info that can give you ideas about where you want to be, how to utilise your skills, and how to progress in a range of sectors.
  • Careers Tagged is a website with curated information about a wide range of career sectors, roles, and lots of other useful information.

Explore the sidebar to have a look at our advice and resources relating to all stages of the career thinking process.