SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Language Centre Staff

Acting Head of the Language Centre


Professional and Support Staff Members

Ms Jess Black
Acting Centre Manager
Finance Officer
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4770
  • Email: jb59@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SG17
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Fri 9:30 - 17:30
Ms Romany Luckock
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Language Administrator (Arabic, Languages of Africa, Near and Middle East)

Acting Systems Administrator

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4595
  • Email: rl27@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SG17
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Ms Manisha Latifi
Language Administrator (Japanese, Korean, South East Asia)
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4828
  • Email: ml154@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SG17
  • Academic Support Hours: Part-time, flexible schedule
Mr Robin Wright
Language Administrator (China, South Asia, Languages of European Origin)
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  • Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4771
  • Email: rw37@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SG17
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Fri 10:30-18:30

Language Specialists

Ms Yolanda Fernandez Caliani
Language Specialist for Languages of Africa, Near and Middle East (excl. Arabic), South East Asia, South Asia, Languages of European Origin
Acting Language Specialist (Chinese)
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Teaching Staff

Ms Yoshiko Jones
The Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese Co-ordinator of the Speech Contest
Japanese Language Proficiency Test Co-ordinator
Yoshiko Jones

Ms Jones is a Teaching Fellow within the Department of Financial and Management Studies and Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea.

She also coordinates The Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese and Japanese Language Proficiency Test at SOAS Language Centre.