SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Language Centre Staff

Head of Department


Professional and Support Staff Members


Ms Romany Luckock
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Language Administrator (Arabic, Languages of Africa, Near and Middle East)

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4595
  • Email: rl27@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SG17
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Fri 11am - 7pm
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: Mon and Wed 9:30am - 4:30pm, Thu 9:30am - 3:30pm

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


Mr Yuegang Jin
Language Specialist (Mandarin Chinese)
Yuegang Jin

Language Specialist (Mandarin Chinese)

Chinese Course Coordinator  

National Examiner of Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese) Proficiency Test


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.