SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Student Profiles

Some of the things our students and alumni have said about us:

Joe Buckley

BA Politics

Joe Buckley: BA Politics

I love coming into SOAS every day, because I never know what I’ll find or who I’ll end up having a conversation with in the bar

Ally Clifton

BA Chinese and Politics

Ally Clifton

SOAS gives you an understanding of non-western languages, cultures and countries which is increasingly important in a globalised world.


Osman Diallo

MSc State, Society and Development

Osman Diallo

SOAS is the place to be

Mariam Iqbal

BA Economics and Politics

Mariam Iqbal

If I were to summarise SOAS in one sentence it would be that it is a great place to prepare me for the future.


Ingrida Kerusauskaite

BA Development Studies and Politics

Ingrida Kerusauskaite

SOAS is a unique University that combines both academic excellence and a vibrant, active and innovative student body.

Benita Ngere

BA Politics and Economics

Benita Ngere

SOAS is a World class organisation, with not only state of art teaching facilities but also a wide ranging mix of students, ranging from various parts of the globe


Judith Nubold

MSc Middle East Politics

Judith Nubold

It is the unique SOAS community that makes studying here so special

Michael Sinacore, Boston College

Study Abroad Programme

Mike Sinacore

Living in Dinwiddy was amazing. My flatmates were all very welcoming. Because of them, I feel like I got a full British experience


Soumaya Tidjani

BA Politics and History

Soumaya Tidjani

Having now experienced SOAS life, I can say there really is no other place quite like it