SOAS University of London

Student and Academic Experience Directorate

Academic Services Directorate

Careers Service

Dr Kathy Williams
Senior Careers Consultant
Kathy Williams

Departments: Doctoral School, School of Arts, and School of History, Religions and Philosophies.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4172
  • Email: kw29@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL57
  • Academic Support Hours: Tues - Thurs

Hatty Whitworth
Careers Consultant
Hatty Whitworth

NB: Currently on Maternity Leave

Departments: Anthropology, Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, and East Asian Languages & Cultures.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4112
  • Email: hw34@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL57
  • Academic Support Hours: Currently on maternity leave
Anima Aggarwal
Careers Consultant
Anima Aggarwal

Departments: Anthropology, Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, and East Asian Languages & Cultures.

  • Tel: 020 074 5067
  • Email: aa222@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL57
  • Academic Support Hours: Tues-Weds


Marija Rupcic
Internships, Volunteering and Marketing Officer
Marija Rupcic
  • Tel: 020 7074 5068
  • Email: mr55@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL57
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Fri

Doctoral School

Professor Lutz Marten
Head of Department, Doctoral School
Lutz Marten

Bantu languages and linguistics; syntax; semantics; pragmatics; historical linguistics; language and society in Eastern and Southern Africa

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4653
  • Email: lm5@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 426
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment online
Dr Yenn Lee
Senior Lecturer in Research Methodology
Yenn Lee

Doctoral researcher development

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4982
  • Email: yl22@soas.ac.uk
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday to Friday (Email for an appointment)

Brigitta Goedhuys
Student Support Officer (DS)
Brigitta Goedhuys

Student Support Officer (DS) responsible for:

- Finance and Management
- EALC (East Asian Languages & Cultures)
- LCL (Languages, Cultures & Linguistics)
- Gender Studies
- Global Media and Communications
- International Studies and Diplomacy


Rosie Cantle
Student Support Officer (DS)
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Student Support Officer (DS) responsible for:

- HAA / Arts / Music / Museology / Film / Creative Industries
- Law
- CeDEP


Ms Iona Taylor
Student Support Officer (DS)
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Student Support Officer (DS) responsible for:

- Economics

- Development Studies (includes International Development) 

- Anthropology

Online and Distance Learning



Student Advice and Wellbeing

Ms Shima Bhunjun
Deputy Head of SAaW & Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Counselling
Shima Bhunjun
  • Tel: 0207 074 5015
  • Email: sb175@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Administrative Staff


Counselling




Mental Health & Wellbeing


Disability & Neurodiversity Service



Ms Carol John
Disability and Neurodiversity Co-ordinator
Carol John
  • Tel: 020 7074 5065
  • Email: cj9@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday - Friday


Finance, Immigration & Housing

Ms Carrie McMinn
Student Advisor (Immigration and Finance)
Carrie McMinn
  • Tel: 020 7074 5011
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday - Friday


Multi-faith Support


Chaplaincy