SOAS University of London

Student Advice and Wellbeing

About Us

Acting Heads of Student Advice and Wellbeing

Administrative Staff



Counselling



Mental Health & Wellbeing

Sachiko Kishi
Mental Health and Well Being Advisor
Acting Head of Student Advice and Wellbeing
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Disability & Dyslexia Service


Monwara Seetul
Administrative Officer (Disability and Dyslexia Service)
Monwara Seetul
  • Tel: +44(0)20 7074 5031/5015
  • Email: disabilities@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Thursdays and Fridays

Carol John
Learning Advisor
Carol John

Carol is one of the Learning Advisors and joined SOAS in September 2004. She supports student with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) such as Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, by providing screenings, assessments and 1-1 tutorials. She also provides academic support for students with mental health and emotional difficulties. Carol also runs a variety of workshops for the whole student body and she inputs into the Orientation programme for undergraduates and training for Academic staff.

  • Tel: 020 7074 5065
  • Email: cj9@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 9am until 5pm
Carol Rifkin
Learning Advisor
Carol Rifkin

Carol is one of the Learning Advisors and joined SOAS in September 2001. She supports student with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) such as Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, by providing screenings, assessments and 1-1 tutorials. She also provides academic support for students with mental health and emotional difficulties. Carol also runs a variety of workshops for the whole student body and she inputs into the Orientation programme for undergraduates and training for Academic staff.

  • Tel: 020 7074 5065
  • Email: cr28@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: SL48
  • Academic Support Hours: Contactable via email

Finance, Immigration & Housing

John Hitchman
Student Advisor (Immigration and Finance)
Acting Head of Student Advice and Wellbeing
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