SOAS University of London

STEP ON: Japanese Studies


Date: 22 October 2018Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 26 October 2018Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Type of Event: Workshop

The Step On is a cross-curricular programme, linking languages to a range of subjects taught at SOAS. Its is aimed at preparing students to make successful transitions to sixth form, further studies and/or life long learning.

Applicants should be interested in the humanities and willing to be challenged.

The programme is very interactive. It will require students to take an active role in individual and group activities.

Step On Japanese Studies will take place over October half-term and include:

  • Language lessons
  • Masterclasses
  • Study Skills workshops
  • Campus tour and progressing to HE talk

Working with academics, trainers and university students, participants will also be expected to conduct research on a variety of topics related to Japanese culture, individually and/or in groups

Sessions will take place between Monday and Friday from 10 am to 3.30 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Classes are small and priority will be given to students who:

Are in Year 12*
  • Are currently, or previously, eligible for Free School Meals 
  • Are the first generation in their family 
to attend university and/or
  • Have experience of care

Students with disabilities area actively encouraged to apply.

*We will consider applications for Year 11 students if they secure the support of their teachers

To apply, please complete the electronic application form. If you have any questions, please write to

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