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SOAS University, London

SOAS offers a wide range of programmes in Area Studies, Arts, Development Studies, Economics, Finance an Management, International Relations, Languages, Law and Politics, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.


The SOAS library is one of only five national research libraries in the UK, providing unique, specialist resources for their students as well as scholars from around the world.

SOAS is constantly ranked amongst the best institutions in the UK and the world by independent bodies and, in the most recent QS ranking, four of SOAS’ subject areas - politics, development studies, anthropology and study of religions – were ranked in the global top 25

SOAS is situates in the very heart of London, in historic Bloomsbury. The area is renowned for its fashionable cafe's and restaurants, green spaces, book stores and arts venues. The British Museum, British Library, regents Park and the West End are all within Walking distance,

What students say

Indy Hothi Economist, Ernst & Young BSc Economics, 2010


I have a passion for discovering how the world works and am very interested in social entrepreneurship and exploring ways corporate organisations can positively contribute to society. SOAS gave me an outstanding degree and education, plus also a deep appreciation of global and social issues, which I don’t think I would have necessarily found anywhere else. My role at Ernst & Young involves advising public and private sector organisations on the economic, social and fi scal impact of their organisations. My typical day comprises of meeting clients and working with teams of consultants to develop innovative solutions to address these challenges. Additionally, I am a trustee for an international humanitarian aid organisation. My involvement in the charitable sector has led me to the frontline in a number of disaster and civil conflict zones including Haiti, Bosnia, Iraq and Lebanon.

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