Launch of May’s review of higher education fees

By Sumayyah Daisy Lane, BA History On Monday, February 19, Prime Minister Theresa May set out the details of the Tory government’s delayed long-year review of the UK’s higher education fees. During the speech, May admitted to the UK being home to “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”, with […]

SOAS announces its new ‘Fossil Fuels Free University’ status

By Ines Rodier, BA Politics and Development Studies SOAS has announced that fossil fuels are no longer being used the institutuion. This achievement is the result of a commitment made three years ago by the administration to divest totally from fossil fuels. Between 2008 and 2015, SOAS had already halved its carbon emissions from buildings, […]

Justice for Workers continue their fight to be brought in-house

By Arooj Sultan, BA Economics & Politics After a hard-fought campaign taking place over a period of 11 years, in August 2017 SOAS management announced that it meet the demands of the Justice for Workers (J4W) campaign and bring all outsourced staff in-house by September 2018. Following this historic announcement, workers were promised that all […]