Anonymous Reporting Tool Coming to SOAS Soon

Holly Sampson, BA Middle Eastern Studies and World Philosophies In the next term, SOAS will be implementing a new tool for reporting an incident of harassment or abuse to the School.Report+Support is an online reporting tool that was initially created by the University of Manchester and can be bought by other universities to be used […]

Dinwiddy House Intrusion Creates Student Safety Scare

Khadija Kothia, BA History An intrusion at Dinwiddy House has caused students to become anxious about security failings at the SOAS undergraduate accommodation. Students report that at 3 am on Sunday the 14th of October, a man in his twenties entered the accommodation building behind a few students, chased two female students up the staircase […]

Financial Crisis Strikes SOAS

University in financial crisis following crash in undergraduate intake By: Jude Omidiran, BA Economics & Development   SOAS management has disclosed that the university is facing a massive deficit, following a 40% collapse in undergraduate enrolment over the past two years. The Executive Board called an emergency meeting to reveal the £7.1m gap in the […]

Few Answers Materialise in Controversy Around SOAS’ Rare Buddha Statue

Caren Holmes, MA Postcolonial Studies In March 2018, SOAS accepted a controversial gift from American alumni, Mary and Paul Slawson. The gift, a 13th-century Thai sculpture, housed within the Brunei Gallery, is estimated to be worth more than €60,000 but lacks documentation of its transactional history. Dr Angela Chiu, who has a PhD in Thai […]