Varsity 2018: Review

By Holly Sampson, BA Arabic Last week saw SOAS go head to head against London Met in the 2018 North London Varsity. For those who don’t know about varsity, it is an annual sports tournament between two competitive universities and involves a whole range of sporting endeavours. The competition spans over three days and was […]

Spotlight: Consent Workshops

By Youssra Elmagboul, BA Economics and Development When designing these workshops it was imperative that they were focused on sport, and the culture surrounding it, as many students have already taken part in a workshop during their respective freshers’ weeks. While the opening section of the workshops is largely still the same (covering the basics […]

Varsity returns to SOAS

By Sophie Bennett, BA Development Studies It’s that time of year again; the SOAS Warriors take on the Sea of Red, London Met. In a battle of over 20 games across 11 sports SOAS will showcase its best athletes in a bid to take this years title. Games will take place between the 26th and 28th February […]

Society Spotlight: SOAS Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

By Zaki Sarraf, LLB Law Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling martial art that focuses on the control of an opponent and leading to a submission. The martial art combines different grappling systems, including Judo, Sambo, Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling, to create a complete system of taking an opponent to the ground and controlling them with […]

SOAS Women’s Football

SOAS Women’s Football team has kicked off this season with two wins, one draw and two unfortunate losses. Every game has been played with impeccable sportsmanship and team spirit, which makes any game a pleasure to watch and play – no matter the final score. This year the football team has acquired a new coach, […]