No Blame for Valerie Amos in Cuts Controversy

Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish Since last Thursday, a controversy has been raging within the walls of SOAS. Students who shy away from SOAS politics are being brought into the fold with the leak of two documents by an anonymous source within the university, revealing plans to cut at least 184 courses.  The leaked […]

SOAS Speciality Library Fights to Keep Doors Open

  Caitlin Shewell-Cooper, BA Swahili and English A new campaign run by a group of SOAS anthropology students is raising money to support the Helen Kanitkar Library, an invaluable resource for anthropology students that is under threat due to a lack of adequate funding. Unless you study Anthropology it is unlikely you will have come across […]

Sports Societies Incur Thousands in Fines

Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish The sports budget of the SOAS Students’ Union has come under scrutiny over the past month, after the payment of the most recent set of fines incurred by sports societies. Last month the Students’ Union was obliged to pay £1200 to British University and Colleges Sports (BUCS), the UK’s […]

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Romantic DIY Gift Ideas for your loved one this Valentine’s Day

Johntex/Wikicommons – CC BY 2.5 Paloma Rao, LLB Law   Love Coupons What you need: Card, scissors, ribbon Cut out coloured card into rectangles to make your coupons. You can print templates online. Decorate each coupon with your ideas. Make a hole on the left side of each coupon and tie together with ribbon.   […]