My experience doing fieldwork for the first time

Imaan Khan, BA Social Anthropology and Politics Conducting real-life fieldwork, as opposed to between the shelves of the SOAS library required motivation, and both attentive listening and observational skills. At one point or another, most people will go through the nervousness of trying something for the first time. While there are many ways to prepare […]

SOAS falls thirty places in research league table

Tom King, BA Politics SOAS has fallen 30 places in a research league table compiled by the Times Higher Education based on Research Excellence Framework data. The table ranks SOAS as 61st out of the 126 institutions who had submitted research for evaluation; down from 31st when the analysis was last conducted six years ago. […]

‘Major donation’ for Senate House expansion and research

Tom King, BA Politics SOAS has received a £749,000 donation from the Wolfson Foundation, a charity which supports higher education in the UK.   The grant will go towards the school’s expansion into the North Block of Senate House which is due to be completed in Spring 2016 as well as funding scholarships for postgraduate […]