The A in SOAS: Underfunded and Forgotten

Carolynn Look, BA Chinese and Development Studies As many at SOAS are (or should be) aware, October is not merely a month of beer drinking, workload meltdowns, and costume preparation. It is also officially known as “Black History Month”, with the event’s name itself begging the question whether one month is really enough for a […]

University calls police on 3 Cosas

In defiance of an effective campus-wide ban on protest, members and supporters of the 3 Cosas – ‘Three Things’ – campaign headed to Senate House on Thursday October 24th to insist the University of London listen to their demand: “sick pay, holiday, pensions now!” At approximately 1 PM, protesters gathered at the Russell Square gates. […]

Students need space to solve pan-London issues

Why should we ‘Save ULU’? There’s been a lot of debate over the lastfew years about whether or not ULU is the beneficial to students within the University of London (UoL), and the report published earlier this year wasn’t the first to question it. The rationale behind closing it appears pretty convincing- individual unions are […]

North Block marks the start of SOAS expansion

The SOAS Centenary Master Plan, spearheaded by the University’s acquisition of the North Block of Senate House, aims to invest an estimated £73 million into developing two new buildings and remodelling the existing space in the current buildings. The project may be the most significant development of SOAS’s facilities since the opening of Vernon Square […]