University of London

An Ode To Choir-Singing

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
Clotilde Yap, BA Chinese (Modern and Classical) When I first joined the University of London chamber choir, I thought I had just made a big mistake. As I was outside the room, waiting to go in for my audition, I realised I hadn’t properly sung with a choir for at least two years. Needless to Read More

SOAS Speciality Library Fights to Keep Doors Open

2 years ago SOAS Spirit 0
  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 Read More

SOAS gets a 2:1 in ethical university league table

3 years ago Jonny Morrison 0
Jonny Morrison, BA Chinese (Modern and Classical) SOAS has scored 49.6% in the People and Planet 2015 league table, which assesses universities’ environmental and ethical performance, placing it 49th in the country out of 151 surveyed, coming out at an ‘upper second class’ level. This is a significant improvement from being awarded 73rd place in Read More

London Student at risk of closure

3 years ago Tom King 0
Tom King, BA Politics London Student risks closure after the University of London (UoL) turned down a bid to continue funding the paper earlier this week. The University’s Collegiate Council rejected an application for £54,000 to allow the paper to continue printing for the next academic year while alternative funding sources could be established. The move follows Read More

Michael Chessum released

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
ULU President Michael Chessum was arrested at lunchtime yesterday as he tried to enter ULU headquarters on Malet Street. He was released in the evening after nine hours in custody. It is believed that the arrest was related to a protest at Senate House earlier this week.  A 200-strong crowd of students and supporters, including Read More

University calls police on 3 Cosas

4 years ago WebAdmin 0
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. Read More