The School of Oriental and African Studies

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SOAS is the only higher education institution in the UK specialising in the study and research of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. SOAS has the largest concentration of specialist staff (350+ academics) concerned with the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East at any university in the world. SOAS is based in the heart of London and is consistently ranked among the top higher education institutions in the UK and the world.

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Student Population
Female / Male Students
64% Female
36% Male
Full / Part Students
82% Full Time
18% Part Time
International Students
56% Domestic
44% International
Stats from HESA

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the campus is alright, not great. admin is terrible, lecturers severely underpaid, contact time is barely anything and it's facilities need an upgrade. i like soas for its students and its politics but the establishment itself is awful


Love it. It is an amazing u iversity with great people. I did not intend to come here but im glad i did. It is not as bad as everyone makes it seem

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The School of Oriental and African Studies
Thornhaugh Street
United Kingdom