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School of Oriental & African Studies

Part of the University of London, SOAS is the world’s leading institution for the study of a diverse range of subjects concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East. At SOAS, we have a tradition of creating change within our community and abroad, facilitating events and activities on everything from donkey conferences to international political debate to defending cleaners’ rights…

How students describe this university

Creative

74%

HIGH

Sporty

23%

LOW

Political

97%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

73%

MED

Vital stats

Student Score

80%

Average graduate salary

£21.8k

% of graduates in work or further study

96%

Overall student satisfaction

88%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Student union satisfaction

72%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

51%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

17%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

63%

of students are female

Young / Mature

23%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

46%

of students here are from outside the UK

Number of students

5,910

students attended last year

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