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UCAS code: S09

Set in the heart of central London, SOAS University of London is an institution that encourages students to challenge conventional views, and to think globally. Specialising in the arts, humanities, languages, cultures, law and social sciences from a global perspective, SOAS is particularly renowned for its unique courses relating to Asia, Africa, the Near East and the Middle East. The SOAS campus is a homely, cosmopolitan community, and our central location means that students are well-connected to everything London has to offer.
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Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student satisfaction score 70% Low

Number of students

6,290

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

54%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

2%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

36%

of students are male

Young / Mature

14%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

25%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

53 comments (17 students)
    • Five stars: Excellent

      2023, 2nd year student, Politics

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    • Four stars: Great

      2023, 3rd year student, Law

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    • Five stars: Excellent

      2023, 2nd year student, Accounting

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    • some of the modules aren't fully relevant but all the lecturers are passionate and lovely

      2023, 1st year student, History Of Art

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    • sick library, good environment

      2023, 1st year student, History Of Art

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    • SU is kinda weird but fun and the people themselves are all super sweet

      2023, 1st year student, History Of Art

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