SOAS Limits Free Speech on Campus, Study Says

A University campus is supposed to be renowned for allowing students and staff to engage in freedom of speech – without having policies or rules in place to limit this. However, a recent report by Spiked Online has suggested that very few Universities actually actively promote freedom of speech, with many supposedly actively blocking free speech from their campus. The School of Oriental and African … Continue reading SOAS Limits Free Speech on Campus, Study Says

‘Students Should Have the Right to Avoid Offensive Talks’ – SOAS Director

Students should have the right to avoid any talks which might offend them, says Baroness Amos – the Director of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Amos was speaking at a conference, and tackled a number of issues such as radicalisation. She also spoke about freedom of speech on campuses – saying that while it is important to uphold, Universities should use it … Continue reading ‘Students Should Have the Right to Avoid Offensive Talks’ – SOAS Director

London Universities Set for February and March Strike Action

Staff members across several Universities in the United Kingdom will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting several Universities based in London. Brunel University, City University, Goldsmiths University, Imperial College London, King’s College London, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, SOAS and UCL are all set for strike action. The news has caused concern for students – … Continue reading London Universities Set for February and March Strike Action

SOAS to Divest from All Fossil Fuels

SOAS University of London is set to end all of their investments related to fossil fuels – in a move that has been long-awaited by campaigners. This will mean SOAS won’t have investments in the oil, gas or coal industries. The announcement has been welcomed by many, with environmental concerns based around the effect fossil fuel companies have on the world. This puts students in … Continue reading SOAS to Divest from All Fossil Fuels

12 Things To Do While At SOAS

SOAS University London offers an amazing student experience – with plenty of things to do during your student years. London is an unrivalled location for being a student – with tens of thousands of students around the city. Whether you’re an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or even just a visiting student, you will have an enjoyable time! However, unfortunately the time will fly by quickly. Yet this … Continue reading 12 Things To Do While At SOAS

Revealed: How Much Did SOAS Students Spend on Library Fines?

Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that students from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS) spent heavily on library fines for the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £38,435 on library fines. This figure is just above average for library fines in institutions across the United Kingdom, though the next statistic is worrying. To put this figure into perspective, … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did SOAS Students Spend on Library Fines?

10 Great Things About Being a Student in London

The years spent as a student often contribute towards the happiest years of your life. Regardless of where you study, you get a level of freedom you won’t get at any other stage in life. Moreover, you can enrich yourself by taking part in a range of events, whether sporting or social. And yet, the student life in London presents several more benefits than anywhere … Continue reading 10 Great Things About Being a Student in London

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UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site!   You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!