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    SOAS, which stands for the School of Oriental and African Studies, specialises in teaching languages and social sciences related to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It has a focus on international study, and as such has produced influential alumni including a Nobel Peace Prize winner, several UK ambassadors, Supreme Court judges and heads of state.

    Based in the heart of London in Bloomsbury and Islington, the main campus is in a cozy brick block where you'll easily get to know the other students you'll be studying with - after all there are only around 5,000 students in attendance here.


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    What you need to know about SOAS

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    33rd (Complete University Guide 2014)
    22nd (The Guardian’s University Guide 2014)


    For 2013/14 the undergraduate fees for UK/EU students was £9,000 and for international students £14,950.

    Established: 1916

    UCAS Code: S09


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    SOAS Students' Union website


    Open days at SOAS

    SOAS, University of London open days

    There are three open days at SOAS in 2014:
    5 February 2014
    8 February 2014
    11 June 2014

    How to find it:

    SOAS, University of London
    Thornhaugh Street
    Russell Square
    WC1H 0XG

    Telephone 020 7637 2388

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