The SOAS Students’ Union is the official representative body of the students of SOAS, regardless of whether they are Undergraduate, Postgraduate, International or Occasional. It is a Charity, independent of SOAS, and run by students for students. As such its Charitable aims are as follows (from the SU Constitution):
The Union’s objects are the advancement of education of Students at The School Of Oriental and African Studies for the public benefit by:
1 promoting the interests and welfare of Students at The School Of Oriental and African Studies during their course of study and representing, supporting and advising Students;
2 being the recognised representative channel between Students and The School Of Oriental and African Studies and any other external bodies; and
3 providing social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities and forums for discussions and debate for the personal development of its Students.
The above is an excerpt from the Students’ Union Constitution which contains the rules and regulations of the Union. The full document can be downloaded here: SU Constitution.
Check the drop down menu above for the history of the Union and for Officers’ contact details.