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Easter Building Closures




School and Union Closure Dates


Over the Easter Break there are several closure days and reduced building hours. 


Student Union:

The Student Union will be fully closed from Thursday 28th through to Monday 1st April

The Shop will close on Thursday 28th March and reopen on Monday 15th April

The Bar and Coffee Pod will be closed from the end of term at the end of the day on Friday 22nd March and will reopen on Monday 22nd April

The Student Union is normally closed on weekends


School Building Access:

The School/Library reduced hours over the Easter Weekend are:

Thursday 28th March - 10:00-16:00

Friday 29th March - 10:00-16:00

Saturday 30th March - 9:30 -17:30

Sunday 31st March - Closed

Monday 1st April - Closed


Most University staff will not be working on Thursday 28th March, Friday 29th March and Monday 1st April


Social Study Space in SOAS SU during Easter:

During the Easter Break the Ambedkar Studio will be open between 10am - 5pm as a social study space which all students can drop into if you're looking for a quiet place on campus


Support During the Closure:

If you need Wellbeing Support during the closure you can access 24/7 support here:

  1. Samaritans provide a 24/7 listening and befriending service, which can be accessed by calling 08457 909090, emailing or visiting their website 
  2. Spectrum Life is a free student assistance programme providing emotional and practical support and is accessible 24/7. It can be accessed by calling 08000318227, or by the website To register enter your SOAS email, a password and the SOAS org code which is SOASUoL. 



Need support? Click on this link to see the Report and Support options available to you at SOAS. 


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Tammy Guerrero

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