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Fair Trade report from SOAS, University of London

By Thu, Jun 19, 2014 10:17PM UTC 0 Comment

The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction (FTEPR) project based at SOAS, University of London, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented in Ethiopia and Uganda, has just published the findings of four years of research. The project has collected detailed micro-level evidence from areas producing agricultural exports on how rural...

New HEFCE Scholarships available in Language-Based Area Studies

By Tue, Jun 17, 2014 6:53PM UTC 0 Comment

The SOAS-led consortium “Sustainable Funding for Language-based Area Studies”, funded by the HEFCE Postgraduate Support Scheme with match-funding from SOAS, has a scholarship fund of £460,000 to award in 2014-15. These scholarships are available for 2-year full-time MA programmes dealing with the Arab World, China, Japan, Korea and South Asia.  One-year (£20,000) and two-year (£40,000)...

Endangered Languages Outreach Day

By Mon, May 12, 2014 6:56PM UTC 0 Comment

SOAS, University of London hosts an outreach day on Wednesday 14 May on behalf of the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP) and the Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR). The day of talks by ELDP grantees, alumni, colleagues and friends is designed to raise awareness about the dramatic loss of linguistic diversity around the globe.  It is estimated...

Leading English language programs for Asian Students

By Thu, Mar 01, 2012 6:44PM UTC 9 Comments

OVER the last month, Asian Correspondent has produced a series of features looking at pathway programs across North America and the UK that provide a route to higher education for international students who might not meet the admission requirements for direct entry. Pathway programs offer training in several fields to prepare international students for a...