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We are deeply passionate about inspiring the next generation to develop ideas to help build a fairer world.

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Student packing to move house
Life at SOAS
Surabhi Sanghi

What should I pack for university?

Deciding what to pack with you for university is a difficult task. Here are a few things you should bring to make your transition from home to university that little bit easier.

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