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The College of Social Sciences and International Studies Advocate Scheme

Would you like to earn money talking about your course and student life? Do you want flexible work?

Plight of Syrian exiles showcased in film

A powerful and heart-warming film about a group of Syrian refugee women is being shown at the University of Exeter.

Exeter enters global 100 for Social Sciences

The University of Exeter has strengthened its position as being among the very best universities in the world for Social Sciences.

Fellow appointments recognise Social Science excellence

Two leading academics from diverse fields at the University of Exeter have been appointed as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Exeter launches humanities festival with a touch of magic

The University of Exeter will launch a national humanities festival with a touch of magic this year as experts and academics come together to discuss our modern view of the mystical.

Exeter academic meets Pope Francis

Dr Mustafa Baig of the University's Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies met with Pope Francis in St Peter's Basilica on June 30.

Success for SSIS at the Guild Teaching Awards!

The College of Social Sciences and International Studies had eight nominations and picked up two awards at the Students’ Guild Teaching Awards. Photo: Exeter Students' Guild

Exeter Student wins the 9th Al Jazeera Forum Research Competition, 'Change in the Arab World: Approaches and Possibilities'

5 May 2015
The Al Jazeera Center for Studies ran the competition to promote and showcase young researchers.

Magic, Malta and a Muslim during the Inquisition in 1605

Making a living by practising magic can have dramatic consequences, especially if you are a Muslim slave with mainly Christian clients at the time of the Inquisition in early 17th century Malta.

An Appreciation of the Life of Professor Clifford Edmund Bosworth.

An Appreciation of the Life of Professor Clifford Edmund Bosworth who died Saturday, 28 February 2015. By Ian Richard Netton.

Careers with a degree from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

Former students from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies give insights in to potential career and further study paths at the IAIS Careers Day 2015.

Exeter academic contributes to UK parliament report on Iraq

A University of Exeter, Middle East political expert features heavily in a new report by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on ‘UK Government policy on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’.

Research at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

14 January 2015
IAIS's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

SSIS research rated internationally excellent in latest national assessment

SSIS research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the first assessment of the research quality of UK universities since 2008, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).