Welcome to 180 Degrees Consulting at SOAS, University of London

We are committed to helping social enterprises and socially-oriented organisations achieve their full potential! If you’d like to discuss possible collaborations, you can get in touch with one of our Branch Executives below.


ABOUT US

We are a student-led consulting organisation working with social enterprises and nonprofits on a mission to help our clients solve their hardest challenges and reach their full potential. We primarily work with organisations that are focused on improving education and health outcomes, achieving environmental sustainability and alleviating poverty.

Our ability to cater to all of our client’s needs hinges on the quality of our people, which is why we value them as our single greatest asset and invest so much in their growth.

Follow our social medias through HERE for regular updates on our branch.


RECRUITMENT AT SOAS

  • The roles that we recruit for are consultants and team leaders
  • Application for next project cycle will be opening in the next few weeks on our social media, so watch out for announcements!

We are currently recruiting for the following executive committee roles:

Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram to keep updated on important announcements, and please contact our recruitment director Maaz Agha at [email protected] should you have any questions.

PROSPECTIVE CONSULTANTS

Why join SOAS 180DC?

Working on projects is a very engaging experience and a fantastic opportunity to gain some hands-on experience. You will be able to learn all the essential skills to impress your future employer: how to write documents, use Excel, build client relationships and improve on your presentations skills.

As a consultant you will quickly develop analytical and problem solving skills.


PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS

If you are interested in taking advantage of our consulting services that we offer here at 180DC SOAS, please contact us via email at [email protected] with the subject of “Prospective Client”. Our client services director will be able to offer more details about our services and work with you to understand how to improve your organisation.

FAQs

  • Q: Do I have to be a student at your university branch to be able to apply?
    A: Yes. We will only be able to consider applications from current SOAS university students.
  • Q: What is the weekly time commitment associated with being a Consultant for 180DC?
    A: Approximately 8 to 10 hours per week. This includes organisation-wide meetings, project group meetings, and any research/tasks Project Leaders may assign to Consultants. There may be some variation depending on the stage of a project, however, we are considerate about our members’ academic commitments and strive to work around them. Our members typically find it very manageable to accommodate this commitment alongside other academic and extra-curricular involvement.

~ September 2021

Address:

London WC1H 0XG, United Kingdom

SOAS, University of London

United Kingdom

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To apply to become a 180 Degrees Consultant, please click the button below, then select your branch and complete the form.

Sample of Consulting Projects

  • GCU Academy

    Area: Education
    Year: 2021

    GCU Academy is a youth-focused organisation that uses sports and education to uplift the local community. Recognising the strong influence of gang culture on our community, we offer an after-school programme filled with a range of activities and positive influences, as well as providing the physical education staff for local Primary Schools. (https://gcu.org.za/about/)

  • Opportutoring

    Area: Refugees & Education
    Year: 2021

    Opportutoring (OT) is a student-led organization that links English speakers and refugees from around the world. Each student is paired with tutors and receives one-on-one English online tutoring per week. (https://opportutoring.com/about-us/)

    180DC exceeded our expectations and demonstrated exemplary professionalism in their approach. The team was thoroughly prepared from the start: they showed up to our initial meeting having already done their research into our organisation, and with a set agenda to introduce themselves and the consultancy process! The team went above and beyond the brief and identified further ways in which they could help our organisation.
  • Together We Thrive

    Area: Human Rights
    Year: 2021

    Through our projects and campaigns, we link like-minded people together online, offline, locally and around different parts of the UK. Through training and education opportunities we connect Muslim women to people from all backgrounds. We encourage and facilitate women from faith communities to use their knowledge and experiences to benefit themselves and others around them. (https://togetherwethrive.co.uk/ )

    It was excellent to work with the SOAS 180DC team. They were thorough and diligent and did so much work in a short space of time. We were so impressed with what the team delivered and it has had a huge impact on the work we are doing and how we can best take it forward and to the next level. We simply could not have done it without them and we are so grateful!

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