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Oxford PPE graduate and Social Sciences and Humanities Lecturer


Suraiya is a Social Sciences and Humanities Lecturer and private tutor. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford and is studying for a PhD in Gender Studies from SOAS, University of London. She was also admitted as a Member of the New York Bar (Second Department) by the New York University of Law. Suraiya’s professional experience spans multiple continents and includes work in international development, human rights law, and teaching at school and university-level. In her tutoring career, Suraiya specialises in a range of subjects, including Philosophy, Politics, Global Politics, African Studies, and Gender Theory. She has also successfully supported students with applications to top universities across the world, including Oxbridge and US law schools.


School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)

University of Oxford

NYU School of Law


I currently teach masters level courses in Gender and Global Politics, and Gender in the Middle East at SOAS University. My previous teaching experience includes modules on Human Rights Law and International Law. I also have over five years of experience as a tutor working with undergraduate and masters students.

Topics I have taught include:

- Continental Philosophy

- Epistemology

- Metaphysics

- Ethics

- Critical Theory

- Postcolonial Theory

- Middle Eastern Politics

- African Politics

- Comparative European Politics

- International Relations

- International Human Rights

- Gender Studies

- Public Policy

- Environmental Policy

- Analytical and Persuasive Writing


    SOAS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, London, UK PhD Candidate, Interdisciplinary, expected completion July 2023 Admitted as a Member of the New York Bar, Second Department October 2021 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, New York, New York J.D., May 2018 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, LADY MARGARET HALL, Oxford, United Kingdom B.A. (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics, June 2012


TSAProfessional Qualification
Personal StatementProfessional Qualification
Cambridge ApplicationsUndergraduatePhDGCSE
PhilosophyA LevelUndergraduateGCSEInternational Baccalaureate
Government and politicsUndergraduatePhDMaster'sInternational Baccalaureate
International DevelopmentProfessional Qualification
LNATProfessional Qualification
Oxford ApplicationsUndergraduatePhDGCSEProfessional Qualification
GermanA LevelGCSE
HistoryA LevelUndergraduatePhDGCSE
Ancient HistoryA LevelUndergraduatePhDMaster'sGCSEInternational Baccalaureate