Is LSE Disneyland?

LSE is the equivalent of Disneyland with an academical spin. When children go to Disneyland, they are fully immersed in the experience. They look forward to it ahead of time. Their senses are hijacked by the glamour and activities. The…

What to Expect in a Mixed Raced Relationship

I’m mixed race – Afro-Caribbean and white, if I were to tick a box on a government form. I’ve spent most of my life in the Caribbean in a pretty comfortable middle-class background, and my boyfriend is about as middle…

Mental Health and… Sharing

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

Students ‘Break Out’ of LSE for Charity

Last weekend RAG’s major international hitchhiking challenge, Jailbreak, took place. 16 Students were released from their ‘prison’ at LSE and had 36 hours to make it as far away as possible without spending any money. The students took part in…

Save food, save lives

LSE has a reputation as a corporate factory where all the students do is study and try to get internships. In this mini-series, we will try to focus on other societies and student groups who do good. SAVE FOOD is…

SU Elections Begin

Yesterday nominations for SU elections opened. They will close on the 7th. 7th March: Nominations for SU elections close at 3pm. 14th March: ‘Meet the Candidates’, an introductory event giving nominated candidates the opportunity to announce policy and engage with…

LSE agrees to implement ‘mandatory’ consent workshops

In a positive turn of events, LSE have agreed to include consent talks as an “integral” part of Welcome Week from the 2019/20 academic year onwards. The format and content of these talks has not been finalised however they will…

LSE Makes University Challenge for First Time in Five Years

James Engels, Finn Dignan, Zara Elstein, Kevin Schilling and Tom Dawtrey are the University Challenge contestants. Last week, LSE successfully won a place on University Challenge for the first time in over 5 years. University Challenge is the BBC’s longest…

Iconic nightclub KOKO closes its doors for the year

One of Camden’s most popular nightclubs and frequent Friday night spot for LSE students, KOKO, will be closing its doors on March 8th for structural redevelopment. The club will be closed until 2020, moving all of its events to the…

“Shape the World”, LSE’s 2030 strategy

The LSE’s Director and Pro-Director, Minouche Shafik and Dilly Fung, held the Lent Term Student Forum on Wednesday 13th February to discuss the School’s 2030 strategy, offering all students the opportunity to raise questions. Mental health at the LSE was…