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1968 – LSE Unchained?

The year 1968 has become renowned for hosting some of the most important international political protests, many of which were initiated by student activists. The LSE was no exception to this global movement and the period from 1967-1969 became known…

Students will be refused a student loan if they fail to obtain 3 D’s at A-Level

Ministers around the UK have been preparing to refuse university student loans for those who fail to obtain at least 3 D’s at A-Level. This contributes to recent controversy surrounding student loans and access to education. The reasoning behind this…

New LSE-Bocconi Double Degree Programme

The London School of Economics and the University of Bocconi in Milan have launched a new Double Degree programme in European and International Public Policy and Politics. The main course outline is a deep study in European politics and policy-making…

“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…

LSE’s Lasting Commitment to Sustainability

On the week beginning 5th February, LSE celebrated its annual Green Week, acknowledging the environmental work of the Student Union and further encouraged staff and students to engage and participate in the multitude of events on offer throughout the week.…

LSE in Top 10 for hosting most ‘extreme’ speakers report finds

LSE ranks in joint 6th with Manchester Metropolitan and Aston University with 5 events in a  report conducted by The Henry Jackson Society comparing the number of ‘extreme’ speakers that UK universities hosted. SOAS leads with 43 events in the…

LSE Students Take on Austerity and Patriarchy at the London Women’s March 2019

Among the thousands of people who throng the streets of central London, LSE students joined the fight for equality – against patriarchy, austerity, domestic violence and marginalisation on Saturday 19th January. Surrounded by inspirational messages of empowerment, this third annual…