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Isabel Little, Author at The Beaver Online
Isabel Little
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Moved from Sydney, Australia to do my MSc Global Politics at LSE. Spend way too much of my free time talking politics, drinking coffee and picking up strange new hobbies.

LSE To Launch New Strategy Consultation Survey

LSE Director, Minouche Shafik, along with the School Management Committee (SMC) have announced plans to include student, staff and alumni input into the formation of the new LSE Strategy. The consultation plan will be launched on Friday 23rd March in…

Alice Weidel Event Cancelled Over Protests

The LSESU has cancelled an event hosted by the LSESU Ethical Finance Society after controversy among the student body.  The society invited German parliamentarian Dr. Alice Weidel, leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and controversial public figure, to…

UK Research Councils Sign Declaration Against The Use of Journal Impact Factors in Evaluating Research Excellence

All seven UK Research Councils have joined others from across the globe signing the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), to protest against the use of Journal Impact Factors in assessing research quality, Times Higher Education reported on 7…

London Endowed With New Water Fountains in Mayor’s New Sustainability Initiative

Twenty new water fountains are to be installed in London’s public parks and squares this year as a part of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans for a more sustainable London. The initiative was announced by Mr. Khan on 23rd January…

Love Wins as Australia Votes to Legalise Same Sex Marriage

The rainbow flag flies from Australia House in London this week in reflection of Australia’s vote to legalise same sex marriage. The results were 61.6% to the ‘Yes’ vote, and 38.4% to the ‘No’ vote. The Australian Bureau of Statistics…

sQuid Card Use Continues to be a Problem

Access to sQuid Loyalty Rewards is slowly being rolled out to the student body after weeks of system errors. Students are being contacted in waves so they can download their loyalty balance at the single working terminal in the cafeteria…

MT Elections: “Most Exciting in LSESU History”

The results for the Michaelmas Term elections were announced by the LSE Student Union (LSESU) as reading week began. After receiving almost 8600 votes for 11 different positions, the LSESU celebrates the results as “one of the most exciting Michaelmas…

T-Charge Launches Amid New Findings on the Dangers of Pollution

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s T-Charge, an air-pollution tax applied to any vehicles entering London that breach Euro IV emission standards, officially launched on Monday. This comes a few days after the launch of a tube based poster advertising campaign on…

Graduate Course Choice Concerns Raised At Departmental Meeting

In response to criticism over the complexity, fairness and structure of Graduate Course Choice, The Department of Government has said that there is “only so much they can do” according to Student Representatives, who attended the meeting last week. Graduate…

LSE Responds to Course Choice Complaints

“We recognise the course selection process can be frustrating, and apologise for this,” an LSE Spokesperson has told The Beaver, in response to ‘Graduate Course Selection Chaos’, published last week. “The School is reviewing the course selection process for both…