Mariya Andriyevska
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Postgraduate Officer Hustings Lowdown

Voting for the station of postgraduate student officer has begun, with hustings for the position taking place on Thursday evening in the Student Union building. The event, which was poorly attended, emphasised themes of mental wellbeing, the lack of postgraduate-oriented…

Queen Mary University Staff Warned of Investigation for Low Grading

Staff at Queen Mary University of London received an email advising them that an investigation may be conducted against them if they consistently award average marks below an Upper Second (2:1) level. The staff were instructed to abide by the…

Weekly Union General Meetings Suspended

LSESU General Secretary Mahatir Pasha has released a statement announcing that weekly Union Geneeral Meetings (UGMs) will be suspended during a period of “democratic review.” UGMs are expected to resume after the review process,  and students have been encouraged in…

LSESU UGMs Repeatedly Fail to Reach Quorum

The last three LSE SU Union General Meeting (UGM) motions – regarding more microwaves on campus, more water fountains in the library, and a democracy review – have failed to garner enough votes to reach quorum and be implemented. 250…

LSE hosts Clean Brexit talk

As part of a series of talks on Brexit, the LSE hosted a talk positing how Britain can have a more prosperous future outside of the EU. The panel consisted of Gerard Lyons, chief economic advisor to Boris Johnson during…

LSE Accused of Tracking Alumni Information

Allegations have been made claiming 24 Russell Group institutions – including the LSE – hired wealth screening firms to illegally gather their alumni’s personal information. The universities allegedly used the wealth-screening information provided by firms to more narrowly focus who…