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Non-credit courses surge at LSE

LSE is quickly building up revenues from non-certificated “short courses,” going further than its peers as it seeks to diversify sources of income in the face of declining public funding for UK universities.

Lack of support for male victims of sexual harassment at LSE

According to LSE’s website, support available for students who have faced sexual harassment includes a team of academics who volunteer to be safe contacts and a sexual violence support worker from Rape Crisis South London, who is independent from the…

Exclusive: Minouche Rejects Calls for Climate Emergency

LSE students on climate strike, March 2019. Credit Molly Blackall for 68.

Nominations Open for LSESU MT Elections

Nominations for the MT LSESU Elections open today at 10am. Those looking to run for a position will have until 17 October to nominate themselves, with hustings set to take place the week after, on 23 October. Open positions include…

How do we define ‘Working Class’?

At the end of the last academic year, I found myself winning the role of social mobility officer. Now I find myself now faced with one of LSE’s biggest class-based problems; who is the LSE working class? This LSE bubble…

Surviving 1st Year: an International students’ survival guide

Welcome to the UK! The land of tea, the Queen, and people who say “How do you do?” in a posh accent while holding an umbrella… Or so you thought!  Already perplexed? Fear not! We’re here to tell you what…

LSE SU shop staff start campaign after cuts in pay and work hours.

Additional reporting by Morgan Fairless Student workers at the LSE shop have begun a campaign aimed to restore their working hours and conditions after cuts and restructuring. Under new management, students have lost significant working hours as Catering staff and…

LSE unveils new Inclusive Education Action Plan

LSE has recently unveiled its new Inclusive Education Action Plan, set to go into effect in the 2019/20 academic year. Building on the LSE 2030 Strategy, the 5-year action plan aims to close the Black and Asian attainment gap (relative…

LSE is still invested in fossil fuels, but the share is smaller than at competing London universities

The share of the LSE’s endowment invested in fossil fuels is far smaller than that of rival London universities. LSE beats Imperial College and University College London (UCL) according to a Freedom of Information Act request reviewed by The Beaver. …

7% Increase in Student Satisfaction Marks NSS Win for LSE

LSE has increased student satisfaction levels following five years of disappointing results , according to the newly released 2019 National Student Survey (NSS). Overall student satisfaction rose by 7%, reaching a new score of 78%.  Student satisfaction is largely measured…

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