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LSE announces MSc International and Asian History

Following the creation of new undergraduate and masters programs last year, the International History department announced a new MSc on 20 November, focusing on International and Asian History. Applications for 2020/2021 are now open.  In order to recognise its expertise…

LSE alumnus play in VAULT Festival 2020

LSE alumnus Esohe Uwadiae announced on Tuesday November 19th that her play ‘She Is A Place Called Home’ will be featured in one of the largest curated arts festivals in the world. Uwadiae studied law as an undergraduate at LSE…

Panelists speak on Urdu poet Parveen Shakir

by Thomas Chau On 21 November, LSESU Modern Languages Society hosted a panel event on the work of Urdu poet Parveen Shakir. Her poetry, which centred around the themes of love, social stigma and feminism, as well as the English…

LSESU political societies debate on General Election

by Florit Shoihet Weeks before the UK general election, about 40 LSE students gathered on 20 November to watch a head to head debate between the presidents of three main LSE political societies – Melissa Pittman (Labour Party), Aadil Khan…

LSESU Business and Investment Group wins ‘Impact on Campus’ award

By Jeffrey Wang On Monday, 25 November, LSESU’s Business and Investment Group (BIG) announced that it won the Bright Network’s 2019 award for Impact on Campus. BIG is a product of the merger between LSESU Investment Society and LSESU Business…

KSI spends £1200 at LSE in youtube challenge

by Zoe O’Logbon YouTuber KSI visited LSE’s Centre Building. This was the target for his new YouTube video, “Sidemen Spend £100,000 in 1 hour” published on 11 November.  KSI boasts over 6 million subscribers on YouTube and recently defeated Logan…

LSE Students’ Alliance for Hong Kong takes action on multiple fronts

As the protests in Hong Kong reached a fever pitch, LSE’s related movement, The LSE Student’s Alliance for Hong Kong, stepped up its efforts to amplify the protesters’ message and respond to opposition on campus. The LSE Students Alliance for…

LSESU Debate Society Withdraws Invitation for Roger Hallam

Image courtesy of Peter Marshall, 2017 The LSESU Debate Society have withdrawn their invitation to a Fabian Series debate from Roger Hallam, ex-KCL PhD student and co-founder of the environmental organisation Extinction Rebellion. Last Wednesday Hallam was quoted in an interview…

No strike action for LSE UCU members

From Monday 25th November to Wednesday 4th December, University and College Union (UCU) members from sixty universities across the country will take strike action. According to the UCU website, strike action relates to two separate legal disputes, on pensions and…

Turning Point UK Kicked Off Campus by LSESU

On Wednesday 20th November, Turning Point UK set up a stall outside the Saw Swee Hock building, upon being approached by Activities & Development Officer Jack Boyd the group was asked to leave the area.  The SU explained that the…

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