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LSE Community Calls for a Climate Emergency

Image courtesy of Molly Blackall LSE’s Climate Emergency Collective will be sending a letter to LSE Director Minouche Shafik on 23 September, urging her to declare a climate emergency. The Climate Emergency Collective is a group of academics, staff, and…

Grade Inflation Could Burst Results Day Happiness

If the epic Cricket World Cup and Wimbledon finals being on at the same time tonight weren’t stressful enough, results day is tomorrow. Worries that these marks will be less-than-favourable have come to the fore. This comes from new government…

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…

The Centre Building: Light, Collaborative and Finally Open

Additional reporting by Scott Carpenter. Images with gratitude and credit to Nigel Stead. The Beaver was invited to visit the CBR ahead of its opening to Summer School attendees on the 17th of June. Gabija Bingelyte, the Project Manager for…

In the wake of Brexit, LSE strengthens its ties to other European universities

LSE will be joining CIVICA, the European University of Social Sciences as an associated partner.  On Wednesday 26th June, the European Commission (EC) awarded funding to CIVICA, the European University of Social Sciences. CIVICA is a collaboration between 7 leading…

Students and South Asia Centre Watch Indian Election Results

On May 23rd, the results of the Indian general elections had been rolling in since 3 am. At 11 am, student volunteers at the South Asia Centre (SAC) had just finished setting up for a day of panel discussions and…

Resignation, elation, cynicism: LSE’s Indian students react to Modi’s election triumph

Some feel dejected, some excited. In the wake of last week’s election outcome in India, The Beaver finds that the political loyalties of LSE’s Indian students don’t appear to tilt obviously in one direction.   Tulika Lahiri was visiting home…

LSE Fourth in Leading Economics Research Ranking

LSE now ranks fourth in the Tilburg University Top 100 Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking, behind Harvard University, The University of Chicago and Stanford University. Among these top global universities, LSE is the only non-American university ranking in the top…

As it looks to the future, LSE renews focus on teaching

In LSE’s latest vision for the future of the school, a key idea is familiar, Guest Contributor Scott Carpenter writes As the London School of Economics (LSE) rolls out its 11-year vision for the future of the school, called LSE…

Centre Buildings Redevelopment set to open on schedule in June

Image courtesy of New London Development The Centre Buildings Redevelopment (CBR), the 13-storey building opposite the library that includes more than a dozen seminar rooms as well as hundreds of study spaces and a cafe, is set to open on…

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