Crossing the Globe #8: Covid-19 Returning home to the US

“I felt like [London]was kind of a home away from home. I was expecting to have to 2 or 3 months left and that’s the hardest thing. I felt like there wasn’t enough closure.” As we face a global pandemic,…

Crossing the Globe #7: Covid-19 Returning home to Morocco

“Yes it’s not ideal but what this quarantine life has taught me is… just adapting and being grateful for what you have.” In this episode, we’re talking to Safuoa Berady, a first-year International Relations student who flew back to Morocco…

LSE Limelight #17: Opposite time zones in LSE’s virtual campus

“I guess it would’ve been so nice just to have the sunny LSE campus that we have during exam period, where everyone’s stressed but we’re all together and we all go sit in a park and complain and then we…

Crossing the Globe #6: Covid-19 Returning home to Singapore

As we face a global pandemic, Crossing the Globe is exploring the stories of LSE’s international students. In their journeys from London to Home, we discuss the impact of Covid-19 on student health, wellbeing, and studies. In this episode, we’re…

Guide: What you should know about the LSE response to Coronavirus

The Beaver aims to keep an updated list of all the available information on the LSE response to the COVID-19 pandemic. LSE has an FAQ page with updated information, and the UK government has instructions and help online. Online assessment …

Comment: The LSESU election and the Chinese population

被LSE学联忽略的声音 LSE would not exist without its Chinese international students. The Chinese student population is large, and, while the average tuition fee for a domestic and EU student at LSE is £9250, the average tuition fee of an international student…

Concerns of bigotry rise as coronavirus spreads

As outbreaks of Coronavirus grow across Asia, Europe and, more recently, the Middle East, panic and, subsequently, instances of Sinophobia are spreading as quickly as the disease. With the virus advancing across borders and beyond Wuhan where it originated from,…

Crossing the Globe #3: Indigenous People

This week we’re speaking about indigenous people in different countries and cultures. We hear thoughts from Julia Bussab Fonseca about the sinister side of development which harms Brazil’s indigenous groups, Ronald Kim about Australia Day’s controversies and the different regional perspectives and Benji Flacks about his positive memories celebrating Maori culture and…

Crossing the Globe #2: Education

“You can’t relate to the great poetry and literature that exists in that language. It magnifies your identity conflict.’ – Angbeen Abbas on prioritising English and losing regional languages in Pakistan. This week we’re speaking about education systems in different countries and…

“Pain au chocolat ou chocolatine?” Héloïse and Edouard weigh in on being French at LSE

You might think that all the French people at LSE already know each other, but you would be wrong: Héloïse and Edouard have never met before this interview.