LSE Professorship Named After Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

LSE has announced a new academic position in honour of world-renowned economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen who was professor at the School from 1971-82. During LSE’s biannual Amartya Sen Lecture, the School announced its creation of the ‘Amartya Sen…

Minouche is in her second year. How is she faring?

For LSE Directors, much like students and Premier League managers, the second year is the most important. Dame Nemat Talaat Shafik – Minouche – has been at the School for less time than many of its students. She feels like…

LSE Festival’s art(sy) moment

This year the LSE Festival will run from the 25th of February to the 2nd of March. The theme, New World (Dis)orders, is meant to tackle the questions “how did we get here, what are the challenges, and most importantly…

Circuit VS the rest: The silent struggle over university laundry rooms

Circuit has long been a dominant presence in university laundry rooms. But as anger mounts over falling service standards and exorbitant prices, is Circuit here to stay or is there a risk of it being washed away? Chloe Forletta has…

UCL Holds Referendum to Ban Smoking on Campus

Following campus smoking bans at King’s in 2016 and Imperial in 2017, UCL has held a referendum to ban smoking on campus. The referendum, which closed Friday, ended in favour of the ban, with 65% of voters in favour of…

LSE Tops the Charts Once Again

The LSE celebrates as it has been ranked second in the world in social science and management subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. This means this has now been the case for the seventh consecutive year.…

Students Form Coalition for Second National Climate Strike

An LSE-wide campaign to participate in the second Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration, on the 15th of March, is in the works. This is the first major LSE student-led action on an environmental issue since the now-defunct LSE Divest group…

New LSE-Bocconi Double Degree Programme

The London School of Economics and the University of Bocconi in Milan have launched a new Double Degree programme in European and International Public Policy and Politics. The main course outline is a deep study in European politics and policy-making…

Mace takes over £140m landmark LSE site

Mace has started construction on the £140m Marshall Building Site at the LSE. The demolition of 44 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, the former home of Cancer Research UK, has been completed by McGee Demolition, who were appointed directly by the LSE.…

Students ‘Break Out’ of LSE for Charity

Last weekend RAG’s major international hitchhiking challenge, Jailbreak, took place. 16 Students were released from their ‘prison’ at LSE and had 36 hours to make it as far away as possible without spending any money. The students took part in…