LSE Student Travels to Edinburgh via Poland, Berlin and Glasgow

An LSE student, William Stein, has flown from London to Edinburgh via Poland, Berlin and Glasgow, for the same price as a return ticket with Virgin Trains East Coast. The second year Geography with Economics student wanted to visit Edinburgh…

“Indifference” Wins the LSESU MT Elections

A sparsely-attended hustings event on Wednesday October 18th kicked off the final stages of the LSE Student Union’s Michaelmas Term election cycle, which has seen 50 candidates come forward for 11 separate posts across the SU.  An estimated 20 individuals…

LSE Responds to Course Choice Complaints

“We recognise the course selection process can be frustrating, and apologise for this,” an LSE Spokesperson has told The Beaver, in response to ‘Graduate Course Selection Chaos’, published last week. “The School is reviewing the course selection process for both…

Cleaners group seek ‘Justice for Daniel’

Following seven days of strike action earlier this year, cleaners at the LSE have achieved a historic victory by attaining the commitment (from LSE) to being brought in-house by “Spring 2018” as well as parity of working conditions with other…

Chaos marks postgrad course selection process

Confusion, stress and resignation have marked the start of many postgraduate students’ first few weeks of Michaelmas Term at the LSE. Frustration with various aspects of the Graduate Course Choice (GCC) system has has been the topic of talk amongst…

Prashant Rao: From LSE’s Beaver Editor to AFP’s Baghdad Bureau Chief and The New York Times

By Taryana Odayar.  Prashant Rao is the current Deputy Business Editor for Europe at The New York Times, and the former Baghdad Bureau Chief for Agence France-Presse (AFP). He was assigned to the Baghdad Bureau by the AFP for five…

LSESU Scraps Bursary for Part-Time Officers

In an unprecedented development, the LSESU’s ten part-time officers (PTOs) were left reeling from the news that the £1500 bursary that was advertised as a benefit of their position had been scrapped for the 2017/2018 year, six months after they…

Welcome Back to Student Life
When I came to LSE I had a dream. I had a dream deeply rooted in many a student’s dream. I had a dream that I would found my own start-up by the age of 20, be living off innocent…
In conversation with the indefatigable Julia Gillard

By Taryana Odayar, former Executive Editor.  Julia Gillard was the 27th Prime Minister of Australia (2010-2013), and the first woman to hold the positions of Deputy Prime Minister, Prime Minister & Leader of a major party in Australia. She is currently…

Angelina Jolie Delivers Inaugural Lecture at the LSE

by Tazeen Dhanani, Postgraduate Student On Tuesday, 14 March, students taking the course GI425: Women, Peace and Security (WPS) eagerly filled up the classroom in anticipation of a guest lecture. The prior week featured guest lecturer Lord William Hague, one…