LSE Rankings Up Again

LSE continues to be one of the top universities worldwide, according to reports by the Times Higher Education, QS, The Guardian and others. Dame Minouche Shafik, Director of LSE, commented on the school’s success: “LSE’s ranking as one of the…

Anti-Racism Protests Erupt On LSE Campus

Last week, on the 12th of October, LSE students took part in protests strictly opposing racism and hate speech. The demonstration initiated on campus outside of the Student Union and continued up until the LSE Directorial Board. Why did it…

LSESU Michaelmas Elections: Will They Buck The Trend Of Declining Voter Participation?

Voting begins for the LSESU Michaelmas term elections on Friday 26th October, with this year’s batch of nominated candidates duking it out for the 14 positions up for grabs this term. These range from an opening for a Disabled Students’…

Students Grill Minouche

Director Answers Tough Questions about LSE’s Brexit Fallout and the Charlottesville Protestor On Monday 15 October, LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik set out her ‘New Strategy’, addressing growing concerns over plummeting student satisfaction, complaints over the quality of teaching, and…

UGM Asks for Student Input in Democracy Reform

The LSESU held a Union General Meeting last Thursday evening in the Saw Swee Hock Centre. In addition to regular updates on LSESU-driven initiatives, the UGM was advertised to be the started of an initiative titled “The Rebuild,”. This aims…

LSEAU ‘Unwelcome’ Party

“Shambles”, “utter disgrace” and “worst event I’ve ever been to” were just a few of the comments made after Wednesday’s AU welcome party.   What happened? After being a heavily publicised and sold-out event, the AU welcome party  ended early…

LSE Student Satisfaction Continues To Drop

When discussing LSE, a recurring topic is our shamefully low student satisfaction score, which persists despite our renown international standing. This trend appears to be continuing. Following the release of the National Student Survey (NSS) results yesterday, our student satisfaction…

A Result for LSE

LSE have released the summer exam results today. Finally a good moment for LSE as it went without a hitch. The results were released up to three hours earlier than expected, meaning many students eagerly awaiting their results were pleasantly…

LSE Kashmir Dialogue: Structural fault lines affect deliberation attempts

Note: This is an account of the India-Pakistan dialogue on Kashmir which took place on 17th February 2018 in LSE, London. The opinions expressed within this article are my personal opinions. They may not reflect the opinion of my co-panelists.…

LSE To Launch New Strategy Consultation Survey

LSE Director, Minouche Shafik, along with the School Management Committee (SMC) have announced plans to include student, staff and alumni input into the formation of the new LSE Strategy. The consultation plan will be launched on Friday 23rd March in…