LSESU Elections – live coverage from the comfort of my home

Well, I can’t say this has been productive, but I’m done for the night! Our new commander-in-chief: David Gordon! Our new Education Officer is: Eileen Gbagbo (ex-Collective Chair of the Beaver!) Our new Community and Welfare Officer is: Laura Goddard…

LSESU election: Over 25% of SU positions have 0 candidates

With the polls set to open for the LSESU elections on Monday 23rd March, over a quarter of positions have zero candidates. Out of the 26 positions available in the SU election, 7 have no approved candidates, with many being…

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…

LSESU student elections results are in

By Elena Christaki-Hedrick and Thomas Chau Last night, LSESU announced the results of Michaelmas Term elections. The following students were elected as the 2019/2020 representatives: Nico Robben – General Course President Nancy Luo, Sharif Kazemi – Democracy Committee  Cion Choi…

Student hustings sessions kick off LSESU election campaigns

By Nora Lorenz and Angbeen Abbas Over the course of two days the LSESU hosted two events for students to meet and quiz their future representatives running for positions in the Michaelmas Term 2019. The first hustings session took place…

LSESU “very pleased” with nominations turnout

The LSESU MT Elections nomination period closed today, seeing 93 nominees across the categories up for election. Union management and officers had set a goal of 50 nominees. The turnout of 93 thus vastly exceeded expectations. LSESU Democracy Committee UGM…

We need to scrap elections to save the SU

LSE has a problem. Our students’ union doesn’t represent the wider student community. While the majority of students are women, 75% of sabbatical officers are men, and every GenSec elected while I have been a student at LSE has been…

Election Night Surprises: Zulum and Martha Reinstated, Turnout Increases 5%

This article was written by News Staff Writers Zehra Jafree, Amber Iglesia and Lucy Knight. Naveed Kabir opened the LSESU Results Night by reminiscing on his previous year. He said his “highs were seeing close friends vouch for you, believe…

Labour Society endorses Alex Selway for Gen Sec

We believe Alex is the candidate who represents the society’s core values of equality, inclusivity and opportunity for all. Both the Labour Party and LSE were founded on these values over 100 years ago, and they remain relevant for all…

Geography and Environment Society endorses Will Stein for Gen Sec

Will Stein: the man, the myth, the legend. Have you heard the whispers? That he has put more time into improving Student Satisfaction than pursuing his degree? That he birthed the campaign idea for the Summer Ball motion, a platform…