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New arrivals

A big 'hello' from the Department of Statistics!

LSE's Welcome Week 2017 will take place from Monday 18 – Friday 22 September 2017

Statistics is all about getting data and analysing it and using it to answer questions about the world be that in terms of Economics, Finance or public opinions. The applications are numerous
Statistics is all about getting data and analysing it and using it to answer questions about the world be that in terms of Economics, Finance or public opinions. The applications are numerous.

Firstly, welcome to LSE and congratulations on achieving your place here!

Listed on this page are all the welcome events you will need to attend as a Department of Statistics student. 

Please note: event information may be subject to change. We will keep this page updated with the latest information.

Welcome Week is your opportunity to make friends, learn more about studying at LSE and living in London. You will be invited to attend a number of events throughout Welcome Week – some of which are optional and others compulsory. Compulsory events include registration, your LSE Welcome Presentation and the Department of Statistics welcome events which are below.

If you plan on arriving early, please visit the early arrivals webpage in August to find out about events held especially for you. Unless you are attending a compulsory pre-sessional course as part of your programme, you will be unable to register early.

This handy welcome week guide has been complied to answer any questions you may have in your first weeks at LSE. We hope that you find it useful!

You are expected to be on campus during Welcome Week, but if for any reason you are delayed, please see the late arrivals webpage, which will be updated during Welcome Week. 

Have a look at the LSE Offer Holders homepages (Undergraduate or Graduate) for a large amount of important and relevant information. In addition, you may want to refer to the following pages:

School registration 2017

Undergraduate

BSc Actuarial Science
Monday 18th September 2017 from 12.45pm - 1.15pm in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych)

BSc Business Mathematics and Statistics (BMS)
Tuesday 19th September 2017 from 4.15pm to 4.45pm in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych)

BSc Finanical Mathematics and Statistics (FMS)
Monday 18th September 2017 from 12.45pm to1.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre  (Clement House, Aldwych)

General Course

General Course
Monday 18th September 2017 in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych).

  • Family Names beginning A to L - 9.30am
  • Family Names beginning M to Z - 10.30am

Postgraduate

MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management (pre-sessional registration)
Friday 1st September 2017 11.30am to 12pm in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych)
Icebreaker session Friday 1st September 2017 from 1.30pm to 4pm, LSE LIFE, Ground Floor Lionel Robbins Building (Library)

MSc Statistics, MSc Statistics (Financial Statistics), MSc Statistics (Social Statistics)
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 10.15am until 10.45am in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych)

MSc Data Science
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 10.15am until 10.45am in the Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, Aldwych)

MPhil/PhD Statistics
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 10.30am until 3.30pm at the PhD Academy (LRB.4.03) 

School welcome presentations 2017

Undergraduate

BSc Actuarial Science and BSc Business Mathematics and Statistics (BMS) BSc Financial Mathematics and Statistics (FMS)
Monday 18th September 2017 from 10am to 11.30am in the Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street.

General Course

General Course
Monday 18th September 2017 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm in the Old Theatre (Old Building)

Postgraduate

MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management, MSc Statistics (all three branches) and MSc Data Science
Monday 18th September 2017 from 12.30pm to 2pm in the Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street.

MPhil/PhD Statistics
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 2pm until 3pm in TW1.G.01 followed by a drinks reception in the PhD Academy.

 

Departmental welcome sessions 2017

Undergraduate

BSc Actuarial Science
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 10.00am to 11.30am in room CLM.5.02, Clement House (5th floor). Icebreaker session is at LSE LIFE from 1pm - 3pm.

BSc Business Mathematics and Statistics (BMS) 
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 10.00am to 11.30am in room KSW.1.04, Kingsway (1st floor). Icebreaker session is at LSE LIFE from 2pm - 4pm.

BSc Financial Mathematics and Statistics (FMS)
Tuesday 19th September 2017 from 10.00am to 11.00am in NAB.2.08 (New Academic Building, 2nd floor)  Part One
Friday 22nd September 2017 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm in the Old Theatre (Old Building). Part Two. 

There is also an evening river cruise social occasion on the 20th September.  

General Course

General course
Friday 22nd September 2017 at 11am in NAB 2.16 (New Academic Building, 2nd floor) 

Postgraduate

MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management 
Monday 4th September 2017 from 4.30pm to approximately 7pm including drinks and nibbles in room PAR.2.03. (Parish Hall 2nd floor)

MSc Statistics, MSc Statistics (Financial Statistics), MSc Statistics (Social Statistics)
Thursday 21st September 2017 from 10am to approximately 1.00pm, including drinks and nibbles, in room KSW.1.04 (20 Kingsway, 1st floor)

MSc Data Science
Wednesday 20th September 2017 from 1.30pm to approximately 3.30pm, including drinks and nibbles in NAB.2.16 (New Academic Building, 2nd floor).

MPhil/PhD Statistics
Thursday 21st September 2017 at 11am in COL.6.15, Columbia House (6th floor) followed by lunch.