Congratulations on being offered a place on one of our graduate programmes at the London School of Economics. We look forward to welcoming you to the Department of Anthropology and very much hope that you’ll be joining us in London in September.
The next few months will bring a lot of change as you look forward to settling into work and life at university, but there will be support available to help you do this, so please don’t worry! One of LSE’s great strengths is that it is an international School and our student services have a wealth of experience and excellent facilities for students from all over the world.
The admissions office will send you out a pack with lots of information, so keep an eye out for it! In the meantime, here’s some preliminary information that might be of interest to you.
You’ll need to register as a student before you can attend any teaching. Details of the registration date and venue for graduate students is listed below:
Friday 22 September 10.45am Registration for the MSc Anthropology and Development and MSc Anthropology and Development Management, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Friday 22 September 11.30am Registration for the MSc China in Comparative Perspective, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Friday 22 September 12.00pm Registration for the MSc Social Anthropology, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Friday 22 September 12.00pm Registration for your MSc Social Anthropology (Learning and Cognition), Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Read information about what happens at registration, and the documents you’ll need to bring.
Welcome Week (Monday 18 September to Friday 22 September) is designed to help you to get settled in and find out the basics about your programme, the department and LSE life in general. Find out key dates of the events you’ll need to attend during Welcome Week.
Visit the LSE’s Welcome Week for further information about the School and Departmental meetings, including the compulsory events that you will have to attend during Orientation week.
The LSE’s Welcome Guide 2017 is a document you may also find useful.
Your first weeks
‘Your first weeks’ will guide you in your first few weeks at LSE. Why not take advantage of the Campus Tours, Welcome Fair and other events taking place around the School.
Finding your way around
To help you find your way around, here is a link to the map of LSE.
For information about Visas and Immigration visit the International Student Visa Advice Team (ISVAT).
Departmental MSc Handbook 2017/8
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Departmental MRes/PhD Handbook 2017/8
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