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Welcome to the Department of Government


Welcome to LSE | 24 - 28 September 2018

When you arrive at LSE you'll find lots of opportunities to meet new friends, learn more about studying here and make yourself at home in London.

We have a range of activities and events planned and you can find full details for our Undergraduate, Masters and MRes/PhD programmes below. You can also visit the LSE Welcome website to find out more about what's going on across the school.

We invite you to follow us on InstagramTwitter and Linkedin, and check out the Department of Government blog to read the latest articles from our staff and students.

See you in September! 

Undergraduate

Programme Registration

Undergraduate students Tuesday 25 September, 13:00-14:00, Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, ground floor)

General Course students Monday 24 September, Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, ground floor)

Family Names beginning A to L - 09:30 – 10:15

Family Names beginning M to Z - 10:45 – 11:30

Welcome Meetings

Students are expected to attend all these Welcome meetings unless otherwise stated.

  • BSc Programme breakfast ‘Mix and Mingle’ sessions, Monday 24 September, 09:00-10:00. Meet fellow students on your programme for a tea/coffee and pastries/fruit before the LSE Welcome Presentation. Various rooms, as follows (see LSE map for building and room directions):
    • BSc Government students: room 32L.LG.03
    • BSc Government and Economics students: room NAB.1.07
    • BSc Government and History students: room 32L.LG.11
    • BSc Politics and Philosophy students: room 32L.LG.18
    • BSc Politics and International Relations students: room CLM.2.05
  • LSE Welcome Presentation, Monday 24 September, 10:00-11:30 in The Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street
  • Government Department Undergraduate Induction (1st Year BSc students only), Monday 24 September, 13:00-14:30 in room TW1.G.01.
  • General Course Induction, Tuesday 25 September, 15:00-16:00 in room KSW.G.01. This meeting is an introduction to the Government Department for General Course students only.

It is extremely important for you to attend your programme induction. If you are unable to attend, you should inform the Undergraduate Programmes team, Carla and Claire at gov.ug@lse.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Social Events

BSc and General Course students: Join your department for drinks and nibbles at the Government Department’s Undergraduate Welcome Reception on Tuesday 25 September, 16:00-17:30 in the Senior Dining Room, fifth floor of the Old Building.

Contact us

Please visit the LSE Welcome website for general information about your first weeks at LSE.

If you have any queries about our Welcome activities or your degree programme, please get in touch:

Email: gov.ug@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)207 955 6498 / 7251

Masters

Programme Registration & Welcome Meetings

MSc programmes registration and induction takes place on Thursday 27 September 2018. Download our MSc Welcome Week schedule for full details of events for your programme.

It is extremely important for you to attend your programme induction. If you are unable to attend, you should inform your programme administrator (gov.msc@lse.ac.uk) as soon as possible.

Social Events

You are invited to join the MSc Welcome Reception for drinks and nibbles on Thursday 27 September, 18:15-20:00 in room OLD 5.0. Please see our MSc Welcome Week schedule or your specific MSc programme's schedule for further details.

Provisional LSE Timetable

LSE will publish its provisional Lecture and Seminar Timetable for 2018/9 once available. This will be subject to late revision so please check it regularly for updates

Contact us

Please visit the LSE Welcome website for general information about your first weeks at LSE.

If you have any queries about our Welcome activities or your degree programme, please get in touch:

Email:  gov.msc@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)207 955 6300

MRes/PhD

Research Programme Registration

MRes/PhD in Political Science, Thursday 27 September, 14:30-15:15, Hong Kong Theatre (Clement House, ground floor)

Welcome Meetings

New research students are expected to attend all of these Welcome meetings unless otherwise stated.

  • LSE Welcome Presentation, Monday 24 September, 15:00-16:30 in The Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street
  • New PhD welcome session and party (for upgraded PhD 1st years only, MRes students do not need to attend), Wednesday 26 September, 14:00-15:00 in TW1 G.01 (followed by drinks in the PhD Academy)
  • Department of Government MRes in Political Science: Programme Orientation, Thursday 27 September, 10:00-12:30 in NAB 1.10 (arrive from 9:30 for tea, coffee and pastries) - download the orientation schedule

It is extremely important for you to attend your programme induction. If you are unable to attend, you should inform your programme administrator (gov.phd@lse.ac.uk) as soon as possible.

Social Events

Researcher's Reception for Government MRes/PhD students old and new, Wednesday 2 October, 17:30-19:30 in George IV Pub (upstairs).

Contact us

Please visit the LSE Welcome website for general information about your first weeks at LSE.

If you have any queries about our Welcome activities or your degree programme, please get in touch:

Email:  gov.phd@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 955 7979

 

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