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Welcome to the Department of Government


Welcome to LSE | 23 - 27 September 2019

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 takes place on Friday 20 September 2019 in the Hong Kong Theatre. The Welcome Meeting and programme inductions take place on Monday 23 September 2019. 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 Monday 23 September, 18:15-20:00 in The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Centre. 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 2019/0 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 26 September 2019, 12:45-13:30, 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 23 September 2019, 15:00-16:30 in The Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street (just off Kingsway)
  • New PhD welcome session and party (for upgraded PhD 1st years only, MRes students do not need to attend), Wednesday 25 September, 14:00-15:00 in PAN G.01 (followed by drinks in the PhD Academy, LRB 4.02)
  • Department of Government MRes in Political Science: Programme Orientation, Thursday 26 September 2019, 09:30-12:00 in 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields (32L) LG.02 (tea, coffee and pastries will be served at the start of the session)

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

Researchers' Reception for Government MRes/PhD students old and new, Tuesday 1 October 2019, 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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