Working Off-Campus

Please click on the appropriate tabs below to see the guides and frequently asked questions on working off-campus. 

2. How do I access LSE resources from off-site?

Use Remote Access:

For more info see the Remote Access guide.  


3. What is the LSE Remote Desktop?

The LSE remote desktop offers students and staff access to their email, H: space and other network drives, allowing them to work in a window that resembles the School desktop.

The remote desktop provides access to Office 2010 applications and has a Windows 7 look and feel. A wider range of teaching and administrative applications will also be made available in due course.

You can log on to the LSE Remote Desktop from anywhere in the world via

4. What applications are available on the LSE Remote Desktop?

The current list of applications installed on the LSE Remote Desktop includes:

  • EndNote X4
  • Microsoft Word 2010 
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010
  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2010
  • Microsoft Access 2010
  • Microsoft Frontpage 2003
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9
  • Adobe Flash 9
  • Adobe Shockwave 10
  • Java Runtime
  • Sophos Anti-Virus 9

Administrative applications (authorised LSE staff only):

  • Business Objects
  • SITS
  • Advance
  • Language Centre system
  • Research Awards
  • HRS Query screen