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