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Free Antivirus Protection

Did you know: all staff and students can download free Sophos  antivirus software for their personal devices? To download your copy, please see here

For more advice on keeping your data and devices secure while online, please see the Protect Your Own Computer webpages.  


Key Information for New Students and Staff

A big welcome to all our new students and staff. IMT is here to help you connect, communicate and collaborate using IT at LSE.

For relevant info to help you get started with IT, please see the New Student or New Staff webpages


Free Microsoft Office Downloads 

All students and staff are eligible for free copies of Microsoft Office software on 5 desktops (Mac and PC) and 5 mobile devices. Find out more here


New on the Blog

Recent Phishing Attempt: Notification of Online Office Survey
LSE has been targeted by a phishing attempt which asks students and staff to click on a link to complete a survey. The message claims that the survey will both help avoid online identity theft and improve the quality of teaching. The emails that we have seen have come from compromised LSE accounts: It is not a genuine LSE email. […]


Student Computer Areas

LSE has around 1000 PCs around the School and residence computer rooms. Find information on term time computer access, vacation computer access and how to find out where free PC are on campus. 

Software Surgeries

i-Roam - The LSE Laptop Loan Service

During term-time, LSE students can borrow Apple laptops in the Library using the self-service machine located on the first floor and in thePhD Academy. 

IT Practical Workshops

Audio-Visual Services

Audio visual services are available to provide support for teaching rooms and lecture theatres in and around LSE.





IT Training

IT training at LSE is delivered in a number of ways, allowing staff and students to enhance and improve their IT skills.Training is delivered free or, in the case of Microsoft Office Specialist certification, on a cost-reduced basis.


IT Accessibility

Accessibility and inclusion information is provided to support individual staff and student using equipment, computer software and assistive technology.

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Information Security

Guidance is provided on our approach to information security, policies and procedures, handing sensitive data, securely using LSE equipment and securing your own devices.










OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business (OD4B) 

OD4B is now available for all staff and students. A complement to your H: Space provision, OD4B provides you with 1 terabyte of storage for files and documents. 

For more details, visit the LSE IT News Blog.

Green IT

Green IT

Did you know that IT waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams?

To help LSE staff and students reduce their IT waste, we've put together a list of resources to help you repair, reuse and recycle your tech.

Learn more about Green IT on the LSE IT News Blog


IMT Apps: In-House Applications @ LSE

We've started a new section of our blog dedicated to the apps we provide the School and the work of our e-development team. 

Our in-house apps include: LSE for You, Course Finder and LSE Wallet. 

Learn more about IMT Apps on the LSE IT News Blog







The IMT Service Desk

Contact IMT 

If you have an IT issue, query or would like to request a service, please contact the IT Service Desk or the IT Help Desk.


Who's Who in IMT

Find organisational structure information for Information Management and Technology staff.


Latest Status Information

Keep up-to-date with the latest on IT@LSE, new services and upcoming scheduled maintenance by visiting the LSE IT News Blog or follow us on Twitter: @lseitnews