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Maintenance Sunday | 8am - 8pm, 11 December 2016

On Sunday 11 December between 8am-8pm, LSE IT services will be intermittently unavailable throughout the day while we perform essential maintenance to the network.

Find out more on the LSE IT News Blog.

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New for 2016/17: Web Design for Beginners 

If you want to learn how to design a website, master the basics of HTML, CSS and Javascript coding and then build your own site from scratch – sign up for the Web Design for Beginners workshop series. 

Available for both students and staff, this new course is part of LSE Life’s specialist curriculum. For more information, please see the IT Training webpages.

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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. 


New on the Blog

The LSE Office 365 Environment: New Policy Matrix
Three years ago LSE moved into the Office 365 (O365) environment with a subscription to Microsoft’s education plan. While there have been considerable benefits for the School (e.g free Microsoft Office downloads for staff and students on up to 10 devices), IMT has also faced a few challenges, particularly because we do not have oversight of Microsoft’s release cycle. As […]


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. 

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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.









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



Online Guides and FAQs

Extensive guides and frequently asked questions are provided on Information Management and Technology tools, facilities and resources.






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






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