Volunteering
LSE Volunteers Brochure|

The LSE Volunteer Centre and LSE SU RAG are delighted to release the 2013-14 LSE Volunteers Brochure| highlighting some of the fantastic volunteering that LSE students have completed over the past academic year.

What's new

National Pay Award agreed for 2014, effective from 1 August 2014

The national pay negotiations for 2014-2015 between UCEA and the HE trade unions reached an agreement over the national pay award, to be implemented in August 2014. Compared with the August 2013 rates of pay, the award increases all annual salary amounts on the LSE spine by 2%.

 

For further information on the pay negotiations visit: http://www.ucea.ac.uk/en/empres/paynegs/current/|

 

The pay scales are available to view in PDF format here|.

LSE network essential maintenance Sunday 3 August

The LSE network will be undergoing essential maintenance on Sunday 3 August from 12am (midnight) – 8pm. During this time, LSE IT services will be unavailable as IMT performs key upgrades and equipment replacement before the start of the new academic year.

 

For the duration of the work, all LSE IT services will be unavailable.

 

LSE Nursery

We currently have full and part time LSE Nursery places available for children aged between 0-5 years. If you would like more information please call our friendly team on 020 7107 5966 or email Nursery@lse.ac.uk|

 

LSE Careers - summer opening

LSE Careers is open all summer, running lots of events, one to one careers appointments and CV checking appointments. 

 

We are open every day between 10am and 5pm – if you’re no longer on campus then contact us| and we’ll be happy to arrange an appointment for you via Skype or telephone.

 

Remember LSE Careers is available to you throughout your degree and for two years after graduation. 

Strategic Review

LSE's Strategic Review concluded in Summer Term 2014. The final report| by the Director was endorsed by the School’s Council in June.

 

Implementation of the vision it expressed for the School will be led in the coming months by the Director and his Management Team.

Articles of Association

The School's Articles of Association are being updated and all members of the LSE community are invited to comment.

 

To view the draft Articles and submit comments, see Consultation on the constitution|.

Public events

Democracy and South Africa: The first Twenty Years|

Date: Monday 01 – Friday 26 September 2014

 

Jo Figden interviews Michael Pollan|  

Speaker: Michael Pollan

Date: Wednesday 03 September 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

The Shifts and The Shocks: what we’ve learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis|

Speaker: Martin Wolf

Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014, 6.30-8pm

 

See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

First World War at LSE|

LSE academics commemorate the outbreak of the First World War.

  

Internet speed closely linked to property values|

Home owners in London are willing to pay up to 8 per cent above the market price for properties in areas offering very fast internet speeds, according to a new LSE study.

 

Sir Richard MacCormac|

Award winning architect who played an important role in  designing the modern LSE campus has died aged 75.

  

See News and media| for more.

 

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