LSE Chill
LSE Chill needs your talent|

Are you a musician, group, comic or singer looking for somewhere to perform? Then LSE Chill| needs you!

LSE Chill is an open session for staff and students held on the last Friday of every month from 6pm in the 4th Floor Café bar, Old Building.

Interested? What are you waiting for? Email| with your name and details of your act.

Bring us your talent and we'll provide the stage.

The next LSE Chill night is Friday 30 May.

What's new

In Conversation with Cherie Blair

To celebrate the completion of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE continues its ‘In Conversation’ series with lawyer, campaigner for women’s rights and LSE alumna, Cherie Blair.

She will be in conversation with Professor Julia Black. The event will include a drinks reception.


See In Conversation with Cherie Blair| for more information about the event including how and when to request tickets.

Event date: Thursday 1 May 2014, 6.30-8pm.

New screen locking policy

From Tuesday April 29 all public PCs in computer rooms and the library will be subject to a new screen locking policy|.

Any computer left unattended will automatically lock itself after 5 minutes, requiring the original user to re-enter their password to continue use. This will help reduce unauthorised access to LSE accounts on unattended PCs.

LSE/First Story 2014 'Reflections' anthology

Read the LSE and First Story 2014 ‘Reflections’ creative writing competition for schools anthology| online.

The anthology contains the 12 winning entries from key stage 3-5 students.


The winners were recognised at a recent prize-giving event which also featured a discussion between the competition judges - James Dawson, Kate Kingsley, Geraldine McCaughrean and Jon Robinson.


The LSE Literary Festival and First Story public discussion and prize-giving event| is now available as a podcast|.

LSE Research Festival blog launched

The LSE Research Festival blog| – a celebration of research at LSE in all its forms – has been launched.

The blog will host information on upcoming LSE Research Festival 2014 events as well as a ‘best of LSE blogging’ series from guest authors.

Subscribe now to stay up to date with LSE Research Festival 2014|.

Strategic Review

LSE’s Strategic Review| led by its Director, Professor Craig Calhoun, began in October 2012 and is anticipated to last 18 months.


It is an opportunity to reflect on how things are done at LSE, and why.

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

LSESU Visual Arts Society Exhibition 2014|

Date: 28 April-6 June 2014


A Typical Latin American Country: the United States|

Speaker: Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Date: Wednesday 30 April 2014, 6.30-8pm


In Conversation with Cherie Blair|
Speaker: Cherie Blair
Date: Thursday 1 May, 6.30-8pm


See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

NHS will pay a high price for short-term mental health cuts, report warns|

A new economic report, published today, has found that investing in quality care and support for people with schizophrenia and psychosis results in huge savings in the long-term.


UK ninth most entrepreneurial economy globally|

The UK has slipped from sixth to ninth place in the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI).


International aid being used to influence elections|

Governments of democratic developing countries are using international aid to support their election drives, new research has found.


See News and media| for more.



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Literary Festival Reflections 2014|
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