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Welcome, new students!  |

Visit the Your First Weeks website| to view the Guide to Orientation 2014, a useful New Arrivals checklist and ‘how to’ guides for settling into life at LSE.     

Already in London?  Sign up for one of the fun events going on before Orientation Week!  Take a Local History Tour, or attend fun talks about Studying and Surviving at LSE, or a Survival Guide to Britain and the British. Visit Orientation Events |and select the “Book” tab for details!

Keep an eye on the "Students" channel| for news and updates.

What's new

Growth Week 2014

The International Growth Centre (IGC) will be holding its annual Growth Week conference 23–25 September, bringing together a worldwide network of leading researchers and policymakers.


Staff and students are warmly invited to attend the four public lectures to be held  6.30–8pm on 22–25 September (inclusive). All events are first-come-first-served and will feature a range of exciting speakers such as Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.


For more details, please visit www.theigc.org|

Green Impact 2014-15

Now in its sixth year at LSE, Green Impact is a national environmental awards scheme, which encourages teams to make changes within their department to reduce their carbon footprint by completing criteria and projects.


Contact Vyvyan Evans|, Sustainability Assistant, or visit the Green Impact| website for further information. 

Media Studio launch invitation

All LSE staff are invited to an event to celebrate the official opening of the new media studio at LSE. The event will include BAFTA award winning film maker Roger Graef in conversation with Conor Gearty.


This will take place on Tuesday 30 September from 6–7.30pm followed by a drinks reception and will be held in the Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.


RSVP by emailing conferences@lse.ac.uk|. More information about the media studio can be found here|.

Call for LSE Perspectives Submissions

Taken some holiday photos this summer that you simply have to share? Send them in to lseperspectives@lse.ac.uk| to see your photos displayed in LSE Arts monthly online gallery!


Our online galleries are published on the 1st of every month and each feature 12 striking images submitted by LSE staff and students. 


If you’re interested in submitting or simply want to check out our past galleries visit LSE Perspectives|

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

Formality Bias: the habits holding Africa back |

Speaker: Dayo Olopade

Date: Friday 26 September 2014, 1-2pm


Giving Guidance On Future Monetary Policy In A Very Uncertain World|

Speakers: Professor David Miles, Professor Charles Goodhart

Date: Tuesday 30 September 2014, 6.30-8pm


Gender, Inequality and Power |
Speaker: Professor Diane Perrons

Date: Wednesday 01 October 2014, 6.30-8pm


See Diary and events| for more.

External news from LSE website

LSE named University of the Year for Graduate Employment|
LSE has won University of the Year for Graduate Employment in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.


International investment in London housing market unfairly maligned says housing expert|
International investment kept residential development alive in central London in the aftermath of the financial crisis, and remains important, a leading housing expert will say at a conference at LSE.


Dame Tessa Jowell joins LSE|
The former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport will be working with LSE Cities and the Department of Government on a range of academic and outreach initiatives.


See News and media| for more.



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