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Support for students affected by the recent violence in Beirut and Paris

The LSE community is deeply shocked and saddened by the violence which has recently occurred in Beirut and Paris.

The School recognises that some of you may be experiencing both emotional and practical consequences as a result of the unrest.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Student Services Centre (SSC) if you require any support. The SSC can help you find the right service such as Student Counselling or Financial Support.

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Student Counselling Service Groups and Workshops

Stress Management
Monday 30 November from 11am-1pm
This workshop will look at a range of practical techniques to reduce stress and better manage the pressures of being a student. It will include a description of an easy to use Mindfulness exercise, which can help with relaxation and reduce the amount of time spent worrying about work.

Raise Your Self-Esteem
Thursday 26 November and Thursday 3 December from 11am-1pm
The workshop will examine ways to increase positive self-esteem, identifying thoughts, feelings and behaviours linked with your experiences. We will also discuss practical exercises and checklists to help you increase your self-esteem.

For more information on upcoming groups and workshops, click here. If you have any other queries, email student.counselling@lse.ac.uk or ring 0207 852 3627.


Learning Development Programmes 2015-16

LSE’s Teaching and Learning Centre has just launched its programmes of events for undergraduate and MSc students that complement LSE study and build skills in areas such as essay writing, academic reading and making presentations.

For more information and bookings, see Undergraduate Learning Development Programme or MSc Learning Development Programme.

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The LSE Language Centre

Language Degree Options

Why should you take a language degree option and what is available? Russian, German, Spanish, Mandarin and French are offered at many different levels by the Language Centre and are available on most undergraduate programmes.

Literature/Linguistic Degree Options

If you are an undergraduate student and wish to study how linguistics and literature fit into the framework of Society and Politics you should consider these options. Available on most undergraduate degree programmes.

Language Courses (extra curricular)

Why not start a new language or improve on your existing language skills this year? The Language Centre currently offers Arabic, Catalan, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish as part of their Certificate Course programme.

LSE Language Policy

If you are a UK/EU undergraduate student who does not have a GCSE Grade C or equivalent in a foreign language that is not your mother tongue. You may qualify for a free language course under the LSE Language Policy. Meaning you can take a course at the LSE Language Centre this year at no cost!

English Support Classes

The LSE Language Centre is on hand to give you advice and support throughout your time at LSE. Come along to an information session, for your departmental cluster soon, to find out more.

Tandem Learning

Would you like to practise the language you're learning by meeting regularly with a native speaker? The Tandem Learning Programme is a great way to supplement your language learning. It is free of charge and you can benefit whatever your language level.