See also Student Union Advice and Counselling Centre, Supervision and assessment of progress and Help for students with disabilities.
Dean of Graduate Studies
The Dean, Dr Sunil Kumar, has a wide range of duties relating to the School's graduate community. He is available to any graduate student who wishes to discuss academic or personal issues. The Dean works closely with members of academic staff, including Supervisors, Programme Directors, Heads of Department, and with other support services across the School, such as the Disability and Wellbeing Service and the Teaching and Learning Centre, to help maximise graduates' learning potential and enhance the student experience.
The Dean will see students during his office hours which are published outside the Deans' Office, OLD 1.07, on the first floor of the Old Building (access via the staircase in the Student Services Centre). Appointments can be made through the Executive Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies, Giovanni Graglia.
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
The Dean has a wide range of duties relating to the School's undergraduate community. S/he is available to any undergraduate student who wishes to discuss academic or personal issues. The Dean also works closely with members of academic staff, including Academic Advisers and Departmental Tutors, and with other support services across the School, such as the Disability and Wellbeing Service and the Teaching and Learning Centre, to help maximise undergraduates' learning potential and enhance the student experience.
Appointments can be made through Rosie Jones.
Dean of the General Course
The Associate Dean has responsibility for all matters relating to those students attending LSE for one year via the General Course programme. He is available to see any General Course student who wishes to raise any problem, academic or otherwise, including course selection, credit transfers to home universities, and accommodation issues. In particular, he is available to counsel individual students who may be encountering difficulty adjusting to the academic life at LSE. He is also able to provide advice to the General Course students wishing to transfer and complete their degree at LSE. The Associate Dean will see students by appointment or during his open office hours as published outside his office.
OLD 1.09, ext 5197
Adviser to Women Students
The Adviser is available to discuss issues of concern to women students in the School and to offer advice and support to women students with personal problems.
Professor Wendy Sigle-Rushton
COL5.04E, ext 7358
Adviser to Male Students
The Adviser is available to discuss issues of concern to male students and provides a confidential point of contact.
Dr Jonathan Hopkin
H519, ext 6535
Adviser to Students with Disabilities
The Adviser provides a first point of contact for students and can give advice and information about disability issues. The Dyslexia Support Tutor provides advice, advocacy and support for students with dyslexia, according to individual needs.
The Disability Consultative Forum meets once a term and provides an opportunity to discuss disability issues at LSE. It is chaired by the Dean of Graduate Studies and attended by staff from around the School. All students with a disability, special needs or dyslexia are welcome to attend. Contact the Adviser if you are interested in attending or would like to suggest agenda items.
See also Learning, support and career development skills website and our pages with full details of School facilities for students with disabilities.
Disability and Wellbeing Service
OLD G.23, EXT 7677