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Student wellbeing at LSE


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  • Student Wellbeing at LSE  is dedicated to help you improve your wellbeing while studying at LSE.
  • We offer a wide range of support services that hope to cultivate student welfare and make sure that your presence in the school is a rewarding and meaningful experience.
  • We want to help you reach your full potential and ensure that you are able to meet the challenges that will come before you, while enjoying your time at LSE.
  • Free and confidential, our services are based on self-referral.

Please see below the list of Student Wellbeing Services at LSE

Student Wellbeing Services

LSE Disability and Wellbeing Service is the first point of contact for disabled students, both before arrival at LSE and throughout their time here. They have experts in long term medical/ health conditions, physical disabilities and sensory impairments, mental health and specific learning difficulties (such as Dyslexia). They are available for advice and guidance, and can put in place Inclusion Plans (IPs) and help with Individual Examination Adjustments.

LSE Student Counselling Service is a free and confidential service for all students, offering one to one appointments, drop in sessions at 15:00 Mondays to Fridays, and group based support on issues such as stress management and self esteem.

LSE Peer Support enables students to talk confidentially to a fellow student about anything that is troubling them. Located in halls of residence and on campus, the Peer Supporters are a group of specially selected and trained students who help their peers to find their own solutions.

Student support at LSE

LSE Student Services Centre Advice and Reception Team is available at the Student Services Centre counter in the Old Building from 11:00 to 16:00 Mondays to Fridays, for advice on a range of subjects including admissions, registration, course choice, exams and graduation. 020 7955 7849, ssc.advice@lse.ac.uk.

LSESU Advice & Support is the LSE Students' Union Advice & Support service (3rd Floor, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre) open Mondays to Fridays from 11:00 to 13:00, and available for advice, guidance and representation to all LSE students on matters relating to LSE academic policies, as well as housing and applications for hardship funds.

LSE Adviser to Women Students is available to discuss problems and matters of concern to any female students: Dr Bingchun Meng, 020 7955 5020, b.meng@lse.ac.uk.

Dean of the General Course can provide support for students attending the General Course programme: Dr Mark Hoffman, 020 7955 5197,gc.dean@lse.ac.uk.

Further support at LSE

LSE Careers is the first point of information for all things career related. In Michaelmas and Lent terms, it hosts a series of Career In:Sight events that address the emotional aspects of career search.

 LSE Financial Support Office offers advice and guidance on scholarships, studentships, prizes and awards, with a daily drop in session running on Mondays to Fridays.

LSE Residential Services offers 24 hour support in all LSE residences and runs a series of hall-based events across the year, including yoga classes, a Chinese New Year party and stressbusting activities during exams.

LSE Faith Centre is the home to LSE's diverse religious activities and its interfaith programme, as well as providing a reflective space (on the second floor of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre) for students of any faith or none.