Early arrivals

These pages will contain information about events and preparing for your time at LSE if you arrive earlier than Welcome Week.  Welcome Week 2016 will take place from Monday 19 - Friday 23 September.

We will update these pages as information becomes available but expect them to be complete by August 2016.

Please check back for information about early arrival events to help you find your way around LSE and the local area. Events in 2015 included:

  • Student Services Open House (Early Arrivals Edition)
  • Living in the UK: a Survival Guide for International Students
  • LSE Local History Tours
  • Studying and Surviving at LSE
  • Fees Office presentations

Please check this page in August for details of 2016 events.

LSE provides a range of events for students arriving before Welcome Week.  Events in 2015 included:

  • The Student Services Open House
  • Local History Tours led by a professional tour guide
  • Campus Tours led by current students
  • Studying and Surviving at LSE
  • Living in the UK: a Survival Guide for International Students
  • Fees Office presentations
  • Library briefing sessions
  • LSE in the 21st Century: Diversity and Multiculturalism
  • Language Centre film screenings
  • ReLove Fair

The majority of these events will be listed in the Welcome Guide 2016. An electronic version of this guide will be uploaded here in August 2016 and printed versions will be available when you arrive at LSE.

Arriving early can present some challenges the way to mitigate these it to be prepared!

Please check this page for information about how to prepare for your arrival to LSE. Topics will include:

  • Ensuring your personal details are correct in LSE for You
  • Preparing the correct documents for Registration
  • Requesting documents to open a student bank account
  • Making a start on academic reading