How to contact us

Staff in the Student Services Centre can answer general questions or refer you on to specialist teams as appropriate.


If your query is related to fees, financial support, immigration or admissions, you may be referred to specialist drop-in sessions.


Welcome Week Events

Welcome Week will take place from Monday 19 - Friday 23 September 2016.

The Welcome Guide (due for publication in August 2016) will include a timetable of all events being organised by central LSE services.

Registration information and details of events organised by academic departments will be uploaded onto this page in August.

Welcome Guide

The Welcome Guide will be uploaded to this page in August 2016 and hard copies will be available to pick up on campus and in Halls of Residence.


One of the first things you will be asked to do when you arrive at the School during Welcome Week (Monday 19 - Friday 23 September 2016) is to register for your programme.

During this process you are formally enrolled as student at the School and you receive your student ID card. One hour after you have registered, the School can provide you with documentation to prove that you are a student.

The registration webpages will be updated during the summer of 2016 with information about the process and designated registration times.


Your department will hold both compulsary and optional welcome events during Welcome Week 2016 (Monday 19 - Friday 23 September).

The links below will be updated throughout August and September when information is made available. 

Economic History
European Institute
Gender Institute
Geography and Environment
Institute of Public Affairs
International Development
International History
International Relations
Law (LLB)
Law (LLM)
Media and Communications
Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Social Psychology
Social Policy

Booking information

Due to their popularity, many Welcome Week events require or recommend advanced booking.

Bookmark this page and return to it in August for information about booking Welcome Week 2016 events.

Other event information

Welcome Presentations

All new students are expected to attend a compulsory LSE Welcome Presentation. These presentations are given by senior members of staff at the School along with representatives from the Students' Union (LSESU). The date and time of Welcome Presentations vary depending on your level of study and your academic department.

Visit the Welcome Presentations webpage in August 2016 to establish when you should attend.

Halls of Residence

Students living in halls will be invited to welcome events run by your hall committee and Warden's team.

Contact your Hall of Residence directly over the summer for details.

Students' Union (LSESU)

The Students' Union will also host events during Welcome Week. Visit over the summer to hear about events for Welcome Week 2016.

Public Events

Everyone is welcome to attend LSE's public events, where some of the most influential figures in the social sciences can be heard.

Visit the Public Events webpage over the summer holidays to find out what events will be scheduled during Welcome Week.

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