Information for new arrivals

Welcome to LSE and the Department of Sociology! If you're arriving in September 2017 watch this space for updates...

Welcome Week 2017

Welcome Week starts on Monday 18 September.  Please see the draft Welcome Week Schedule below for events in the School and Department for all our new students.  It's still a draft, but there shouldn't be any changes.  However, do check back nearer the time to make sure!

Welcome Week Schedule 2017 (draft) PDF

For useful advice to help you prepare for your studies and (if you come from elsewhere) information on life in London, follow the links below.  First - if you're joining an MSc programme - check out this unoffical guide produced by our outgoing students for some tips: Advice for Incoming Sociology MSc Students (PDF).

Any questions?

Any questionsFor information to help you settle in during your first few weeks at the School see Your first weeks.

For information on registration see New Student Programme Registration.

For campus and area maps, room numbering and other useful information about finding your way around the campus see
LSE Maps and directions.

For information on the many activities going on around the campus see the calendar on the LSE Students' Union website: What's on.

Try our Frequently Asked Questions page to see if that answers some of your questions.  If you can't find the information you need on the website, you can contact us directly:

For undergraduate queries please email Clara Lyons:

For PhD enquiries please email Kalynka Bellman:  

For all MSc enquiries please email Anna Livia Johnston:

See our Who's Who pages for a full list of faculty and administrators in the Department, and where to find them. 


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