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Visit LSE

Visit the campus and gain an insight into the LSE student experience

There are many different opportunities to visit LSE, from open days or campus tours, to drop-in sessions, student shadowing for year 12 students, and school visits.

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Campus tours

Guided campus tours

Visit LSE for a campus tour with a current LSE student.

These are held on the last Wednesday of each month with additional tours held during half-term holidays.

Tours last approximately 30 minutes and are followed by a presentation and Q&A session, with a member of staff from Student Marketing and Recruitment.

To attend a tour, please book a place on your selected date using the relevant link below.

Tours depart promptly at 3pm from the Student Services Centre in the Old Building. Please ensure you arrive five minutes early as we are unable to wait for late arrivals. We are unable to provide storage facilities for bags and luggage.

Book your place on a guided campus tour

Wednesday 31 January 2018
Monday 12 February 2018
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Friday 16 February 2018
Wednesday 28 February 2018
Wednesday 28 March 2018
Wednesday 25 April 2018
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Friday 1 June 2018
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Wednesday 29 August 2018

Guided campus tours are only available on the above dates. 

Self-guided tours

Please note: LSE will be closed over the Christmas break, from 21 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 inclusive, reopening on 2 January 2018.

You can go on a self-guided tour of the campus any weekday between 9.30 and 17.00, apart from University closure days.

You can see key LSE buildings in Google Maps, and use this to navigate the campus, or you can use the LSExplorer brochure [PDF], or collect a hard copy from Student Marketing and Recruitment.

See campus maps and information on disabled access to LSE buildings, and information on travelling to LSE.

If you have any queries during, before or after your self-guided tour, you are welcome to attend a drop-in session - please see the information below.

Drop-in sessions

If you have any questions about applying to or studying at LSE (undergraduate, graduate, General Course), feel free to drop into Student Marketing and Recruitment (Tower One, Sixth floor) between 9.30 and 17.00, Monday to Friday. We'll be happy to help.

Please note: LSE will be closed over the Christmas break, from 21 December 2017 to 1 January 2018 inclusive, reopening on 2 January 2018.

Graduate Admissions drop-in sessions

If you are applying for graduate study and have already begun the application process, you may like to attend one of the drop-in sessions offered by the Graduate Admissions, in the Student Services Centre, Old Building.

Events for offer holders

Offer Holders' Day for Undergraduates

Each year, LSE holds an Offer Holders' Day for undergraduate applicants with an offer of admission. The day is an excellent opportunity to attend subject taster talks, meet LSE students and tour the campus.

Destination LSE: pre-departure events around the world

Each summer, the School's alumni around the world organise Destination LSE events for undergraduate, graduate and General Course students joining LSE for the first time. Meet fellow future LSE students, as well as current students and alumni and find out more about what studying at LSE is like. More information about these events will be available closer to the time.

Student Shadowing

Student Shadowing provides a unique opportunity for Year 12 and 13 students from schools and colleges in the UK to gain an insight into studying at LSE. Students spend half a day at LSE shadowing an undergraduate student, attend a lecture, have a tour of campus, and quiz students on their university life.

Taster courses

The University Taster Course Programme provides Year 12 students with a taste of what life at a university in London is like. Taster Courses are free to attend and you can choose from over 100 courses in a variety of subject areas at numerous participating universities.

LSE Taster Courses

Tuesday 12 June 2018

Places are limited and applications are handled on our behalf by the University of London's Taster Courses office.

Undergraduate Open Days

We hold two undergraduate open days a year. Open days are your opportunity to find out more about LSE, the application process, careers, financial support, and a specific subject or two that you're interested in. 

You also have the chance to visit the campus and a hall of residence.

Our next open days will be taking place in April and July 2018.

Further information and the booking form will be available on this page closer to the time.

Visits to LSE for groups

Student Marketing and Recuitment hosts group visits to the LSE campus throughout the year.

Find out more about group visits in our teachers and schools pages.