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News and events


We aim to keep you up to date throughout the application process, and to provide you with information regarding events that may have an effect on the progress of your application. Follow the menu to the left to see our current processing times (updated daily), dates when the Graduate Admissions Office is closed, and more.

You should also familiarise yourself with how we process your documents| and how the decision making process works|.

Current headlines 

  • There will be a number of temporary closures to our phone service - please check our getting in touch page for details.

  • The first funding deadline for PhD applications was Monday 12 January. As a result, there has been a large influx in applications and supporting documents. We are working hard to process these and please be assured that the deadline applies to when you submitted your complete application, not when it is processed. PhD applications are being prioritised and will be processed as soon as possible.

  • The Leverhulme Trust has awarded LSE with 15 doctoral scholarships; five per year for the next three years, worth £1 million, for students to undertake interdisciplinary research on "the challenge of escalating inequalities". Find out more on the Financial Support Office pages.

  • We are currently running a slightly reduced drop-in service, due to lack of demand. Please see the getting in touch page for further details.

  • We are pleased to announce a new programme stream for 2015 entry: MSc Media and Communications (Data & Society). This programme offers an intensive, year-long study of the significance of data and information within contemporary societies and communications. Please check the programme page for full details.