Widening Participation event hosted at the Bank of England
LSE’s Widening Participation Programme was celebrated with a unique event in the Court Room at the Bank of England, hosted by the Bank of England and LSE, in collaboration with Tim Frost (BSc Government 1987), LSE Governor and Non-Executive Director of the Bank of England. Read more.
General Course student support extended
The John C Phelan General Course Scholarships have been renewed for another three years, extending support to students up to the 2016-17 academic year. First established by alumnus John Phelan in 2006, the renewal of the gift will see ten General Course students supported from 2014-15 over a three year period. Read more.
Faith Centre supported by Kiereinis' gift
The parents of an alumnus have made a gift towards the creation of a stained glass window within the Faith Centre of the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, in memory of their late son. Read more.
Students given development project opportunity thanks to Annual Fund
Annual Fund support has enabled 30 LSE students to travel to Ghana as part of the LSESU Global Brigades 2013 project. Read more.
Annual Fund backing for sport at LSE
Sporting societies and initiatives across LSE have benefited from Annual Fund support this year, underlining the Fund’s attempts to enhance the student experience outside of the classroom. Read more.
Autumn 2013 Impact online
The latest edition of our newsletter for the supporters of LSE, Impact, is now online. The Autumn edition features news of a $1,000,000 gift for entrepreneurship, an in depth look at academic initiatives supported by The Open Society Foundations and an interview with alumnus and long-standing donor and volunteer, Richard Karl Goeltz (General Course 1963). Read more.
Michaelmas calling campaign underway
The Annual Fund calling campaign for the 2013/14 academic year has kicked off with a brand new calling team. Twenty-eight current LSE students are taking to the phones to speak to alumni about their time at the School, to outline the range of benefits that are available to alumni and to outline how they can give back through the Annual Fund. Read more.
Stiftung Mercator support enables Dahrendorf Symposium on Climate Change
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, was among panellists at the 2013 Dahrendorf Symposium, entitled ‘Changing the European Debate: Focus on Climate Change’. The Symposium, held in Berlin, brought together leading international thinkers from academia, politics, economy, civil society and media. Read more.
Annual Fund donor report available online
LSE’s Annual Fund report to donors for 2012/13 has now been published and is available online in a brand new interactive format. The report showcases some of the many projects that have benefited from a record level of funding, which totalled over £1 million, and now features a number of clickable links to web, audio, video and social media content. Read more.
Annual Fund backed drama takes to the Fringe
Annual Fund support has enabled the LSESU Drama Society, The Revolving Shed, to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe, where they have appeared for the third time. Read more.
For further development stories, and to find out about past philanthropic gifts, visit the archive news section.