Stories from LSE

An insight into life at LSE through the tales of people who study and work here.

Student mentoring scheme  

Student mentoring scheme

For many undergraduates, starting university will be the biggest challenge they have faced so far. Economics undergraduate and student mentor Jerusha examines LSE's Student Mentoring Scheme, which aims to help students settle into life at LSE and beyond.

The New LSE Students' Centre  

The New Students' Centre

LSE students Sophie Giscard D’estaing and Andrew Rajanathan are on a mission to find out why the School is building a new students centre.

Paul Krugman  

The speakers' story

This short film profiles LSE’s lively events programme which brings some of the highest profile speakers to public audiences in the heart of London.

LSE student playing the violin  

The musicians' story

The professional student musicians who have found that LSE is about more than economics – and that they can pursue their musical ambitions while studying at the School.

LSE student at home studying paperwork  

The student story

Students who have come to LSE through LSE Choice, a scheme aimed at identifying the most talented people from London state schools and colleges, explain how the scheme broadened their horizons.

Professor Conor Gearty  

The professor's story 

Professor Conor Gearty, professor of law and head of human rights, explains what makes teaching at LSE so special.