Welcome Meetings and Events (Week of 19-23 September)
You can also find information for new undergraduate arrivals to the Economic History department, including our handbook and useful links and resources, here: New Undergraduate Arrivals
Monday 19 September
Bank Holiday - LSE Campus and services closed for the day of the royal funeral.
Tuesday 20 September
All new taught students will be required to undertake a two-stage enrolment process, Online Pre-Enrolment and in-person Campus Enrolment.
On-campus registration takes place in the Marshall Building
Tuesday 20 September
Scavenger Hunt for Economic History freshers
Start locations: Economic History Common Room, G12 Sardinia House
A trail of clues will take you around the LSE campus and beyond. All teams will gather at the end for points, prize-giving and refreshments for all.
Wednesday 21 September
Welcome Meeting for General Course students
Venue: NAB 1.04
Professor Oliver Volckart and Helena Ivins will welcome general course students to the Department of Economic History.
Welcome Meeting for students on BSc Economic History, BSc Economics and Economic History and BSc Economic History and Geography programmes
Venue: NAB 1.04, New Academic Building
Followed by lunch afternoon tea, 4.30-5.30pm
Meeting hosted by Professor Oliver Volckart (Undergraduate Programmes Director, Economic History Department) and Helena Ivins (Departmental Tutor). They will introduce you to the department and take you through the key information you need to get started as an Economic History student.
The meeting will be followed afternoon tea.
Thursday 22 September
Welcome Quiz, hosted by the LSESU Economic History Society
A trivia quiz to test your general knowledge, and help you get to know your fellow Economic History students.
Venue: NAB 2.04 (New Academic Building)
Boat Trip - drinks reception and barbecue
Time: Evening of 22 September, time tbc
Venue: Meeting at Temple Pier
£20 per ticket, covers 2 drinks and barbecue. Places limited - pre-booking required when link becomes available.
Sign up for a boat trip to view the sights of London from the Thames and enjoy drinks and BBQ with faculty and students of the department.