The range of things you can do at any time in central London is second to none. Whilst you are here to study, London will be a huge and very positive part of your experience, with our campus located at the heart of London.
There are more than 150 student societies at LSE, spanning a very wide range of interests, from politiccs and the arts to academia and charitable causes. The LSE Students' Union (LSESU) organises a range of events for all students, from young undergraduates to more mature students.
The School hosts a series of world class public lectures and events every year. Recent speakers include Aung San Suu Kyi, David Cameron, Noam Chomsky, the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, Bill Gates, Daniel Kahneman, Paul Krugman, Christine Lagarde, Thomas Piketty, and George Soros. The Department of Mathematics also hosts a range of events throughout the year.
Student Central is open to all London students and provides even more recreational opportunities. It is located a few minutes away from campus in Bloomsbury.
The theatres, museums, and galleries are some of the best in the world, and they are greater in number than anywhere else! The West End is on our doorstep, the British Museum is a short walk away, and the Southbank Centre is just across Waterloo Bridge. To find out out about what's on, we recommend Time Out, Secret London and the London Evening Standard.
There are countless clubs, bars, and pubs, including three on campus, as well as as the legendary clubs and bars of Soho, which are a short walk away.
London caters for all tastes, with its huge range of restaurants and cafés. Zomato and TripAdvisor are useful for finding good food on any budget. With your LSE ID or TOTUM card, you may even find some with deals and discounts!