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Welcome 2019

Useful information for incoming students

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A very warm welcome to all new students to the Department of Methodology in the 2019-20 academic year.

We hope that you will find LSE in general and the Department of Methodology in particular an exciting intellectual environment for your postgraduate studies.

Below you will find a programme of events for both incoming MSc and PhD students, so please read this carefully and make a note of the events you need to attend. If you have any questions about any of these events, you can contact Esther Heyhoe (MSc SRM queries), Dave Poole (MSc ASDS queries) and Sam Scott (PhD queries).

To find your way around LSE, use online Campus Map.

For general information on welcome events around LSE, please check the LSE Welcome webpages.

Finally, I wish you every success in your studies, and hope that your year at LSE will be stimulating, engaging, inspiring and fun.

Professor Jonathan Jackson
Head of Department

MSc Welcome events

Monday 23 September 2019

MSc in Social Research Methods Welcome Meeting
An opportunity to meet your Programme Director and learn more about the LSE support services available to help you through your studies. This is an important meeting and we strongly advise you to attend.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 11 - 12.30pm

MSc in Social Research Methods Welcome Lunch (optional)
An informal lunch where students can meet each other and the programme staff. Lunch will be provided.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 12.30 - 1.30pm

Tuesday 24 September 2019

LSE Welcome presentation for all new students
This is your opportunity to learn about the LSE community, including valuable information about the wealth of support available to you whilst studying at LSE.
The Peacock Theatre, 12.30 - 2pm

MSc in Applied Social Data Science Welcome Meeting
An opportunity to meet your Programme Directors and learn more about the LSE support services available to help you through your studies. This is an important meeting and we strongly advise you to attend.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 3.00 - 4.30pm

MSc in Applied Social Data Science Welcome Afternoon Tea (optional)
An informal afternoon tea where students can meet each other and the programme staff. Biscuits, tea and coffee will be provided.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 4.30 - 5.30pm

Wednesday 25 September 2019

MSc in Applied Social Data Science registration
Clement House, Ground Floor, 10.00 - 10.45am

MSc in Social Research Methods registration
Clement House, Ground Floor, 10.00 - 10.45am

MSc in Applied Social Data Science: Course Selection Information Session
An opportunity to learn more about your programme structure, course options and course selection process from your Programme Directors and Methodology staff.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 1.30 - 2.30pm

MSc in Social Research Methods: Course Selection Information Session
An opportunity to learn more about your programme structure, course options and course selection process from your Programme Director and Methodology staff.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 3.00 - 4.00pm

Welcome drinks for all new Methodology students (optional)
All postgraduate students are encouraged to attend our Departmental party.
8th Floor of the New Academic Building (NAB), 4.30 - 7.00pm

Thursday 26 September 2019

MSc in Applied Social Data Science Scavenger Hunt (optional)
A fun and informal activity to help you meet fellow students and explore the local area outside of LSE campus.
Columbia House 
COL.8.13, 10.30 - 12.00pm

MSc in Social Research Methods Scavenger Hunt (optional)
A fun and informal activity to help you meet fellow students and explore the local area outside of LSE campus.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 10.30 - 12.00pm

Friday 27 September 2019

Course Selection Surgery Drop-in (optional)
An informal session for all students who need help with using the Course Selection system. A light breakfast will be provided.
Please note this session is not intended for academic advice.
Columbia House COL.8.13, 10.00 - 11.00am

PhD Welcome events

Tuesday 24 September 2019

PhD Social Research Methods registration
The PhD Academy, Lionel Robbins Building LRB 4.03, 10.30 - 3.30pm

Wednesday 25 September 2019

PhD Academy Welcome Talk for new students
Pankhurst House, Clement's Inn, PAN G.01, 2.00 - 3.00pm

PhD Academy welcome drinks reception (optional)
The PhD Academy, Lionel Robbins Building LRB 4.02, 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Welcome drinks for all new Methodology students (optional)
All postgraduate students are encouraged to attend our Departmental party.
8th Floor of the New Academic Building (NAB), 5.00 - 7.00pm