Facts and figures
For more than 120 years, LSE alumni have emerged from our central London campus to transform global societies. Our graduates are Nobel Prize winners, world leaders, heads of industry, leading academics, teachers, campaigners, policymakers and influencers whose endeavours in their lives and careers after graduation embody our founders’ vision.
In creating a ‘London School of Economics and Political Science’ – a centre not only of lectures on special subjects, but an association of students who would be directed and supported in doing original work” they sought to develop a community that would transform people and societies by understanding the causes of things.
LSE is wonderfully internationalist and diverse in its outlook – much like the city in which the School is rooted. As well as taking pride in our alumni’s achievements globally, we are proud of the contributions former students make on a daily basis to professional and civil life in and for London.
See the LSE alumni who have pursued careers in various London-based industries.
From government to urban planning, and from banking and commerce to education and NGOs, LSE alumni in London have a profound impact on all walks of life. They also form a vibrant community and remain involved in many aspects of School life, from participation in our bespoke alumni events and public lecture programmes, through to linking with former professors and speaking to students to pass on their own experiences.