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We're ranked 2nd in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2022 and 7th in the Complete University Guide


Eric Neumayer appointed LSE's Interim President and Vice Chancellor

LSE is delighted to announce that Eric Neumayer has been appointed as Interim President and Vice Chancellor

Eric has served our School in numerous leadership positions, including as Head of Department (Department of Geography and Environment), Vice Chair of the Appointments Committee, inaugural Pro-Director (Faculty Development) and most recently as Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Planning and Resources).  

Eric Neumayer said: “LSE is a very special place to me. I love the School and its incredible staff, students and friends. There could be no greater honour than to serve the School in this role.” 

February 2023


The Chronos Sustainability Prize at LSE

We're delighted to announce that we have joined forces with Chronos Sustainability to recognise the very best in academic excellence and commitment to sustainable business, finance and environmental policy.

Starting in the 2022-23 academic year, Chronos Sustainability will award prizes to undergraduate and postgraduate students whose analysis and recommendations are considered to have the greatest potential to make a positive social or environmental impact.

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February 2023

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#2 in the world for Geography

We're thrilled to retain our position as second in the world for Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022! This is the fifth year in the row that the department has held this prestigious position.

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