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Offer Holders 2024

One of the things I have enjoyed the most about studying international relations at LSE has been studying with people from all around the world and being a part of this community... everyone is willing to help each other out

Beatriz Silva, BSc International Relations 1st year

A warm welcome to all our offer holders! We look forward to you joining us here at LSE and in the Department of International Relations soon. 

Over the summer of 2024, offer holders will receive a series of emails from the Department of International Relations, to help you get settled into your studies. There will also be a series of webinars, where you can meet key staff and ask any questions you might have about joining the department. You can expect to receive the following emails over the summer:

  • An email about the Department of International Relations community and how to get involved
  • An email about the structure of the academic year and the academic support on offer in the department
  • An email about choosing your courses, explaining how you select your courses in September for the year ahead
  • An email about what to expect from your time in the IR Department in the year ahead at LSE
  • An email outlining the full schedule of events happening in Welcome – your first week here at LSE
  • A webinar about the structure of the year: an opportunity for you to ask the Programmes Team questions and we’ll share the webinar registration information with you in advance by email

    Save the date!
    Undergraduate structure of the year webinar: Thursday 18 July from 2.00pm–3.00pm (BST)

    Postgraduate structure of the year webinar: Wednesday 17 July from 2.00pm–3.00pm (BST)

    Registration links will be sent to you in June, and the webinar will be recorded if you can't attend live.
  • A webinar for taught postgraduates guiding you through the course selection portal where you will have an opportunity to ask the Programmes Team any questions about how to select your courses

    Save the date!
    Postgraduate Course Choice webinar: Wednesday 7 August from 2.00pm–3.00pm (BST) 

    Registration links will be sent to you in June, and the webinar will be recorded if you can't attend live.

Keep an eye on your inboxes over the summer and don't forget to register for the webinars when the details are sent to you in May/June! All the webinars will be recorded, so don't worry if you can't attend live.

We're all really looking forward to meeting you in the months ahead. In the meantime, if you have a question about your programme, contact the Programmes Team on ir.bsc@lse.ac.uk or ir.msc@lse.ac.uk, or if you have any queries about your offer such as meeting offer conditions, appeals, deferred entry, please see:

Please also note the current processing times for the graduate admissions office for incoming applications, emails and documents (including confirmation of receipt).

Please check out the links below for useful information, and if you have any further queries, please get in touch

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You can also join our private department offer holders groups: 

You will need to submit your offer holder number for admission to the groups. This number can be found on all LSE correspondence to you, including your offer holder letter.

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