Siri Arntzen

Siri Arntzen

About Siri Arntzen

A 28-year old self-proclaimed nerd on the fields of places, photography and sports. Currently studying the MSc Local Economic Development here at LSE. Brought up in a tiny fishing village in the Lofoten archipelago in Norway, seeing the world from London’s perspective!

International Women’s Day: The 364 days after

As I think none of us missed, yesterday, the 8th of March, was International Women’s Day. It is personally a day that means a lot to me, where I always pay some extra thought to the people that has made my life easier through bold choices in policy-making, personal choices and the fight for equal rights. This year, as […]

March 9th, 2017|Student life|0 Comments|

My neighbourhood: Greenwich

While staying in halls has its perks and wonderful sides, living a bit outside the city centre is also an opportunity as a student. I live in Greenwich, in south-east London, which means that my neighbourhood feels very different from the city centre. My commute is a bit longer, but after testing the many routes into London (train, bus, […]

February 24th, 2017|London life|0 Comments|

Why football and academia go so well together

We all have different ways of recovering from stress, something that is quite necessary during a postgraduate year at LSE. During exam-time in May there is even a dedicated ‘de-stress-week’ where you can do yoga, meditation or even meet up with a bunch of puppies for about half an hour to release some of those reactions going on in […]

January 25th, 2017|Student life|0 Comments|

From the urban Arctic to LSE

Whilst typing, I am 10,000 feet up in the air. Looking down, I see a landscape of mountains covered in snow and the sun dipping on the curve of the earth, bathing in a ridiculously beautiful shade of pink. What I see is Northern Norway, the most developed region in the Arctic, my home. From up here, the Arctic […]

November 17th, 2016|Student life, Travel|1 Comment|

How to have a high impact career

Already during the first month at LSE, there is naturally a lot of talk about careers. After all the “where are you from’s”, the “what are you doing after LSE”-questions stand next in line. Some have a clear idea about where they are going, others (like myself) need a little outside help to light up the next step of the […]

October 26th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

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