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    Celebrating diversity: my Programme for African Leadership story

Celebrating diversity: my Programme for African Leadership story

Hallmark moments are like the beautiful photos which we save for the photo albums. They affect and define us so that from time to time, we are moved to take them out, to remember them and relive the wonderful memories. My acceptance into, and participation in LSE’s Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) certainly deserves many pages in my memory […]

June 26th, 2017|Student life|0 Comments|
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    Rethinking development finance in an age of rising aspirations

Rethinking development finance in an age of rising aspirations

A guest post by Eustace Uzor, Zainab Haruna, and Martha Bande, who are all students on the Programme for African Leadership in the International Development Department at LSE.

On April 11, 2017, the president of the World Bank Group (WBG) – Dr. Jim Yong Kim, came to LSE to present the Bank’s financial vision on how to ‘end poverty and boost […]

April 26th, 2017|Student life|1 Comment|

The advice I wish I had before starting LSE

A guest post by Marie Misund Bringslid, MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation student, originally published on the Department of Management blog

Being an LSE student is so much more than just studying. It is not easy to know what to expect, especially if you are an international student both new to the university and to London. As a […]

March 27th, 2017|Student life|0 Comments|
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    Strengthen your university application: make the right CHOICE

Strengthen your university application: make the right CHOICE

Are you:

in Year 12 at a state school?
considering applying to a top university to study a social science?
someone who wants to boost their learning and experience – and stand out from the crowd?

If your answers are “Yes” to all the questions above, then you should apply to LSE’s flagship Widening Participation programme LSE CHOICE.

What is it?

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Long Road to PhD applications

A post by alumni blogger Marina.

So you like research? Do you feel like you would prefer to continue doing research? Would you like to do a PhD after your MSc? I have laid out a mini-guide about how to successfully apply for a PhD.

Disclaimer: this is advice is for people who are considering a european PhD programme only.

What you’ll […]

December 9th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|
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    If I could tell you one thing…lessons in how to create and how to succeed

If I could tell you one thing…lessons in how to create and how to succeed

A guest post by Anjida Sripongworakul, MSc Management Science (Decision Sciences) student

Innocent Foundation’s Richard Reed shares nine lessons on life.

Imagine that a stranger steps up to you and asks, “In all that you have learned, if you could tell me the one most important thing, what is it?”

And so went the story Richard Reed retold at his LSE evening lecture, […]

November 16th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|
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    The importance of stopping, taking stock, then moving forward

The importance of stopping, taking stock, then moving forward

A post by LSE alum Ria

I am thinking back to the person I was when at LSE… Always on the move, work and then some more, getting to know exciting people, and never getting enough of my School and all that it has to offer. It was a jolt of energy to my system – kind of like a […]

November 15th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

7 ways computers will change our lives

A guest post by Marie Misund Bringslid, MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation student

Google boss Eric Schmidt shared his visions for the future.

Friday night and the Old Theatre at LSE was packed with students, academics and some of Britain’s computing pioneers to hear Schmidt’s predictions and opinions on the future of computer technology. Schmidt helped grow Google from […]

October 18th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

Transitioning from Student to Alumna/us

You have worked hard, spent endless days and nights in the library, finished your exams, and are moving on. Now what?

What many students may not realise is that you are part of the LSE alumni community – a lifelong global network of over 133,000 contactable members all over the world. As part of this network, LSE alumni can access […]

June 15th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

Applying for September 2017 entry? How best to prepare

If you’re thinking of coming to LSE for your undergraduate studies in September 2017, here are some steps you should start thinking about now.

Attend a UCAS exhibition

If you’re still considering your options, attending a UCAS higher education exhibition is a great way of meeting representatives from different institutions and narrowing down your options. From the beginning of March up until […]

February 29th, 2016|Student life|0 Comments|

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