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    Grosvenor House: Reflections From Living in a Graduate Student Hall

Grosvenor House: Reflections From Living in a Graduate Student Hall

Especially since I worked a few years after receiving my undergraduate degree, I haven’t lived in a student accommodation for a long time. I’ve already talked about why I chose student accommodation in a previous blog post, so this is all about my personal experience at Grosvenor House. There are many different halls a postgraduate student can live in. […]

July 17th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|

My LSE Volunteering Experience

I don’t think that I was familiar with the idea of a university having a volunteering sector before I came to LSE. Volunteering is at the core of the LSE experience; we hear about it every single week and I think that this is great because it provides the opportunity of doing very fun things, meeting people outside ‘the bubble’ […]

Closing Thoughts on Summer Term Exams

Exams are finally over. I repeat exams are finally OVER. After braving 5 exams, I can finally say I survived exams and can now fully focus on my dissertation. Before I do that, here are some closing thoughts on summer term exams:

1. It’s never too early to revise. I have to admit, I didn’t start revising for some of […]

June 29th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|

Keep Calm and Revise On: A Guide to Surviving Exams

The moment we have all been waiting for…EXAM TIME! Almost every seat in the library is taken, the queue for the nearby coffee shops are longer than I have ever seen them, and the weekends no longer feel like weekends. What an exciting time to be an LSE Student! (Not really.) Jokes aside, exam time can be considered a […]

BSc Finance: schnitzels, snow and sightseeing in Vienna

Students on the BSc Finance have a house system, where each student is allocated into a house on arrival at LSE. Each house has a budget for events and activities. This January, House Sharpe, made up of first and second year BSc Finance students, organised a trip to Vienna, hometown to Felix, one of the Heads of House. This post was […]

April 30th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|

If someone lights a match…

This place will burst like fireworks.

I don’t really know how we got here, this atmosphere was built little by little throughout the break… But last week (Week 1 of Summer Term) LSE was transformed into a giant cauldron of nerves and stress.

STARTING FROM THE BEGINNING…

I had a great break. According to my Google Maps timeline I spent 27 days, […]

April 30th, 2018|Student life|1 Comment|

Around the dinner table

This week I was saddened to learn that Rosebery Hall will not be hosting a postgraduate community in the next academic year.

I have met a lot of postgrads living in halls at LSE and not one of them has had an experience like the one we had here at Rosebery. Not even those living in Bankside.

Unlike other halls, at […]

April 16th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|

Building Relationships at LSE

Moving to a new city is a challenge within itself, but what’s even more difficult is forming new relationships and friendships. Like many students I know, I came to the LSE knowing nobody. Since I’m a postgraduate student and already had a network of friends from college and high school, it wasn’t a priority of mine to make any friends […]

April 9th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|
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    The Process of Finding Housing in London: Why I Chose LSE Housing

The Process of Finding Housing in London: Why I Chose LSE Housing

Looking for housing (especially in a city where you have never lived in) is quite a daunting task. I don’t want to admit that I did this, but a year ago, I maniacally spent a couple hours on google looking for a place to live. I narrowed down my options to Residence Halls so I could not stress out […]

March 27th, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|
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    I Survived The Beast from the East, But The End of Lent Term is Another Story

I Survived The Beast from the East, But The End of Lent Term is Another Story

I’ve lived in London for about 7 months and I surprisingly don’t miss my hometown of San Francisco as much as I thought I would. It wasn’t until Storm Emma hit London two weeks ago where I started missing the calm weather of San Francisco. To be fair, I have experienced snow after living in Washington, D.C., but this was […]

March 21st, 2018|Student life|0 Comments|

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