Welcome week is the week in which new students usually first arrive on campus and receive the initial information regarding their studies here. Naturally, you might feel a bit overwhelmed at the beginning, but do not worry, you are not alone: Former Student Ambassador Mikhael Farr tells you about his experiences of welcome week last year and who he […]
According to the cliché, the weather in England is bad and the food even worse. In this blog post, Student Ambassador Lucy Lu explains why food in London is far better than its reputation and shares her top tips on where to get the best deals for students!
Greetings offer holders! I’m sure many of you who haven’t been to […]
For the last ID Weekly Spotlight of the academic year, Student Ambassador Salena Wang talked to MSc Development Studies student Sara Cheema. Find out more about their conversation here.
What’s your previous education/background before coming to LSE?
Growing up, my family moved around a lot, so I could never really call one place home for too long. The two places […]
The new academic year is just around the corner, so you may be wondering how to go about choosing your courses. Student Mentorship Ambassador, Unsia Hussain, shares some useful tips and also gives insights into the support she received from academics and study advisers here at LSE.
One of the toughest and confusing decisions to make as an LSE student […]
Welcome back to ID’s Weekly Spotlight! For this week, Student Ambassador Salena Wang talked to MSc Development Studies student Jingke Pan. Find out more about their conversation here.
Studying at an internationally leading university like the LSE is an exciting journey, but it can also be quite challenging, especially when the university experience is situated in a different society […]
The 25th May 2019 marks a year since the Republic of Ireland popularly voted to legalise abortion by repealing the Eighth Amendment from the constitution, marking on an ongoing cultural shift in the country. Three Master’s students, Eric Frasco, Eloise O’Carroll and Rachel Speechley, tell us more about the campaign leading up to it.
The Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar, […]
Just before the start of busy Summer Term, students of the International Development Department had the opportunity to attend DESTIN’s annual Industry Dinner, which connects students with professionals from the field of international development. DESTIN’s president, Gabriella Reimer, shares the experience with us.
On April 26, 2019 International Development students, development professionals, and departmental representatives gathered at the Rembrandt hotel […]
For this week’s ID Weekly Spotlight, Student Media Ambassador Salena Wang talked to MSc Development Studies student, Kealan Finnegan. Read about their chat here.
Tell me a bit about yourself and your background.
I was born in Bath and have lived there my whole life up until finishing A-levels, in contrast to many people here at LSE who have moved around […]
Last week, 25 students from the MSc International Development & Humanitarian Emergencies and the MSc Health & International Development programmes traded in bustling London for beautiful Geneva. This trip was organized by the student Geneva Trip Committee and accompanied by Professor Stuart Gordon and Student Experience Officer Sarah Neuenschwander. Jamie Holton, co-president of the committee, shares her experience.
If you […]