Student Ambassadors

Meet an ID Alum: Deepjyot Kaur

Current ID Student Ambassador, Harikeerthan Raghuram interviews 2018/19 ID Student Ambassador, Deepjyot Kaur, about her year at LSE and how what she learnt during this time has helped her in her current role as Associate at NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Government of India.

Below you have the option of watching the interview on YouTube or listening […]

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    Navigating course selection in the Department of International Development

Navigating course selection in the Department of International Development

Your Master’s degree will start in few months, so you’re probably busy preparing for many things, including which courses to take when you arrive. Our Student Mentorship Ambassador, Gayatri I Gusti shares how she prepared for course selection before she arrived at LSE and during her first three weeks of Michaelmas Term.

Before arriving at LSE

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Career support for International Development students

MSc Health and International Development student and Student Ambassador, Dr Harikeerthan Raghuram, writes about the different services offered by LSE Careers.

LSE has over 11000 students from over 140 different countries studying in over 20 different departments. Surely, it seems like a mammoth task to assist with the career of each individual. However, from my experience as a student at LSE, […]

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    Tips and hacks for getting a hang of assignments: AKA how to avoid being super overwhelmed by your Masters programme!

Tips and hacks for getting a hang of assignments: AKA how to avoid being super overwhelmed by your Masters programme!

Student Ambassador, Nicole Amondi Oloo provides some helpful tips and hacks to manage your time and workload whilst studying at LSE. 

Hey offer holders, congratulations on getting into LSE! It’s an amazing accomplishment. LSE is all about discovering the causes of things and in the upcoming year you will definitely be pushed to your intellectual limits in the best ways. LSE […]

What I never expected to discover about Living in London

Student Ambassador and MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies candidate, Rahma Lestari Anggraini, shares her experience of settling into London life. 

If I had to say three words from my memory about my first trip to London in October 2014, they would be “crowded, expensive, and gloomy”. London was not a city that I put on my favourite list. Hence, […]

Meet our Student Ambassadors

Meet our eleven new Student Ambassadors: Catalina, Clara, Gya, Hari, Huiyi, Kassandra, Mirna, Nicole, Rahma, Shea and Yohannan, who will provide mentorship to incoming students for the new 2020/21 academic year. You can reach out to our Ambassadors via our intdev.mentors@lse.ac.uk email account. To contact an Ambassador directly, please add the Ambassadors name in the subject of the email:

Full name: Catalina […]

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    Welcome Week: From being lost to getting help and enjoying the new student life

Welcome Week: From being lost to getting help and enjoying the new student life

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 […]

A foodie’s guide to LSE

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 […]

ID Weekly Spotlight – Meet Sara Cheema

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 […]

How to solve the course selection puzzle

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 […]