Aarushi Jain

About Aarushi Jain

An MSc. in City Design and Social Science student. Follow me for updates on London, travelling in the UK, and student life at LSE.

Experience different regional Indian cuisine in London

Indian food has had huge prominence in the UK for about 200 years now. From celebrating Samosa Week to allocating chicken tikka masala as the national food, England has been clear about its unabashed love for Indian food. Being a student in London, you can visit famous Indian restaurants, and experience the different cuisines from different parts of India. 


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Best places for a sunny study break

Despite the recurring rains and black clouds, sunny days are almost upon us. After long, dark months, we can finally move out of our artificially lit study areas and step out into London’s amazing parks and gardens and fall asleep underneath the blue skies after long reading sessions under the bright sun. I love to look for new reading […]

The perfect four day getaway in Amsterdam

After a hectic Lent Term, I was looking forward to unwinding but the brutal London temperatures gave me the summer blues! Looking for a quick escape to sunnier skies, I searched through Skyscanner for cheap tickets, which led me straight to Amsterdam, and boy am I glad it did! Very quickly the 4 day trip to Amsterdam turned into […]

May 29th, 2019|Travel|0 Comments|
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    10 things about LSE’s MSc. In City Design and Social Science

10 things about LSE’s MSc. In City Design and Social Science

If you are currently an offer holder or are thinking of applying to LSE’s MSc City Design and Social Science, or maybe you are just curious, this post will provide some fun and important facts about this unique program in LSE. 

1. Predominantly group work

The program has a major module that runs during two terms thus there is a lot […]

May 28th, 2019|Featured, LSE|0 Comments|

How to Pick Your Student Accommodation

A good, happy and safe place, at a comfortable price, is essential to your student experience. As a new student moving to London, finding accommodation can be a very daunting task, and it is made even more complicated by all the new terms and concepts required to understand in order to judge your options. 

So if you’re beginning to look […]

Get, Set, Travel

If you have explored the sights mentioned in my previous post, or are simply looking for more engaging ones, explore the 4 cities mentioned here. The rule of the game stays the same. Grab your camera, sports shoes, and a few friends and head out to explore what the UK can offer you to grab within a day. 


A two […]

March 5th, 2019|Featured, Travel|0 Comments|

My Top Tip for Reading Week!

The Students@LSE Blog holds a special place in my heart because I went through all the articles on here during those nervous nights before I moved to London to pursue my MSc. I took most of the advice here so seriously. I came across this article on the blog ‘Reading Week: Exactly What Is Needed for The Road Ahead’ […]

Why I have come to love the Department of Sociology

My program, MSc. in City Design and Social Science, falls in the Department of Sociology. When compared with LSE’s Department of Economics, in terms of numbers of students, Sociology seems invisible. As a graduate student, constantly tussling about whether or not I was choosing the right program, this difference constantly confused me. However, now having completed my Michaelmas Term […]

March 5th, 2019|LSE, Student life|Comments Off on Why I have come to love the Department of Sociology|

My Top 5 Day Trips from London

London is an excellent choice for travelers as it is located at an accessible distance to world famous cities and attractions in the UK. I get some time to see London on a off day during the week, and a few European cities during the term breaks. However, there are a lot of beautiful cities in the UK that […]

My nervous journey to LSE

Hi! I am a 22-year-old recently graduated architect from India, now in London for this seemingly daunting task of pursuing my master’s in the midst of all the economists, mathematicians, and politicians.

Like everyone I assume, I had spent most of August and September worrying about baggage restrictions, reading lists, future prospects of my program, course choices, accommodation and most […]

December 11th, 2018|LSE, Student life|0 Comments|

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