Accessibility at LSE


LSE supports diversity, inclusiveness, equal access, equitable treatment and multicultural understanding

Accessible LSE

Lectures and seminars which are scheduled for inaccessible venues can be moved to accommodate students with mobility difficulties, Disability and Wellbeing Service will liaise with Timetabling and the academic department.

Accessible and gender neutral toilets, in addition to other accessible features are listed on the accessibility map.

AccessAble have produced detailed access guides to the LSE campus and residences and route maps between key locations. These are available at lse.ac.uk/AccessAble 

Business Disability Forum (BDF)

Business Development Forum is a not-for-profit membership organisation that exists to create a disability smart world by linking businesses, disabled people, and government. They provide training, expertise and resources about disability. BDF have over 20 years’ experience working with private and public sector organisations. Their 300 members include Manchester Metropolitan University who received Gold Disability Standard status in 2017. As members of BDF, we aim to provide the best and most inclusive experience for all students.

Disability and Wellbeing Service

You can find out about the student Disability and Wellbeing Service here: Disability and Wellbeing Service.

DWS can put in place support and recommend adjustments to the learning and teaching environment which will help remove barriers to disabled students.
Contact: 020 7955 7567 or email: disability-wellbeing@lse.ac.uk

Equity Diversity and Inclusion

The School’s overall work on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is led by LSE’s EDI Office.

LSE supports diversity, inclusiveness, equal access, equitable treatment and multicultural understanding.

AccessAble have produced detailed access guides to the LSE campus and residences and route maps between key locations, find them here.

IT support for disabled students

LSE is committed to the provision of facilities and support for disabled students and staff, to ensure equality of access to services. Additional PCs and printing facilities for disabled students are provided in the public computer areas in the Library. We also provide one-to-one support for disabled staff and students who wish to become familiar with adaptive technologies and software. Visit DTS website for more information.

LSE Faith Centre

The Faith Centre, found on the 2nd floor of SAW, is a unique space on campus, home to the LSE’s diverse religious activities, transformational interfaith leadership programmes, wellbeing classes, and a reflective space for all staff and students away from the noise of campus life. You can find a Cave for meditation, male and female Islamic prayer and washrooms and a bookable space for all student faith societies. Jummah prayers are held on Fridays at 1pm in the Venue, in the basement of SAW.  

The Faith Centre team is working to make the LSE campus fully faith-inclusive and we have a team of asscociate chaplains available to speak confidentially on any issue arising during your time at the LSE regardless of faith or belief.

The Faith Centre is open every day from 9.30am to 5.30pm, with your LSE staff or student card needed for out of hours access. More information on what is going on in the Faith Centre and religious provision at LSE can be found on the Faith Centre web pages and any questions can be emailed to faithcentre@lse.ac.uk or just ask at the Faith Centre reception. 

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing at LSE

The Student Wellbeing Service offers counselling,  support and confidential advice to students having mental health difficulties.

Mental Health Advisers, Wellbeing Advisers and Counsellors work across the Student Wellbeing Service, and specialise in helping manage mental health crises, as well as supporting students with long term mental health difficulties. For more information contact disability-wellbeing@lse.ac.uk (020 7955 7767) or visit Pethick Lawrence House 3.02/4.02 (enter via Fawcett House).