LSE Student Community Activities

Connecting with others and looking after your mind and body

There are loads of ways to get involved this term, no matter where you're based. Check out the list below to find a new hobby, take a break from your studies, and try something different! This page will be updated with new opportunities and activities.


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Join the LSE virtual 10k to raise money for homelessness charity St Mungo's!

Who? All LSE students and staff, alumni and friends and family

When? Register now and get training to run, walk or roll 10k virtually on 25 April!

Learn more and sign up


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Street photography masterclass

Who? All LSE students

When? In-person sessions running 24 April - 8 May

What? Get creative and learn how to take amazing photos out and about in small groups around London!

Learn more and sign up


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Volunteering opportunities

Who? All LSE students

When? Ongoing

What? Make a difference to your community and gain experience via the Volunteer Centre.

Explore volunteering at LSE


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Mental health workshops

When? Various dates

What? Learn how to manage anxiety and cope with uncertainty, loss and change in these workshops from the Student Counselling team. Find more details on their workshops webapge.

Learn more and sign up



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Food pop-ups on campus

When? Tue-Thu, 11.30am - 2.30pm, 13 April - 13 May

What? Enjoy a tasty lunch in CBG square!


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Student research - collaborate with others, gain exposure for your work and win prizes!

When? Throughout Lent and Summer Terms

What? All students are invited to get involved with a range of opportunities:

Student Idea Showcase: got an essay abstract, lockdown photo, video diary or class project poster you can link to our Shaping the Post-Covid World theme? Enter before 16 April for a chance to win £200!

Learn more about the Idea Showcase

Taught student interdisciplinary research conference: submit an abstract to gain experience presenting your work and get support from our team to develop your conference content.

Learn more about the student research conference

Three Minute Thesis: PhDs are invited to enter the international competition which challenges you to present your thesis in just three minutes - win prizes AND gain exposure for your ideas!

Learn more about Three Minute Thesis