There's a lot of support available to you within your department. Expand the sections below to find out more.
Your class or seminar teacher
Your class or seminar teacher can provide you with guidance about the content of a particular course and provide feedback on your formative work.
All members of academic staff set aside specified times (office hours) when they are free to see any student to discuss any academic issue.
Your Academic Mentor
Your Academic Mentor receives regular reports from class teachers and meets with you during the course of the year to discuss your academic progress. Find out more about how they can support you and what to expect.
Your Departmental Tutor (for undergraduate students)
In addition to Academic Mentors, each department has a Departmental Tutor responsible for the day to day running of undergraduate studies in the department.
Departmental Tutors can assist Academic Mentors with providing you more complex support or information.They're also an alternate point of contact if you do not wish to speak to your Academic Mentor about a particular issue.
Your Programme Director (for postgraduate students)
In addition to Academic Mentors, each department has a number of Programme Directors responsible for the day to day running of postgraduate programmes within the department.
Programme Directors can assist Academic Mentors with providing you more complex support or information. They're also an alternate point of contact if you do not wish to speak to your Academic Mentor about a particular issue.
Programme Administration - Professional Services Staff
Professional Services Staff such as your programme administrator or programme manager are available to support you throughout your studies.
They're a valuable source of knowledge about your programme and the courses taught within your department.
They might not always be able to help you (e.g. if you have a question about your visa) however they are a good first point of contact and can signpost you to other services at LSE.