How to be part of LSE

Being an Academic and Career Mentor, a Peer Tutor and an SSLC representative during my time here, has allowed me to show my appreciation and give back to this community from which I’ve gained so much!

There are so many ways you can get involved and be part of our LSE community! 

From conducting impactful research, being a mentor or a peer supporter, or by giving your time to make a difference, you can help to shape LSE while developing your skills.

Here are just some of the ways you can be part of LSE...

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Investigating and researching - learn about research skills, opportunities and tools to help you answer the questions that matter.

Showcasing and publishing - opportunities to show why your idea is important and share your idea with the world.

Engaging with civic issues - what causes matter to you? Use research to make an impact on the wider world.

Developing your career - develop skills, gain valuable experience, build your personal brand and make an impact.

Creating and innovating - learn how to develop impactful solutions that shake up the status quo.


lead your learning community

Change Makers - get paid to investigate, innovate, and lead on the enhancement of student education and experience across LSE through independent research.

LSE Festival - get involved in events and debates around social science, and enter your research or photography into the LSE Research Competition.

Behavioural Research Lab - get paid to participate in world class behavioural research in state-of-the-art facilities at LSE.

LSE GROUPS - is an immersive, engaging and a unique learning experience offering undergraduates the chance to do original research and present it to their peers. 

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Student Academic Mentors - second and third year student mentors are matched with incoming first year student mentees from the same department to help new students.

Off Campus Support Scheme - help new undergraduate and General Course students who don't live in LSE halls connect with each other and our community.

Peer supporters - get trained to provide a crucial service for students to talk to other students about anything they are worried about.

LSESU Teaching Excellence Awards - recognise and nominate members of staff who have made a difference or had a positive impact on your time at LSE.


make a difference

Volunteering - find a volunteering placement at a charity or not-for-profit organisation during your time studying at LSE, or do one-off opportunities.

Student voice - make your voice heard and provide feedback on your course, teaching, and any aspect of your student experience at LSE.

Faith Centre - join interfaith programmes and community events, empowering you to  explore, challenge and question religious differences. 

Widening Participation- get involved with LSE Widening Participation to work with young people from under-represented backgrounds to raise their aspirations and attainment.


discover new opportunities

LIFE in London - sign up to workshops, events and talks designed to inspire you to make the most of your experience in this unique city.

LSE Students' Union - join societies, get involved in social events, find support and advice, or be part of campaigning. 

LSE Halls Cup - get active, do great things and overcome challenges with great people in your halls community to win the Halls Cup trophy and other prizes.

Sustainability at LSE - help cultivate a culture of sustainability on campus and in halls of residence. 

LSE Arts and Music - explore LSE arts and music and discover the School's cultural talent and diversity, including music concerts, performance nights, and art exhibitions. 


develop your skills

LSE Careers - access events and services designed to support you whatever career stage you're at, and discuss your career individually with a career consultant.

LSE Generate - get support and funding, whether you're a student or an alumn, to launch your own business or start up here in the UK or across the globe. 

Digital Skills Lab - empowers you to develop the IT, coding, web design or Excel skills you need to thrive in the digital era and boost your CV.

Language Centre - learn a new language, get a new qualification, and join our language community by engaging with events and other services.