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The 24/7 mental health support phone line is sponsored by LSE via Spectrum.Life. All calls are answered by a trained counsellor or psychotherapist. Students can talk to them about anything, including stress, anxiety, low mood, financial worries, loss, grief or relationship problems.
This LSE service offers the opportunity to get help arranging reasonable adjustments for students with long-term health conditions, disabilities, mental health and learning difficulties. Students can speak with an adviser to discuss their needs, talk about support and get advice.
Students who wish to access mental health and wellbeing support should complete an online Wellbeing form, after which you will be offered a Wellbeing appointment. During the appointment we will ask you a few questions about how you are doing. After the meeting, we will make support recommendations.
Academic Mentoring at LSE is focused on building scholarly partnerships based on shared purpose and understanding. Academic mentors are students’ first point of contact with the academic community, and it is a positive and worthwhile relationship for both academics and students.
Ask An Alum connects you with the alumni community at LSE who can help to answer your questions, at anytime, anywhere.
Consent.Ed is an educational programme and was launched to tackle sexual violence. The sessions are facilitated by students and explore issues around consent. All students (with exceptions) are expected to complete the online course. Students are welcome to attend an in-person Consent.Ed session.
The Creative Network is a student-led committee striving to celebrate arts on campus, foster collaboration between creative individuals and societies, and build an inclusive community of inspiring minds at LSE.
The LSE Faith Centre offers the opportunity for students to use the Desert Room, Islamic Prayer Rooms and "The Cave" - a space for quiet reflection. The Desert Room is available for booking by Faith Society Officers and LSE Staff. Currently it is used for a wide range of activities.
Student Services offer a host of tips and advice for keeping well during assessments. From downtime ideas to knowing where to get help, making time to rest and feel energised can help you succeed.
LIFE in London is a series of guided tours and events designed to inspire students to make the most of their experience in London. Events include guided tours of the area around the LSE campus. Routes of these tours and an overview are available to students so they can walk the routes themselves.
LSE Accommodation Bursaries are available for UK nationals from lower-income households to help towards the cost of halls of residence. To be considered for a bursary you must be eligible; must book a room in one of the qualifying halls; must apply for a maintenance loan; and be means tested.
LSE offers a range of events and facilities for students interested in music. LSE offers the opportunity to join the LSE Choir, the LSE Orchestra, and the LSE Students’ Union Music Society. LSE also offers lunchtime and evening concerts. LSE Chill is a free performance night hosted by LSE Arts.
Mental Health Awareness Week is an opportunity for students to step away from their desk and take a break. Students can get involved in free activities, some are booked in advance, and some are drop-in events. These activities are not intended to replace immediate or long-term mental health support.
LSE LIFE study advisers are available to talk with students about key skills like reading, making notes, essay writing, research, exam revision, managing time and other study-related matters.
Peer Supporters are trained student volunteers who can offer support, give a fresh perspective and listen to whatever is troubling students, from academic stresses to relationships. The scheme is open to applications from undergraduates and MRes/PhD students and two-year master’s students.
Residential Life events are free or low-cost and occur throughout the year for students in halls. Events include trips around London and across the UK.
LSESU offers a wide range of sport and physical activity opportunities; from competing for LSE in a sports club, to joining the LSESU Gym or taking part in an Active Lifestyle Fitness Class. The clubs come together to play "friendlies", compete locally and nationally, and organise social events.
SAM is a peer-to-peer mentoring programme for undergraduate students, delivered in collaboration with academic departments. The aim is for second- and third-year undergraduate mentors to help new students to make the most of LSE, access the right support resources and settle into life at LSE.
Experienced counsellors can help students cope more effectively with personal or study issues. The team of trained counselling professionals offer one-to-one appointments and workshops running throughout the year.
The Summer Volunteering Scheme for Disabled Students’ goal is to support disabled students in their volunteering by connecting them with an accessible opportunity with one of the LSE Volunteer Centre partner charities.
The PhD Academy offers the opportunity to take part in wellbeing one-to-one consultations. Student Minds, the UK's student mental health charity, offers free support and advice to students during term time and holidays. You can reach out via text, phone, webchat and email every day.
LSE LIFE offers a series of talks and workshops aimed at improving student skills in writing, reading, referencing and being organised. Resources, including slides, handouts and recordings from all of LSE LIFE events, are made available on our Moodle page after the session.
Find the contact details for 24/7 wellbeing support for students in LSE halls. Contact details can be found for pastoral support teams, residential life, peer supporters, hall committees and administrative staff in each hall.
The LSE Faith Centre offers students a range of opportunities to get involved with. Wellbeing activities held in the LSE Faith Centre include Mindfulness, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Ashtanga Yoga.
A brand-new initiative aimed at wellbeing support. This initiative includes a Wellness programme, events and community support. Whether you have personal or professional worries, LSE Generate strives to provide all-encompassing support for their entrepreneurs.
LSESU Advice Service provides free advice and support to LSE students on a range of academic and housing issues, and administers a series of hardship funds.