Communications resources

Toolkits and training

Best practice and support for staff

Use these resources to help you produce engaging and professional communications for LSE.

We offer advice to colleagues who need to communicate with students, staff and external audiences. Want to discuss a specific project or challenge? Get in touch.

Communications essentials

Understanding our brand and LSE's house style

Use the templates, style guide and brand guides to ensure LSE is portrayed clearly and consistently across all of our communications channels.

Go to the Brand Portal

Newsletters and plasma screens

Our staff and student newsletters are published weekly during term time by the Internal Communications team. We welcome contributions from across LSE – read our editorial guidelines before submitting your content. 

Newsletter submission

Plasma screen submission


Communicating with students

Student communications identity

Check out the student communications identity toolkit, part of a wider programme on communicating with students.

Use our toolkit


Student Hub Knowledge Base

Are you a Student Hub editor? These how-to-guides can help you plan and post your content. You can also get in touch with queries for the Student Hub team.

Visit the Student Hub Knowledge Base

Toolkits for internal campaigns

Tips, tools and guidance to support your internal campaign communications.

Go to the Welcome toolkit

NSS and Undergrad survey toolkit


Communicating externally

Engaging non-academics with LSE research

Build your skills for successful knowledge exchange and impact (KEI).

Browse our KEI training 

Engaging with policymakers

Find out how the Public Affairs team help LSE academics maximise the policy impact of their research, and subscribe to the public affairs newsletter for weekly updates. 

Contact the Public Affairs Team

Contacting the media

The Media Relations team work closely with academics, departments and divisions to advise on strategies for helping your announcements and research findings reach wider audiences. We also offer training and advice on interviews and media handling. Contact the team to sign up for the Daily Headlines email bulletin.

Learn more about Media Relations

Organising events

You can find everything you need to know about organising and running an event at LSE on our Events webpages. This events checklist provides a one-page summary.

Download the events checklist

Subscribe to the Events newsletter

Join the Events Network on Teams


Content production and management

Managing an LSE blog

Use the guide from the LSE Blogs team to make sure you plan, style and run your blog effectively.

Visit the blogs guide

Subscribe to the Blogs newsletter

Join the Blogs Network

Podcasts and videos

In these guides, LSE's Film and Audio team walk you through every step from preparation, production, post-production, publishing and promotion.

Use the podcast guide

Use the video guide

Digital Knowledge Base

Are you an LSE web editor? Use these guides from the Digital team to help you with using our content management system (CMS), sourcing and cropping images, analytics and issue reporting.

Visit the Digital Knowledge Base

Join the Digital Network on Teams

Social media guidelines

These guidelines cover effective channel use, appropriate visual identity, and how to respond to online incidents. You can also email the Social Media team to discuss a particular query.

Use the social media guide

Subscribe to the social media newsletter

Submit content to the Instagram weekly roundup

Using people's images

Are you planning a photography or filming session? You need to get written permission to use your subjects’ images and quotes on internal and external materials. Use our photography guidelines to find out more.

Download the standard model release form

Download the under 18's model release form

AI and Communications at LSE

AI is set to provide exciting opportunities for communicators and it's important we understand and become proficient in using these tools. However, as experts it's essential we also understand their short-comings and use them largely to enhance, rather than replace, our expertise. 

Use the AI guide