‘We don’t like that we’ve had to organise. We were desperate.’ The next fight for student activists

By Jack Beeching In a 2014 piece for the Guardian, the late David Graeber wrote: “If ever a ‘reform’ has been proved an utter failure, the higher educational reforms of 2010 are surely it.” He was writing in support of…

Students address LSE directors in the first town hall meeting of 2020

By Sophie Lamotte and Kevin Morris On Tuesday February 11th, over a hundred students attended the LSE lunchtime Q&A meeting chaired by Pro-Director of Education Dilly Fung, Pro-Director of Research Simon Hix and LSE Director Minouche Shafik. Along with a…

Exclusive: Minouche rejects calls for climate emergency

LSE students on climate strike, March 2019. Credit Molly Blackall for 68.

A Changing Climate at LSE

The past year has seen great shifts in public perceptions of climate breakdown, partly due to the media storm that has followed Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for Future and the launch of Extinction Rebellion. Changes at LSE have only followed this. …

Mental Health and… Action

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

Activist Pioneers Kick Off LSE LGBT+ History Month Events

On Friday 1 February, three prominent activists instrumental in the founding of the LGBT+ movement shared their stories in a public lecture. OUTing The Past is a campaign started in 2005 by LGBT+ charity Schools OUT UK to raise awareness…