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WELCOME TO LSE On behalf of all LSE’s staff and students, I would like to welcome you to our Open Day. We have created a schedule that gives you the opportunity to find out more about the subjects you are interested in, obtain information from relevant departments and, perhaps most importantly, experience LSE’s unique atmosphere. This programme details the events and activities taking place throughout the Open Day, including times and locations. If you require any further information please ask one of our Student Ambassadors, who will be happy to assist you. These ambassadors are also able to provide an insight into student life at LSE, so be sure to ask for their candid opinions! Please ensure that you (and your guest) register in the Peacock Theatre when you first arrive at the School. After registration you will attend a welcome talk before making your way to the other events on campus. I do hope that you find your visit both informative and enjoyable, and that you will consider applying to LSE in the near future. Enjoy your day.

Professor Judith Rees LSE Director

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CONTENTS 3

Welcome to LSE

5  Important Information 6

Refreshments

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Registration

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Welcome Talk

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Information Stands

7-11 Subject Talks 12

Applying to LSE Talk

12  Parents’ and Financial Support Talk 12  Studying in London Talk 12

Careers Talk

12  Accommodation Tours 14-15 Day Planner 16-18  Accommodation 20-24 Self-guided Tour 25

Directions

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Local Area Map

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LSE Campus Map

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Important Information Arrival and Registration Please print your booking confirmation email in advance and bring it with you on the day. If you have forgotten your confirmation email, we will need to re-book you on the day. Make your way to the Peacock Theatre for registration. There may be some queuing on entry to the Theatre, which we apologise for in advance. The queues usually move very quickly. Please do not arrive before your chosen registration time as you will not be admitted early. Late arrivals may not be able to attend the Welcome Talk but can still visit the other events on campus after registering in the Peacock Theatre.

Student Ambassadors We have a number of LSE students working at the event as ‘ambassadors’. These students will be wearing black or white LSE T-shirts and will be happy to help you with directions or general information about the School.

Access and Disability-related Issues Please do inform us in advance if you have a longterm medical condition, specific learning difficulty and/or another disability so that we can make appropriate arrangements. All rooms and buildings at the Open Day are accessible. Our larger rooms and lecture theatres are fitted with infra-red hearing systems. Headsets can be collected at the Peacock Theatre when you arrive at the School, please ask staff in the foyer. If you would like to speak to someone about any disability-related issues, our Disability and Well-being Office is open from 2-4pm during the Open Day. It can be found in room OLD G.23, Ground Floor, Old Building.

Emergency Procedures If a fire alarm sounds while you are in any LSE building, please evacuate calmly by the nearest fire exit. Once outside the building, please follow instructions from LSE security staff.

Further information can be found on the website: lse.ac.uk/lifeatLSE/StudentSupportAndServices/ disabledStudents.aspx

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REFRESHMENTS Café 54 – 8.30am-4.30pm New Academic Building The café in the New Academic Building offers great ‘grab and go’ or eat in sandwiches, wraps, soup, pasta and a wide selection of coffee and cold drinks.

LSE is well served by catering outlets both within the School and in the local area. When you arrive you will be given complimentary tea and coffee in the Peacock Theatre. During the day please feel free to try one of the LSE catering outlets listed below or independent café ‘Wright’s Bar’ on Houghton Street for a bargain cup of tea!

Fourth Floor Restaurant– 11am-3pm Old Building A huge choice of great value hot and cold meals served throughout the day, including international dishes, vegetarian options, salads, stir fries and pizzas.

Plaza Café – 10am-6pm John Watkins Plaza Located outside the Library, the Plaza Café offers a selection of sandwiches, hot and cold snacks and drinks. LSE Garrick – 8am-6pm Houghton Street/Aldwych The Garrick is an excellent coffee shop with a wide variety of snacks. Downstairs there is a restaurant facility offering a selection of home cooked meals.

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PROGRAMME Registration Peacock Theatre 9-9.30am • 10-10.30am • 11-11.30am • 12-12.30pm You must register your attendance in the Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, at your chosen registration time. Upon arrival, simply hand in your booking confirmation email at the registration desk.

Welcome Talk Peacock Theatre 9.30-9.45am • 10.30-10.45am • 11.30-11.45am 12.30-12.45pm Once you have registered, you will be formally welcomed to LSE with a brief 15 minute presentation which will give you a flavour of the School and inform you of any additions to the programme. It is strongly recommended that you attend this introductory talk.

Information Stands Houghton Street Accommodation; Admissions; Financial Support; Language Centre; LSE100; Students’ Union 10am-4.30pm Staff from the above departments will be available for general questions and advice throughout the day.

Subject Talks Various Rooms See pages 8-11 and map on page 27 for directions to each building. Formal presentations on each of the School’s undergraduate degree programmes will be repeated throughout the day. These presentations will give you the opportunity to discover more about the subjects, meet some of the academic staff and ask any questions you may have. Due to space restrictions on campus, the subject talks are intended for prospective students only. Your guest can attend any of the other events taking place at these times including the Parents’ and Financial Support Talk or information stands. You will be notified of any changes during the Welcome Talk.

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PROGRAMME Accounting

Economic History

BSc Accounting and Finance

BSc Economic History BSc Economic History with Economics BSc Economics and Economic History

12.15-1pm • 1.30-2.15pm New Theatre, East Building

11-11.45am • 1.30-2.15pm NAB 2.04, New Academic Building

The programme is widely regarded as being at the forefront of teaching in the field of accounting and financial management in a global context. Our aim is to give you an understanding of accounting and finance that will be useful throughout your career.

Economic and social history demands the skills of the economist, the statistician and the sociologist, as well as those of the historian. Typical issues which the subject addresses include the effect of business organisation on economic performance and the economic and social effects of wars.

Economics BSc Economics BSc Economics with Economic History BSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 12.15-1pm • 2.45-3.30pm Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building Economics today tackles a broad range of problems, from barriers to economic development to international financial crises. Practising economics scientifically and open-mindedly requires formally modelling economic relationships and testing hypotheses against data. Therefore, studying economics involves deepening problem-solving skills, including mathematical and statistical abilities, but never losing sight of the real world.

Anthropology BA/BSc Social Anthropology BA Anthropology and Law 12.15-1pm • 2.45-3.30pm CLM 702, Clement House Social anthropology is concerned with the variety of human societies and cultures. It tries to explain the causes of this variation and to understand what it means to belong to societies and cultures which, at first sight, appear very different to ours. Our concern with the third world means the programme focuses on development studies and the needs of rural people in less developed countries.

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PROGRAMME Geography and Environment

International History

BA Geography BSc Geography with Economics BSc Environment and Development BSc Environmental Policy with Economics

BA History BSc International Relations and History

11-11.45am • 2.45-3.30pm CLM 602, Clement House

Degrees taken in our International History Department will give you a broad international perspective on the past. You will study both domestic and international issues and the history of international relations, as well as courses on the national history of most of the major powers.

11-11.45am • 1.30-2.15pm CLM 302, Clement House

Our focus is on improving the understanding of the social, economic and environmental aspects of geography. Environment is taught from a social science rather than a natural science perspective and emphasises that most environmental problems arise from human actions and decisions.

International Relations BSc International Relations 12.15-1pm • 2.45-3.30pm Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building Our degree in International Relations aims to give you an insight into how the international community works; the forces, factors, interests, customs, rules and institutions which affect the behaviour of states and their relations with each other.

Government BSc Government BSc Government and Economics BSc Government and History BSc Politics and Philosophy 12.15-1pm • 2.45-3.30pm CLM 402, Clement House At LSE, politics is studied within its economic and social context. Public administration and policy helps you understand how policies are made and implemented, political philosophy looks at the concepts by which politics is understood and comparative politics explores the development of politics in a variety of cultures and countries.

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PROGRAMME Law

Mathematics and Economics

LLB Bachelor of Laws

BSc Mathematics and Economics BSc Mathematics with Economics

11-11.45am • 2.45-3.30pm TW1 8, Tower One

11-11.45am • 2.45-3.30pm Old Theatre, Old Building

The study of law involves examining and analysing the rules and institutions that society establishes to promote justice and order. In addition to being a preparation for a career in the legal profession, knowledge of law and the analytical and logical reasoning skills it develops will be valued by many employers.

The joint Mathematics and Economics degree allows you to study both economics and mathematics in depth and to discover how modern advances in economic theory are made possible by use of techniques drawn from mathematics. The BSc Mathematics with Economics allows students to take a higher concentration of mathematics.

Management BSc Management 1.30-2.15pm • 2.45-3.30pm CLM 202, Clement House Effective management is based on understanding how organisations work. Rather than teaching you specific techniques, we focus on helping you achieve this understanding through the key disciplines of economics, finance, statistics, law and human resource management.

Philosophy BSc Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method BSc Philosophy and Economics 12.15-1pm • 2.45-3.30pm NAB 1.04, New Academic Building In addition to teaching the traditional philosophical subjects, we have a particular interest in the philosophy of natural and social sciences. We seek to answer such questions as: What is knowledge and how is it acquired, and can we hope to have as exact a knowledge of humans and human society as scientists seem to have of electrons and planets?

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PROGRAMME Social Policy

globalisation and the oppression of women.

BSc Social Policy BSc Social Policy and Criminology BSc Social Policy and Economics BSc Social Policy with Government BSc Social Policy and Sociology

Statistics BSc Actuarial Science BSc Business Mathematics and Statistics BSc Statistics with Finance 11-11.45am • 1.30-2.15pm CLM 502, Clement House

1.30-2.15pm • 2.45-3.30pm NAB 1.07, New Academic Building

If you have enjoyed mathematics at A level (or equivalent), these degree programmes offer you the opportunity to develop your skills in this area. They involve the applications of statistics to the social sciences and will allow you to build on your interest in mathematical sciences. Actuarial science applies mathematical skills to a range of subjects and helps to solve important problems for insurance, government, commerce, industry and

Social policy examines the making and implementing of policy in almost every field of ‘social provision’ including health care, education, housing and social services (for example, child protection and care for the elderly). It also covers policies that affect society in broader ways such as race relations, social exclusion, the family and urban regeneration.

Sociology BSc Sociology 12.15-1pm • 1.30-2.15pm NAB 2.06, New Academic Building Sociology helps us to understand the unparalleled changes occurring throughout the world and the changing patterns of relationships between peoples, and to analyse our own lives, values and expectations. Typical issues studied at LSE include the future of work, the effects of urbanisation and

academic researchers.

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PROGRAMME Applying to LSE Talk Peacock Theatre 1.30-2pm • 2.30-3pm • 3.30-4pm LSE’s Student Recruitment Office provides information on the application process, including the all-important UCAS application and what we look for in prospective students.

Parents’ and Financial Support Talk Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House 11-11.45am • 12.15-1pm • 1.30-2.15pm • 2.45-3.30pm A presentation for parents covering specific concerns about living and studying in London, including financial support and accommodation.

Studying in London Talk New Theatre, East Building: 10.15-10.45am TW1 8, Ground Floor, Tower One: 12.45-1.15pm New Theatre, East Building: 2.45-3.15pm This talk gives useful information about being a student in the capital. It covers important issues such as accommodation, student life and budgeting.

Careers Talk CLM 402, Clement House: 10.15-10.45am CLM 602, Clement House: 12.45-1.15pm CLM 302, Clement House: 2.45-3.15pm LSE Careers provide information on their services for LSE students and career opportunities for LSE graduates.

Accommodation Tours Bankside House, High Holborn 12.30-4.30pm See pages 16-18 for further details.

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ACCOMMODATION Accommodation Tours

Location

Please take the time while at our Open Day to visit one of our halls of residence. We have opened two for the event, Bankside House and High Holborn. However, due to time and space restrictions we recommend that you only visit one.

Bankside House is situated within a 25 minute walk of the School on the South Bank of the Thames near to the Globe Theatre and behind the Tate Modern art gallery.

How to get to Bankside House from LSE

Please note that there may be queues of around 30 minutes at each of the halls. Therefore, please allow adequate walking time (10 minutes to High Holborn and 25 minutes to Bankside House) as well as time for queuing and a short tour (around 15-20 minutes). Accommodation tours will take place between 12.30-4.30pm.

• Turn left out of Houghton Street, past the Garrick and into the Aldwych. • Continue down the Aldwych, past the Post Office and Clement House, then take the pedestrian crossing on your right onto the ‘island’ between Australia House and the Gladstone memorial.

Bankside House

• Cross the next road and head down the hill on Arundel Street (past Prêt a Manger).

Completed in 1996, Bankside House is the School’s largest hall of residence, housing up to 617 men and women, in 527 single and 45 twin rooms. Over 250 rooms have private shower/toilet facilities, the rest sharing a shower/toilet suite with just one other room.

• At the end of Arundel Street cross Temple Place and walk down a few steps to pass by Temple Tube station. • Cross the Embankment and turn left along the river.

The hall has a restaurant that is open for all meals and there are limited self-catering facilities on some floors. The extensive lower ground floor boasts a student bar and games room, as well as quiet study, table tennis and TV rooms. Each bedroom has a data link to the School network and there is a computer suite with a number of workstations and a printer. Also available is an inexpensive, coin-operated laundry and ironing room. The building features good disabled access. There are six lounges and eight study rooms equipped with sofas and WiFi access.

• Continue walking along the riverside path, passing under Blackfriars Bridge. • Continue on this path for another 400 metres and you will come to the Millennium Bridge (signposted). • Cross the river on this Bridge, you will see the Tate Modern in front of you. • When you leave the bridge you will be facing the river. Turn right and right again and follow the ‘winding’ path to the left of the Tate Modern. • Follow the sign for ‘staff entrance’ and continue to the end of the passage.

Fees (subject to change) Full Session (40 weeks) 2011/12: • Single en suite – from £150 to £159.50 per week

• Turn right at the end of the road, then turn right again on to Sumner Street. You will see Bankside House on your left on the opposite side of the road.

• Single shared bathroom – £143.50 per week

(See red route on map, page 18)

• Twin en suite – from £86 to £98.50 per week • Common room fee – £10 per term • Self-catered room cost – one payment of £280 to be made in first term

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ACCOMMODATION Fees (subject to change) Full Session (40 weeks) 2011/12: • Single – from £188 to £215.50 per week • Queen bedded single – £225.50 per week • Twin with bathroom – £122 per week • Common room fee – £10 per term

Location The residence is situated within 10 minutes walking distance of the School in the heart of London’s Theatreland, close to Covent Garden, Oxford Street, Leicester Square and Soho.

How to get to High Holborn from LSE • Turn right at the end of Portugal Street, on to Kingsway. • Continue past the New Academic Building and walk along this road for five minutes until you reach Holborn Tube Station. • Just past Holborn Tube Station, cross Kingsway using the pedestrian crossing on your left. • Once you’ve crossed the road, continue straight down High Holborn, passing Sainsbury’s on your left.

High Holborn

High Holborn Opened in 1995, this custom-built residence is in a prime central London location. It can accommodate 448 students, 408 in single rooms and a further 40 in twin rooms with private toilet and shower facilities. The hall is divided into flats, comprising of four or five bedrooms with a shared kitchen, shower and toilet. All single rooms have wash basins and there are also extra bathroom facilities on each floor.

• Where the road forks at the traffic lights, keep to the left, remaining on High Holborn. • Continue along High Holborn, passing Holborn Hall (town hall) and the Post Office on your left. • Continue until you see the LSE High Holborn residence on your left (directly opposite the Travelodge). (See blue route on map next page)

High Holborn has two TV rooms, a large communal lounge, a pool table and a computer room which is connected directly to the School network. There is also an inexpensive coin-operated laundry. There is good disability access to the building and there are a number of en suite, disabled facility bedrooms and modified kitchens. Bankside House

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Six of the 11 LSE halls of residence provide accommodation for undergraduates. These Southwark Waterloo East residences can accommodate more than 3,400 students and offer a variety of styles, Waterloo halls which accommodate facilities and costs. There are also eight intercollegiate London students from LSE as well as the other colleges of the University of London. These Westminster Eye halls provide the opportunity to meet and socialise with a greater diversity of Westminster Bridge 500 students. Approximately 20 per cent of the School’s first year undergraduates areCycle Hire Station (www.tfl.gov.uk/BarclaysCycleHire) Houses of accommodated in the intercollegiate halls. Parliament The School guarantees accommodation, in either LSE or intercollegiate residences, to all first year undergraduate students who apply by the deadline. For full details about all of our halls of residence and intercollegiate accommodation, please visit the LSE Accommodation Office website: lse.ac.uk/accommodation The Accommodation Office has an information stand on Houghton Street at the Open Day. Be sure to visit them with any accommodation-related queries (see page 7).

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR At the Open Day, please feel free to explore LSE at your leisure. Follow the route below to ensure you have seen the campus. Please use the map on page 27. The Shaw Library The Shaw Library contains a selection of general interest books which are available to borrow along with a variety of newspapers, journals and magazines of academic and cultural interest. The Library is a place to both work and relax and is also a venue for free lunchtime and evening concerts by leading jazz and classical performers.

Old Building Enter the Old Building through the glass doors and you will see a reception desk to your right. If you need any help navigating your way around the campus please ask a member of staff. Look up to the mezzanine level and you will see LSE’s coat of arms. The motto – rerum cognoscere causas – means ‘to know the causes of things’. The doors in front of you lead into the Old Theatre. This is one of the School’s main lecture theatres and is used for teaching and guest lectures, LSE Drama Society productions and weekly Students’ Union meetings.

Make your way back along the Anthropology corridor and through the swing doors. Take the lift or stairs to the fourth floor. Go through the swing doors into the Fourth Floor Restaurant.

Take the lift or stairs to the sixth floor. Go through the swing doors and follow the corridor through the Anthropology Department, round to the right and into the Shaw Library/Founders’ Room.

Fourth Floor Restaurant Here students can purchase main meals along with hot and cold snacks at subsidised prices. There is a wide variety of food to suit all tastes and requirements, with a selection from around the world available at certain times, reflecting the international nature of the School. Outside is a roof terrace where students can enjoy food and drink al fresco. The restaurant is open from 11am-3pm today. Go back to the lift/stairs and return to the ground floor. Turn right at the Old Theatre and continue through the white double doors in front of you.

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR Student Services Centre You are now in the Student Services Centre. The Centre brings together LSE’s student support services, and staff at the counter will be pleased to answer any basic admissions questions you may have. Drop-in sessions are held daily for more detailed admissions queries. The information wall holds an array of materials, including prospectuses and literature on student finance and accommodation. You will also see pictures of the 16 LSE alumni or staff members who have been awarded Nobel prizes.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science In front of you is the LSE Library (also known as the British Library of Political and Economic Science) which underwent a £35 million redevelopment in 2001 and is one of the largest dedicated economic and social sciences libraries in the world. Enter the building through the glass doors into the foyer. Your visitor sticker will give you access to the Library, just show it to the reception staff to be admitted. The Library boasts uncluttered working conditions and, with over 1,700 study places, provides an excellent environment for individual and group work. It holds over four million printed items, primarily on open access, as well as a wealth of electronic resources. The Library is open late into the evening and 24 hours a day during the exam period.

Leave the building through the two glass doors (Waterstone’s Economists’ Bookshop will be in front of you). Enter the St Clement’s Building, which is to the right of the bookshop, through the main doors. Once inside, bear left and walk out of the back doors into St Clement’s Lane. Go up the ramp into the John Watkins Plaza. The Plaza Café is on your right and is a place where students can meet and relax between study.

On exiting the Library turn right and walk to Portugal Street. Cross this street and continue into Portsmouth Street. On your left you will see the George IV pub, which has been owned and managed by LSE since 2005. Continue along Portsmouth Street, passing ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ on your right. Cross over Sardinia Street and LSE’s New Academic Building will be on your left.

Student Services Centre

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR New Academic Building The School’s New Academic Building, situated opposite Lincoln’s Inn Fields, was purchased in 2004. Constructed in 1912, the building has undergone a radical transformation and now provides students with fantastic modern facilities. Opened by Her Majesty the Queen in November 2008, the £71 million development houses the School’s departments of Management and Law and the new Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. It boasts eight floors of teaching rooms, lecture theatres and offices and is built around a soaring central atrium flooded with natural light. An internet café, catering facilities and student social space, along with quiet study areas, can also be found here.

St Philips Building The site of the St Philips Building has traditionally housed the School’s Dentist and Medical Centre, providing comprehensive care for all staff and students within its catchment area, but it is now set for massive redevelopment. Due for completion in 2013, it will become the home of LSE’s new Students’ Centre. The Students’ Union will be located here and the Centre will boast a number of student-facing services including a pub, a media centre and a fitness centre which will include a gym and a dance studio. The site will become a student hub at the heart of the LSE campus, playing a vital role in enhancing the student experience. Continue down Portsmouth Street and turn right onto Portugal Street. Continue along Portugal Street until you see a sculpture on your right named ‘Salutation’. This is one of 12 pieces kindly donated to the School by Louis Odette, an LSE alumnus.

Make your way back down Portsmouth Street. On your right you will see Sheffield Street and the site of the St Philips Building.

New Academic Building

An artist’s impression of the new Students’ Centre

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR Peacock Theatre The Peacock Theatre is now on your right. This building is owned by LSE and is used for lectures, Open Days, presentation ceremonies and other large events. It is also used by theatre companies, most notably Sadler’s Wells. The Chaplaincy Centre can be found opposite the Theatre. This is a source of information and support for people of all beliefs, whether they are committed to a particular faith or not.

Clare Market Building On the seventh floor you will find the LSE Language Centre. Whether you wish to study a modern foreign language or need to improve your English for Academic Purposes (EAP), the Language Centre provides the highest level of language support throughout your studies. Most undergraduate degree programmes allow students to take a language course, and certificate courses covering 11 different languages are available for students who prefer the extra curricular option. In addition to a language laboratory and reading area, the Centre provides study space with multimedia self-access learning material and webbased resources.

Turn around and walk back along Portugal Street, turning right onto Clare Market, passing Waterstone’s on your left. Turn right into Houghton Street and you will find the recently refurbished LSE Students’ Union bar, the Three Tuns, on your left. The relaxed atmosphere and cheap prices make the Three Tuns and The Underground Bar (located below) popular haunts of many students. Continue past the Three Tuns, and turn left into the Clare Market Building. Take the lift to the seventh floor.

Take the lift back to the ground floor. Turn left as you exit the lift, then left again and pass through the double doors, down the stairs into the Quad.

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR The Quad By day you can relax here with a coffee and in the evening the area serves as a live music venue and popular night club. To your right is the Students’ Union shop, which offers a wide range of drinks, snacks and stationery as well as LSE merchandise. To your left, on the upper floor, is a second-hand bookshop and seating area. This building is home to the LSE Media Group, which includes LSE’s Pulse Radio, its weekly newspaper (The Beaver) and its termly journal (The Script). The LSE Gym is located in this building and provides three squash courts and a fully equipped gymnasium, staffed by qualified instructors. The University of London Union (15 minutes walk away) has a competition size swimming pool that LSE students can use, as well as many other sports facilities.

LSE Garrick On the corner of Houghton Street and the Aldwych is LSE Garrick. The ground floor of this café serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks throughout the day while the lower floor offers a main meal service at lunchtime with a selection of high quality dishes. Visit today from 8am-6pm.

You have now explored LSE!

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DIRECTIONS As LSE is located in the heart of Central London, we strongly suggest that you do not bring a car to the Open Day. The School is easily accessible by a range of public transport including Tube, rail and bus.

• Blackfriars – on the Embankment near Blackfriars Bridge. Trains mainly to south London and south east England but also the First Capital Connect line through north London. Approximately 15 minutes walk to the Peacock Theatre.

Tube/Underground Stations

• Euston – on Euston Road and Evershot street. Euston connects London with Hertfordshire, the Midlands, northern England and Scotland. Take the 168 or 56 bus down to the Aldwych for LSE.

• Holborn (Piccadilly and Central lines) – on the corner of Kingsway and High Holborn. Approximately a five minute walk to the Peacock Theatre.

• St Pancras International – on Euston Road, close to King’s Cross mainline station. Take the Piccadilly Line from King’s Cross to Holborn, from where it is a five minute walk (see ‘Holborn’ above). Serves the Eurostar and trains to the Midlands.

• Temple (District and Circle lines) – on the Embankment at the bottom of Arundel Street. Approximately a seven minute walk to the Peacock Theatre. • Charing Cross (Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines) – on the Strand at the Trafalgar Square end. Approximately a 12 minute walk to the Peacock Theatre.

Buses • Buses that stop on or near the Aldwych are: Numbers: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 56, 59, 68, X68, 76, 87, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 388, 521 and RV1.

British Rail Stations • Waterloo – other side of the river from the Strand over Waterloo Bridge. Trains to and from the south coast and south west of England. Approximately a 15 minute walk to the Peacock Theatre.

Each bus stop should show which buses stop there and their frequency. On the front of the bus the final destination will be given. It may also show the names of the main stops on its route.

• Charing Cross – on the Strand at the Trafalgar Square end. Trains mainly to south east London and into Kent. Approximately a 12 minute walk to the Peacock Theatre.

For further information, please visit: www.tfl.gov.uk

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LCH Lincoln Chambers, Portsmouth Street LAK Lakatos Building, Portugal Street LRB Lionel Robbins Building, Library and LSE Research Lab

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