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All distances from city center London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in miles
All distances from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in miles
London School of Economics and Political Science, founded in the late 1800s by Fabian Society members, specialises in the social sciences. It is the UK’s most international university, with half of its 12,000 students currently registered are international. LSE is also part of the prestigious Russell Group and prides itself on its student body being amongst the most academic and determined in the UK. Graduates from LSE also enjoy some of the best starting salaries and employment opportunities upon graduation. It is one of the leading social science universities in the world, specialising in a wide range of social science disciplines, including economics, politics, sociology, law, and more. The college has a very strong alumni network with 16 Nobel Prize winners and counts 37 past or present world leaders among its alumni. Today, it is home to 13,600 full-time students from some 130 countries and maintains international partnerships with Columbia University in New York, Sciences Po in Paris, Peking University in Beijing, the National University of Singapore and the University of Cape Town.
Since 1902, the London School of Economics and Political Science is centrally located at Clare Market and Houghton Street in Westminster. It is just a short walk from Covent Garden and the Thames River. The university is also surrounded by a number of important buildings including the Royal Courts of Justice, all four Inns of Courts, Royal College of Surgeons, Sir John Soane's Museum. The excellent location of the university also presents the opportunity for internships and career networking at the world-class organisations based in the city
LSE owns or operates 10 halls of residence in and around central London which provide rooms to mostly all first-year undergraduate students and some specific residences available for postgraduate living as well. There are also two halls owned by urbanest housing and five intercollegiate halls within a 3-mile radius of the School. You’re guaranteed to get an accommodation provided you apply by the May deadline.
However many students also choose to stay in purpose-built student accommodations (PBSA) which are built specifically for students. Theses student housing are available to both domestic and international students alike. The best part of living in these private residences is that they offer you the freedom to enjoy your life and you can choose the type of room or roommate youwant.
These PBSAs offer a wide variety of room types to suit your budget and other preferences - student studios, ensuite rooms, student flats, shared apartments, penthouses, and more. All these rooms are well-furnished with all the basic amenities such as a bed, study table and chair, wardrobe for storage, and more. Those who prefer an independent living space can opt for astudio while those like to enjoy others company and are on a tight budget can opt for a shared room or en-suite room. There is also a fully-functional kitchen provided in every property where you can cook your own meals. In addition to these, there are also plenty of onsite amenities available at your fingertips, such as a laundry room, TV area, games room, gym, outdoor garden/courtyard, bike storage, and more.
Students opting for studying at LSE can find student-specific homes in various parts of the city and mostly in Central London. These student accommodation are located in good student-friendly neighbourhoods like Farringdon, Bloomsbury, Westminster, Central London, Kings Cross, among others.
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