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The LSE residential services office allocates over 4000 places across 17 locations in the centre of London. This gives you unique access to a broad variety of student rooms that suit different preferences, needs and budgets.What's on offer? Great value rooms, with or without en suite, shared rooms and studios. Utility bills, internet access and content insurance are included. You'll save on travel costs, as most residences are within walking distance of LSE. Contracts are available on a 31, 38, 40 or 50 week basis, with catered and self-catered options. They give priority to students with disabilities.
The Library collects material on a worldwide basis. The extensive collections range from a European Documentation Centre to 90,000 historical pamphlets, with over 95 per cent of Library stock available on open access. 50 kilometres of shelving - enough to stretch the length of the Channel Tunnel! - accommodate over four million printed items including 31,000 past and present journal titles.
IT Services provides the services, facilities, support and training to support the teaching, learning, research and administrative activities of the School.
A Medical Centre is situated at LSE which provides a full NHS services to registered patients and medical care to anyone who becomes ill or needs medical advice while at the LSE campus.Overseas students on full-time courses lasting six months or longer are eligible to use the National Health Service on the same terms as UK residents. Others are advised to maintain private insurance.
The student community at LSE is one of the most internationally diverse in the world, with students from 145 countries living and studying on campus. The School's students are drawn from all over the world, and from all social, educational and ethnic backgrounds. This mix encourages a truly global and international approach to intellectual discovery and academic life at LSE, which cannot be matched elsewhere.The total student population at LSE is around 8,600 full time and 800 part time, 55 per cent of whom are studying at postgraduate level.
LSE has been awarded the 'HR excellence in research' badge from the European Commission. This acknowledges our alignment with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for their Recruitment. All UK HEIs are eligible for this award.In 2013, LSE became only the second HEI to sign the Living Wage Accreditation Licence Agreement.