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Information for Students Arriving October 2013

Welcome to LSE and the Department of Media and Communications.

Media and Communications Orientation Timetable

For the departmental orientation timetable see below (click on image for larger PDF version)

The information and links below will be of use ONLY for those who have been made offers by LSE for the academic year 2013-14. 



For information on registration see: New Student Programme Registration|

Media and Communications  Taught Masters Registration:                                 Wednesday 2nd October 2013, 13.30-14.30 in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

New research student registration:  Thursday 3rd October 2013, 10.00-16.30 on the 6th floor of Tower 2 (see Registration 2013/14(MPhil/PhD and Visiting Research Students)| for more information)

Course Choice and Seminar Sign Up

Friday 4th October 12.00 until 12.00 on Monday 21st October 2013

See Graduate Course Choice| 

LSE Welcome Presentations and Activities

LSE Welcome Presentations are compulsory for all new students.  Please see the School Events Timetable| and click to see the relevant date and time for Media and Communications and for other LSE welcome activities.

The Student Services Showcase takes place in Houghton Street 11.00-14.00 on Monday 30th September, Tuesday 1st October and Wednesday 2nd October. 

For Freshers' Fair (plus events throughout the year) see the LSE Students' Union website|

Settling In

For information to help you settle in during your first few weeks at the School see: LSE General Information for New Arrivals - Your First Weeks|

For campus and area maps, room numberings and other useful information about finding your way around campus see: LSE Directories and maps|

Guide to Orientation 2013

In addition to a list of Orientation events, this year the Orientation Guide|  has been expanded in collaboration with a number of services across campus, including comprehensive ‘how to’ guides for settling in during the first week. The Guide will also be made available in hardcopy format in a variety of locations for new students to collect upon arrival.


Department Handbooks will be available during Orientation week and will be handed out to students during Programme Induction meetings.