I let you to find : best universities in the UK as keywords search in google and it’ll appears The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as one of it. From all of The UK universities, LSE has the highest proportion of international students, at 70% that known as one of the world’s leading social science universities. This university has notable departments such as economics, politics, law, sociology, social policy, geography, and philosophy, it has affable environment that they had created green space on their campus, a very gorgeous library, and has produced at least thirty two world influence leaders.
LSE had the 6th highest average entry qualification for undergraduates of any UK university so thats why the admission of LSE is immensely competitive. From the programmes are all within the social sciences, they closely resemble each other because LSE is dedicated only to the study and research of social sciences.
LSE is located in the heart of central London that placed near the Covent Garden, Museums, National Gallery, London Eye, and many more interesting place. LSE has a wide variety of cultural and sports clubs as well as cafes and shopes. LSE has also succesful in created green space that including several rooftop gardens and urban beekeeping society.
The School’s main library is the British Library of Political and Economic Science thats the world’s largest social and political sciences library and also the national social science library of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, the library has main collection and very dandy facilities yet comfortable. LSE also has The Shaw Library that contains the School’s collection of fiction and general readings. And the last is LSE has Women’s Library which is Britain’s main library and museum resource on women and the women’s movement.
There are three most influence leader among all of The LSE’s Alumni, first is Robert Mundell, he is a canadian economist, he won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1999 for his work on monetary and fiscal policies. He graduated from LSE in 1956 and he regarded as one of the first theorists of the common currency market. Second, Kaushik Basu is the senior vice president and chief economist at the World Bank. He previously worked as an adviser to the Indian government and taught at Cornell University. He graduated from LSE in 1974. And there also Daron Acemoglu, he is a Turkish economist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He won the Nemmer Prize for economics in 2012 and graduated from LSE in 1990.
There is one thing that attract me as an islamic economics student that LSE also has The LSE’s Islamic Finance that enable everyone to explore and learn about how Islamic Finance works by the seminar series that has been started since 2013. LSE also have LSE Students Union Islamic Society that offers a wide variety of services for Muslims and Non-Muslims; from talks, socials, and sports, to interfaith and charity events as well as mentoring and spiritual activities. That is so cool!
I myself think that LSE is really marvelous! Even I’m not part of LSE but the tighten yet breathable atmosphere, the ambitious yet friendly environment, the splendid facilities, the phenomenal libraries, damnably keen-witted friends, reachable place, and hey it’s in London! Who wouldn’t want to be part of LSE?!