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How to survive studying in London

Esther Taks from the Netherlands is studying the MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases. In this blog, Esther shares her top five tips for studying in London and at the School.

1. Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the School – The classes are really interesting and even subjects that don…

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The Norwegian fir in all its glory at Trafalgar Square

Twelve days of Christmas

Murallitharan is a medical doctor from Malaysia and currently a Chevening scholar studying the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, taught jointly by the School and LSE.

With frost settling on the trees, beautiful sparkling lights on the streets, fir trees bedecked with sparkling ornaments in every corner, it’s…

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Choosing your Public Health Stream

MSc Public Health student Felicity Nahataba shares her advice for choosing a stream for the course during the first term at the School:

This I must say is not as easy as it looks. All the streams are just as important with a wealth of new knowledge and skills. I…

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5 helpful tips before coming to London

MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing student Astrid Grant shares her advice for preparing your application to the School, and how to plan for your year in London after receiving your offer:

1. Patience

You will probably fill in the application form and have your supporting documents even before the…

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5 Tips for living reasonably in an expensive London

MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health student Claudia Donkor highlights her top five ways to get a good deal in London:

1) Sign up for points!

Most supermarkets and shops have points schemes or membership rewards. Examples include Tesco (you can get double points at Christmas etc.), Sainsbury’s (500…

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Five top tips on student accommodation in London

MSc Control of Infectious Diseases student Nwaizu Azuka shares his advice on finding somewhere to live in London:

The Master’s Degree programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is quite intensive and as such, requires undiluted focus.  It cannot be overemphasized that having a comfortable accommodation…

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