LSE Reunion in London: Classes 1970 through 1979

Join your friends and former classmates in celebrating the 2013 reunion for the graduating classes of 1970 through 1979.

Friday 12 July and Saturday 13 July 2013

The Alumni Relations team is delighted to announce that the alumni reunion for the graduating classes of 1970 to 1979 will be held on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July 2013. 
The reunion is a perfect opportunity for you to:

Reconnect with the LSE community and find out about the School's current and future developments. You will also hear from the School's director, Professor Craig Calhoun and from members of the thriving Students' Union.

Reunite with former classmates and old friends from your time at LSE.

Rediscover the joys of learning, engage in debates and discussions with your fellow alumni and current LSE academics on the topical issues challenging our world today.

Book your place now using the online booking form

(You will need to be registered on our alumni network, Houghton Street Online to book to attend the reunion. You can register online using your alumni ID number. If you do not know your ID number please contact us below. Please visit our How to Register page for further details.)

Get Involved!
If you would like to get involved with the reunion we would love to hear from you! Whether its helping us develop an exciting and simulating programme or acting as a voice for the reunion by letting you friends know. Get involved by contacting us on

If you have any questions about the reunion or the events programme, please contact us on or +44 (0)20 7955 7050


Friday 12 July 2013 - £25

Registration for Welcome Lunch
Old Building
Collect your Welcome pack and ask the alumni relations team any questions about your reunion
Welcome Lunch
(additional £35)
Old Building
Reminisce over lunch and drinks in the surroundings of the Shaw Library
Tours of the School and visits to the Library and Archive

Take a leisurely tour of campus, including a visit to the Library before the evening's Welcome Reception

Evening Registration
Old Building
Collect your Welcome pack and ask the alumni relations team any questions about your reunion
Welcome Reception
Senior Dining Room, Old Building

The welcome reception will be hosted by LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun. Following a state of the School update, take the opportunity at the first social occasion of the weekend to catch up with former classmates and academics.

Saturday 13 July 2013 - £30


Lower ground floor, New Academic Building
Start the morning off with tea & coffee before enjoying the days programme
LSE100: Understanding the Causes of things

New Academic Building

Attend a lecture by Professor Danny Quah focusing on the global financial crisis. This is part of the innovative new LSE100 course which introduces the fundamentals of thinking as a social scientist to undergraduate students.

Memories of LSE

New Academic Building

Attend an interactive shared memory session, involving past Sabbatical officers, academics and gathered alumni, and reflect on your time at LSE in the 1970s.


New Academic Building

Enjoy the fantastic view of Lincoln's Inn Fields with Lunch on the 8th Floor of the New Academic Building.

Academic Lecture

New Academic Building

Enjoy a lecture delivered by current LSE academics and alumni from the classes of 1970-79.

LSE Archive

New Academic Building

Select items from 1970s will be available to view at the LSE archive including copies of the Beaver and the LSE Magazine.

Tours of the School

Departing from the New Academic Building Foyer
Current students provide tours of the campus - see how the School has evolved and visit familiar landmarks from your own days as a student.
Drop-in session with the LSE Students' Union and Alumni Special Interest Groups

New Academic Building

Hear from current students and alumni volunteers about life at the School today and learn how you can play a part in the future of LSE.

7pm Gala Dinner (additional £90)
Pre-dinner Tour and Drinks Reception
Houses of Parliament, Westminster
Enjoy a tour of Parliament followed by a pre-dinner drinks reception.
Gala Dinner
Houses of Parliament, Westminster

We are delighted to invite you to dine in the House of Commons with hosts Margot James MP (BSc Government and Economics 1979) and Eric Ollerenshaw MP (BSc Economics 1971) as the highlight of the weekend’s programme.