Toronto: Chris Bentley on the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? May 1, 2017

Toronto: Chris Bentley on the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? May 1, 2017

The Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics and the Oxford Cambridge Society of Toronto are delighted to host Chris Bentley. Please join us for a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception followed by remarks from Chris Bentley, former Ontario minister of Labour, Training, Colleges and Universities, Energy, Aboriginal Affairs and Attorney General as we discuss the important topic of the Future of Legal Access: What Does it Mean for You? Date: May 1, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Venue: Gowling WLG, 100 King St W #1600, Toronto, ON M5X…

LSE Networking night: April 27, 2017

LSE Networking night: April 27, 2017

On April 27, LSE’s dynamic community will come together in cities across the continent to meet up, share career advice, make connections with each other and build a strong network of alumni. Last year 500 alumni participated in events in 17 cities throughout the US and Canada. Events are already being planned in these locations (click on the city links for details): Montreal Ottawa Toronto Vancouver Who is Networking Night for? Who needs networking? Networking is for everyone. This event is for anyone who wants to build a strong professional or social network…

Meet Your National Executive Committee

Meet Your National Executive Committee

Top row (left to right): Simon Thang, Sean Lee. Bottom row (left to right): Azim Hussain, Hilary Carter. Working closely with CFLSE President Usman Sheikh, our National Executive Committee is dedicated to sustaining a vibrant and enriching experience for alumni all across the country through educational initiatives, career mentorship, networking and much more. Please meet our Vice Presidents: Simon Thang, Hilary Carter, Azim Hussain, and Sean Lee. If you’d like to get more involved in any of these specific volunteer areas, we’d love to hear from you!a Simon Thang, VP…

Alumni reflections

Alumni reflections

Jeffrey Dvorkin, shown here lighting up a Gauloise during his ‘dissolute’ days at LSE, reflects on his time in London during the early 1970s. He and sixteen other alumni share their reflections. Together, they tell the story of London across the decades from the unique perspective of the LSE student. A.H.Somjee, Ph.D. 1951-1955 I was at LSE soon after the Second World War. I had corresponded with Professor Harold Laski, but by the time I arrived, Laski was gone and I was put under Professor Michael Oakeshott. What a change that was! Mild-mannered conservative Oakeshott did…

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

Distinguished Canadian alumni: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

From 1970 to 1973, The Right Honourable Kim Campbell pursued three years of graduate work in Soviet Studies at LSE. We are pleased to share her reflections on her program of study at the LSE, what student life was like in London – as well as her advice for current students. Interview by Ryan Khan Edited by Hilary Carter Why did you choose LSE? “I liked the idea of travelling and studying in Britain. The great thing about LSE was it was in the heart of London, where other schools…