LSESU Social Policy Society is proud to present an event celebrating the launch of a report by Dr Peter Ambrose of Brighton University on the housing management practices of Walterton and Elgin Community Homes (WECH).

The event will take place on Thursday December 2nd at 6:15pm in NAB 2.04 and will feature a brief introduction by Dr Ambrose, followed by refreshments kindly provided by WECH.

It will be a relatively informal event, so please come along, meet fellow members of the society and have some fun!

If you’ve any questions, please email and I’ll do my very best to answer them.


The LSESU Social Policy Society is back with a vengeance!

A new committee for the year was elected at our AGM in October and are working hard to provide top quality events for you over the next few months.

Chair – Mubbien Hayat

Secretary – Mina Cabraal

Treasurer – Guy Davies

Policy Events Officer – Adam Connell

Social Events Officer – Pauline Mazurier

Postgraduate Officer – Alice Ward

Alumni Relations Officer – Cynthia Valencia

If you’ve any questions, suggestions, news or events you’d like us to discuss with you then please don’t hesitate to get in touch! Just drop us an email at and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

The LSESU Social Policy Society is excited to welcome Aviv Wasserman to the LSE for a discussion about social campaigns, private prisons and the prison system and more! Join us on March 10th in NAB 2.13 at 630PM for eats, drinks and a lively discussion.

Hope to see you all there – see our facebook page for more!

Download the Social Policy Month Invite!

Hello SPS Members —

Social Policy Month is upon us! Mark your calendars for the following:


Welfare to Work: Policy & Practice
10 February 2010 // Room D302 from 330 – 5P

Policies and Experiences of Homeless People in London
17 February 2010 //
Room S78 from 2 – 4P

A Lecture on Education
with the Director of Schools & Learning
23 February 2010 // From 530 – 630P, Room TBA

Julian LeGrand – Health Policy
One of Britain’s Top Public Health Intellectuals of Our Time
23 February 2010 // NAB 2.06 from 630 – 8P

Social Policy in Action!
Trip to Citizens Advice Bureau
24 February 2010 // 2 – 4P


We have so many amazing speakers & we hope to see you all at these amazing events!!

Remember to download our oh-so-gorgeous Social Policy Invite here!

Janice Horslen, our Alumni Relations Coordinator, has been working hard to put together some amazing newsletters for LSE Social Policy graduates. I have just recently (as in ten minutes ago!) created an ‘Alumni’ page to our website in which you can access up-to-date information from Janice as well as previous newsletters that you’re interested in downloading!

If there’s anything your missing or wanting to see on this site, leave us a comment and we’ll address it at our next meeting!


Shannon Falzon,
Social Events & Marketing Coordinator

Hello SPDers!

We’re more than excited to announce a slew of upcoming events to whet your social policy appetite! Also, if you’re not a member of our LSE Social Policy Society Facebook Group, click here to join! All of these events are listed in the ‘Events’ section of our page and you can RSVP to anything that piques your interest! Make sure to check out the facebook page for full details on all of the following events:

Wednesday 10 February 2010
‘Welfare to Work: Policy and Practice’
330P – 5P in Room D302

Speakers Hartley Dean from the LSE Social Policy Department and Amanda McIntyre, the Director of the Employment Service Relations Association will be having a discussion on welfare to work in policy and practice. Join us for drinks after! Click here for more.

Wednesday 17 February 2010
‘Policies and Experiences of Homeless People in London’
3P – 430P at LSE, Room TBA

Join us in welcoming Dr. Becky Tunstall from the LSE Social Policy Department; Howard Sinclair, the Chief Executive of Broadway Homelessness and Support and Bob Wilson, Manager of Turnaround Resources E1 as they discuss national homeless strategies and policy implementation on the ground. We’ll discover common issues homeless people face and how these organizations are working to tackle these issues. Click here for more.

Monday 22 February 2010
Health Policy with Julian LeGrand
6P at LSE, Room TBA

Join us in welcoming Julian LeGrand as he discusses health policy issues and his career to date!

23 February 2010
Education Event with the Director of Westminster Schools and Learning
5P – 6P at LSE, Room TBA

For our education event, we welcome Angela Drizi, the Director of Schools and Learning at Westminster Council as she discusses academic policy and implementation from a practical perspective.

Again, make sure to visit our facebook pages and RSVP!

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