LSE freshers are so excited to be here
Coming to an economic conference near you
The new term brings hordes of excitable, barely legal young freshers from all over the world to LSE – an institution predominantly associated with rigorous study and engagement in the social sciences, rather than a thriving party scene fuelled by sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.
That hasn’t stopped this year’s intake getting genuinely excited about the new term though, with many thrilled at the prospect of engaging with other freshers. Oddly, there is a repeated, and perhaps concerning, reference to the “new flavours” they will experience:
As a university synonymous with commerce, it’s no surprise many of the young LSErs are right on the ball with the shameless self-advertising:
As for the rest, there’s a subtle undercurrent of fear, angst, demotivation and in some cases, just visa issues:
And finally, there are those who just don’t seem to fit in:
Happy freshers to all of you, you commercially-driven, multilingual, academically rigorous beasts.