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London South Bank University
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university with over 15,000 students, from over 130 countries – and a global alumni network of over 80,000. LSBU is one of London’s oldest universities; since 1892 the University has focused on providing professional opportunity for all who can benefit.
London’s Enterprising University
LSBU is a forward-thinking university with strength in developing students’ enterprising mind-set. After all, enterprise is about more than just entrepreneurship and start-ups: it’s a way of being and a way of doing. It’s an attitude.
LSBU alumni exemplify this attitude every day; striving, achieving and improving the opportunities that are open to others.
“From living in a hostel to carrying the Olympic torch, alumnus Tunji Akintokun’s story is one of overcoming adversity. Now he’s focusing on helping young people to do the same.”
“Tech evangelist, social entrepreneur, thought leader, writer, speaker and mum – alumna Dr Sue Black has worked tirelessly to get more women coding, inspired by her own life-changing experiences.”
Whether you’re looking to start a business, work as a freelancer or build your career LSBU’s Student Enterprise Team offers: inspiring talks and workshops with entrepreneurs, start-up programmes, internships and consultancy opportunities. That’s why LSBU earned the Times Higher Education’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2016.
University of the Year for Graduate Employment
Whatever your professional goals, the University will support and develop you. LSBU was awarded University of the Year for Graduate Employment from The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The University’s focus on personalised learning and employability skills also earned a silver rating for Teaching Excellence in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
Accredited, Applied and Professional
LSBU has the highest possible rating for the quality of their education, from the independent Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Courses are accredited or developed in association with leading professional bodies. Search courses.
Teaching at LSBU is in line with the latest industry changes and trends, taught by staff involved in their professions who act as consultants for external enterprises.
Many employers, including top Fortune 500 companies, send their people to study with LSBU, so postgraduate students have the opportunity to build strong professional networks. Many courses include work placements and Course Directors also regularly invite outside experts to give guest lectures.
World-leading Research that Benefits Everyone
As well as addressing the challenging issues faced by society today, the University’s applied research seeks to provide solutions to the business world and beyond.
Each Academic School is involved in a wide range of applied research, often with commercial partners. For example – the University’s pioneering research in foot and ankle biometrics helped develop products for global brand Fitflop, while research on cooling the London Underground has been incorporated into a £500m upgrade of the tube system. Read more about research output.
The London Doctoral Academy is home to LSBU’s postgraduate research students. The Academy supports and develops professional researchers who are driven to make a difference in the world, whether that’s by influencing government policy or changing the way industries work.
LSBU provides advice and support for students on a wide range of non-academic and educational needs:
- Financial advice
- Library services – and learning skills workshops
- Student employability services
- Disability and dyslexia support
- Immigration and international student advice
- Health and wellbeing support
- Student enterprise
- Students’ Union: Societies and Clubs.
- Accounting and Finance
- Adult Nursing and Midwifery Studies
- Allied Health Professions
- Allied Health Sciences
- Applied Sciences
- Arts and Performance
- Business and Enterprise
- Business and International Studies
- Business, Computing and Information Management
- Civil and Building Services Engineering
- Computing and Informatics
- Construction, Property and Surveying
- Creative Technologies
- Electrical and Electronics
- Engineering Systems
- Film and Media
- Food Sciences and National Bakery School
- Human Resources and Management
- Human Sciences
- Management and Marketing People
- Mechanical and Design
- Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
- PGCE courses
- Primary and Social Care
- Social and Policy Studies
- Social Sciences
- Urba,Environment and Leisure Studies
- Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies
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