Why choose LSBU
Think accredited qualifications, high starting salaries and career development support
Celebrating 125 years this year, London South Bank University is one of the city’s largest and oldest universities, with courses that reflect the priorities of industries today, giving our students the knowledge and confidence to embark on rewarding careers.
Rated Silver for Teaching Excellence, the University provides high quality teaching and learning outcomes for all of its students. Whatever your professional goals, we’ll support and develop you to become what you want to be.
There's still time to apply for this 2017 academic year. Search our courses.
Or visit us at our Open Day on 30 September 2017 for more on our 2018/19 courses.
- Be ambitious: to reach the top, start climbing
LSBU is the No. 1 London Modern university for graduate prospects (Sunday Times League Table 2017). Read our alumni career stories to see where an LSBU degree can take you.
- Be in demand: start to be great
Our courses are accredited or developed with industry so that 9 out of 10 students are in work or further study 6 months after graduation.
- Be smart: a bright future starts with a smart decision
LSBU has been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
- Be here: embrace your surroundings
Unbeatable central London location with good connections for bus, train or underground.
- Be curious: don’t just fit into the world, build your own
Learn how to start up a business and keep it growing through LSBU’s Student Enterprise team. We are the Times Higher Education's Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2016.
For more on what LSBU can offer you, including benefits for new undergraduates, visit our Course Finder.
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The University promises...
- Guaranteed opportunities to undertake a work placement, internship or other professional experience or study abroad during your degree
- Free gym membership for the first year of your study at our Southwark campus
- Free Microsoft Office 365 and SPSS software
Conditions and eligibility criteria do apply so to avoid disappointment, please read the full details of the University's benefits and guarantees.
The Academic Schools promise...
The Dean of each Academic School has also agreed a package of additional services and products that will benefit new starters.
These range from free technical equipment, portable devices and study aids, to free text books (digital and print) and subject scholarships - all tailored to your subject of choice.
Inspirational career stories from LSBU alumni
Ary reflects on his 7 year career in the games industry; now Technical Designer at Sony, he's developed some of the world’s most popular video games.
Kirstin's worked on some great projects since graduation, including the Olympic Stadium in Stratford and the conversion of the BBC Television Centre.
Business Administration graduate Stephen turned his part-time boxing hobby into a social enterprise with help from LSBU's Student Enterprise team.
Since graduating in 2013, Harmit Bansi has made rapid progress in the property business - something he feels can be traced back to his degree.
Tech evangelist, social entrepreneur, thought leader, writer, speaker and mum – Dr Sue Black (PhD Computer Science, 2001) is all these things and more.
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23 September 2017Elab Education Festival 2017, Warsaw
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23 September 2017Study Abroad Fair, Stockholm
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30 September 2017University Open Day
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2 October 2017Graduation Ceremony - School of Business
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