London South Bank University

London South Bank University


•Founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic and amalgamated with four other colleges in 1970 to become South Bank Polytechnic.
•Historically the institution focused on providing people with relevant employment skills and supplying employers with the skilled workforce they needed. This included pioneering courses such as petrol motor mechanics in the 1900s, heating and ventilating engineering in the 1920s and nuclear power in the 1950s, together with the UK’s first engineering course for women in the 1920s and one of the UK’s first nursing degrees iin 1974.
•In June 1992 the institution was granted university status by the Privy Council to become London South Bank University (LSBU).

LSBU was named the top London modern (post 92) university for graduate prospects in the Complete University Guide 2013


•The Elephant and Castle campus offers excellent transport links joining it to the heart of the city.
•The campus is within easy walking distance of Elephant and Castle, Waterloo and London Bridge tube and rail stations.
•Close to major London attractions, it is only minutes away from the South Bank, the West End and the City.
•All major teaching and learning buildings sit within the compact campus, which is unusual for a city-centre university.
•Over 20 bus routes connect the university to the rest of London.

LSBU also has a campus in Havering, Essex.

Why London South Bank University:

Our courses are geared towards employment. LSBU graduates are consistently ranked in the top 10 for UK graduate starting salaries, so you know you’ll have the best start to your career. The portfolio is up to date, attractive, relevant to employment and affordable. Our research and enterprise activities are led by their real world impact. Excellent employer and industry links ensure your qualification is as relevant to the workplace as possible and placement opportunities give you industry experience.

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