Main location     London,UK  
Courses    Undergraduate, Master, PhD  
  • School of Applied Sciences
  • School of Arts and Creative Industries
  • School of the Built Environment and Architecture
  • School of Business
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Health and Social Care
  • School of Law and Social Sciences
Student life   
  • Students' Union (SU) is the centre of the student social scene and home to a number of services.

About London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Newington, London. It has 17,605 students and 1,700 staff,  and is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name.

Why choose London South Bank University?

Award-winning entrepreneurship

LSBU has been given the award for Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards. The accolade celebrates the entrepreneurial support offered to students, graduates, staff and the local community led by LSBU’s Research, Enterprise and Innovation team, based at the Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation, with support from academics across LSBU’s seven Schools.

Teaching and learning excellence

LSBU has been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).The academic staff deliver an innovative curriculum. All staff enhance professional opportunities by combining their own knowledge of developed practice with education theory. As well as their academic backgrounds, you will find staff have an impressive range of professional expertise and are often invited to act as consultants for external enterprises. As a leading provider of fully accredited professional courses and excellent industry links, a qualification from LSBU is recognised across the world.

First-class facilities

Whatever the course, the university has the facilities to fully support it. Whether you spend time in research and skills laboratories, workshops, media centre, theatre, library or Learning Resources Centre the university has the appropriate technologies and expert support to complete your experience.


London South Bank University (LSBU) has four halls of residence, giving students a safe and comfortable base. The furthest away from our Southwark campus is a 10-minute walk away from all its amenities, leaving students always feeling close to home. Residences have good public transport connections, whether travelling by bus, train or London Underground.  The University has 1,396 single self-contained study/bedrooms spread across four residential buildings.