London South Bank University
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a cosmopolitan university with a can do attitude, welcoming over 15,000 students from over 130 countries and a global alumni network of over 80,000. LSBU has served south London and beyond for over 125 years with a consistent commitment to providing high-quality education for all. Applied courses are designed with employers, accredited by relevant professional bodies and offer relevant placement opportunities, so that students leave as highly employable graduates.
In September 2003, the university underwent its most recent name change to become London South Bank University (LSBU) and has since opened several new centres including the School of Health and Social Care, the Centre for Efficient and Renewable Energy in Buildings (CEREB), a new Student Centre, an Enterprise Centre, and a new media centre Elephant Studios. The university has 17,985 students and 1,700 staff.
Industry-standard and innovative facilities give courses the feel of the working world
Highly specialised labs Highlights include our Forensic laboratories with testing stations and microscopes for sample assessment, Psychology labs with research testing cubicles, a Pub Lab to examine alcohol-related behaviours, a workshop/chemical lab, an eye tracker/physiology suite and interviewing rooms.Our Spatial Analysis and Informatics Lab (SAIL) features Geographic Information System (GIS) software on its 30 networked computers creating an excellent platform for applied research.
Our Student Centre is a central hub for support and employment information, with an airy first floor ideal for socialising, group study or to meet staff informally.All non-ademic services are here: Student Advice, Employability, Accommodation, Fees & Bursaries and Disability & Dyslexia Support.The centre is also home to our Students' Union; a base for its social and support facilities. Adding to the comfort, the Grads Café serves a range of soft drinks and snacks and The Venue Bar opens until late.
Library and Learning Resources
Expert library and IT support is available at both our Southwark and Havering campuses helping to support today's students use a mixture of books, journals and electronic materials to complete their studiesThe Perry Library, at Southwark, holds over 300,000 print books, hundreds of study spaces and over 90 open access PCs. We subscribe to 150 online databases providing access – both on and off campus – to over 18,000 journals, plus e-books, TV and radio programmes, and a wide range of other specialist data to assist research and study.
Comfortable residences and on-campus catering
ur four halls of residence are all close to our main campus and designed to be a good introduction to living away from home. In security-protected, purpose-built buildings they offer communal areas for socialising; en-suite, single occupancy bedrooms and shared kitchens for self-catered living.On our main campus, we have many cafés where students can grab a snack and take a break. A wide variety of hot meals are served throughout the day in Campus Kitchen, our stylish canteen on London Road.