London South Bank University

Rank 601
Established 1892
Famous for

Engineering, Accounting, Science, Architecture

Fees £13,125.00 - £16,000.00

Overview

London South Bank University was founded in 1892 and officially gained full university status in 1992. Practical education and employability are strongly focused at the University, with its central London location providing close links to business and industry. London South Bank is one of the largest universities in London, with over 15,000 students enrolled, 2,000 of which are international from 130 countries. The main campus is in Southwark, a short walk from major landmarks and near the South Bank of the Thames.

London South Bank University is a top 10 London university for graduate starting salaries. The independent Quality Assurance Agency rated its education the highest possible.

London South Bank University also offers a wide range of scholarships and discounts for international students, including nationality scholarships, fee discounts for alumni, and a 5% discount for early tuition fee payment.

Services

London South Bank University provides extensive support before arrival, including an airport collection for international students from Heathrow Airport. The university also holds an international orientation at the beginning of the term to make students feel at home and comfortable. London South Bank University has a continuous Health Service centre that maintains and promotes health and safety for all its students.

Rankings

  • 116th in the Times University Guide 2024
  • 81st in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 601–800th in THE World University Rankings 2024
  • 101–200th in THE Impact Rankings 2023

REF 2021 showed that 68% of the research submission by London South Bank University (LSBU) was ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, a 14% rise from 2014. 68% of the university's Research Excellence Framework (REF) submissions were classed as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, a 14% rise from 2014.

Courses

Accommodation

Student accommodation at London South Bank has been ranked fifth nationally and the best in London by the 'Whatuni Student Rankings 2015'. It has four halls of residence which provide almost 1,400 beds, and international students are guaranteed accommodation as long as the application is received by the required deadline. The Accommodation Service can also assist students in finding private rented accommodation in and around London.

NEWS

London South Bank University news and blogs

May 16, 2024

University of Huddersfield named best university under 50 years old in the UK

The University of Huddersfield has been named the best UK university under 50

May 09, 2024

Coventry University introduces July intake and extends scholarship offers

Coventry University has announced a new July intake tailored to prospective i

Apr 29, 2024

La Universidad de Oxford lidera las universidades del Reino Unido en el ranking de reputación mundial 2024

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