London South Bank University

Ranked #88 out of #425

  • Est. Tuition
    £9250
  • Recommended
    94.1%
  • Total Students
    18,255
    MED
  • Graduate Salary
    £21,700
    MED
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  • Uni Compare Ranking
    88 / 425
  • Full Time Students
    56%
  • Guardian Ranking
    92/121
  • Students in work/study
    77%
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    75 : 25
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    91 : 9
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About this University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a university in south London. With over 25,000 students and 1,700 staff, it is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded from charitable donations in 1892 as the “Borough Polytechnic Institute”, it absorbed several other local colleges in the 1970s and 1990s, and achieved university status in 1992. LSBU is a post-1992 or new university and puts strong focus on their students’ employability. The current Vice-Chancellor is Prof Martin Earwicker.

LSBU was founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute. It has since undergone several name changes, becoming the Polytechnic of the South Bank in 1970, South Bank Polytechnic in 1987, South Bank University in 1992 and London South Bank University in 2003. The University has also merged with a number of other educational institutions.

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University Address:

London South Bank University
London South Bank University, London, SE1 6LN