Awarded the prestigious Entrepreneurial University of the Year by the Times Higher Education Award, London South Bank University is one of the most reputed higher education institutions globally. Established as the Borough Polytechnic Institute in south London in 1892, South Bank University received the university status in 1992. In 2003, the university was christened to its current name as London South Bank University.
The University’s vision is to transform lives, communities, businesses and society through applied education and insight through the values of Excellence, Professionalism, Integrity, Inclusivity and Creativity.
Based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, LSBU is home to over 18,000 students and nearly 2000 academic and non-academic staff. The university boasts the presence of a strong international community of over 2000 students belonging to over 130 countries.
The seven schools at LSBU include 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.
The University’s team of excellent and experienced faculty is committed to promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health, and well-being of its students. The university is dedicated in its effort to impart practical and vocational learning that equips with the skills to meet the challenges of today's workplace.
In line with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, the university is actively involved in creating real world impact through its sustainability initiatives. Research and Development forms the core of the university.
Some of the renowned research centers of the university contributing to path breaking research includes Centre for Social Justice and Global Responsibility, Centre for Bio Engineering, London Centre for Business and Entrepreneurship, Research Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre amongst others.