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UCAS code: L75

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Elephant and Castle, London. It is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name. Founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic Institute, it achieved university status in 1992 under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.
Source: London South Bank University website

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

61%

MED

Political

60%

MED

Sporty

58%

LOW

Varied union activities

63%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

67%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £24k HIGH
Student satisfaction score 70%

Number of students

19,195

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

76%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

26%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

46%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

12%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

143 comments (42 students)
    • Finances

      Library open 24 hours with loads of facilities e.g. student kitchen

      2023, Graduate, Computer Science

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    • Support

      Academic and welfare staff are great when it comes to personal issues affecting studies and offer great support for students

      2023, Graduate, Computer Science

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    • Facilities

      4/5

      2023, 3rd year student, Physiology

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    • Finances

      Three stars: Good

      2023, 3rd year student, Physiology

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    • Overall

      I’m very happy and satisfied with my University. Planning on doing a masters there

      2023, 3rd year student, Physiology

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    • Overall

      This is very good university all round i love the people around me and my lecturers are very caring I appreciate everyone in...

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      2023, 1st year student, Mechanical Engineering

      Overall

      This is very good university all round i love the people around me and my lecturers are very caring I appreciate everyone in the university. The facilities given does help me get through with my lectures.

      2023, 1st year student, Mechanical Engineering

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