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London South Bank University

Founded in 1982, with a student body as diverse as the city itself, London South Bank University reflects the true face of multicultural London. The central London campus is located just a short ten minute walk to the Southbank area, home to many world-class attractions like the London Eye, Globe Theatre and Tate Modern.

The University offers one of the most strongly vocational-orientated course portfolios around and an integrated study abroad experience, studying side-by-side with 23,000 international and UK students. In addition, volunteering and internship opportunities, central accommodation and approachable faculty ensure an outstanding experience. We offer semester and year-long coursework in Arts & Media, Business, Engineering, International Politics, Sociology and Sustainability, among others.

Through their research, knowledge of the work place and professional links teaching staff maintain strong relationships with industry and the local community. This is a huge benefit to students who can be confident they are being taught by academics with highly relevant knowledge and skills.

  • Top 6 for graduate starting salaries in the UK (The Times 2010)
  • 80% of students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course in the 2009 National Student Survey
  • Top 10 for graduate starting salaries for the last four years running (Sunday Times University Guide 2008)
  • Voted ‘Best Value in London’ or student accommodation (i-Graduate 2007)
  • Voted best library for Learning in London (i-Graduate 2007)
  • Ranked 6th in UK for Librarianship and Information Management (The Times Good University Guide 2009)
  • Rated 3rd in London and 38th in UK in the People and Planet Green League 2009 for its environmental performance
  • No. 18 in UK for General Engineering and Mineral and Mining Engineering (RAE 2008 Quality Rankings)
  • £1000 Nationality Scholarships (UG/PG, Automatic, Per year)
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  • Nick Leslau heads a multi million pound property and private equity firm Prestbury and become the owner of some prime chunks of London’s real estate.
  • Micah Car-Hill After graduating Micah landed a dream job – inventing chocolate bars for Green & Black’s. For the past five years Micah has been working exclusively on Green & Black’s products and is involved in everything from food science to the supply side to working out how to market new products.
  • James Barnham recently appeared on the new BBC series of Dragons’ Den. James was up against other entrepreneurs to pitch his product “Nova-Flo”, a mechanical device which prevents bath water over-flowing by sensing the water level in a bath and shutting off the flow, automatically preventing a flood. The design won both an Institute of Engineering Designers award and a Prudential Championship award.
  • Shahid Malik youngest independent university governor (Sheffield Hallam University); the youngest independent assessor to the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions; and the country’s youngest and only ethnic minority chief executive of a major regeneration partnership company. Shahid was also a Commissioner of the Commission for Racial Equality from 1998 to 2002; a vice chairman of UNESCO UK; and a race equality adviser to the Home Office, prison service and Middlesex University. He spent five years on Labour’s National Executive Committee and he was a member of Gordon Brown’s Economic Policy Commission.
  • Bridget Prentice Member of Parliament for Lewisham East in the 1992 General Election. She was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for Trade between 1998-99 and then to the Lord Chancellor from 1999-2001. She was also a Member of the Home Affairs Select Committee between 2001-2003 and a Government Whip until April 2005. Bridget was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Constitutional Affairs on 9 May 2005.
  • Enoch Showunmi Champions League Footballer, played Patrick Vieira’s double in the 2002 Nike World Cup advert. Enoch went to Luton Town making the transition from the amateur to the professional game. After making over 100 appearances for Luton, Enoch moved to Bristol City in summer 2006. He has also played for Nigeria twice.
  • Phil Spencer Owner of a highly successful property search company Garrington, he co-presents C4’s award winning property shows Location and Relocation. A qualified surveyor, Phil has become the ‘Voice of the Property Buyer’ and is now recognised as a leading UK Property Expert.

Location: London, UK

Intake: January — Selected Courses
September — All Courses

Closest Underground Station: Elephant & Castle Station (Main Campus)

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