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London South Bank University

Check whether London South Bank University is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) is located in the heart of London, in the up and coming area of Elephant and Castle. Founded in 1892, it is a public university with nearly 20,000 students.

The University offers more than 400 undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and is made up of seven schools: applied sciences, arts and creative industries, built environment and architecture, business, health and social care, and law and social sciences.

LSBU has a host of innovative learning facilities, including specialized labs, a student center, library, and practical areas designed to replicate workplace scenarios. There is single room accommodation available to students in four residences, all within 10 minutes walking distance to the university.

Why study at LSBU?

  • Great location

    LSBU is located in the center of London; one of the world’s most exciting cities

  • Employability

    They're the only university to have been awarded University of the Year for graduate employment two years in a row (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018 & 2019)

  • Social impact

    LSBU is ranked in the world's top 200 universities for social impact (Times Higher Education, 2019)

Life as an international student

LSBU is home to almost 2,000 International students from over 130 countries. Students are supported by a dedicated International Team and Student Services. Their services are there to support your educational, personal, career and spiritual needs; they aim to enable overseas students to achieve their potential while studying, by providing an approachable and reliable service.

There are plenty of opportunities outside of the classroom, including joining one of the University’s sports teams, joining the gym, or taking part in one of the many events run throughout the year. Their Students’ Union (LSBSU) is home to a number of services and activities designed to help you get the most out of your student experience.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
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    • No. of Badminton Courts 1
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  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services

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Fees and funding

These fees cover the cost of your learning experience at LSBU. If you are paying your tuition fees yourself, payment must be made when you enroll onto your program.

London South Bank University welcomes and encourages students from all over the world to study with them. A range of scholarships are on offer for international students and some of the awards outlined below can be combined for greater discounts.

  • Self funded students - £1,125 / year
  • Merit Based Scholarships - £2,000 - 3,000 / year


London South Bank University

103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA, UK

LSBU is located in the heart of London, the capital of business, opportunity and cultural vibrancy.

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Visa requirements for London South Bank University

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