London South Bank University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
European Teaching Rankings 2019
103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, United Kingdom

About London South Bank University

For over 125 years, we’ve helped students from all walks of life find their very own version of success. Whatever their background, whatever their situation, whatever kind of future they want, we empower you to rise higher than you ever thought possible.


This is research that makes a real, tangible difference. Whether collaborating with local boroughs to tackle social concerns, or developing low carbon, affordable energy , we’re committed to making a positive impact across South London and the world.


This is one family living, learning and thriving together across three campuses. It’s a community that knows that in diversity, there’s strength and we rise higher when we rise together.


This is where South meets Central. A university surrounded by all the world-class, music, food, and culture our fantastic city has to offer, and with access to its game changing technology, businesses and start-ups.


This is where passion becomes purpose, and where talent meets opportunity. Through placements, work experience and courses designed with industry partners, we give you a leg up in the working world before you graduate. We’re a strong community of leaders, free-thinkers and brilliant teachers who all know our subjects like the back of our hand.


This is support that goes above and beyond. We understand that everyone’s story is different, and that each unique person deserves tailored support. We give you the room to breathe, the space to grow and everything you need to become the best version of yourself.

This is London South Bank University. Rooted in the real world and made to empower people like you. Rise with LSBU.

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Key statistics

  • 37%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 17.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 30%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 14,510
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at London South Bank University

  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Law

    • Law
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Architecture
  • Education

    • Education
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health