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3.9 out of 5 stars based on 55 reviews
3.9 / 55 reviews
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Halls of Residence
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
3.3 / 22 reviews
Location
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 546 reviews
4.4 / 546 reviews
Clubs & Societies
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
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Party Vibe
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 546 reviews
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South Bank University - London

Overview

London South Bank University was founded in 1892 as the Borough Polytechnic and merged with four other colleges in 1970 to become South Bank Polytechnic. In 1992 LSBU, situated in the centre of London, was granted full university status.

Student Stats

Number of students18220
Male : Female43 : 57
Fulltime : Part time62 : 38
UK :International91 : 9

Awards

Top 20 university for Location

London South Bank University Reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars based on 55 reviews
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Campus/University buildings
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Learning facilities
3.7 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Sports facilities
3.1 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Student Union
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Careers service
3.6 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Organisation
3.4 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews
Inclusivity
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
Health and Wellbeing services
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
Support for international students
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews
Support and facilities for disabled students
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews
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2.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

7th July 2018
The campus is not the best looking neither does it have the most up to date facilities. It's also a maze and hard to find places if you're new. There's a gym, but it's massively overpriced.
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2.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review

Anonymous

25th June 2018
LSBU is a great university, the courses are well run and i definately recommend it. The healthcare course are run brilliantly, the placements offered are great
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
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3.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
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Course review , 25/05/2017

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BSc (Hons) Bioscience
2.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
2.0 / 1 review

The course i was studying at south bank in all honesty was a waste of time, the stuff being taught in my course was more or les the same stuff i learnt in sixth form. Theirs no support system or any type of help from the lecturers, they teach you badly and then leave simple. They dont even bother to try and learn your name. Uni there felt very lonely and the coursework was so simple.

Course review , 09/05/2017

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BSc (Hons) Bioscience
2.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
2.0 / 1 review

Have no enjoyed my course, in all honesty was more like a college course than uni, I was in 3 days a week and that was it and it was only a few hours, wasted 9k on a uni that o could have taught myself from home.

Course review , 30/12/2016

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BA (Hons) Management and Marketing
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review

So far only reached second semester of year 2. However year one was helpful in setting a foundation in terms of presentation, referencing skills, and the use of working in a team. First year modules focused on innovation in the 21st century and how important innovation is, the basics of marketing from swot analysis to pestle. It also consisted of focus on strategy and economics and the structure and culture of an organisation. Also learnt some accounting which was helpful in understanding bookkeeping and profit and loss sheet.

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Course module review - The Science & Technology of Fermentation, 11/05/2016

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The Science & Technology of Fermentation
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review

This is a third year module and looks specifically at specialist breads. This module is fantastically taught, has a hard but fair exam and is extremely usefully. From sourdough starters to fancy breads this module covers a range of impressive recipes that are both tasty and could easily be a staple product if you were to then run a bakery. It rounds of the degree well forcing you to use all the previous skills learnt and quickly mastering them. It was a highlight of the whole degree for me personally.

Course module review - Research Methods, 02/05/2016

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Research Methods
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

This module is one of the most useful modules in the course as it describes the process of how experiments and studies are carried out and how the data is gathered which allows you to understand research in much more depth. The teaching on this module is very good as everything is explained to you very clearly and concise.

Course module review - Research Methods, 25/04/2016

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Research Methods
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review

The module gave a good overview of the research process and it's significance in nursing and evidence based practice. The module was taught by experts in the field therefore were able to rely important information clearly and concisely. The assignment was relevant to practice and allowed us to utilise the knowledge gained during the module. Overall a very enjoyable and beneficial module.

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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 McLaren House
3.2 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
3.2 / 14 reviews
2 New Kent Road
3.5 out of 5 stars based on 4 reviews
3.5 / 4 reviews
3 Dante Road
3.3 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews
3.3 / 3 reviews
4 David Bomberg House
4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
5 Havering Campus
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6 Portchester House
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Rank City Student Rating
1 Newcastle
4.8 out of 5 stars based on 90 reviews
4.8 / 90 reviews
2 Sheffield
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 184 reviews
4.6 / 184 reviews
3 Manchester
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 137 reviews
4.6 / 137 reviews
4 London
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 546 reviews
4.4 / 546 reviews
5 Brighton
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 96 reviews
4.6 / 96 reviews
6 Liverpool
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 96 reviews
4.6 / 96 reviews
7 Leeds
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 85 reviews
4.6 / 85 reviews
8 Glasgow
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 96 reviews
4.5 / 96 reviews
9 Cardiff
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 85 reviews
4.6 / 85 reviews
10 Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 88 reviews
4.5 / 88 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Islamic Society (Sisters)
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
2 Psychological
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
3 Women's Badminton
5.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
4 Accounting & Finance
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5 ACS
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6 Afghan Society
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7 AhlulBeit Society
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8 Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association
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9 Allied Health Services Society
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10 American Football
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Electric Ballroom
4.7 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews
4.7 / 14 reviews
2 G-A-Y
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 31 reviews
4.4 / 31 reviews
3 Ministry of Sound
4.2 out of 5 stars based on 54 reviews
4.2 / 54 reviews
4 Fabric London
4.4 out of 5 stars based on 24 reviews
4.4 / 24 reviews
5 Guy's Bar
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 11 reviews
4.5 / 11 reviews
6 XOYO
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 29 reviews
4.1 / 29 reviews
7 Lightbox
4.3 out of 5 stars based on 13 reviews
4.3 / 13 reviews
8 Zoo Bar
4.1 out of 5 stars based on 20 reviews
4.1 / 20 reviews
9 EGG London
3.8 out of 5 stars based on 31 reviews
3.8 / 31 reviews
10 Corsica Studios
4.6 out of 5 stars based on 7 reviews
4.6 / 7 reviews
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Awards

Top 20 university for Location

Location Details

London South Bank University
London
SE1 0AA
United Kingdom