London South Bank University
Originally the Borough Polytechnic Institute, we laid down roots in south London in 1892 and has been improving the lives of students, businesses and the local community ever since.
Our original aim 'to promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health and well-being of young men and women' remains central to our mission today. Our practical and vocational approach ensures our students will leave equipped with the skills to meet the challenges of today's workplace.
LSBU Group believes knowledge has the power to impact the lives of all people, across all sections of society. To make our world more free, fair and open, help our economy grow, and leave no one behind.
Unbound by tradition, we are a leader in technical education. Learning, delivered at all levels and without prejudice, excellent and accessible in equal measure, empowers people of any age and background to achieve success on their terms.
Career-focused pathways across our institutions open up opportunities for an infinitely diverse cohort, and removes the barriers that have historically stood between so many students and their futures. We are redefining what high quality education means.
Rooted in the real world, we are a partner to industry. Research, knowledge exchange and innovation empowers organisations to work smarter, delivering real value, inspiring optimism and allowing them to see their own potential.
We work with business leaders to shape our curricula and qualifications, ensuring our learners leave ready for the rigours of work - a brilliant and diverse workforce, fit for the future. We are helping our economy to grow.
Committed to our communities, we serve society with integrity, wherever we are in the world. Access to life-changing opportunities, resources and support empowers individuals to live happier, healthier more fulfilling lives.
We work with governmental and grass-roots organisations to deliver a profound economic and social impact. For more than 125 years we’ve worked to “promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health and well-being of young men and women”. We will never lose sight of this mission.
Our vision is to transform lives, communities, businesses and society through applied education and insight. We want to be recognised as a leading organisation for outstanding practice-led learning, fostering the development of able graduates, ready to address business and societal challenges.
We will have research and innovation that enhances teaching and tackles global and civic challenges, generates critical insights and sustainable solutions that transform the lives of individuals, communities, businesses and society.
Our halls are representative of LSBU’s diverse and welcoming community.
The Accommodation Team are committed to ensuring that independent (care experienced and estranged), Refugee and Asylum Seeker Students have the opportunity to reside with us and are able to offer up to 52-week contracts to those students in our halls of residence.
If you have any disability, medical condition or need which may affect the type of accommodation you require, please let us know as soon as possible so we can work with you and talk about adjustments.
It’s no secret that our accommodation is pretty much unbeatable on price. We offer places to live far below market price in the capital, and with rents starting from £135 a week, you won’t have to worry about next month’s rent, so you can get on with living.