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Very good environment I love it Wonderful excellent

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On 17th January 23
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Entry Requirements

128-143 UCAS Points

Average range for London South Bank University entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.


Offer and Acceptance Rates
Offers:
13,210
÷  
Applications:
20,970
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Offer rate:
63%
Acceptances:
2,935
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Applicants:
19,920
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Acceptance rate:
14.73%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 30th January 2022. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.


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Lsbu lose my previous transcript of business foundation now I can't go to university
By member1371601 On 16th September 22
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Would you recommend starting my studies at LSBU or doing a foundation year that will maybe allow me to study at a better University?
By member1270375 On 23rd July 22
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I have took 50 minutes interview for undergraduate foundation year and business pathway it's been 2 days I didn't get any result from uni even I have done my initial deposit why this is happening
By member1366866 On 4th March 22
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Am thinking about studying biomedical science at LSBU is it good ? And does it require an interview ? What questions are asked during this interview ?
By member1265265 On 8th January 22
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hey i wish to apply for nursing at this university, how is the course like?.
By member1364274 On 25th November 21
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Student Review: 5 /5
By member975108 On 17th January 23 verified Verified student

Very good environment I love it Wonderful excellent

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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member774571 On 21st December 22 verified Verified student

The uni is good McLaren house is some joke

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Student Review: 3.8 /5
By member872411 On 13th October 22 verified Verified student

Amazing facilities, cannot fault them. Wifi can be dodgy but that's to be expected. The clubs and societies are a bit on the rubbish side generally, there's very little effort put into them and you get the vibe no one really cares.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member569674 On 28th June 22 verified Verified student

London Southbank is ranked in the bottom 11% of UK universities (https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/) for a reason. Course Depth: The overall course is lacking valuable content. My A-Levels and GCSE's have covered topics in greater detail than my course modules. Course Content: 90% of the content delivered on the course is contained in PowerPoints. A standard LSBU PowerPoint consists of images taken from other sources online and bullet points covering the topic. It is essentially information readily available online taken, recycled and organised slightly. I find the result is hard to engage with and lacking any depth or insight. Lecturers consistently read almost word for word from the already dry PowerPoints for 2 hours straight. I could simply read the PowerPoint myself. Or find an engaging resource online to learn the same topic in a fraction of the time. Please don't attend this university! I would write more but this review box has a limit.

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Student Review: 3.2 /5
By member967703 On 31st March 22 verified Verified student

The university is quite well situated

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1267523 On 23rd March 22 verified Verified student

Good experience, the tutors are helpful.

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Student Review: 1.4 /5
By member1261718 On 14th August 21 verified Verified student

Honestly my review of this university is absolutely dreadful. The level of help and support that's given it is abysmal. The lectures are pretty much a coin flip, half the time you get a decent lecturer that actually wants to teach and makes and effort and the other half you might as well teach yourself. Don't even get started on McLaren house halls, if you wish to be respected and treated with human decency then I would stay well away.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member458488 On 30th May 21 verified Verified student

Excellent course and societies that have provided me with useful employability skills

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Student Review: 2.8 /5
By member659156 On 28th May 21 verified Verified student

It's alright, not much else to add. Shame about covid and the it system being down for a month and a bit.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member756445 On 16th April 21 verified Verified student

Great student accommodation and very nice reception staff, cheers!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member956258 On 14th April 21 verified Verified student

I like Kings Foundation Programme. Hoping LSE can give me an offer about BA Social Anthropology!!

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Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member754873 On 3rd March 21 verified Verified student

Facilities very well designed and staff are friendly. Very easy to around A complete safe environment.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By Anna Sokk On 6th September 20 verified Verified student

Great University! Convenient location in the heart of London. Tutors are amazing! There are some issue with delayed information, but as I previously mentioned- staff is awesome and helpful. Good library, gym and sporting classes. The campus is modern and beautiful with spacious classes. Would recommend it

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1150625 On 19th August 20

I'm really happy being at LSBU.

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Student Review: 1.2 /5
By member1249375 On 17th June 20

Please avoid this place like the plague, don't make the same mistake I did.

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Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member944742 On 11th January 20

Great place to be and excellent senior lecturer that alway there to help.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member542236 On 17th September 19

Waste of time. Tutors more interested in getting your money and then focussing on thier own time especially in Media and Design faculty. Dont risk putting your future in the hands of these uncaring, immoral and unprofessional people.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member641009 On 3rd August 19

Hi There, I'm the dude from Germany who studied for more thsen 10years at this university. Great teachers, toilets are modern and clean. Good coffee. Highly recomanded +++++ ;-) Application can de done over phone. Best you dont show up to class. This university is ++++++

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Student Review: 1.2 /5
By member440805 On 26th July 19

Don't go there if you want to do your Architect part 2.The teachers not organised they never teach anything about design, expect tech teacher, the studio teacher they will seat there all year in the seat to have a coffee, chat and to kill your confidence nothing else. I don't know why they get paid? or charge the courses 900.250 and do nothing. I'm very disappointed

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Student Review: 1.4 /5
By member840133 On 5th July 19

Take no admissions. Specially if u r Indian ...very bad

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member837601 On 2nd May 19

This university is a scam !!!!!!!!, they show no support to thier students , if your going through depression they use that as your weakness to try and take money from you , the staffs there are rude

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Student Review: 2.4 /5
By member1336590 On 19th March 19 verified Verified student

International student - MSc in Construction Project Management. LSBU have a centrally located campus. Their applications process (when I applied) was good and fairly quick. The enrolment process was badly managed, badly communicated and incredibly frustrating. The facilities are terrible, classrooms poorly heated and awful. Assuming you can find one, the bathrooms are badly maintained and dirty. The wayfinding and pathways to get around the campus are convoluted, impractical, frustrating and difficult. The library is dreadful. Poor DDA, poor facilities (those unclean toilets again), awful student study spaces, ill-equipped print rooms and too few catalogues. The library website is even worse, clearly designed by people who have never heard the phrase 'user experience'. The teaching staff are not particularly driven, nor is my cohort. Assessment seems arbitrary and slap dash. Strap in for a frustrating ride.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member1136332 On 2nd March 19

Avoid it. Go somewhere else, used to be access to the placements this university had for nursing where unique, now multiple universities have them so go to them instead.

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Student Review: 1.2 /5
By member1335503 On 19th January 19

I don't know where to begin with this Uni, I studied Business for two years with them as a part time student. The only good thing about this Uni is the location. The staff are disorganised, the toilets are never clean, and there IT infrastructure and support is a joke! Although I met a couple of nice teachers along the way, this Uni is so badly organised that it really should not offer part time study. I wouldn't recommend this Uni to my worst enemy. There are other Unis that offer way better services for less money!

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Student Review: 3.6 /5
By member734978 On 19th November 18

As with everything, there's ups and downs. The uni is quite good for subjects like engineering, health and social care/ nursing etc. but may be lacking in some other areas. They have great emphasis on practicals, we did engineering labs almost every week, and most lecturers have worked in industry. The careers advice is good, they have a 'job shop' and business/ entrpreneurs hub' which helps student startups with office space and mentoring.

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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member1133327 On 4th August 18

Renovation works underway, library is good

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Student Review: 2.8 /5
By member933316 On 3rd August 18

Some of the facilities are good, could be more social stuff

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member432649 On 2nd July 18

I did my first degree in Engineering and few years later I returned to do a masters degree. The quality of education is great, the facilities are well maintained and lecturers are helpful. It’s true that the majority of lecturers are foreign but I must admit they are bright scientists from advanced industrial countries such as China, Japan, Iran, Russia and Malaysia. Some were from Cambridge University. Degrees are as good as you invest in them, so the tutors give students the opportunity to learn to pass and also learn to excell hence minimum expectations are always clear and it’s up to the student to exceed expectations. I graduated with First Class and got a higher merit for my masters. I excelled in the industry being equipped with everything they taught me. Couple of years later, I was granted a full scholarship for PhD in a top university after competing with 3000 students. London Southbank gives you freedom to evolve based on your capacity, time and effort.

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Student Review: 2.6 /5
By member1326849 On 21st June 17

Centrally located in London, but other than that it's not a great university. I'm sure it's good for subjects like Nursing which it ranks highly, but on the more academic subjects you are let down by the calibre of students (no discipline or drive) and a 'do the minimum' type attitude that comes from staff and students. You are not set up to succeed.

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Student Review: 1.6 /5
By member1025988 On 27th February 17

Don't apply here unless you like being disappointed

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Student Review: 2.2 /5
By member1225712 On 10th January 17

I was very excited to go to Uni as a mature student, I attended Digital Film and Video, BA. Now called Film Practice. I was very disappointed with this course. I found LSBU to be badly organised. In 3 years I Iearned very little at Uni. Some tutors were very unhelpful, I learned more from other students, including editing than I learned from the tutors. Many students said they had learned more at college. They arranged collaborations with other Uni's and Depts which they did not oversee, leading to very stressful situations. Boasted of connections with The London Studios but no evidence of it ever seen. Industry speakers promised but only a couple came in at the end, after class complained. They did supply some internship opportunities after graduation but overall I would not recommend LSBU.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By member725066 On 15th December 16

Has the feel that they tried to make it modern but still feels very outdated, Over 10+ people I know have already dropped out from their course, if you check the stats then you know not to come to this uni, not even a uni feeling more like a relaxed college.

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Student Review: 4.2 /5
By member1223742 On 24th August 16

Loved my three years here, campus is really central you couldn't be more in the middle of everything. The halls are amazingly priced for London rental and the transport links are amazing buses to all over, every few minutes and there are Northern and Bakerloo line stations all over the area. The SU are great and there's always events going on in the SU bar, and there's a good number of coffee /food stops all over campus. The only negatives from my experience were (1) the organisation of course works, deadlines and feedback - but theses are a subject or lecturer based issues. And (2) the societies; there's a great number of sports available and there's the gs like LGBT, subject and political/religious groups but we didn't seem to have any 'fun/silly' societies like Real Ale, Harry Potter or Gaming; so the societies available might not appeal to everyone but you are in London so chances are there's something outside of the Uni for you.

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