London South Bank University is a public university in Elephant and Castle, London. It is based in the London Borough of Southwark, near the South Bank of the River Thames, from which it takes its name.

We’re a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. We’ve been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We are also proud to be the only university to be awarded University of the Year for Graduate Employment for two years in a row (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019).

Our vision is to transform lives, communities, businesses and society through applied education and insight.


The University is located in the central of England’s capital. Great transport links allow a wide range of support for students living in and around London.


The University have top courses in Art & Design, Engineering and Health & Social Care. Click below to discover the wide range of courses that are offered by London South Bank University.