Established in 1892 as Borough Polytechnic Institute, it is one of London's largest and oldest universities. LSBU currently has over 23 000 students, from over 130 different countries.

The university is located in the heart of London, just a few minutes away from the trendy south bank of the River Thames.

LSBU provides students with access to industry-standard equipment - from extensive libraries to state of the art multi-million-pound film studios. All courses are professionally accredited or developed in partnership with relevant professional bodies. Many courses offer work experience opportunities and academic staff is populated with professionals in their chosen fields.