London South Bank University
- Published: Monday, 16 June 2014 13:27
- Written by Joseph
London South Bank University is one of London's largest and oldest universities.
Since 1892, we've been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.
We're a cosmopolitan university with over 25,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. We received the highest possible rating for the quality of our education from the independent Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).
Examining the relationship between R&D and local economic growth seemed like a timely topic for the 9th roundtable in LSBU’s ongoing Policy Breakfast Series.
There is an acknowledged shortfall in the number of people educated to Levels 4 and 5 in England - the principle cause of this is the significant number of learners who are failing to progress from lower levels.
A smart energy network designed to supply sustainable energy to local business districts of the future, is being trialled by London South Bank University and partners.
A partnership between London South Bank University, London Underground, and Islington Council is pioneering the use of waste heat to cut carbon emissions.
Alex Denley, Deputy Director – Innovation & Transformation at South Bank University’s Technopark, discusses Cisco’s Webex collaboration technology.
With funding from our local council, HEFCE and from LSBU we are creating a new “powerhouse” for higher and degree apprenticeships in the heart of south London.
London South Bank University is working with multinational technology and consulting company IBM across a range of initiatives which will benefit students.
In June 2015, London South Bank University (LSBU) held the 2015 IBM Hackathon, the largest student hackathon to be sponsored by an industry giant and a global tech firm.
LSBU invested £10m in its Clarence Centre, home to research, innovation, enterprise and services to the local community as well as student entrepreneurs.