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).

Quick Facts

  • 5 Star Rating QS World University Rankings 2021
  • Athena Swan Bronze Award holder for commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Snapshot of the LSBU Group achievements
  • 12th among UK universities for graduate starting salaries Longitudinal Educational Outcomes Data 2017-18 (Published 2020)
  • Among top 150 universities globally under 50 years old QS World University Rankings: Top 50 under 50 2021
  • 23rd among universities globally for Reducing Inequalities Times Higher Impact Ranking 2020
  • 26th among apprenticeship training providers Rate My Apprenticeship 2019-20
  • With around 2000 apprentices LSBU is one of the largest providers of higher and degree apprenticeships in the country