Careers and employability
Our students leave with the ability to thrive in a competitive and demanding business environment. We provide a rich and varied industry-driven learning experience that gives you an understanding of business in both local and international contexts. A degree from LSBU gives you a competitive advantage sought after by employers, and a wide variety of careers will be available to you. Search our Story Finder to see what our business alumni have already achieved in their varied careers.
A degree from us will build your analytical, critical thinking and problem solving capabilities; help you tackle communication, team work and decision-making; and make you self-reliant, innovative and able to manage your time, projects and resources. These skills, plus your ability to handle qualitative and quantitative research to interpret and use business data, are key skills employers look for in their graduate employees.
All of our individual course entries have specialist careers information. Search our courses.
How learning Mandarin and taking part in the Harbin Summer School Programme is boosting our students' employability through the Confucius Institute.
Practical and professional
Our graduates go on to have a positive impact in their chosen business career. We provide real world experiences through various consultancy projects, work placements, business games and simulations, and live briefs within our courses.
We offer excellent opportunities for students and staff alike to engage with employers through our business networks, partnerships with international universities, volunteering opportunities, research projects and social enterprises. Our courses include this rich experience, with an effective infusion of academic theory with practice that enables our students to make a positive impact in the workplace, during their studies and after they graduate.
9 January 2019University Open Evening
18 January 2019Addressing Complexity: Homelessness and Addiction
8 February 2019Beyond the Console: Gender and Narrative Games - Day One
9 February 2019Beyond the Console: Gender and Narrative Games - Day Two
14 February 2019Education Across the Divide Conference 2019: Creative and Innovative Approaches to Inclusive Education
9 March 2019University Open Day
20 March 2019Applied Science Experience Day
London South Bank University’s new Passmore Centre will drive Apprenticeship delivery in Southwark
28 November 2018
David Longbottom, former LSBU Pro-Chancellor, awarded honorary doctorate
1 November 2018
LSBU students provide solutions for the local business community
14 June 2018
Annual careers evening with the School of Business
12 March 2018
Digital communications with Andrew Mitchell from Brandmovers
9 March 2018
LSBU wins Accountancy College of the Year for second year running
21 February 2018
LSBU is open for business to train apprentices from non-levy paying employers
4 January 2018
LSBU announces new partnership with Brandmovers Inc
30 November 2017
Thomas’ success proves Asperger’s is no barrier in academia
29 November 2017