We aim to support you throughout your undergraduate studies at the School. Our teaching and learning includes:
- placements with major health and social institutions in London and the South East
- seminars, online learning environments and specialist advice sessions
- applied research and vocational workshops
- debates, group work and discussion
- practical application of learning
- mix of assessment methods
At postgraduate level:
- training in research methods and assistance with independent research projects, which can be linked to your interest, professional development and/or employment
- range of assessment methods
- practical application of research to real-world scenarios
- extra clinics offering support outside lecture and tutorial sessions
The School’s links with industry and LSBU’s dedicated Careers Service will help you find work placements and jobs in your field of interest with renowned health organisations, valued social institutions and voluntary organisations. With our central London location many companies’ and organisations’ headquarters are at your doorstep. We are the only university to offer placements with Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Our newly-opened Student Centre at LSBU is a central hub for support and employment information, group study or to meet staff informally. It offers students support in IT, maths and communication skills for academic and professional development. The centre is also home to the Students' Union, café and bar.
LSBU’s Southwark campus is within easy reach by bus, train, London Underground or bicycle. We’re a popular choice for part-time and day release students. Stay in our halls of residence or nearby in private rented accommodation and you'll have the perfect base to explore the city and its many world-renowned attractions.
At LSBU, we provide students and alumni with a supportive environment to learn entrepreneurial skills and gain the confidence to start and grow successful businesses.
Our support includes inspirational talks from visiting entrepreneurs, practical workshops, taster sessions, competitions, enterprise schemes and other special events.
Visit Student Enterprise for more information.
20 April 2018Health and Social Care Open Day
23 April 2018Health and Social Care Open Day - Havering Campus
24 April 2018Alumni seminars: Integrated care
10 May 2018Before the NHS: Black Nurses in Britain 1881-1948
15 May 2018Alumni seminars: Alternative maternity care
29 May 2018Alumni seminars: Technology and healthcare
LSBU double alumna appointed first female Bishop of London
20 December 2017
Urgent action required to support healthcare staff
5 December 2017
Thomas’ success proves Asperger’s is no barrier in academia
29 November 2017
Sophie gives back to St Thomas’ after they save her life
23 November 2017
LSBU leads by example in tackling sustainability challenges
22 November 2017
Research improves the usability of mobility aids for the elderly
17 November 2017
Mayor of London certifies LSBU a healthy place to work
15 November 2017
Discover the Changing Face of Elephant & Castle at LSBU
14 November 2017
LSBU awards six honorary graduates and fellows
10 November 2017