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Before you arrive

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Start your student journey. Complete the following steps before you arrive on campus

After we’ve confirmed your place and before you arrive at the University to begin your studies, follow this step by step guide to start your student journey.

Step 1

Online Pre-enrolment

You need to complete online pre-enrolment to activate your LSBU username and password to access our student portal MyLSBU. Once on MyLSBU you can access your personal course timetable.

Step 2

Applied for accommodation?

Once we have offered you a place on one of our courses you should apply for accommodation at LSBU as soon as possible to secure a room, because demand often exceeds supply.

Step 3

Arranged funding?

For information on funding your tuition please visit the following fees and funding pages for Home/EU undergraduate and postgraduate students or international students.
In addition to your tuition fees you will need to budget for living costs while studying.
For further advice visit our financial help page or email

Step 4

Updated contact details?

It is important that we have your up-to-date email address. If you applied through UCAS/UKPASS your must update your details with them directly – our records are updated by their systems daily. If you applied to LSBU directly, you can email us at Please quote your LSBU ID number.

Step 5

University policies, regulations and procedures

You need to be aware of the University policies, regulations and procedures that apply to you. Online pre-enrolment will point you to some of these and you can find all of the policies on this website. It is your responsibility to read these.

Welcome guide

For more on navigating your way around LSBU, including the services available to you, checking in to class and campus maps, please read the Welcome Guide (PDF File 1,802 KB).

Free software

Once you have completed your online pre-enrolment you will be able to download free Microsoft Office software and anti-virus software from our student portal MyLSBU.

Visit the library

If you'd like to visit LSBU libraries before you enrol, bring in your course offer email and ID and you will be given an Early Entry Card to the libraries.

To access Wi-Fi on campus, complete your online pre-enrolment to activate your LSBU email address/username, which you'll need to connect to Wi-Fi (PDF File 1,115 KB) via the 'eduroam network'.

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