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MPs recognise LSBU’s “vital contribution” in Parliament

London South Bank University (LSBU) has been congratulated on its “vital contribution to higher education” in a motion tabled to Parliament
10 March 2017

Bermondsey and Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has tabled an Early Day Motion acknowledging the University’s 125th anniversary and commending London South Bank University (LSBU) for “its place as a key educational and civic partner across south London in transforming lives, businesses and communities for the better”.

LSBU was also recognised for its leading role in providing access to high quality professional and technical education for people and employers and significant achievements in generating world-leading applied research with businesses.

LSBU Chief Operating Officer Ian Mehrtens thanked the MPs for their support and said as Entrepreneurial University of the Year, the University had ambitious plans for the future.

“Our aim is to provide the very best student experience, deliver real world impact through our research and transform the campus for learning in the 21st Century,” Mr Mehrtens said.

“By 2020, LSBU aims to be London’s top Modern university and it is great to know we have the support of our local MPs in reaching that goal.”

The full motion recognising LSBU can be read online.