University Court shines a spotlight on LSBU achievementsSuccesses in 2014 and LSBU's growing reputation as an enterprising university that addresses real world challenges were celebrated at the annual University Court
University Court membership comprises of distinguished and influential members of the University's stakeholder community – including councillors, employers and education partners – who support LSBU in its development.
LSBU Vice-Chancellor David Phoenix highlighted some of the key achievements of 2014 such as the universities transition to seven schools that are focused upon responding rapidly to stakeholder need, delivering undergraduate or postgraduate education, research, professional development and business support.
Other achievements included a multimillion pound investment in student support, a strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 and an increase in international recruitment, while the LSBU Students' Union doubled its number of clubs and societies.
Professor Phoenix also discussed the forthcoming projects of the University, including the development of a £4million Media Centre to enrich learning for students in its School of Arts and Creative Industries, and LSBU's sponsorship of the University Academy of Engineering South Bank - a purpose-built learning environment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths for young people aged 11-19. Professor Phoenix also outlined LSBU's Corporate Strategy that will define its activities until 2020.
The Annual Review (PDF File 2,934 KB) presents highlights from LSBU's year against the organisation's key priorities and Key Performance Indicators.