The University Archives Centre collects and makes accessible the institutional archives of London South Bank University (LSBU) and the institutions that it was amalgamated from. We hold material tracing LSBU's history from its foundation as the Borough Polytechnic Institute in 1892 to the present day.
Supporting Student Studies
The University Archives Centre is open to all LSBU students as well as staff and external researchers. Our records can be used to support your studies.
To help you locate relevant records we have produced a series of course and research related guides. Current LSBU students can download these from the Archives section of our student portal My LSBU. Any queries can be sent through to the archivist; call 020 7815 6656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general information on accessing our archive records download A guide to using LSBU's Archives (PDF File 288 KB)
Your student record
If you studied at LSBU or one of our amalgamated institutions and would like a copy of your transcript you can email us for it. For all courses except health, email email@example.com. For health courses, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to access any other personal data held on you by the University, please see the University's Data Protection webpage.
Search our Catalogue
Please see our Online Catalogue for detailed descriptions of our collections, which include records from:
- London South Bank University
- Battersea College of Education
- Brixton School of Building
- City of Westminster College
- David Singmaster
- Greater London Area War Risk Study (GLAWARS)
- Local Endowed Charities
- National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration & Fan Engineering
- Rachel McMillan College of Education
- Redwood College of Health Studies
- South London Polytechnic Institutes
- South West London College
Using our collections
Our Access Procedures (PDF File 122 KB) explain how to access the archives and how enquiries are handled. To view the Archives you will need to book an appointment and on arrival you will be requested to fill out a reader's registration form.
Donating to the archives
The University Archives Centre proactively collects material to enhance its holdings and welcomes relevant donations from outside sources. If you have anything you wish to donate please contact us.
Please see our Archive Collections Policy (PDF File 149 KB) for further details on the material we collect.
We are happy to answer enquiries on the history of the University and the items we hold, however we are unable to carry out extensive research.
University Archives Centre
103 Borough Road
Tel: 020 7815 6656
20 June 2019PRODUCT OF SOUTH BANK: LSBU Product Design Degree Show 2019 - Day One
20 June 2019Money’s Importance from the Religious Perspective
21 June 2019Arts and Creative Industries Experience Day
21 June 2019PRODUCT OF SOUTH BANK: LSBU Product Design Degree Show 2019 - Day Two
21 June 2019Depicting the future of AI through art
22 June 2019PRODUCT OF SOUTH BANK: LSBU Product Design Degree Show 2019 - Day Three
22 June 2019University Open Day
24 June 2019Information Evening: International Human Resources Management
26 June 2019Open borders in Europe: current challenges from migration and from terrorism … working towards solutions
26 June 2019'Citizenship, Nation-Building and Identity in the EU' - Book Launch and Reception
LSBU’s Professor Alison Leary awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019
14 June 2019
Lauren Webster, student at LSBU, wins at Women in Property Awards for the South East
12 June 2019
Ten place rise for LSBU in the Guardian League Table 2020
11 June 2019
Associate nursing professor at LSBU awarded place on 70@70 leadership programme
4 June 2019
Law student at LSBU wins double scholarship from the Honourable Society of Inner Temple
17 May 2019
LSBU hosts British Journalism Training Council conference
15 May 2019
London South Bank University supports MillionPlus #ThinkModern campaign
14 May 2019
LSBU's engineering students take on Constructionarium 2019
13 May 2019
LSBU chancellor co-hosts local business gathering with Southwark Chamber of Commerce
10 May 2019