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.
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 the Student Records team in Registry for it. For all courses except health, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For health courses, email email@example.com.
If you would like to access any other personal data held on you by the University, please see the University's Data Protection webpage.
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 on the history of the University can be sent through to the archivist; call 020 7815 6656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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.
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.