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Marketing and Communications

The Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions department is responsible for the University's student recruitment, its reputation and external relationships.

The team coordinates:

  • admissions
  • media relations
  • marketing
  • student recruitment
  • partnerships with local schools and colleges
  • community engagement;
  • brand and visual identity
  • our websites, such as
  • corporate events
  • market research and insight


The Admissions Office process upward of 30,000 applications every year. We create and update student records through every stage of the application cycle.

We make decisions on applications to the majority of courses for most Schools

For the School of Health and Social Care we carry out an initial screening, ensuring that applicants meet minimum entrance and residency requirements, before passing to the School for interview shortlisting.

For admissions enquiries, please call 020 923 8888 or  submit your enquiry

Press office

The Press Office manages all press enquiries related to LSBU. The team handles media statements, press releases, publicity, interview requests and monitors media coverage.

For all LSBU-related media enquiries please contact:

Tel: 07583 075111

Find a media expert for comment or interview

LSBU offers a number of leading experts across a variety of fields who can assist journalists with comment and interviews.

The University's Southwark campus provides an accessible location for conducting broadcast and other interviews.

Search for a media expert in our People Finder.

Community engagement

With our main campus set in the central London borough of Southwark, LSBU is at the heart of a vibrant community. Our community engagement project works with a wide range of public, voluntary and community organisations to promote education and to give members of the public the opportunity to visit our campus.

We're always happy to hear from local organisations who would like to discuss events and projects.

Learn more about our community engagement project.


For admissions enquiries, please call 020 7815 6125 or  submit your enquiry

To contact the Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions department for corporate matters, please contact:

Marketing and Communications
London South Bank University
Borough Road
London SE1 0AA