Starting at LSBU this January?
Starting at University is both an exciting and life-changing experience, and we’re here to help you get the most out of your time with us. Get ahead of your studies with free our ‘Preparing for Academic Studies’ course.
This free course, taught in partnership between London South Bank University and Lambeth College is ideal for students starting at University in January 2020 and who want to develop their study skills and prepare for success at University. The course will cover the essential skills you need in the first year of your degree programme, as well as an opportunity to meet other new students from across the University.
Topics will include:
- Study skills
- Team working
- Presentation skills
- Academic vocabulary
- Academic terminology
- Harvard referencing
Why study this course at LSBU?
- Get a head start on key study skills you'll need in your first year of university, receiving a certificate of completion
- Explore the LSBU campus and library on a Welcome Tour
- Developing key skills in areas including public speaking, presentations and academic referencing
- Gain hands-on expertise, with teaching delivering in partnership between Lambeth College and London South Bank University
London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.
Walk or bicycle
The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.
LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.
By train or tube
The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.
London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.
Do consider the Congestion Charge if you are driving through London to reach the campus. Find out if you'll be crossing the Congestion Charge zone to reach our Southwark Campus.
TfL journey planner
You can travel to Southwark Campus by using public transport, plan your journey using the Transport for London journey planner.
Entry Level Requirements
This free course is available to all students based in the UK who are starting a degree programme with LSBU in January 2020.
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If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.
To register for the course please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, date of birth and title of the course you will be starting at LSBU. You will be asked to complete a registration form on the day, where a form of ID will be needed.
The course will take place in Nelson Haden Lecture Theatre, Faraday Wing, Southwark Campus. Please use our campus map to help you get around.
The course runs across 21st-22nd January, 10-5pm
Teaching and Assessment
This two-day course will be taught via a range of interactive lectures, workshops, pair and group work.