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How to pay

Follow this simple process to pay for your studies at LSBU

Self-funding students studying for a whole year (2 semesters) can choose to either pay in full or by an initial down payment followed by two equal instalments.

Arrangements for self-funding students

When you enrol it is essential that you either:

  • pay the full fee or
  • pay the initial down payment of one half (50%) of the fee. (The remaining two instalments, each amounting to a quarter (25%) of the fee, are due on the dates given below.)

Deadlines for the 2023/24 academic year are set out below.

September 2023 start coursesJanuary 2024 start courses
50% of the year's tuition fees by 7 August 202350% of the year's tuition fees by 4 December 2023
25% of the year's tuition fees by
4 December 2023
25% of the year's tuition fees by 15 April 2024
25% of the year's tuition fees by 29 January 202425% of the year's tuition fees by 28 May 2024

Other dates apply to postgraduate loan holders. For details see our fees and funding page.

Download a copy of LSBU's tuition fee regulations (PDF File 438 KB) for more information.


Any LSBU overseas deposit will be retained on your tuition fee account and used towards payment of your tuition fees.

Payment arrangements

The university accepts debit cards (Delta, VISA Electron, VISA Debit and Maestro), credit cards (VISA and MasterCard only) and bank transfers.

Pay online

You can pay online using our Online Payment Portal.

Pay by bank transfer

All international bank transfers should be made via our partner Convera.

This service allows you, your parents and sponsors to pay your fees in your local currency and from your home bank account without worrying about exchange rates or bank charges. Your payment will arrive quickly and in full to the university.

Please visit our Convera page for more information or make a payment (this link requires the latest version of your internet browser).

Sponsored students

At your online enrolment/re-enrolment, you will need to provide details of your employer or other organisation confirming the following information:

  • Sponsor name and the amount of sponsorship agreed to be paid on your behalf
  • The contact name and email of the person in the organisation who has agreed your sponsorship
  • The address of your company’s Finance Department where the invoice will be sent
  • A purchase order number

You will remain personally responsible for payment of fees and charges, even if there is an arrangement for the university to receive payment on your behalf from a sponsor or any other third party. See a copy of our tuition fee regulations (PDF File 438 KB) for more details.