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London South Bank University started life as the Borough Polytechnic Institute and has been part of the local landscape for since 1892 making it one of the capital's oldest universities today. Courses are available on a wide range of arts and science subjects from accounting to architecture resulting in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

 

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Library Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £33  30% off
    30 Borough Road, SE1 | 1 minute from London South Bank University
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    Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £77  33% off
    157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from London South Bank University
    Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
     
     
     
    Hilton London Bankside
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  22% off
    2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from London South Bank University
    The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
     
     
     
     
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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 miles from London South Bank University
    The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 25 minutes from London South Bank University
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 32 minutes from London South Bank University
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London South Bank University
    From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from London South Bank University
    The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 27 minutes from London South Bank University
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
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    High Society
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
    Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More
     
     
     
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    Future Conditional
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st September to 3rd October 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
    Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, a new play by Tamsin Oglesby, ...More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Playhouse
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
    The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
     
     
     
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    The Coronet Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London South Bank University
    This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
     
     
     
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    The Artworks Elephant
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
    Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
     
     
     
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    Alma Enterprises
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London South Bank University
    After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
     
     
     
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    St George's Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London South Bank University
    One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
     
     
     
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    IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Evans Cycles
    London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
    77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
    With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
     
     
     
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    O W Loeb
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Greensmiths Market
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London South Bank University
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    El Vergel
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
    Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London South Bank University
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    The Laughing Gravy
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 4 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Bernie Spain Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Charles Dickens
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    160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
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    The Anchor & Hope
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from London South Bank University
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    Corsica Studios
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
    A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
     
     
     
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    Union Street Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
    A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
     
     
     
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    Viva Verdi
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Imperial War Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London South Bank University
    This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London South Bank University
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
    Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 6 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Gas-mask handbags, blackout buttons and siren suits are not items considered fashionable today but in post-war Britain these were the ...More

     
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 6 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    A long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of ...More

     
    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2016 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 6 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    A summary of a career spanning 50 years, Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist shows the imagery this political activist has ...More

     
    First World War Galleries
    First World War Galleries
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 6 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

     
    The Trial
    The Trial
    Theatre | Until 8th August 2015 

    The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Olivier Award winner Rory Kinnear stars as Josef K, an ordinary man put on trial by a mysterious agency for ...More

     
    A Number
    A Number
    Theatre | Until 8th August 2015 

    The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Real-life father and son John and Lex Shrapnel star in Caryl Churchill's haunting meditation on identity, intimacy and belonging as ...More

     
    High Society
    High Society
    Theatre | Until 22nd August 2015 

    Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the ...More

     
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
    Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2015 

    The Refinery 10 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, celebrates the Great British Summer by ...More

     
    Lee Gold
    Concerts | Until 16th August 2015 

    Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 10 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    A performance by the jazz singer and pianist....More

    Force Of Nature
    Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2015 

    Menier Chocolate Factory 10 minutes walk from London South Bank University

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