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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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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  34% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 1 minute from London South Bank University
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  28% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from London South Bank University
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  23% 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
 
 
 
 
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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 London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 28 minutes from London South Bank University
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... 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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Awol
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 11am-6pm
London South Bank University, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London South Bank University
A whole host of DJs, including Randall, Kenny Ken, Logan D, Voltage and Pied Piper will be dropping their best jungle, drum'n'bass and garage in the ...More
 
 
 
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The Only Thing A Great Actress Needs Is A Great Play And The Desire To Succeed
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 at 8pm & Saturday 21st October 2017 at 3.30pm and 8pm
London South Bank University, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
Vaca35 Teatro En Grupo presents a contemporary comedy-drama exploring the reality of poverty and marginalisation, in which two Mexican household servants, played by Diana Magallon and ...More
 
 
 
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My Name is Rachel Corrie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September to 21st October 2017
London South Bank University, 66 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
This September, The Young Vic brings to life the diaries of activist Rachel Corrie in a Josh Roche-directed production. The diaries were first brought to the ...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 Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near London South Bank University
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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
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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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
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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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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Nando's
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
International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 9 minutes from London South Bank University
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from London South Bank University
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from London South Bank University
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from London South Bank University
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... 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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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from London South Bank University
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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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
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Awol
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

Ministry of Sound 2 minutes walk from London South Bank University

A whole host of DJs, including Randall, Kenny Ken, Logan D, Voltage and Pied Piper will be dropping their best ...More

The Only Thing A Great Actress Needs Is A Great Play And The Desire To Succeed
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from London South Bank University

Vaca35 Teatro En Grupo presents a contemporary comedy-drama exploring the reality of poverty and marginalisation, in which two Mexican household ...More

A Day By The Sea
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from London South Bank University

Two's Company and Karl Sydow, in association with Master Media Ltd, present NC Hunter's 1950s comedy-drama, in which a work-obsessed ...More

Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

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

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

On The 5th Day
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

Corsica Studios 7 minutes walk from London South Bank University

Dance, electronic and techno across two rooms supplied by Etapp Kyle, Takaaki Itoh, YYYY, Abstract Man, Michael Wells and Gertie....More

Out Of Office
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2017 

Morley Gallery 7 minutes walk from London South Bank University

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My Name is Rachel Corrie
My Name is Rachel Corrie
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

This September, The Young Vic brings to life the diaries of activist Rachel Corrie in a Josh Roche-directed production. The ...More

 
Wings
Wings
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

The Young Vic presents the London premiere of Arthur Kopit's Wings starring Juliet Stevenson. Directed by Natalie Abrahami, it tells ...More

 
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Theatre | Until 5th November 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from London South Bank University

A tree-chopping businessman known as The Once-ler meets his match in a gruff, moustachioed critter on a mission to protect ...More

 
The Lie
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 10 minutes walk from London South Bank University

Lindsay Posner directs the English language world premiere of Florian Zeller's provocative drama, which has been translated by Christopher Hampton. ...More

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

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