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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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Underground Stations

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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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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    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 miles from London South Bank University
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 25 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 32 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 27 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 33 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, SW9 | 35 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
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    Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from London South Bank University
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    77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London South Bank University
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    66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London South Bank University
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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London South Bank University
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    132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London South Bank University
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    154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 4 minutes from London South Bank University
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    47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from London South Bank University
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    6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London South Bank University
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    The Cutting Of The Cloth
    Theatre | Until 4th April 2015 

    Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Michael Hastings's drama set in the workroom of a Savile Row tailors during the 1950s, a time when the old ...More

    These Trees Are Made Of Blood
    Theatre | Until 11th April 2015 

    Southwark Playhouse 3 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    Theatre Bench presents a cabaret-style performance which casts light on Argentina's Dirty War of the 1970s and 1980s through the ...More

    Holocaust Exhibition
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

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

    Film footage, photographs and rare artefacts documenting the history of the persecution of Jews and other groups, before and during ...More

    Hew Locke
    Hew Locke
    Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2015 

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

    Past and present drawings, sculpture and wall reliefs by the Scottish artist Hew Locke explore the exercise of control over ...More

     
    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

     
    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

     
    War Story: Afghanistan 2014
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

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

    Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and ...More

    Design A 1940s Scarf
    Kids Events | Until 2nd April 2015 

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

    Design and make your own bold and colourful scarf....More

    Honkytonk Wednesdays Presents Dakota Jim's Old Time Jazz Revue
    Concerts | On 1st April 2015 

    The Gladstone 7 minutes walk from London South Bank University

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    Giles Round And Phil Root: The Grantchester Pottery
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Jerwood Space 7 minutes walk from London South Bank University

    A presentation of the inaugural Backdrop Commission by The Grantchester Pottery, an artistic collaboration between sculptor Giles Round and painter ...More

     
     
     
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