London South Bank University Established as the Borough Polytechnic Institute in 1892, the original aim of London South Bank University (LSBU) was ‘to promote the industrial skill, general knowledge, health and well-being of young men and women’, which remains remarkably similar today. Our continuous focus on vocational education and professional opportunity allows them to produce graduates who can meet the challenges of today’s workplace.
Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan can trace its heritage back to 1865, with the formation of Cardiff’s first School of Art and now in 2015, offers over 100 different courses, spread between five schools, across two campuses, with over 12,000 students. It is a truly global community, with connections stretching across the globe. In 2014, Cardiff Metropolitan recorded its highest ever level of overall student satisfaction and remains the highest ranked ‘new’ (post 1992) university in Wales. In 2015, the university celebrated its 150 anniversary.