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Enrolment & Orientation

Enrolment & Orientation

What is enrolment?

Enrolment is the process through which you officially become an LSBU student. There are two-stages to the enrolment process.

Online pre-enrolment

We will send you an email with instructions about how to log on and complete online pre-enrolment.

It consists of six tasks that must be completed. Our system will lead you through each task step-by-step—it couldn't be simpler:

  1. Update your personal details and confirm the course that you wish to enrol onto (compulsory)
  2. Confirm your qualifications (compulsory)
  3. Check your payment and funding options (compulsory)
  4. Upload a photograph for your LSBU ID card (JPEG please)
  5. Activate your LSBU IT and email accounts
  6. Get your arrival instructions for your face-to-face enrolment (compulsory)

Once you have completed online pre-enrolment, you will be sent a specific date and time for your face-to-face enrolment meeting and a downloadable programme of orientation activities.

Face-to-face enrolment

This will take place on our Southwark campus and will involve you showing us your original qualifications and identification documents. If you don’t bring the right documents we can’t enrol you, it’s as simple as that!

Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to bring with you:
  • Proof of your qualifications for your course
  • Two forms of ID showing your full name and date of birth (passport, birth certificate, driving license etc.
  • Fee payment/arrangements
  • Some EU or international students may also need to bring other documents such as: marriage/civil partnership certificate, parent(s) EU birth certificate/passport, sponsor letter or financial notification or payment (if applicable) or other documents relating to residency.

If you do not possess the original documents needed, you must bring along a certified replacement. Please plan for this during your preparation.

For students enrolling on the following programmes, passports must be produced:

  • Mental Health Studies (Nursing and Social Work), BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years
  • Nursing & Social Work Studies (Learning Disabilities), BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years
  • Nursing Studies (Adult or Children's or Mental Health Nursing), BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years
  • Midwifery, BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years
  • Diagnostic Radiography, BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years or part-time 4 years
  • Therapeutic Radiography, BSc (Hons) - full-time 3 years or MSc full-time 2 years or part-time 4 years (in-service)
  • Operating Department Practice, DipHE - full-time 2 years
  • Occupational Therapy, BSc (Hons) - part-time 4years or MSc full-time 2 years
  • Social Work, BA (Hons) - full-time 3 years or MSc full-time 2 years

University regulations

As a condition of your enrolment you will need to abide by the University's procedures. These include the Academic Regulations, Tuition Fee Regulations and the Student Charter which are occasionally amended by the Board of Governors and the Academic Board. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with them. You can view hard copies of our procedures in the Perry Library.

Payment of fees

Different payment dates and arrangements apply depending on which type of student you are. For full details of the deadlines for fees payment and any supporting documentation you may be required to provide, you can download our Tuition Fee Regulations or find comprehensive payment details at the fees and funding website.

What is orientation?

Orientation is the process designed to welcome you to the University. We will show you what is expected of you as a student and show you how to get the most out of your university experience. There are two-stages to the orientation process.

University orientation

This involves a video presentation which will introduce you to key services provided by the Student Centre, the Students’ Union and the Academy of Sport.

Is a video presentation which will introduce you to key student services provided by Student Services, the Library & Learning Resources, the Students' Union, Academy of Sport, and Health & Safety.

Faculty orientation

A warm welcome from the Dean, introduction to your course and an overview of faculty processes. You will learn what your responsibilities are in terms of attendance, submitting work and the academic regulations that all our students abide by.

This is definitely something you won’t want to miss.

How to get your faculty orientation timetable

Your faculty orientation timetable is available around September each year. Here’s a quick guide to accessing it:

  1. Head to my.lsbu.ac.uk/orientation-timetable
  2. Enter your Course Name, Course Code or search for your course by filtering by faculty
  3. Find your course and click it to see your faculty orientation sessions
  4. Make a note of the dates, times and locations!

International orientation

We run special orientation sessions for our new international students. These sessions help students who are not familiar with London adjust to UK living, meet other international students from all over the world and find out all there is to know about the University.

To book a place, please complete this booking form.

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