Tuesday 24 June 2008 2.59pm
I went to LSBU a few years back (1999) to study IT and found it to be excellent all round. The libraries and IT facilities are very good - and are kept up to date.
I made friends with a couple of the tourism folks who were in the same halls as me - they rated the course highly. However, like any Uni, the course is only as good as the staff - and that was my focus when I chose LSBU.
If it were me, I would check the list of lectures each facility has and compare it to other Unis - then check on the student intake on your course to get a feel for the lecturer/student ratio. Also, Google a few of the lecturers names - good lecturers seem to pop-up at other Unis as guest speakers. Here is the staff list for LSBU
to get you going.
I would also be looking at the publication list of the lectures to see if they are still active in the field, i.e. producing recent and relevant publications and not just spouting stuff they learned way back.