The London School of Business and Finance Singapore (LSBF Singapore) announced today the opening of its School of Technology (SOT) which offers a range of programmes for students interested in careers in computer sciences and cyber security, in partnership with the University of East London (UEL).
Students will now be offered both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with two bachelors’ in Computer Science and Cyber Security & Networks and two Masters of Sciences in Computer Science and Information Security & Digital Forensics. Their performance and satisfaction will be monitored to ensure the teaching best fits their academic and personal development needs.
The SOT, headed by Dr Preethi Kesavan, will ensure that all students access positive experiences through active blended learning and are prepared for their future studies, research and employment. Students are invited to choose their type of learning and complete their diploma on campus or online through its completely asynchronous online model.
A range of programmes will be awarded in partnership with the University of East London, a public university whose mission is to provide career-led teaching and prepare students for the reality of the professional world. UEL has several notable academic staff and alumni including politicians, businesspeople, authors, actors and musicians.
The University of East London is a new addition to LSBF Singapore’s international portfolio of leading institutions among Europe and North America which includes, among others, the University of Greenwich, The University of Law and Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Commenting on the launch, Rathakrishnan Govind, CEO of LSBF Global said; “LSBF’s mission is to provide a high-quality education that prepares students for the challenges of the professional environment with the best skillsets. The School of Technology wants to bridge the gap between laboratory and classroom learning experience to better fit our students’ needs.
“LSBF Singapore has an international dimension and aims to turn its students into future world leaders,” says Rathakrishnan Govind. “Digital technology allows us to extend our scope and build a network of partnerships. We share our core values with the University of East London and hope to expand on this collaboration in the future.”
Dr Paul Marshall, pro-vice chancellor (careers and enterprise) at the University of East London said, “We are delighted to welcome the London School of Business and Finance to UEL’s Global Family.
“The School joins a group of like-minded institutions that work together to achieve common goals such as engaging with industries globally to develop career-ready students, and taking part in international, industry-relevant research, all the time sharing ideas and best practice.
“As part of this we are pleased to support the launch of the School of Technology which will deliver UEL’s career-focused courses to students who choose to study in Singapore. We believe that this partnership supports the University’s ambition to increase the strength and diversity of the industry 4.0 talent pipeline.
“Together our aim is to help our students to develop the skills, emotional intelligence and creativity to thrive in a constantly changing world, which forms a core aim of UEL’s transformative Vision 2028 strategy.”
For more information on LSBF Singapore’s School of Technology and programmes, please visit https://www.lsbf.edu.sg/school/faculty/school-of-technology/
About London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) in Singapore
As the recipient of the ‘Excellence in Curriculum and Assessment’ award at the Education Investor Asia Awards 2018, LSBF in Singapore provides a focused, industry-based education to over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 20 countries.
In 2016, LSBF in Singapore was ranked as the ‘Best Private School in Accountancy’ and the ‘Best Private School in Hospitality and Tourism’ in Singapore and has been awarded with the Platinum Approved Learning Partner Status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
With its campus situated in the heart of Singapore’s dynamic Central Business District, LSBF is well positioned to offer our students high-quality education and the skills necessary to succeed in their careers.
About The University of East London
The University of East London is the university which prepares its students for the jobs of the future. It has been pioneering futures since 1898, from the 2nd Industrial Revolution through to where we are now in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Located in one of the world’s most multi-cultural areas, the University’s students are a microcosm of this diversity, representing 134 different nationalities. With London campuses in Stratford and in Docklands, it is at the heart of the industrial and creative shift east, and a powerful global gateway. The University is careers-led and dedicated to ensuring its students have the skills, emotional intelligence and creativity necessary to adapt to a constantly evolving world and its technology.