We’re a higher education institute with a big heart and an important purpose: we work together to break down the barriers that hold people back. We make things happen by daring our community to be different and kind.
About Bloomsbury Institute
Life at Bloomsbury Institute
Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, central London’s academic and intellectual hub, we’re surrounded by the best our great city has to offer. You’ll have access to top quality learning facilities and social spaces through our long-term relationship with Birkbeck, University of London. Our richly diverse community will work relentlessly with you, building your confidence, developing your skills and giving you all the support you need to succeed.
A 21st century education in the heart of the world’s greatest city.
We deliver degrees in business, law and accounting. We value strong ideas, innovation, hard work and intellectual stimulation. Your success is our mission, so we priorotise giving you a top-quality, career-focused higher education.
The education we offer takes a transformative whole-person approach. Our students are nurtured, challenged and ultimately empowered to become well-rounded individuals, prepared to make a positive impact in the world. Our dedicated faculty members are not just experts in their fields; they are mentors, guides, and collaborators who are invested in our students’ success.
As you journey through our website, you’ll discover that our community is very much rooted in Bloomsbury, London’s academic heartland, but it doesn’t end here. Our civic engagement and academic interests stretch across the globe. Through friendships and partnerships with international organisations, such as the Association of Commonwealth Universities, we work to create leaders who are committed to justice, sustainability and fair play in enterprise, trade, commerce and law.
Launched as The London School of Business and Management (LSBM), offering Pearson HND courses in business and computing.
Our higher education courses were approved by the UK government, and we developed a suite of degrees in business, law and accounting.
Launched our innovative two-year undergraduate degrees.
Commended by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for our enhancement of student learning opportunities.
We began the process of applying for Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP), paving the way to awarding our own degrees in the future.
The London School of Business and Management was rebranded as Bloomsbury Institute, a confident step into our future
We were registered on the Office for Students’ Register of Higher Education Providers, after a landmark legal judgment
Our in-house radio station, Bloomsbury Radio, was launched, enhancing communications within the institute and extending our civic engagement with the wider world
Our long-standing agreement with Birkbeck College was renewed, ensuring world class teaching and learning facilities for the next 10 years.
The National Student Survey (NSS) ranked us first in London for our Law Degree, second in London for overall student satisfaction, and third in London for our Business Degree. Our student voice was ranked third in London for student satisfaction
Bloomsbury Law Clinic was launched to provide free legal advice to people who are not eligible for legal aid and cannot afford to pay legal fees. The Clinic meets this important civic need whilst giving students clinical experience and the opportunity to develop their professional skills
We enhance our academic offering by developing a new range of accredited degrees, which focus strongly on sustainability, justice and inclusion.
Our Strategic Framework is split into six goals and represents our institutional strategic targets that we seek to achieve over the three-year period 2023-25.
The Quality and Enhancement Manual (QEM) sets out our Quality Assurance Framework. It aims to act as a central source of information on how we do things to provide assurance on the quality of our course delivery. This includes the key policies and procedures which guide and support our approaches to quality assurance.
Bloomsbury Institute attracts people who believe in contributing to the public good, people who want to make a positive change to themselves and the world around them. Our people make a positive difference to society.
We create careers
Looking for a new role? Keep an eye out on this page for any new vacancies.
Many of our lectures, seminars and workshops take place in Birkbeck’s world-class Bloomsbury campus. These buildings are just around the corner from our bases in Bedford Square and Great Portland Street.
Working with our education partners enables us to determine together how we can add value to young people’s learning experiences throughout their education, leaving no one behind.
We work hard to cultivate and enhance connection with individuals and organisations beyond the Institute. The Centre for Community Engagement and Learning spearheads these efforts.