London South Bank University announced that it chose IBM’s Exceptional Student Experience infrastructure as digital platform for the institution. LSBU will invest over £23 million into the project over the next five years.
The platform will provide LSBU with predictive analytics on student retention, social collaboration and device agnostic, personalized on-demand learning for each student.
Through the partnership LSBU students and educators will also gain access to the IBM Academic Initiative portal which provides training materials, curriculum guides, software and hardware needed to teach in-demand business and technology skills. The IBM Academic Initiative is currently used by three million students, 25,000 faculty staff from 5,000 institutions globally.
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