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City Lit welcome UCL plans to recognise BSL as a foreign language for university applicants

It was announced this week that University College London (UCL) has become the first university in the UK to recognise to recognise British Sign Language (BSL) qualifications in its entry requirements.

City Lit back Mayor of London’s call for improved mental health awareness in the capital

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has this week written an article for the Huffington Post calling for increased awareness amongst Londoners of mental health issues in the capital, following the launch of mental health campaign ThriveLDN in July.

City Lit fellow Sir Vince Cable appointed leader of the Liberal Democrats

 We would like to warmly congratulate City Lit fellow Sir Vince Cable, who has this week been appointed leader of the Liberal Democrats.

City Lit music tutor honoured at Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards 2017

City Lit music tutor Una Birtchnell has been honoured with a prestigious award at the Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards....

City Lit student Frank Harris recognised in 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours

A former City Lit student has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The Princess Royal attended the Learning and Work Institute’s 25th anniversary of the Festival of Learning at City Lit

We were honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal to City Lit yesterday where she attended a special event to celebrate 25 years of the Festival of Learning and Adult Learners’ Week campaigns.

Anne Harrison - Obituary

Anne Harrison, who has died aged 73, was a City Lit student for over a decade. During her time at City Lit, Anne studied a variety of language courses including Welsh, French and German to an advanced level. Anne became a City Lit Student Governor in 2009 as well as joining the Student Panel for 3 years, becoming its chair in 2010...

Support STAMWALK and raise awareness of stammering

We at City Lit Speech Therapy are delighted to support British Stammering Association’s Tim Fell, in his incredible feat of endurance to raise awareness about stammering.

City Lit Principal recognised in New Year Honours

Mark Malcomson, Principal and CEO of City Lit has been awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list 2017, for services to adult education.

Bestselling author Andrea Levy on how City Lit transformed her life

Andrea Levy joined City Lit principal Mark Malcomson to discuss her life and career as an international bestselling author...

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