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City Lit’s Stephen Bush wins Patron’s Award at Festival of Learning

City Lit student Stephen Bush has been announced as the Festival of Learning Patron’s Award winner for his exceptional achievement in adult learning. This award was presented to Stephen by HRH, the Princess Royal, as the Learning and Work Institute's Patron, and celebrates individuals who have transformed their own lives through learning.

City Lit Awards celebrate student and staff across the college

The City Lit Awards took place on Thursday night, celebrating the outstanding work and achievements of various students and staff from across the college, as well as the transformation adult learning can bring.

City Lit tutor Gustav Milne releases new book

Eminent archaeologist and City Lit London walks tutor Gustav Milne has released a new book.

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...

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