About Us

The School of Life is devoted to developing emotional intelligence. We offer a variety of programmes and services concerned with how to live wisely and well.

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About The School of Life

We address such issues as how to find fulfilling work, how to master the art of relationships, how to understand one’s past, how to achieve calm and how better to understand, and where necessary change, the world. We are seeking more emotionally intelligent kinds of:

  • Relationships
  • Work
  • Leisure
  • Culture

Headquartered in London, The School of Life operates around the globe, delivering our services down a number of channels to suit your different needs. We offer classes and therapies in person. We also publish books, write articles, create films and make and sell a range of objects & tools that will assist you in the quest for a more fulfilled life. We also offer brand consultancy services and learning and development workshops for businesses.

The School of Life is a place to step back and think intelligently about central emotional concerns. You will never be cornered by dogma, but we will direct you towards a variety of ideas that will exercise, stimulate and expand your mind. You will meet other curious, sociable and open-minded people in an atmosphere of exploration and enjoyment.

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Find Us in London

Underground: Russell Square is a five-minute walk. King's Cross St Pancras and Euston are a 10-minute walk. 

Buses: 10, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 188, 205, 390, 476

Parking: There is an NCP Car Park around 4 minutes walk from the School.


We offer a 10% standard ticket price reduction on events under £60 for Students with valid ID, over-65's, un-waged and people with disabilities. To claim your discount please click here for the codes to use at checkout or please call us on 0207 8331010. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility upon arrival at the event.  


To find out more about our teaching faculty and therapists, please visit our Faculty page.


We are committed to supporting continued professional development, many of our work related classes have been CPD accredited. We are also proud to be part of the Knowledge Quarter, a partnership of organisations devoted to developing and sharing knowledge and ideas.

Good ideas for everyday life

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