Stay Or Leave?
This is a class, intended both for people who are single and who are in couples, that explores the question: what is a good enough relationship?
How To Develop Self Knowledge
Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who one is, that one can make reliable decisions.
How To Fail
This class equips us with the tools to succeed on our own terms, which may be quite different from those of society.
How To Identify Your Career Potential
A toolkit for finding a job to satisfy both our emotional and our material needs.
How To Make Love Last
It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out; this happens when it has not been wisely managed.
Summer School 2019
The best of The School of Life condensed into a single, unforgettable week.
How To Find Love
Choosing a partner is one of the most consequential and tricky decisions we will ever make.
Osher Günsberg On Vulnerability
Join us for a special evening with television personality and author Osher Günsberg as we explore the part of ourselves that is often the most difficult to express – our vulnerability.
How To Be Sociable
Knowing how to be sociable and get the most out of people we meet, live with and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.
A Night Of Better Conversation: Sex
Join The School of Life for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation about sex and sexuality.
Making Relationships Work
One of our gravest errors we make around relationships is to imagine that they aren't things we can get wiser or better at.
Ben Okri On Freedom
Join us for the rare opportunity to hear from acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright Ben Okri as he interrogates our perceptions of freedom and unites us in a powerful call to arms.
Matters of Life & Death
There is one thing that we can be absolutely certain of: we will die. What is far less certain is that death is something to be feared.
The Meaning Of Life
To wonder too openly, or intensely, about the meaning of life can seem a peculiar, ill-fated and even a faintly ridiculous pastime. But, in truth, the subject is for everyone.
Communicate Better At Work
By learning to handle workplace tensions, we can drop the script and start to be authentic with colleagues.
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Cultivate Resilience At Work
In this workshop, we’ll learn to become more comfortable with risk and uncertainty in our personal and professional lives.
Storytelling As Therapy with Dumbo Feather
Learn to identify and process life experiences and turn them into well-crafted stories with Dumbo Feather.
Be More Entrepreneurial At Work
Entrepreneurship is much more than the pursuit of profit. It is a way of thinking that makes the world a better place
Authentic Leadership At Work
Develop an authentic leadership style that inspires commitment and gets results.
Your guide you to those amazing but often elusive works of literature, both past and present, that have the power to enchant, enrich and inspire.
Finding A Fulfilling Job
Learn how to find a career to fulfil both your material and physiological needs in this one-day workshop.
Be More Effective At Work
A workshop for anyone looking to improve their personal efficiency and productivity at work.
How To Be Confident
The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait that standard education never touches: confidence.
The Steps To Calm
Learn how to be more patient, unruffled and at ease with life's setback and irritants in this one day workshop.
Philosophy Salon: Buddhism
Join us for a social night of cheese, wine – and philosophy with Philosopher Dr Tim Dean on Buddhism.
The Art of Arguing Well
Explore of the importance of disagreement and well-reasoned points of departure in this unique one-day workshop on the art of arguing well.
Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate the central problems in our relationships.
How To Be Serene
This class provides a toolkit to help us triumph over free-floating or intense anxiety.
How Culture Can Change Your Life
Our societies frequently proclaim their enormous esteem for culture. But what is culture really for?
How To Enjoy Life
This class alerts us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us.
Finding Meaning Without Religion
We can choose what we make of religion and how we might pursue spiritual matters – or not. There’s a tremendous freedom in that, but also a profound challenge.