Morley College London

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Morley College Ltd,61 Westminster Bridge Road

+44 020 7450 1889

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Morley College London is a registered charity and we welcome donations of any size from past and present students and friends of the College. Morley was founded thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Samuel Morley and throughout our history our supporters and students have generously donated to help Morley develop.

We use our funding for:

  • the College bursary to support Morley’s commitment to access to education
  • enhancing facilities and premises to ensure a dynamic and accessible learning environment
  • special educational projects and curriculum development
  • the Morley Gallery 
  • library learning centre
  • community projects
  • maintaining the College’s heritage

History of Morley College London

Morley is an adult education college based in London close to Waterloo Station. The drive and vision of social reformer Emma Cons and the support of industrialist, philanthropist and statesman Samuel Morley saw Morley’s establishment in 1880’s. Initially based at the Old Vic Theatre, Cons organised host weekly ‘penny lectures’, in which eminent scientists would address the public on a wide range of topics such as ‘The Telephone’, ‘Light and Colour’ and Yankee Humour’.

Morley today

Morley continues to provide accessible and lifelong learning to help people realise their potential. Morley is a place where ambitions are achieved through learning be it for reasons of general interest, academic progression or career development and change. Supporting Morley helps us continue to provide outstanding learning opportunities and an outstanding student experience. 

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