Celebrating women at Morley during Women’s History Month

Morley College London is today kick-starting a month-long celebration of women’s history, showcasing an array of engaging activities that weave together the past and present achievements of women associated with Morley. 

It’s an opportunity to reflect on the brilliant women of Morley, and to explore the role they have played in shaping the college’s legacy. 

Did you know?

  • 75% of the student body at Morley College London identify as female 
  • 62.9% of Morley staff identify as female

Women Pioneers of Morley 

The college has today released “Women Pioneers of Morley”, a new publication available in hard copy at all Morley teaching centres, and online (download link below).

The booklet outlines a captivating narrative that spans from the visionary Founder Emma Cons to the current cohort of accomplished staff and students. 

Events, exhibitions, broadcasts and more 

On 28 March at the Waterloo Centre, Caroline Ings-Chambers will present a thought-provoking Penny Lecture titled “The Maltreatment of the Child Jane in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Modern Standards of Child Safeguarding.” Click this link to book your free place.

This Penny Lecture promises a deep dive into the portrayal of the child Jane and its relevance to contemporary child safeguarding standards. 

Morley’s female students are set to shine with exhibitions at the Chelsea Centre during three mid-term showcases in March, starting with FRIDGE, which opened last night and runs until 6 March. 

These exhibitions serve as a testament to the creativity and vision of women at Morley. 

Morley Radio joins the celebration by curating a special page featuring content produced over the years including the Morley Mosaics series, The World of Science, and an interview with the renowned artist and long-time Morley tutor, Maggi Hambling. 

You’re invited… 

Morley College London extends an invitation to all to join these events, and explore the dynamic history and contributions of women associated with the college. 

Find out more about Women’s History Month at Morley College London here.