Design for life

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We are the royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce - a unique global network of changemakers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish




Cities of Learning

Our work

Discover how we're helping regions deliver inclusive lifelong learning.

Student Design Awards


Challenging students to tackle pressing issues through design.

Catalyst Funding


Grants and support for social innovations developed by our Fellowship.

What’s gone wrong with social housing?


Paul Eastwood

Digital innovations in lifelong learning: a global perspective


Veronica Mrvcic,James Richardson,Amy Gandon,Aoife O'Doherty

Design for Life: six perspectives towards a life-centric mindset


Joanna Choukeir,Roberta Iley


Upcoming events

  • The Beautiful Game: Racism and homophobia

    Fellowship Event

    Romney Room, RSA House, London, WC2N 6EZ

    The Fellow-led LGBTQ+ Creative Cultures Network continue their new series exploring Homophobia and Transphobia in Football. This session looks at racism and homophobia.

  • Central Changemakers 2023

    Fellowship Event


    Our Central Changemakers series offers an interactive space to hear from changemakers and to meet Fellows from across the region.

RSA House: new opening arrangements

Fellows and the general public can now access our Coffee House from the RSA's Durham House Street entrance.

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Historic RSA House combines Georgian splendour with high quality contemporary design and is a versatile space suitable for a variety of events.

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The RSA Fellowship is a unique global network of change-makers enabling people, places and the planet to flourish.

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Find out how we unite people and ideas in collective action to create opportunities to regenerate our world.

Our proven approach to change

For everyone who is passionate about making social change happen.

The combination of a stellar public events programme, allied with a brilliant research agenda and a constant willingness to engage with pressing policy questions, means that the RSA is playing a pivotal role in shaping policymaking across the political spectrum.

Co-Founder of Hubble and Second Home, previous Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister Rohan Silva

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