The City and Guilds of London Institute is founded by the City of London and 16 livery companies
Establishment of Finsbury Technical College and City & Guilds Art School
The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) becomes the first President of The City and Guilds of London Institute
Royal Charter of Incorporation granted by Queen Victoria
Foundation of Imperial College
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is appointed President of The City and Guilds of London Institute
The City & Guilds Art School becomes an independent trust
City & Guilds expands internationally
ILM is formed, following the merger of the National Examination Board for Supervision and Management and the Institute of Supervision and Management
The City & Guilds Group enters a joint venture with Manipal Global Education, to form Manipal City & Guilds in India
HRH The Princess Royal is appointed President of The City and Guilds of London Institute
The City & Guilds Group acquires Kineo
The City & Guilds Group acquires Kineo Pacific
The City & Guilds Group acquires The Oxford Group
The City & Guilds Group acquires Kineo South Africa
The City & Guilds Group acquires Nine Lanterns, based in Melbourne, Australia
The City & Guilds Group launches the Princess Royal Training Awards – a new honour for employers who have created outstanding training and skills development programmes
The City & Guilds Group acquires Digitalme, a digital credentialing organisation that recognises individuals’ competencies and supports employers in finding talent for their businesses.
The City & Guilds Group acquires Adelaide-based e3Learning – one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers.
Leading Cumbrian-based specialist training provider Gen2 joins the Group
The City & Guilds Foundation launched to help amplify the activity we do across the Group, through high impact social investment, recognition and advocacy programmes.
Intertrain, one of the UK’s leading training providers for railway infrastructure, joined the Group's technical training business.
Kirstie Donnelly MBE, previously the Managing Director of the Skills Credentialing businesses City & Guilds and ILM, became interim Group Chief Executive.