• 1890
  • Wolsey Hall Oxford founded as a not-for-profit correspondence college by Joseph William Knipe.

    1894
  • 1900
  • Moved to St Aldates Oxford.

    1907
  • 1930
  • Supplied degree level courses via the University of London external degree programme.

    1930s-1980s
  • 1940
  • Appointed by the War Office to provide courses for the British Armed Forces.

    1942

    Sir Harold Evans editor of The Sunday Times studied Economics with Wolsey Hall Oxford whilst an RAF airman.

    1945

    Demand for GCSE ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level courses grew.

    1946-1970
  • 1950
  • Large growth in numbers of students studying from outside the UK.

    1950

    SR Nathan, President of Singapore studied with Wolsey Hall Oxford achieving a Grade II certificate.

    1951
  • 1960
  • Nelson Mandela studied through Wolsey Hall Oxford for his London University Law degree whilst in Robben Island jail.

    1967
  • 1980
  • Wolsey Hall Oxford launches world's first distance learning MBA with Warwick Business School.

    1985
  • 1990
  • Launch of management development courses to a variety of organisations including BA, Lloyds TSB and Shell.

    1990
  • 2010
  • Wolsey Hall Oxford launches online IGCSE courses.

    2010

    Wolsey Hall Oxford launches online A Level courses.

    2012

    Wolsey Hall Oxford launches online Secondary Age 11-13 courses

    2013

    Wolsey Hall Oxford launches online Primary Age 7-10 courses

    2016