A timeline of key University events:
The roots of the University of Winchester began when the Winchester Diocesan Training School was founded as a Church of England foundation, designed to provide training of elementary schoolmasters.
The School became Winchester Training College.
The origins of the University's King Alfred Campus began when a new building (now the Main Building) was built for the College, on land granted by the Cathedral.
The College became King Alfred's College.
The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) established that the College's standards and quality were fully commensurate with the university sector as a whole.
Degree awarding powers were conferred and the institution became known as University College Winchester.
The Privy Council conferred the title of the University of Winchester.
The RIBA award-winning University Centre officially opens.
Research degree awarding powers were granted by the Privy Council. The University enhances its sports provision and opens the Winchester Sports Stadium.
The Performing Arts Studios are built on the King Alfred Campus and Queens Road Student Village opens.
HRH The Earl of Wessex officially opens St Alphege, a £6.5 million learning and teaching building. The University's investment in campus accommodation continues with the addition of the Burma Road Student Village.
Staff, students and alumni will celebrate the University's history and achievements as part of the 175 year anniversary. Click here to find out more about the 175 celebrations