Below you will find a chronology of significant events of our history of more than 100 years.
British School of Osteopathy (BSO) founded by John Martin Littlejohn.
BSO is incorporated and John Martin Littlejohn becomes its first Principal.
First students graduate.
The Incorporated Association of Osteopaths becomes the Association of BSO graduates.
Relocation to Buckingham Gate.
The BSO and its graduates recognised by the General Council and Register of Osteopaths (GCRO).
Death of John Martin Littlejohn.
Shilton Webster-Jones becomes Principal.
Revision of the curriculum.
BSO receives charity status.
Colin Dove becomes Principal.
Diploma course becomes a 4-year course at the BSO.
Stanley Bradford becomes Principal.
Relocation to Suffolk Street.
Sir Norman Lindop becomes Principal.
HRH The Princess Royal becomes Patron of the BSO.
Opening of Gallery Lecture Theatre.
Diploma course becomes a BSc course validated by the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA).
Clive Standen becomes Principal.
BSc course is validated by Open University Validation Services (OUVS).
Relocation to Borough High Street.
HRH officially opens the new building, Dr Martin Collins becomes Principal.
BSO gains Recognized Qualification (RQ) status from the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).
Course is validated by the OUVS as B.Ost (Bachelor of Osteopathy).
Government funding acquired through the University of Bedfordshire who now validates the course.
Charles Hunt becomes Principal.
Change of course title to M.Ost (Master of Osteopathy), and opening of new clinic on Southwark Bridge Road.
BSO receives Taught Degree Awarding Powers and designation for government funding.
University College status is awarded by the Privy Council, the BSO becomes the University College of Osteopathy (UCO). HRH is now Chancellor, and Charles Hunt is Vice-Chancellor of the UCO.