Lingnan Institute of Technology was established in 2002.It was the largest private junior college in China in terms of full-time students enrolled in the 2019/2020 academic year. Lingnan Institute of Technology currently operates two campuses, namely, Guangzhou Campus and Qingyuan Campus.The school’s educational goals are to cultivate technical and skilled talents who are innovative and entrepreneurial, strengthen the school’s ability to provide dual platforms for innovation and entrepreneurship, improve students and teachers’ ability to innovate, and more importantly.
As at 31 December 2022, Lingnan Institute of Technology had 13 secondary colleges and offered over 47 majors in a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to, electronic information engineering technology, e-commerce, computer network technology, cloud computing technology application, webcasting and operation, online marketing and livestreaming e-commerce, industrial internet, financial services and management, etc.
According to the ranking of China's higher vocational colleges by the Airuishen Alumni Network Association (www.cuaa.net) in 2021, Lingnan Institution of Technology has been ranked the first among all private vocational colleges in China. Lingnan Vocational and Technical College has ranked first in the national private comprehensive vocational colleges for seven consecutive years from 2016 to 2022 by the Research Centre for China Science Evaluation (中国科学评价研究中心) and Evaluation Centre for China Education Quality of Wuhan University in association with Network of Science and Education Evaluation in China (www.nseac.com).