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Entity Description

Identity Section


RMIT University.    [1 July 1992–  ]


RMIT University can trace its history back for more than a century, when it opened as the Working Men's College. In 1960 the name Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology was adopted. It was not until 1992 that it was granted the status of University. In the late 1990s RMIT University had almost 50,000 students, it is still based in Melbourne but has established campuses outside the city centre as well as overseas.

Entity Relations

Previous: Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. March 1960–1 July 1992

 1 July 1992

Subordinate: Faculty of Applied Science. 1967–

Subordinate: Faculty of Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Subordinate: Faculty of Engineering. 1967–



Primary: Department of State and Regional Development. Guides to Current Research in Victorian Universities. Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2000.

Record Control Information

Record type: corporate name

Editorial status: draft

Language encoding standard: iso639-2b

Script encoding standard: iso15924

Date encoding standard: iso8601

Country encoding standard: iso3166-1

Owner encoding standard: iso15511

Record identifier: AUS::AUSTEHC::Australian Science at Work::A000027

Maintenance history:

Name Date Event
Ailie Smith 16 December 1999 create
Ailie Smith 2 July 2001 update

Language/Script of description: English in Latin script

Source: http://www.rmit.edu.au/