After 95 years as Victoria's leading technological educator, RMIT was granted formal university status under the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Act 1992.
Since it was founded, RMIT University has been known as:
- Working Men’s College (1887)
- Melbourne Technical College (1934)
- Royal Melbourne Technical College (1954)
- Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (1960)
- RMIT University (1992)
We have merged with several other educational institutions:
- Melbourne Printing Trades School (1947)
- Emily McPherson College of Domestic Economy (1979)
- Phillip Institute of Technology (1992)
- Melbourne College of Decoration and Design (1993)
- Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Art (1997)
- Melbourne Institute of Textiles (1999)
These institutions are now part of RMIT University.