Academic Colleges Regulations

Makes provisions for the establishment of Colleges.

1. Purpose

(1) The purpose of these Regulations is to make provision for the establishment of Colleges.

2. Authorising Provision

(1) These Regulations are made under the RMIT Statute No. 1 and sections 28, 29 and 30 of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Act 2010.

3. Colleges

(1) Subject to University legislation, each college:

a) carries out such teaching, research, training, examinations and other higher education and vocational educational and training activities as the Academic Board approves, and

b) regulates its own administrative and academic affairs in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.

(2) Each college has the following members:

a) all staff of the college howsoever employed

b) all students enrolled in the college, and

c) such other persons as may be prescribed by the Regulations.

4. Revocation of Regulations

(1) On the commencement of these Regulations the following Regulations are revoked:

a) Regulation 2.9.1 The Portfolio Boards.

Version 1

Seal affixed by the authority of Council on 14 November 2013


Version 2

Seal affixed by the authority of Council on 6 March 2014



Part 2, Paragraph 7 Membership of College Boards, clause (1)(f) amended to include Associate Degree students within the VET students electorate

Version 3

Seal affixed by the authority of Council on 31 March 2014



Part 1, Paragraph 3 Definitions amended to modify the definitions of academic staff, professional staff and teaching staff to clarify eligibility of executive to be elected to positions on College Boards; and

Part 3, Paragraph 7 Membership of College Boards, clause 1 (a) amended to reflect new titles of two senior executive positions following organisational change: “Deputy Vice-Chancellor International and Vice-President” and “Deputy Vice-Chancellor Engagement and Vocational Education and Vice-President”

Version 4

Seal affixed by the authority of Council on 7 May 2014



Part 1, Paragraph 3 Definitions, and Part 3, Paragraph 7, clause 1 (a)(viii) and 1 (g) amended to update terminology from “VET” to “VE” and “TAFE” to “Vocational Education”.

Version 5

Seal affixed by the authority of Council on 25 May 2015



Part 1, Paragraph 1 Purpose, removal of reference to College Boards. Paragraph 3 Definitions, removal of clause 1. Part 3 College Boards, removed. Engagement”.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer