Acronym glossary

You will find that RMIT uses a lot of acronyms, which can take a while to get used to.

Here is a list of the most common ones to get you started.

Within RMIT

ADVC RT&D Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development
ARG Academic Registrar’s Group 
CASP Candidate Action and Support Plan
CHEAC College HDR Examinations Advisory Committee
COBL College of Business and Law
COE Confirmation of Enrolment
DA (Higher Degree by Research) Delegated Authority
DPVC R&I Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation
DSC College of Design and Social Context
eCOE Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment
EOI Expression of Interest
GCRC College Graduate Research Committee
HDR Higher Degree by Research
HDR DA Higher Degree by Research Delegated Authority
LOA Leave of Absence
P&E Person and Entity check
PRS Practice Research Symposium
RAC Risk, Audit and Compliance
RCPC Research Candidate Progress Committee
RPOE Recommended Panel of Examiners
RTS Research Training Services
SCC Social Context Conference (formerly DSC Conference)
SGR School of Graduate Research
STEM College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine
UAC University Appeals Committee 


AHEGS Australian Higher Education Graduate Statement
EFTSL Equivalent Full-Time Student Load
TEQSA Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
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Acknowledgement of country

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 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.