Victoria University was formed by a series of amalgamations with institutions across the west of Melbourne. It was established by the Victoria University of Technology Act 1990 ("the Act") on 1 July 1990, and named Victoria University following amendments to the Act in 2005.
Victoria University as constituted in accordance with the Victoria University of Technology Act 1990 as in force immediately before its repeal on 1 September 2010 continues in existence under the Victoria University Act 2010 ("the Act") which commenced operation on 1 September 2010.
The Victoria University Act 2010
To view the most up-to-date version of the Victoria University Act 2010 (Vic) go to Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents site and follow these steps:
- click on "Victorian Law Today"
- at the top left hand corner select "Acts" and the letter "V"
- scroll down and select "Victoria University Act 2010"
- click on the PDF or Microsoft Word icon.
Role of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor
See these documents which explain the roles of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.