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Acronyms

Acronym

Full Title

AAD

Australian Antarctic Division

AAIR

Australian Association for Institutional Research

AALAlternate Anatomies Lab
AACSBAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AASB

Australian Accounting Standards Board

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers

AATP

Authorised Academic Training Partner

AARNet

Australian Academic Research Network

AAU

Addis Adaba University

AB

Academic Board

ABC

Activity Based Costing

ABCB Australian Building Codes Board 

ABE

Academic Board Executive

ABN

Australian Business Number

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ABSCQ

Australian Bureau of Statistics Classification of Qualification

ACARP

Australian Coal Association Research Program

ACC

Australian Copyright Council

ACC

Audit and Compliance Committee

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ACCA

American Corporate Counsel Association

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ACED

Australian Council of Engineering Deans

ACEP

Australian Centre for Economic Performance

ACER

Australian Council for Educational Research

ACG

Australian Centre for Geomechanics

ACGR

Australian Competitive Grants Register

ACIAR

Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research

ACICIS

Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies

ACILP

Australia China Institutional Links Program

ACLAustralian Consumer Law

ACLA

Australian Corporate Lawyers Association

ACMER

Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Reseach

ACN

Australian Company Number

ACP

Australian Centre for Photography

ACRG

Australian Competitive Research Grants

ACS

Autumn Care Systems

ACSANZ

Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand

ACSI

Association of Christian Schools International

ACU

Australian Commonwealth Universities

ADA

Australian Digital Alliance

ADB

Asian Development Bank

AEESEAP

Association of Engineering Education in Southeast and East Asia and the Pacific

AEI

Australian Education International

AEO

Australian Education Office

AEPIC

Aboriginal Education Policy Implementation Committee

AES

Advanced Energy Systems Limited

AETC

Aboriginal Education and Training Council

AFP

Australian Federal Police

AG

Attorney General

AGAL

Australian Government Analytical Laboratory

AGS

Australian Government Solicitor

AGSAustralian Graduate Survey

AGSO

Australian Geological Survey Organisation

AGWA

Agriculture of Western Australia

AHAC

American Home Assurance Company

AHEC

Australian Health Ethics Committee

AHEIA

Australian Higher Education Industrial Association

AHPRAAustralian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency 

AHURI

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited

AI

Architects Instruction

AIBC

Australia India Business Council

AICC

Australian-Israel Chamber of Commerce

AICTC

Australian Information and Communications Technology Committee (New Name)

AICTE

All-India Council for Technical Education

AIESEC

Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (Full meaning is no longer in use as other institutions are now recognised within AIESEC)

AIG

Australian Institute of Geoscientists

AIHE

Asian Institute of Higher Education

AIMS

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

AIPAcademic Integrity Program 

AIPB

Affiliation of International Peak Bodies

AIPM

Australian Institute of Project Management

AIQS

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

AIR

Artist in Residence

AIRC

Australian Industrial Relations Committee

AIS

Australian Institute of Sport

AISWA

Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia

AIUS

Australian Institute of University Studies

ALTC

Australian Learning and Teaching Council (formerly Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education)

AMCOS

Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society

AMEC

Australian Maritime Engineering Centre

AMEX

American Express

AMIRA

Australian Mineral Industries Research Association Limited

AMP

Asset Management Plan

AMPAC

Asset Management Planning Advisory Committee

ANSTO

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

ANTA

Australian National Training Authority

ANU

Australian National University

ANZSOG

The Australia and New Zealand School of Government Limited

AO

Officer of the Order of Australia

AOU

Academic Organisation Unit

APA

Australian Postgraduate Award

APAC

Access and Parking Advisory Committee

APAI

Australian Postgraduate Award (Industry)

APAMHOF

Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame

APEC

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

API Network

Australia's Public Intellectual Network

API

Application Programming Interface

APNIC

Asia Pacific Network Information Centre

APP

Australian Privacy Principles

APRA

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

APRA

Australian Performing Rights Association

APSC

Australian Public Service Commission

AQF

Australian Quality Framework

ARC

Australian Research Council

ARI

Australian Research Institute

ARIA

Australian Record Industry Association

ARO

Academic Registrar's Office

ARRC

Australian Resource and Research Centre

ART

Assessment, Curriculum Review and Design and Learning Transformation

ARWA

Agricultural Research Western Australia

ARWU

Academic Ranking of World Universities

AS

Australian Standard

ASA

Academic Staff Association

ASC

Academic Services Committee

ASCED

Australian Standard Classification of Education

ASDAutism Spectrum Disorder

ASE

Academic Senate Membership

ASF

Amenities and Services Fee

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ASIDAustralasian Society for Intellectual Disability

ASL

Academic Study Leave

ASP

Active Server Pages

ASRU

Aquatic Science Research Unit

ATA

Australian Technology Awards

ATAS

Aboriginal Tutorial Assistance Scheme

ATCRC

Australian Telecommunications Cooperative Research Centre

ATEM

Association for Tertiary Education Management

ATF

Agricultural Trust Fund

ATN

Australian Technology Network

ATN-WEXDEV

Australian Technology Network-Women's Executive Development Program

ATSI

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

au.DA

au.domain administration

AUAP

Association of Universities of Australia and the Pacific

AUIAC

Australian Universities International Alumni Convention

AUQA

Australian University Quality Agency

AusAID

Australian Agency for International Development

AusIMM

Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

AUTC

Australian University Teaching Committee

AV

Audio Visual

AVCC

Australian Vice Chancellors Committee

AVU

African Virtual University

AWA

Australian Workplace Agreement

AWMSAcademic Workload Management System

B&M

Baker and McKenzie

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration

BBMHBrain, Behaviour and Mental Health

BCA

Building Code of Australia

BCMBusiness Continuity Management 
BCMSBusiness Continuity Management System 
BCTBusiness Continuity Team 

BDW

Blake Dawson Waldron

BEAD

Built Environment , Art and Design

BEAP

Biennial of Electronic Arts Perth

BGC

Buckeridge Group of Companies

BHERT

Business / Higher Education Round Table

BIBusiness Intelligence
BIABusiness Impact Assessment

BJTU

Beijing Jiaotong University

BMA

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

BMS

Broadcast Message System

BNE

Business Net Elite

BNP

Business Net Premium

BOD

Board of Discipline

 BOEBoard of Examiners 

BOTP

Bridging of Overseas Trained Professionals

BPEG

Business Process Executive Group

BRPBusiness Recovery Plan 

BSU

Business Support Unit

C&CS

Communication and Cultural Studies

C&CS

Council and Committee Services

C3

Clinical Cell Culture

CABChange Advisory Board (CITS and other areas) 

CAE

College of Advanced Education

CAF

Commonwealth Assistance Form

CAFAPCurtin University Activity, Food and Attitudes Program

CAG

Community Advisory Group

CAL

Copyright Agency Limited

CALM

Conservation and Land Management

CAS

Centre for Aboriginal Studies

CAS

Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship

CASR

Collaboration and Structural Reform

CASS

Curtin Annual Student Satisfaction survey

CATS

Centrally Allocated Teaching Space

CAUDIT

Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology

CAUL

Council of Australian University Librarians

CAUMAC

Council of Australian University Museums and Collections

CAWBR

Curtin Academic Workload Board of Review

CBRCC

Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control

CBS

Curtin Business School

CBS EBDU

Curtin Business School Entrepreneurship and Business Development Unit

CBSi

Curtin Business School International

CBS OTLF

Curtin Business School Online Teaching and Learning Facility

cbsplus

Curtin Business School Plus Professional & Personal Development Program

CBT

Colleges of Business and Technology

CC

Complaint Conciliator

CC

Courses Committee

CCACompetition and Consumer Act 2010

CCAESE

Curtin Centre for Advanced Energy Science and Engineering

CCC

Central Consultative Committee

CCC

Capital Corporate Communications

CCC

Corruption and Crime Commission

CCDMCentre for Crop Disease Management
CCEICCurtin Corrosion Engineering Industry Centre

CCHE

Curtin College of Higher Education - See 'CRE' for new name

CCI

Chamber of Commerce and Industry

CCLP

Curtin Community Life Project

CCPCurtin Collaborative Platform

CCS

Communication and Cultural Studies

CCS

Council and Committee Services

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television

CCU

Consultancy Coordination Unit

CCV

Curtin Common Vocabulary

CDH

Centre for Developmental Health

CDP

Capital Developments Pool

CEA

Centre for Educational Advancement

CEAIE

China Education Association for International Exchange

CEAP

Curtin Expectations for Academic Performance

CEEM

Communication Economics and Electronic Market

CEFR

Common European Framework of Reference (for languages)

CEIFCivil Engineering Integrated Facility

CELC

Curtin English Language Centre (prevously DOLIE)

CEMS

Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CEQ

Course Experience Questionnaire

CERAR

Australian Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation

CERIPHCollaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health

CES

Collaborative Education Services

CETCentre for Exploration Targeting
CFAChartered Financial Association

CFMEU

Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union

CGI

Common Gateway Interface

CGT

Capital Gains Tax

CHESI

Chinese Higher Education Strategic Initiative

CHESSN

Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number

CHI

Centre for Health Informatics

CHIRI

Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute

CIC  Curtin Institute for Computation

CIC

Curtin International College

CIDP

Centre for International Degree Programs

CIE

Centre for International English

CIEAM

Centre For Integrated Engineering Asset Management

CIH

Centre for International Health

CIM

Critical Incident Management

CIMA

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CIMTCritical Incident Management Team

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CIOBChartered Institute of Building and Geography

CIPC

Curtin Indigenous Policy Committee

CIRA

Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy

CIPRS Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarship  

CIRC

Curtin Indigenous Research Centre

CIRN

Curtin Indigenous Research Network

CISA

Centre for International Strategic Analysis

CISAER

Courses on the Internet: Survey, Analysis, Evaluation, Recommendation

CISC

Coalition for Innovation in Scholarly Communication

CITS

Curtin Information Technology Services

CLRC

Copyright Law Review Committee

CLS

Commonwealth Learning Scholarship

CLSCurtin Law School
CLTCurtin Learning & Teaching - formerly Curtin Teaching and Learning
CLTRCurtin Law and Taxation Review
CMDBConfiguration Management Database
CMEChamber of Minerals and Energy 

CMO

Class Management Office (Student Central)

CMSA

Curtin Muslim Student Association

CMST

Centre for Marine Science and Technology

CMTCrisis Management Team
CMTCurtin Motorsport Team
COCompliance Officer

COB

Close of Business

COBIT

Control Objectives for Information & Related Technology

COC

Certificate of Currency

COE

Confirmation of Enrolment

COE

Centre of Excellence

CPA

Clinical Practice Agreement

CPA

Certified Public Accountant Australia

CPAG

Courses Processing Action Group

CPHESD

Cooperative Projects for Higher Education Students with Disabilities

CPR&P

Corporate Public Relations and Publications

CPSU

Community and Public Sector Union

CQU

Central Queensland University

CRChange Record (used with Change Advisory Board)

CRA

Centre for Research on Ageing

CRACS

Centre for Research on Aged Care Services (Now known as CRA - Centre for Research on Ageing)

CRAECentre for Research in Applied Economics

CRC

Cooperative Research Centre

CRCBTN

Cooperative Research Centre and Broadband Telecommunications and Networking

CRC CARE Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment  

CRC LEME

Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Evolution and Minerals Exploration

CRC SRP

Cooperative Research Centre for Sustainable Resource Processing

CR&DCorporate Relations and Development

CRE

Centre for Regional Education - formerly 'CCHE'

CRESTA

Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies Australia

CRCTCluster randomised control study

CRG

Collaborative Research Group

CRICOS

Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students

CRIS

Curtin Records & Information System

CRLCredit for Recognised Learning
CRS Curtin Research Scholarship

CRW

Centre for Research for Women

CSA

Commerce Students Association

CSAC

Control Self Assessment and Certification

CSCChina Scholarship Council 

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSIRSCurtin Strategic International Research Scholarship  

CSM

Curtin Sarawak, Malaysia

CSML

Centre for Sustainable Mine Lakes

CSR

Consolidated Student Record

CTAPL

ChevronTexaco Australia Pty Ltd

CTBTO

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organisation

CTL

Curtin Teaching and Learning (renamed to Curtin Learning and Teaching around 2016)

CTP

Consolidated Teaching Policy

CTX

ChevronTexaco

CUA

Common Use Agreement

CUCRH

Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health

CUMT

China University of Mining and Technology

CUPS Curtin University Postgraduate Scholarship  

CUPSA

Curtin University Postgraduate Student Association

CURT

Curtin Unit for Research on Tourism

CV

Curriculum Vitae

CV

Curtin Volunteers!

CVTC

Chengdu Vocational and Technology College

CWR

The Centre for Whale Research (WA) Inc.

CWR

Centre for Water Research (UWA)

CWURCentre for World University Ranking
DADepartment of Agricuture and Water Resources (Commonwealth) Department of Agriculture and Food (WA)

DAFF

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (formerly known as AQIS) - Use Department of Agriculture

DAIP

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

DCDDevelopmental Coordination Disorder

DCITA

Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

DCODeputy Compliance Officer

DEET

Use DEEWR - Department Employment, Education and Training (replaced by DEETYA)

DEETYA

Use DEEWR - Department Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs (replaced by DEST)

DEEWR

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

DEP

Department of Environmental Protection

DEST

Use DEEWR - Department of Education, Science and Training (replaced by DEEWR)

DET

Use DEEWR - Department of Education and Training

DETDeep Exploration Technologies

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DIISR

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

DIMA

Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (see DIMIA)

DIMIA

Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (New Name)

DLI

Department of Land Information

DMEEDepartment of Mineral and Energy Economics 

DMU

Digital Media Unit

DNWG

Domain Names Working Group

DOCAT

Department of Commerce and Trade

DOCEP

Department of Consumer and Employment Protection

DOCITA

Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts

DOD

Department of Defence

DOHA

Department of Health and Ageing

DOLA

Department of Land and Administration

DOLIE

Department of Languages and Intercultural Education

DSC

Disability Services Commission

DSTO

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

DTCA

Defence Trade Controls Act

DUFE

Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

DVC

Deputy Vice Chancellor

DYHS

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service

E&CR

External and Community Relations

EAG

Expert Advisory Group

EAI

Enterprise Application Integration

EBA

Enterprise Bargaining Agreement

EBC

Executive Briefing Centre (First floor in building 100)

EBDU

Entrepreneurship and Business Development Unit

EBS

European Business School

EC

Executive Committee

ECA

Educational Cooperation Agreement

ECU

Edith Cowan University

EdNA

Education Network Australia

EDRMS

Electronic Document Records Management System

.EDU.AU

Education Sector Second Level Domain

EDUA

Executive Director, University Administration

EDWA

Education Department of Western Australia

EED Education Endowment Fund 

EESJ

Ethics, Equity & Social Justice (formerly EEO)

EEL

P.T. Era Edukatama Lestari

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EFSTL

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (same as EFTSU)

EFTSU

Equivalent Full Time Student Unit (same as EFTSL)

EFTT

Economic and Foreign Trade Training

EFY

Engineering Foundation Year

EGSA

e-Grad School (Australia)

EIGG

Environmental Inorganic Geochemistry Group

ELICOS

English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students

ELMO

e-Learning Module Objects

ELS

Education Language Studies

ELT

English Language Teaching

EOC

Equal Opportunity Commission

EOI

Expressions Of Interest

EOR

Enhanced Oil Recovery

EOWA

Equal Opportunity in the Workplace Agency

EQUIP

Empower, Quality, Uniform, Improve, Progress

ERA

Excellence in Research for Australia

ERECA

Educational Research for Early Career Academics Program

ERC

EdNA Reference Committee (see AICTEC)

ES&C

Engineering, Science and Computing

ESOS

Education Services for Overseas Students

ESSA

Equipment Supply and Services Agreement

ETI

Education and Training International

ETP

Eligible Termination Payment

EU

European Union

EU

Enforceable Undertaking

EUH

Erica Underwood House

EVAG

EdNA VET Advisory Group

EWIS

Early Warning Intercommunication System

FAAA

Federation of Australian Alumni Associations

FAAA

Financial Administration and Audit Act

FAB

Full Acknowledgement of Broadcast

FACP

Fremantle Arts Centre Press

FACS

Family and Community Services

FAL

Francis Abourizk Lightowlers

FALAA

Financial Administration Legislation Amendment Act

FAS

Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd

FBT

Fringe Benefits Tax

FC

Finance Committee

FCC

Fees and Charges Committee

FELSSW

Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work

FESA

Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australian

FETIFuels and Energy Technology Institute

FFC

Financial and Fiscal Commission

FGSC

Faculty Graduate Studies Committee

FGSO

Faculty Graduate Studies Office/r

FHSFaculty of Health Sciences

FICS

Financial Industry Complaints Service

FLC

Flexible Learning at Curtin

FLECS

Flexible Learning Environment for Curtin Students and Staff

FLET

Faculty Learning Engagement Team

FM

Facilities Management

FOI

Freedom Of Information

FOLTFoundation of Learning and Teaching

FPTA

Family Partnership Training Australia

FRBFast radio burst

FSC

Future Students Centre

FSC

Fremantle Sailing Club (location of Curtin CMST research facility)

FSEFaculty of Science and Engineering

FSSO

Faculty Student Services Office

FTA

Free Trade Agreement

FTE

Full Time Equivalent

FYE

First Year Experience

GAC

Goldfields Arts Centre

GC

Grievance Conciliators

GCCGulf Cooperation Council

GCCA

Graduate Careers Council of Australia

GDA

General Disposal Authority

GDASGGeneral Disposal Authority for State Government Information

GDS

Graduate Destination Survey

GEEPGreen Electric Energy Park
GEMGraduate Entry Masters

GESB

Government Employees Superannuation Board

GO8

Group of Eight

GRDCGrains Research and Development Corporation

GrITx

Connection Research's Green IT Readiness Index

GSB

Graduate School of Business

GSA

Geological Society of Australia

GSWA

Geological Survey of Western Australia

GUC

Geraldton Universities Centre

GUG

Good Universities Guide

GWIP

Government Wideband Internet Protocol

HAW

Honorary Awards Committee

HCTCRBHydrated Cement Treated Crushed Rock Base

HDR

Higher Degree by Research

HDWA

Health Department Western Australia

HEAG

Higher Educational Advisory Group

HECE

Higher Education Contract of Employment (Award)

HECS

Higher Education Contribution Scheme

HEEP

Higher Education Equity Program

HEGSS

Higher Education General and Salaried Staff (Award)

HEIMS

Higher Education Information Management System

HEIMSSAC

Higher Education Information Management System Senior Advisory Council

HEIMSSEG

Higher Education Information Management System Senior Executive Group

HEITF

Higher Education Information Technology Forum

HERDC

Higher Education Research Data Collection

HERDSA

Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia

HES

Higher Education Systems

HESA

Higher Education Support Act

HEWRR's

Higher Education Workplace Relations Requirements

HEWV

Higher Education Workers Victoria (Award)

HIMO

Humanities International and Marketing Office

HIO

Humanities International Office

HIVEHub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch

HIWA

Health Institute of WA

HKCAA

Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation

HOA

Heads of Agreement

HOD

Head of Department

HOEA

Head of Enrolling Area

HOS

Head of School

HR

Human Resources

HREC

Human Resources Ethics Committee

HREOC

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

HS

Health Sciences

HTML

Hypertext Markup Language

HV

High Voltage

I&E

International and Enterprise

IAEC

Indo Australian Education Centre

IASB

International Accounting Standards Board

IASP

International Association of Science Parks

IAH

International Association of Hydrogeologists

IAUP

International Association of University Presidents

IBC

Institutional BioSafety Committee

IBCWA

International Business Centre of Western Australia

IBRH

Institute of Behavioural Research and Health

IBS

Integrated Business Solutions

IBT

Integrated Business Technologies

IC

International Committee

ICAA

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

ICANN

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICCA

Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia

ICHR

Institute for Child Health Research

ICRARInternational Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
ICRMInternational Conference on Research in Marketing

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

ICTC

Information and Communications Technology Committee

IDP

IDP Australia (IDP is a brand name not an acronym)

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IELTS

International English Language Testing System

IESIP

Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Program

IGS

Institutional Grant Scheme

IIA

Internet Industry Association

IIBT

International Institute of Business and Technology

IIMInstitute of Information Management
IMInstant Messaging
IMCCImplementation and Monitoring Consultative Committee
IMDInteractive Media Development

IMM

Institute of Municipal Management

IMPCA

Institute of Multisensor Processing and Content Analysis

IMS

Information Management Services (see CITS)

IO

International Office

IOF

Industry and Other Funding (HERDC Category 3)

IP

Internet Protocol

IP

Intellectual Property

IPAA

Institute of Public Administration of Australia

IPAC

Information Plan Advisory Committee

IPE

Interprofessional Education

IPR

Intellectual Property Rights

IPRS International Postgraduate Research Scholarship  

IPTel

Internet Protocol Telephony

IPWP

Information Policy Working Party

IR

International Rescue

IRCCHInternational Research Centre for Communication in Healthcare

IRGS

International Relations and Global Security

IRIC

Institute for Research into International Competitiveness (No longer exists)

IRTS

Inactive Records Transfer System (See CRIS)

IRU

Innovative Research Universities

IS

Information Services (see CITS)

ISA

International Student Adviser

ISGC

Information Strategy & Governance Committee

ISSSA

International Social Sciences Surveys Australia

ISU

Integrity and Standards Unit (formerly PSCU)

IT

Information Technology

ITAS

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme

ITBLRInternational Trade and Business Law Review

ITC

Information Technology Communications

ITEA

Individual Transitional Employment Agreement

ITIG

Information Technology Internationalisation Group

ITILInformation Technology Infrastructure Library

ITOC

Information Technology Operations Committee (CBS)

ITS

Information Technology Services (CBS) (see CITS)

ITN

Interactive Training Network

IVEC

Interactive Virtual Environment Centre

IVR

Interactive Voice Response

IYEP

International Year for the Eradication of Poverty

JADEJudgements and Decisions Enhanced

JAS

Journal of Australian Studies

JCC

John Curtin Centre

JCDP John Curtin Distinguished Professors

JCG

John Curtin Gallery

JCII

John Curtin International Institute

JCIPP

John Curtin Institute of Public Policy

JCPML

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library

JCU

James Cook University

JdLCMS

John de Laeter Centre of Mass Spectrometry

JSAJob Safety Analysis

JVA

Joint Venture Agreement

KAMSC

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

KCL

King's College London

KNLG

Karawara New Living Group

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

L&CS

Legal and Compliance Services

LAN

Local Area Network

LC

Legislative Committee

LCA

Life Cycle Assessment

LCMIT

London College of Management and Intellectual Property

LDPLeadership Development Program

LEAP

Learning Effectiveness Alliance Project

LEAP

Learning Employment Aptitude Program

LEME

Landscape Environment and Mineral Exploration

LICT

Limkokwing Institute of Creative Technology

LIDDAS

Local Interlending and Document Delivery Administration System

LIEF

Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities

LIS

Library and Information Service

LISWA

Library and Information Service of Western Australia (see SLWA)

LMS

Learning Management Systems

LOO

Letter of Offer

LSN

Learning Support Network

LTPF

Learning and Teaching Performance Fund

LTS

Learning Technologies Support

LUCCT

Limkokwing University College of Creative Technology

MA

Master of Arts

MAAC

Malaysian Australian Alumni Council

MBA

Master of Business Administration

MBBS

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

MBCAG

Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery

MBCTMindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

MCA

Minerals Council of Australia

MCEETYA

Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs

MCIMild cognitive impairment

MCIG

Management for Continuous Improvement and Growth

MERIWA

Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia

MHFA

Mental Health First Aid

MHSB

Metropolitan Health Services Board

MIIMMember of the Institute of Information Management
MIRMarket and Institutional Research

MIUS

Monash Institute of University Studies

MNRF

Major National Research Facility

MNW

Minor New Works

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOD

Maritime Operations Division

MoE

Ministry of Education

MoET Ministry of Education and Training  

MOJ

Ministry of Justice

MOOC

Massive Open Online Course

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPS

Managed Print Services

MREC

Margaret River Education Campus

MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging

MRSA

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureas

MRWA

Main Roads Western Australia

MS & C

Maths Stats and Computing

MS&C

Media Society and Culture

MTA

Materials Transfer Agreement

MTCA

Material Transfer and Cooperation Agreement

MTEC

Minerals Tertiary Education Council

MTPD Maximum Tolerance Period of Disruption

MUI

Malayan United Industries BHD

MWAMurchison Widefield Array

NACSIS

National Centre for Science Information Systems

NASA

National Aeronautic and Space Administration

NASDA

National Space Development Agency of Japan

NAVA

National Association for the Visual Arts

NBUMS

Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences

NCF

National Communications Fund

NCODE

National Council of Open Distance Education

NCRIS

National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy

NCRPDA

National Centre of Research for Prevention of Drug Abuse

NDA

Non Disclosure Agreement

NDISNational Disability Insurance Scheme

NDRI

National Drug Research Institute

NDY

Norman Disney and Young

NEAS

National ELT (English Language Teaching) Accreditation Scheme

NGO

Non Government Organisation

NGU

New Generation University

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council (Also NH&MRC)

NHW

Northeast Health Wangaratta

NIA

National Institute of Accountants

NICTA

National ITC (Inspection Testing Certification) Australia

NIHEN

National Indigenous Higher Education Network

NIM

Nanyang Institute of Management

NIT

National Institute of Technology

NLC

National Liaison Committee

NSF

National Science Foundation

NTA

National Transmission Agency

NTEU

National Tertiary Education Industry Union

NUS

National Union of Students

NUTC

National University Travel Consortium

OASIS

Online Access to Student Information Services

OCDObsessive-Compulsive Disorder

ODEOPE

Office of Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment

ODU

Organisational Development Unit

OEGM

Office of the Executive General Manager

OHCWAOral Health Centre of Western Australia

OH&S

Occupational Health and Safety

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety

OHSPC

Occupational Health and Safety Policy Committee

OLA

Open Learning Australia (See OUA)

OLAA

Open Learning Agency of Australia

OLAS

Online Learning Administration System

OLLD

Online Learning Development

OLTOffice of Learning & Teaching (formerly Office of Teaching & Learning) 

OPSF

Other Public Sector Funding (HERDC Category 2)

ORD

Office of Research and Development

OSHPC

Occupational Safety and Health Policy Committee

OTLF

Online Teaching and Learning Facility

OUA

Open Universities Australia Pty Ltd

OUC

Oslo University College

OUHK

Open University of Hong Kong

OUQ

Ocean University of Quingdao

OVSD

Openview Service Desk

PACEPalaeontology Ancient Climates and Ecosystems

P&MC

Planning and Management Committee

PPM

Project and Planning Management

PABX

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (Telephone System)

PAD

Personal Achievement Database

PAM

Probalistic Addition Model

PATREC

Planning and Transport Research Centre

PC CHAMPS

Personal Computing Coaching and Help Aimed at Mature-age PersonS

PDPC

Premier's Drug Prevention Council

PEEL ACC

Peel Area Consultative Committee

PELS

Postgraduate Education Loans Scheme

PERL-CPsychology Experimental Research Laboratories - Curtin

PES

Power Engineering Society

PESA

Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia

PESTELOPolitical, economic, social, technological, environmental, legal and organisational analysis
PGPost graduate

PGDMHN

Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

PGN

Perusahaan Gas Negara

PGSM

Paris Graduate School of Management

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

PHERP

Public Health Education and Research Program

PI

Partner Institution

PI

Professional Indemnity

PID

Public Interest Disclosure

PKI

Public/Private Key Infrastructure

PMC

Planning and Management Committee

PMIProject Management Institute

POM

Port of Melbourne Corporation

PPCA

Phonographic Performance Company of Australia

PPEPersonal Protective Equipment

PPIM

Pusat Pengkajian Islam Dan Masyarakat (Now Departement Agama)

PPM

Planning and Project Management

PPMUProject Portfolio Management Unit

PPR

Program and Planning Review

PQI

Pre Qualified Institution

PRECRUPrehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit

PREQ

Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire

PSA

Professional Services Agreement

PSCU

Professional Standards and Conduct Unit (see ISU - Integrity & Standards Unit)

PSEDN

Post Secondary Education Disability Network

PSMPC

Public Service and Merit Protection Commission

PTA

Public Transport Authority

PVTPressure/Volume/Temperatures

PWF

Premiers Water Foundation

QIRS

Qualitative Information Reporting System

QPSX

Queued Packet Synchronous Exchange

QSWURQuacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking

QUT

Queensland University of Technology

R&D

Research and Development

R&D

Retention and Disposal

R2D3

Research to Discover, Develop and Deploy

RACSResearch and Collection Services

RAO

Records and Archives Office (See RIM)

RAP

Reconciliation Action Plan

RCP

Resources and Chemistry Precinct (Also RCREP - Resources and Chemistry Research and Education Precinct)

RDLO

Regional Disability Liaison Officer

RELC

Regional Language Centre

RFO

Request for Occupancy

RFP

Request for Proposal

RFT

Request for Tender

RGS

Research and Graduate Studies

RIAA

Recording Industry Association of America

RIBG

Research Infrastructure Block Grant

RICH

Research Institute For Cultural Heritage

RIM

Records and Information Management (formerly RAO & UIM)

RIMPA

Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (formerly known as RMAA)

RKPRecord Keeping Plan

RMAA

Records Management Association of Australasia (See RIMPA)

RMIT

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

RPH

Royal Perth Hospital

RPI

Research Performance Index

RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning

RRR

Relationship Research Resources

RSLWA

Returned and Services League of Australia WA Branch Inc

RSS

Rich Site Summary

RTORecovery Time Objective

RTO

Registered Training Organisation

RTS

Research Training Scheme

SAF

Student Administration File

SAG

Schools Advisory Group

SALT

Self Administered Legal Training

SARU

South-East Asia Research Unit

SARUA

Student Action Research into University Access

SaaS

Software as a Service

SATS

School Allocated Teaching Space

SCIP

Standing Committee on Information Policy

SCM

Scientific Computing and Modelling NV

SCRIPT

Research (and consultancy) information management system

SCS

Strategic Computer Solutions

SCRT

Safer Community Response Team

SCUStatistical Consultancy Unit

SCU

Southern Cross University

SDAB

Student Discipline Appeals Board

SE

Science and Engineering

SEACSchool Executive Advisory Committee

SEAMEO

SouthEast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation

SEAWA

Software Engineering Australia (WA) Limited

SECB

Sarawak Enterprise Corporation Berhad

SES

SEDONA Education Systems

SGIO

State Government Insurance Organisation

SEP

Staff English Program

SETSenior Executive Team

SGK

Steens Gray and Kelly

SHRSafety and Health Representative

SHRAC

State Health Research Advisory Council

SHRIMPSensitive High Resolution Ion MicroProbe

SIFE

Students In Free Enterprise

SITS

Student IT Services (CBS) (see CITS - Abacus)

SIMERR

Science, Information and Communication Technology and Mathematics Education for Rural and Regional Australia

SIMM

Singapore Institute of Materials Management

SJOG

St John of God

SKA

Square Kilometre Array

SKM

Sinclair Knight Merz

SLAService Level Agreement

SLSU

Student Learning Support Unit

SLWA

State Library Western Australia

SMEC

Science and Maths Education Centre

SMOGSustainable Management for Organisations, Business and Government 

SMS

Short Message Service

SOBE

School of Built Environment

SOCS

Space Optimisation Consultancy Services

SODASchool of Design and Art

SOL

Staff Online Learning

SOLIE

School of Languages and Intercultural Education

SONM

School of Nursing and Midwifery

SoPHSchool of Public Health

SOUL

Society of University Lawyers

SOW

Statement of Work

SPAC

Scholarship & Prize Administration Committee (CBS)

SPACE

School of Professional and Continuing Education

SPRG

State Perinatal Reference Group

SPU

Strategic Procurement Unit

SPSS

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS is now formally recognized as a brand name)

SRService Request (see ITIL) 
SRESexuality and Relationships Education

SSAL

Social Sciences and Asian Languages (Also SS&AL)

SSAP

Student Services Administrative Procedure

SSAU

Superannuation Scheme for Australian Universities

SSC

State Supply Commission

START

Student Transition And Retention Team

STEP

Structural Training and Employment Projects

SUPERBSurvey for Pulsars and Extragalactic Radio Bursts
SVMOSourcing and Vendor Management Office (CITS) 
SWOTStrengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis
SWPStaff Workload Planner

SWRC

South West Regional College

TAC

Training Accreditation Council

TAFE

Technical and Advanced Further Education

TAPTreatment Action Plan

TEC

Tertiary Education Commission

TEDI

Tertiary Education Development Institute

TEE

Tertiary Entrance Examination

TEQSA

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency

TESOLTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
THEWURTimes Higher Education World University Ranking

TIAC

Technology and Industry Advisory Council

TICHR

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

TCIT

Transforming Curtin IT

TiGER The Institute of Geoscience Research  

TIM

Technology Innovation Management

TISC

Tertiary Institutions Service Centre

TIWA

TAFE International Western Australia (See ETI - Education and Training International)

TLC

Teaching and Learning Centre

TLG

Teaching and Learning Group

TOR

Terms of Reference

TPI

Teaching Performing Index

TrEnDTrace and Environmental DNA
TS&ATeaching Support & Administration

TUAS

Thai University Administrators Shadowing Project

TOEF

Test of English as a Foreign Language

 

UAB

University Academic Board

UAE

United Arab Emirates

UAEU

United Arab Emirates University

UCC

Unified Communications and Collaboration (now Collaborate)

UCS

University Counselling Service

UCSD

University of California, San Diego

UDIA

Urban Development Institute of Australia

UDSM

University of Dar Es Salaam

UGSC

University Graduate Studies Committee

UIM

University Information Management (see Records & Information Managment) - note: please leave here

UIST

University Information Systems and Technology (now Curtin IT Services)

ULS

University of La Serena

UMAP

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific Program

UMIOR

University Mobility in the Indian Ocean Region

UNDA

University of Notre Dame Australia

UNICEF

United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund

UniSA

University of South Africa

UPO

University Properties Office

UPSI

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia

URAPUniversity Ranking  by Academic Performance

URB

University Resources Board

URDC

Unviersity Research and Development Committee

USIA

United States Information Service

UT

University of Texas

UTLC

University Teaching and Learning Committee

UTS

University of Technology Sydney

UWA

University of Western Australia

VC

Vice Chancellor

VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University

VET

Vocational Education Training

VM

Voice Mail (MX1 Messenger/Onebox)

VoIP

Voice over IP (Internet Protocol)

VSU

Voluntary Student Union

VTEC

Vocational Training and Education Centre

VU

Victoria University

WA ERA

Western Australia Energy Research Alliance

WABRI

Western Australian Biomedical Research Institute

WACCPC

Western Australia Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care

WACEIHPWestern Australia Centre for Evidence Informed Healthcare Practice

WACEIO

Western Australia Centre of Excellence in Industrial Optimisation

WACHPR

Western Australia Centre for Health Promotion Research

WACPRUWestern Australia Cancer Prevention Research Unit

WACOH

Western Australia Centre for Oral Health

WACPH

Western Australia Centre for Public Health

WADOH

Western Australia Department of Health

WADOT

Western Australian Department of Training

WADTSCWestern Australia Dementia Training Study Centre
WAGWater Alternating Gas
WAHTNWestern Australia Heath Translation Network

WAIS

Western Australian Institute of Sport

WAIT

Western Australian Institute of Technology (now Curtin University)

WALAP

Western Australian University Librarians Authentication Project

WAMSI

Western Australian Marine Science Institution

WAN

Wide Area Network

WAPARC Western Australian Pavement Asset Research Centre  

WAPMA

Western Australian Project Management Association

WAPRC

Western Australian Petroleum Research Centre

WASM

Western Australian School of Mines

WASTAC

Western Australian Satellite Technology and Applications Consortium

WATRI

Western Australian Telecommunications Research Institute

WAUSDAWestern Australian University Sector Disposal Authority

WBS

Work Breakdown Structure

WCMWeb Content Management

WEXDEV

Women's Executive Development Program

WGC

World Geoscience Corporation

WHO

World Health Organization

WHOEHIA

World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment

WIL

Work Integrated Learning

WiSERWomen in Social and Economic Research

WMC

Western Mining Corporation

WPPR

Work Planning and Performance Review

WQII

Western Quality International Incorporated

WRB

Web Room Booking

ZNU

Zhejiang Normal University