Founded 1870 as School of Mines and Industries Ballarat. Became University of Ballarat in 1994. Merged with the Horsham-based Wimmera Institute of TAFE 1998, to become a dual sector university incorporating both higher education and technical and further education. Acquired current title 2014.
- Education and Arts Faculty
- Academic year: February to November (February-June, July-November)
- Requirements: Successful completion of an approved year 12 course of study
- Students allowance: Co-ed