Glossary of terms

IBL: Industry Based Learning., see also Industry Based Learning.

IECD: International and Development Portfolio, see also International and Development Portfolio

IELTS: International English Language Testing System, see also International English Language Testing System

Industry Based Learning: A program offered at undergraduate level in which students are offered the opportunity to undertake a full time paid placement in industry in an area relevant to their studies. It is offered at many Universities throughout the world and is known by many names, including Co-operative Education and Sandwich Year.

Intellectual Property: Intellectual property means any confidential information or any rights resulting from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, educational, literary or artistic fields, including but not limited to the electronic media and any rights under relevant laws. It includes any new ideas, concepts, theories, designs, processes or other artifices created via research or development.

International and Development Portfolio: The portfolio at RMIT that oversees and facilitates international partnerships, recruitment of international students and local development projects.

International English Language Testing System: A comprehensive test of English language proficiency designed to assess the ability of non-native speakers of English who intend to study or train in the medium of English.

International Student: A student who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia

ITAB: Industry Training Advisory Body

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