Sydney Technical College

Educational institution

The hub of Sydney's technical education system for more than 70 years, which became Sydney's largest educational institution, offering courses ranging from Mechanical Drawing to Natural Philosophy.

Sydney Technical College, Ultimo c1890s
Names
Alternate
Technical and Working Men's College
Alternate
Sydney Institute of Technology
1992
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2000
Milestones
Formed
1882
Separated from
1922
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1955
Dissolved
1992
Relationships
Includes
1922
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1955
Replaced by
1992
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Property
Occupied
1891
-
1992

Sydney Technical College

by Catherine Freyne, 2010
supported by Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts Creative Commons License

From its beginnings as an adjunct to the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Sydney Technical College provided the technical skills needed for Sydney's industrial development, as well as accessible and affordable higher and further education for Sydney's working people.
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Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Sydney Technical College, awarded to Florence Violet Wallace 1923
Workmen's college in the Sydney School of Arts June 1879
The Sydney Technical College and Technological Museum April 1898
Group of principal instructors and lecturers, Sydney Technical College and Technological Museum 1898