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On 01/04/06, Tristan Alexander McLeay <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hm, that's another one that I think differs. Americans seem to use
> "school" to refer to university, whereas in the context of
> universities it usually refers to something more specific than a
> department (i.e. you'll have the Faculty, then the Department, then a
> School, tho not all Departments are divided into Schools (like the
> Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering at La Trobe),
> and some Departments consist of only one School (like the
> Department/School of Psychology).

Actually, I got that backwards: Faculty/School/Department. The School
of Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, of which the Department of
CS&CE is a part never mentions itself in my presence, versus the
unsubdivided School of Psychology, which is why I was confused.

--
Tristan.