Situated in Melbourne, RMIT is a world leader in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies. The University was founded in 1887 as the Working Men’s College. RMIT’s values are Inclusion, Imagination, Agility, Courage, Passion, and Impact. The University focuses on a rich diversity of people and endeavors. Areas of strategic focus for research across three academic colleges and 19 academic schools. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. The high-skilled staff is over 11000. RMIT University is ranked as a university with a global reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and communities worldwide. The University provides several programmes through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands.
Melbourne City campus
The campus is home to 45000 students and is located in the urban heart of the world’s liveable city Melbourne. New award-winning buildings like the Swanston Academic Building and the Design Hub are across the Melbourne city campus. RMIT’s facilities include access to public transport, libraries, study spaces, childcare, a fitness center, and plenty of food and drink outlets.
Situated in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, the campus provides vital facilities, such as purpose-built health and medical science laboratory, a dedicated engineering campus (East), sporting facilities including a FIFA-approved soccer pitch, football oval, athletics track, and tennis and netball courts, a Library (West campus), a childcare center and health sciences teaching clinics. Bundoora Park, the Bundoora Homestead Art Center, and plenty of indoor and outdoor activities surround the campus.
The campus is a vibrant, multicultural area with various shops, restaurants, pubs, and markets located six kilometers north of the city. It is home to education students and many design-related programs and research, including textile technologies, fashion, merchandising, and product development. RMIT’s facilities deliver specialist facilities for research and learning and several exhibitions and creative spaces that reflect its design focus.
RMIT’s three sites in Hamilton, Point Cook, and Bendigo offer students state-of-the-art training facilities.