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RMIT University

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One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise offering undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational courses.


Since 1887, our inner-city campus has been a vital part of the City of Melbourne, from the 1880s boom through world wars, the Great Depression and renewed prosperity during the second half of the 20th century.    


As one of the world's most globalised universities, RMIT is committed to providing students with the learning, teaching and research training to excel in an open world economy.

We are committed to building new teaching spaces that engage students in active learning, and to fostering innovation in curriculum design so that students graduate with appropriate skills. Pathways between vocational and higher education offer students flexible entry opportunities, or the option of qualifications combining the best of both. 


As a global university of technology, design and enterprise, RMIT is focused on a transdisciplinary approach to research, creating strong ties to research partners to transform the future.  

Our world-class facilities design, test, implement and showcase innovative research, while our staff are engaged with the wider industry and community. Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems affecting communities and the environment. 


Explore face-to-face services and tailored workshops at the Job Shop as well as online resources including careers credentials and Quick Tips. Then a Job Shop Assistant will be able to advise if it would be helpful for you to see a Careers Consultant. A consultation can assist you with:

  • confusion about your career direction or where your program is leading
  • uncertainty about your program choice
  • making decisions about further study 
  • coaching for an upcoming interview  

Short Courses

Business & Management (32)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

Enhancing the student experience, delivering educational outcomes and producing work-ready graduates are at the forefront of RMIT's learning and teaching activities.

Mentors are current students, so they know what it's like to be a new student. They'll show you how to make the most of your university experience.  

Housing services

While you’re studying, it is important to have a home base where you feel comfortable and secure. There are many housing options in Melbourne to explore.Ask a Student Support Advisor

Choosing the right type of housing is an important decision. Explore your options before you commit, whether that’s signing a lease or other agreement, or paying money. Some things to consider are location, your budget and lifestyle. 

Purpose-built student accommodation is conveniently located and designed for student life.   

Library services

At RMIT University Library, we shape the education and research experience, transforming how students and staff discover, access, use and create knowledge. We provide resources, services and facilities to support the information needs of RMIT's large and globally distributed student and staff community.

ICT services

Wherever you are on campus, no matter how you work, you can connect to RMIT’s wireless network.  

Medical services

Health and wellbeing services and resources, including on-campus health clinics and counsellors, sports and fitness facilities, multi-faith chaplaincy and safety services.

Campus life

RMIT has three campuses and two sites in Australia, two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain.

We also offer a number of programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.  

Sports facilities

Our huge range of quality health, fitness and sporting facilities includes:

  • Health Club: State of the art cardio equipment, pin loaded equipment, strength stations and free weights area.
  • Group Fitness Program: Motivating and inspiring instructors, energetic music and a wide range of classes to suit all ages and abilities. 
  • Tennis Courts: Four new competition standard tennis courts with Plexicushion surface (Blue Acrylic Hard Courts). Official / umpire chairs on each court, separation netting and night competition standard LED lighting.
  • Indoor Highball Stadium Court Facilities: Four indoor multi-use sports courts for netball, basketball, badminton, volleyball, futsal and more.  

Student clubs

  • Creative Clubs
  • Academic and industry clubs
  • Sport clubs
  • Cultural, spiritual and national clubs 
  • RMIT University Student Union 
  • Social, political and activist clubs 

Top 250 universities worldwide (QS Ranking 2021)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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