About

History

RMIT University started its life as the Working Men's College on 7 June 1887.From the beginning, students and staff have been drawn to RMIT because of its strengths in teaching and research, its reputation for innovation, the talent of its academic leaders, and the strong industry links the University has forged over its long history.

Education

RMIT is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for Education studies, utilising new and established teaching methods and classroom technologies.Their programs are led by education specialists with extensive practical experience in teaching, training and workforce development. RMIT is connected to a strong community of industry partners built up over 50 years.

Research

Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems affecting communities and the environment. We are focused on five specialist areas of strength.We use our global presence, urban environment and community and industry connections to ensure our research makes a difference. Our focus on application and transformation is having a positive impact on communities and the environment.Outstanding international researchers and the development of quality Higher Degrees by Research candidates drive our high-performance research culture. This results in significant achievements and opportunities for individual academics and the University as a whole.

Career

Develop your career with advice from our careers counselling service, mentoring and resources in the Careers Toolkit.

  • Careers counselling
  • Choosing and changing programs
  • Non-RMIT students
  • Application Express (login required)
  • Careers Toolkit

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at RMIT University!

Services

Student services

Their support services include:

  • accommodation
  • childcare at our City campus and there are two community-based parent-run cooperative centres at the Brunswick and Bundoora campuses
  • counselling service for safe, professional and confidential counselling
  • finance advice and information to help you manage your money while you study
  • legal advice and information on a wide range of issues
  • chaplaincy for multi-faith spiritual advice and support, activities and workshops
  • prayer rooms at each campus.
  • parenting rooms at each campus
  • Student Support Advisors for free help, advice and support in areas like student wellbeing, legal, accommodation, work rights and renting matters.

Housing services

The UniLodge @ RMIT Bundoora facility, also known as Walert House, offers 370 beds for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The accommodation is first class and there are a variety of studio apartments to choose from for those who love their own independence and space, or our large two, three and four bedroom shared apartments.

All apartments are ultra modern, fully furnished and ready to move into, with:
  • beds
  • built in wardrobe/storage
  • study desk and chair
  • appliances, including fridge/freezers
  • microwaves and cook tops.

Library services

The Bundoora campus has two Library sites in Bundoora and Bundoora East, and there is a Library on the Brunswick campus.Each Library site offers extensive services, facilities and study space. There are also comprehensive collections of books, periodicals (print and online) and other course-related materials, such as videos, magazines, computer software, tapes, slides, films, newspapers and maps.

Medical services

Medical sciences at RMIT maintains strong links with industry to ensure our programs are relevant and meet the needs of industry, government and the community.Medical sciences help us understand disease, how it occurs, what happens and how we can control, cure and prevent it.

Student Life

Campus life

Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of the “world’s most liveable city” and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries and parks.Their City campus has 45,000 students studying in across all major interest areas. The campus has been an integral part of Melbourne's character for more than one hundred years.

Sports facilities

Their extensive facilities are used by local sporting clubs along with the wider community and most are available to book. Our facilities include:

  • four full-size indoor multi-purpose courts (usable for netball, basketball, futsal, badminton and volleyball)
  • full-size hockey pitch and half-size hockey pitch
  • full-size soccer pitch
  • four squash courts
  • athletics track
  • outdoor tennis courts
  • group fitness room
  • function room
  • fully equipped gymnasium
  • café
  • changing rooms, showers and lockers.

Student clubs

RUSU is proud to represent the needs of a unique, ever-changing and diverse student body at RMIT. Our Clubs and Societies (C&S) Department is dedicated to helping students explore their social, professional, political, spiritual and cultural identities by supporting a wide array of campus clubs. Each club is run by RMIT students for RMIT students and is open for membership to all RMIT students!

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, RMIT is a very large coeducational higher education institution. RMIT University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia