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RMIT University
English Name: RMIT University
Region: Oceania
Country: Australia
Found Year: 1887
Address: 124 La Trobe Street

RMIT University is a global university of technology, design and enterprise, in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and life-changing experiences for our students.

One of Australia’s oldest educational institutions originally established in 1887, RMIT University now has 83,000 students. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied and innovative research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

With three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora), two in Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City) and a research and industry collaboration centre in Barcelona, RMIT is a truly global university. RMIT also delivers programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and enjoys research and industry partnerships on every continent.

RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate and vocational  programs, enabling students to have the option of work-­relevant pathways between qualifications. A range of scholarships is available to support education and research.

The University prides itself on the strong industry links it has forged over its 129-year history. All programs are aligned with future workforce demand and shaped by the expertise of industry practitioners. 

Work-integrated learning is fundamental to the design, delivery and review of every RMIT program. Theoretical education is combined with practical learning in a workplace environment, ensuring that graduates are equipped with the skills and insight that employers value in the ever-changing global economy.

The quality of RMIT’s research work was endorsed by the Australian Research Council in its 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation.  The University was rated “well above world standard” in 13 research fields and “above world standard” in a further nine fields.

As part of a continuing capital investment program RMIT has completed several major projects, including the multi award-winning New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub, which have significantly enhanced the University’s learning, teaching and research spaces.

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