School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is a multidisciplinary leader in delivering education, training and research that contribute to a just and sustainable world.
Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT’s City campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS) is one of RMIT’s largest schools and provides programs from certificates to PhDs.About
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The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is multi-disciplinary and offers education and training in a variety of programs and courses.
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The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies engages in research across diverse areas and its research responds to the needs of our time and is engaged with communities.Research
The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is committed to industry and community engagement partnerships.
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