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.
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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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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
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
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Pathways in International and Community Services
Build skills before you start a degree. The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies offers a selection of guaranteed pathways to further study.
Guy Johnson was only 24 and fresh out of university when he walked into his first boarding house to scenes that would change him forever.
Diploma of Languages can complement your degree
Interested in learning a new language or keeping up the language you learnt in high school? You can study the Diploma concurrently with many RMIT programs.
Jordan Lockett completed the Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) to help make a difference in the lives of people who have been impacted by mental illness.
Research translates into interpreting programs
Unique initiatives in Translating and Interpreting have extended the RMIT program's reach to online communities regionally and globally.
Social Work Alliance Project
Social Work Alliance Project (SWAP) is a student group that aims to increase the sense of community within the discipline of Social Work at RMIT.
Laura Bishop is providing a second chance at life to Ethiopian mothers through her work at EthiopiAid, which aims to improve health and education in Ethiopia.
Urban research critical for securing Australia’s future
Improving how cities work is critical for Australia's future, according to the new director of RMIT's Centre for Urban Research (CUR), Professor Jago Dodson.
RMIT youth work represented at historic UN-backed forum
An RMIT academic and alumnus have shared their youth work expertise at the first Global Forum on Youth Policies held in Azerbaijan.
Collaboration needed to avoid urban white elephants: expert
An international planning expert has called for academics to engage more deeply with planning practitioners to help improve major urban projects such as Melbourne’s Docklands.