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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Research translates into interpreting programs
Unique initiatives in Translating and Interpreting have extended the RMIT program's reach to online communities regionally and globally.
Meet the staff - Centre for Global Research
The Centre for Global Research at RMIT University is committed to rethinking the relationship between the global and the local, with particular focus on development, governance and conflict.
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.
How Judy Phuong followed her passion for development
Working for an international development organisation based in Bangladesh, Judy Phuong is passionate about improving access to education and health, and eliminating gender inequality.
RMIT’s graduating students have taken over the streets of Melbourne with a parade and the country’s biggest graduation ceremony at Etihad Stadium.
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RMIT students are working with the Bridge of Hope Foundation to identify and hopefully overturn cases of wrongful conviction in Victoria’s justice system, through a new innocence program.