Policy, Strategy and Impact

The Policy, Strategy and Impact areas support our Vice-chancellor and provide specialist support and advice as well as strategic consulting services.

Policy, Stratgy and Impact is made up of the following areas:

Office of the Vice-Chancellor

The Office of the Vice-Chancellor (OVC) supports the Vice-Chancellor and President (VC) in all aspects of their work and delivers a diverse range of responsive, high quality, professional services.

Policy and Impact team

The Policy and Impact Team provides focus and momentum for the projects and priorities that were identified in RMIT’s Strategic Plan.

Ngarara Willim

The Ngarara Willim Centre supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reach their potential with a range of study, living and cultural services.

The Australian APEC Study Centre

The Australian Asia-Pacific Economic Development (APEC) Study Centre promotes international cooperation and economic well-being in the Asia-Pacific region. ​

Indigenous Education and Engagement

This group has been created to work across the University and with stakeholders to position RMIT as a leading voice in the public discourse on issues affecting Indigenous communities.

The role of Indigenous Education and Engagement is crucial to building the vibrant culture of respect and participation that is central to RMIT’s Strategic Goals of inclusion, diversity and indigenous affairs.


The Philanthropy team builds and fosters an active, inspired community of donors and supporters; leveraging their generous support to help the University reach its strategic goals.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer