RMIT’s cutting edge tech attracts industry collaboration
The introduction of RMIT University’s new media precinct boasts state-of-the-art facilities, fostering opportunities for students and industry alike.
RMIT students get a head start on their careers with Women@Dior
In an Australian first, a mentoring program with one of the world’s most revered fashion brands is giving five RMIT students a head start in their careers.
New report settles the score on Perth’s liveability
A new report measuring Perth’s liveability progress has found that despite improvements, the city is struggling to meet its targets for policy implementation.
Melbourne tree data visualisation grows overseas
When Greg More undertook a data visualisation of Melbourne's 70,000 trees he never thought the project would take him to London's iconic Victoria and Albert museum.
RMIT on show at Melbourne Knowledge Week
RMIT’s strengths in technology and design will be on display during Melbourne Knowledge Week, running 7–13 May.
New plant app a force of nature at international internet awards
A new virtual greening app, based on research from RMIT and the University of Melbourne, has won both the People’s Voice and the Judge's Webby Award – the "internet’s highest honour".
Iconic screen producer makes honour roll
Adjunct Professor and producer of The Dressmaker, Sue Maslin, has been admitted to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, recognising her continued advocacy for women’s equality.
Academy Award winner joins RMIT
Lord David Puttnam, a global name in filmmaking and television with Oscars, BAFTAs, Golden Globes and a Palme D’Or, is joining RMIT University as an Adjunct Professor.
Melbourne needs second metro, experts warn
Urban researchers are calling for a second Melbourne Metro Rail, warning the current project won’t meet the expected capacity demand unless the city plans for more rail line infrastructure.
Innovation districts connect Melbourne to Barcelona
Recognised as global smart cities with mutual interests in knowledge sharing and technology districts, the connections between Melbourne and Barcelona are growing deeper.
RMIT researchers to drive transformations in food, energy and health
RMIT University is part of three major new Cooperative Research Centres, that are investing more than $420 million to tackle the critical challenges of food waste, future fuels and digital health.
Design veteran set to lead landscape architecture at RMIT
Associate Professor Katrina Simon has been announced as RMIT’s new Associate Dean of Landscape Architecture, in the School of Architecture and Urban Design.
Capturing the essence of Queen Vic Market
The smell of fish, the gleam of fresh vegetables, the chill outside the sheds… research shows the heart and soul of Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Market is not in its bricks and mortar.
RMIT and Microsoft develop course in world-first collaboration
RMIT has teamed up with Microsoft to deliver a ground-breaking new Games and Graphics Programming course for the next generation of mixed reality software developers and designers.
RMIT designers, engineers use virtual reality to reinvent the wheel
RMIT staff and students have developed the inaugural V8 Supercars Melbourne 400 trophy in honour of racing great, Larry Perkins.
WrICE Program Partners with Leading Asian Literary Centre
RMIT's Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE), now in its fifth year, will partner with the Jakarta Post Writing Center in 2018.
Out of this world: Designing an urban area on Mars
In the next giant leap for mankind, RMIT students are designing, creating and exploring a sophisticated civilisation on Mars.
Mental Health Tribunal failing to protect rights: study
The body charged with protecting the rights of mentally ill Victorians is failing to properly and consistently apply the law, research has found.
RMIT alumni excel as Quill Awards finalists
RMIT University’s alumni have been acknowledged for Excellence in Victorian Journalism with 11 nominations in this year’s Melbourne Press Club Quill Awards.
Explore RMIT design at Melbourne Design Week
As Design Partner to the NGV, RMIT is proud to present and support a range of industry-focused events - including talks, exhibitions and tours - at Melbourne Design Week.
A premier partnership: Essendon Football Club and RMIT
Two iconic Melbourne institutions have joined forces, creating a new frontier in cross-industry collaboration.
Digital artwork captures community life
An interactive sculpture is connecting residents with the rhythms of community life and creating a vibrant cultural centre in a developing suburb in Melbourne’s south-east.
Design evolution: building a radically new kind of hearing aid
Developing the world’s first modular hearing aid took 130 prototypes but for the researcher behind the revolutionary design, each miniscule change was critical.
RMIT researcher heads to US in battle against nukes
How the world can avoid nuclear doomsday while our weapons are getting more deadly will be the focus of 2018 Fulbright Scholarship winner Dr Aiden Warren.
Writing and Publishing pushes imaginative residency programs in 2018
Two established residency-based programs, WrICE and Melbourne Visiting Poets Program, will bring high profile writers and students together this year.
From RMIT to Sundance
RMIT alumnus and screenwriter Scott Ryan has exploded on to the international stage, with his six-part series "Mr InBetween" premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.
Innovative 3D printed installation brings the Antarctic to Melbourne
A collaboration between two RMIT researchers, the unique cross-disciplinary installation is on display as part of the National Gallery of Victoria’s free Triennial EXTRA program.
Making the world a better place through textile design
Inspired by a love for pattern and hand-crafted materials, Claire Cummings is fast creating a business focused on sustainability and ethically-made products for the fashion and homewares markets.
New report raises serious concerns about West Gate Tunnel
The West Gate Tunnel Project could worsen Melbourne’s traffic congestion, increase car dependency and should be rolled back, according to a new report from six leading planning academics.
Journalism students honoured in Ossie awards
RMIT has taken out major awards for journalism investigations and innovations in this year’s national student journalism awards.
Indonesia residency builds writing connections
Three students have been selected as emerging writer fellows to take part in a collaborative residency in Indonesia.
Adjunct Professor Robin Hemley to conclude Present Tense 2017
Celebrated writer and RMIT Adjunct Professor Robin Hemley will deliver the final instalment of the Present Tense Lecture series as part of the Celebrate Writing @ RMIT 2017 program.
RMIT staff and non/ficitionLab members recipients of RMIT Research Awards
Creative practice researchers in the School of Media and Communication have received RMIT Research Awards for excellence and impact in their research.
Bees help break the mystery of optical illusions
A study from RMIT University has used the humble honeybee to shed new light on why we see optical illusions.
The future of food and how we eat on the menu
How digital design and new technologies are reshaping the future of food and our relationship with what eat is being chewed over at RMIT University.
Unfair access to air leaves the vulnerable feeling the heat
Rising electricity prices and vague public messaging put vulnerable households at greater danger from extreme heat, new research from RMIT University shows.
Research gets redefined in one of Barcelona's hottest barrios
Innovation, knowledge sharing and driven transformation is fuelling the microclimate in Barcelona's 22@ zone, the fast-growing hotspot in the barrio (neighbourhood) of Poblenou.
RMIT students explore zero-energy and holistic design in regional Spain
Students from RMIT’s Master of Design Innovation and Technology recently spent two weeks in Spain working on a plan to activate the small historic town of Salobreña in the country's south.
RMIT researchers combine design and science for parkland regeneration
A team of RMIT academics is paving the way to a more sustainable future through parkland wastewater recovery.
Meet RMIT's winning designers for the Jeanswest T-shirt competition
Two fashion and textile design students have won this year’s Jeanswest Blank Canvas T-Shirt competition with their designs being sold in-store.
Industry project helps Elise Spinello pursue a creative career
While studying the Diploma of Visual Merchandising at RMIT, Elise Spinello worked on an industry project that saw her develop a window design for Australian retailer Supré.
How an extra year of study can open global possibilities: Q&A with Rosanna Li
One additional year of study has enabled emerging fashion designer Rosanna Li to push her creative abilities to the limit and graduate with a Bachelor of Fashion (Design Technology).
Fashion students and industry team up to look forward
The studio-led design pop-up event 'Fast Forward: Fashion 2030' at RMIT Gallery showcased a timely collaboration.
All aboard a remarkable cultural adventure
Cuba’s Ambassador has visited RMIT to spotlight an innovative partnership between RMIT Centre for Art, Society and Transformation (CAST) and Cuba that will culminate in the 2019 Bienal de la Habana.
Students driving innovation with industry mentors
Australia Post has partnered with RMIT's School of Media and Communication and School of Design to explore new products and services.
Tree change a major win for Melbourne’s west: study
A major urban greening initiative across six local councils has dramatically reshaped western Melbourne’s tree cover, making the area more liveable and cooler, an RMIT University study has found.
Visual Merchandising students get ready to take on the world
Six Diploma of Visual Merchandising students went head-to-head for the opportunity to represent RMIT at the WorldSkills design competition to be held in Sydney next year.
Australia’s liveability report card has too many fails
While Australian cities are often labelled some of the most liveable in the world, this isn’t the daily reality for many residents of our capitals, a new report from RMIT University has found.
RMIT research examines the way culture and politics impact housing design regulations
RMIT PhD candidate Alexandra Gower has recently been in London and Barcelona to study the impact of culture and politics on regulations for high-density housing design.
RMIT designers selected as finalists in Premier's Design Awards
Proving that RMIT is truly a university of design, innovation and technology – staff, students and alumni have been selected as finalists in the 2017 Victorian Premier's Design Awards.
On the frontline of youth mental health
Leche Fromme was working as a mental health carer when she mapped out a pathway to achieving a Bachelor of Social Work - she didn’t let her lack of an ATAR hold her back.
Journalism students to work in Japan
The Australia-Japan Foundation has awarded travel scholarships to RMIT University journalism students to intern at The Japan Times in 2018.
RSN927 scholarship for journalism student
An up-and-coming young sports reporter Dylan Carmody has been awarded the second annual Steve Cairns Internship at the Racing and Sports Network.
Top six tips for communicators to cut through the digital noise
In an age of filter bubbles, style influencers and fake politicians, how can professionals use digital media to connect with their communities and have meaningful conversations?
Student mentors making a difference in youth health education
When RMIT students take to the classroom as volunteer mentors for an innovative health education charity, youth and community reap the benefits.
Architecture students win against all odds at Designing Resilience in Asia
RMIT Architecture was presented with the Overall Design Excellence Award, claiming the top prize out of nine schools from around the world.
Meet Bronek Kozka: Expert photo-storyteller
Kozka’s images are bursting with tension, characters and complex narratives.
Urban Futures winners tackle the concrete jungle and cyclist road deaths
This year’s Urban Futures Competition entrants didn’t just delve into the CBD – they ventured onto the road, into suburbs and out to regional areas.
Landscape Architecture students engage with remote regional community
RMIT students have worked with the Wilcannia community and the Barkandji people in the development of a new cultural centre in regional New South Wales.
Students at the centre of award-winning course designs
Two Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning will be awarded to three RMIT teachers as part of the annual Australian Teaching Awards for University Teaching on 12 October.
Australian and Indian teachers join forces for intercultural education
The Peer Alliance for Productive Professional Experience in Teaching (PAPPET) program sent 20 pre-service teachers to Bengaluru, India.
Meet Yoko Akama: service design expert
Associate Professor Yoko Akama uses service design to build a deeper understanding of local communities and their needs.
RMIT welcomes Seb Chan as Adjunct Professor
The ACMI Chief Experience Officer CXO and cultural sector consultant will share his approaches to innovation and technology with staff and students
Student-designed cushions celebrate RMIT
Students from RMIT University are celebrating 2017 in comfort with their designs for new cushions on campus.
Report lifts lid on Catholic Church and child sex abuse
For the first time in Australia, a ground-breaking research study has analysed the systemic reasons why the abuse of children has plagued the Catholic Church worldwide.
How flowers use colour to signal their scent
Some flowers use colour to tell bees about their fragrance and aid the pollination process, according to new international research.
The PR student breaking stereotypes about Indigenous people
Kimberly Lovegrove is paving the way for young Indigenous people like her to find their confidence in university.
Students to intern at Jaipur's 'greatest literary show on Earth'
After the successful inaugural participation of RMIT interns at this year's Jaipur Literature Festival, 17 students have been selected to intern there in 2018.
Meet Shane Hulbert: fine art photography expert
Associate Professor Shane Hulbert has a talent for capturing aspects of Australian identity and cultural icons across the globe.
Public street actions: spreading optimism through art
Fifty masked rabbits don't go unnoticed.
NT placements give social work students a look at the bigger picture
Students championed social inclusion and empowered the lives of disadvantaged communities on 70-day placements in the Northern Territory.
RMIT entrepreneurs shaping the world through design
Student and alumni entrepreneurs are working with RMIT to showcase a range of jewellery, fashion and craft businesses.
Meet the RMIT designers testing the limits of style at Melbourne Fashion Week
Fashion students will claim their spots as ones to watch with their adventurous and complex designs on MFW’s Student Runway.
RMIT #1 for student engagement and belonging
Students are giving RMIT’s focus on the student experience a big thumbs-up, with the University awarded five stars for learner engagement in The Good Universities Guide for the first time.
Work hard and follow your dreams, says student and elite athlete
Off the back of three consecutive victories at the Southern University Games, RMIT’s sporting stars are now competing on the world stage.
Rainforest field trip collaboratively records ecological change
Students camped, shared meals and studied with the Nyungkalwarra, engaging with country and the knowledge of its Kabanji (teachers).
RMIT proudly supports marriage equality
RMIT University proudly supports marriage equality and believes it’s a basic right that people, regardless of who they choose to love, should be recognised equally by law.
RMIT commended for LGBTI workplace inclusion
RMIT has been awarded Bronze Employer status in the 2017 Australian Workplace Equality Index.
Diversity reduces community fears: study
People living in more diverse suburbs are less likely to express or experience Islamophobia, according to new RMIT research.
Finding the passion to teach
Education alumna Dheepeka Rathana Kumar wants to make a difference in the lives of the children she teaches.
RMIT alumni in MIFF’s starring roles
Behind the scenes of the 56th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) are three women who started out at RMIT.
Why it’s not too late to follow your dreams
Teaching student Daniel Henderson isn’t what you imagine your average university student to look like.
More Australians online but our digital divide deepens
New research from RMIT University shows that online participation is rising across Australia, but there are still significant gaps between the digitally included and excluded.
Design students balance the commercial with creative in luxury packaging
Third and second-year communication designers learnt an important industry lesson by working with Melbourne perfumery Peony.
RMIT architects aim to change the face of the Italian coast
Architecture and Landscape Architecture students teamed up with their Milan counterparts to change Imperia’s empty landscapes into a thriving city.
Open house at RMIT’s flagship buildings
RMIT University’s newest buildings will throw open their doors on Saturday 29 July, as part of Open House Melbourne.
RMIT architects excel at the Victorian Architecture Awards
The excellence and innovation of RMIT staff and graduates was recognised across key categories at this year’s Victorian Architecture Awards.
Beyond Fast Fashion: Imagining a future without fashion waste
Fashion is enticing, playful, consumable and therefore lucrative. As an industry it has a darker reputation that lurks behind the cheap clothes and sale signs luring in customers.
Don’t miss ‘RMIT Alive’ streaming, 7pm, Tuesday 25 July
Acclaimed producer-director Sue Maslin, firebrand animator Mel Roach and the Astor Theatre’s Zak Hepburn will explore how to succeed in the global creative business, in the pilot of RMIT Alive.
RMIT crafts a clean sweep at Victorian Craft Awards
Students, staff and alumni artists from RMIT have taken all major honours at this year’s awards.
Advertising students recognised in international competitions
A browser extension to combat fake news and a film challenging the stigma of autism captured the attention of judges of D&AD New Blood and Cannes Future Lions.
RMIT professor enlisted for case-based Bloomsbury fashion resource
Professor Michael Beverland has been appointed subject editor of the online resource designed to benefit fashion educators around the world.
Seeing the coloured light: bee brains open way for better cameras
Research into the way that honeybees see colour could pave the way for more accurate cameras in phones, drones and robots.
RMIT inspires Bangkok city planners tackling livability issues
RMIT has hosted delegates from Bangkok Metropolitan Government, with the University’s urban experts helping guide innovative solutions for livability challenges facing the Thai capital.
Top three tips for becoming a professional artist
Taking the leap from student to professional comes with a unique set of challenges. This can be particularly hard in creative industries, where often you have to go it alone.
An allowance of exploration: scholarship opens doors at home and abroad
For as long as Dylan Findlay can remember, architecture has been his passion.
RMIT students study the audience experience at global festival Sónar+D
The way people experience festivals, such as how they move across different spaces and engage with technology, was recently examined by students as part of an RMIT and UOC summer school in Barcelona.
Alumnus aims to make positive environmental change
RMIT Vietnam alumnus Thoi Thi Chau Nhi is working with artists to bring an end to the illegal rhinoceros horn trade.
RMIT PhD student wins Footscray Art Prize’s tertiary award
Mohsen Meysami took out the community awards’ tertiary prize with his artwork 'Their Pain, Our Gain'.
RMIT takes centre stage at international technology and creativity conference
With expert presentations and a new summer school, RMIT is in the spotlight at Sónar+D, an international conference held in Barcelona where technology and creativity converge.
Australia's digital divide creates new inequalities
Professor Julian Thomas is committed to creating a more inclusive internet.
Meet the screen and media graduate heading to Cambodia, Cannes and beyond
After studying a Diploma of Screen and Media, Tom Blackwell climbed the film industry ladder to a job with an emerging New Zealand production house.
RMIT among world’s top 250 universities
RMIT has risen to equal 247th in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 1 per cent of global universities.
Kinetic sculpture explores tensions between human and machine
A new performance-based work explores the complex relationship between humans and technology.
Stanford, RMIT and Peshawar journalism students connect across continents
Postgraduate students in Melbourne have had the opportunity to learn with students from Pakistan on how to report from zones of conflict.
Education students explore the world of phonics in teaching workshop
100 education and teaching students learnt the importance of phonics with leading literacy educator David Hornsby.
How design thinking triggers change: Five students share their stories
Learning how to apply design thinking to disaster reconstruction and development is giving students the chance to trigger change – in the wider world and in their own lives.
Art installation brings the weather indoors
A digital art installation aims to create virtual landscapes based on real-time Melbourne weather data – inside the State Library Victoria.
Q&A with Anna Snoekstra
Screenwriting student Anna Snoekstra’s first novel 'Only Daughter' has been published in 19 countries and optioned as a film by Universal Pictures.
How one conference helped new teachers overcome their fears
This year’s inaugural Beginning Teachers’ Conference hosted 200 final-year RMIT primary education students for a day of panels and workshops.
Original Sapphire honoured for work with Indigenous girls’ education
Indigenous education champion and former member of singing group The Sapphires, Lois Peeler AM, has received an honorary doctorate from RMIT University.
Meet Robin Kingston: visual artist, tour leader extraordinaire and New York know-it-all
A visual artist in contemporary abstraction, Dr Robin Kingston is also a renowned study tour leader and New York know-it-all.
Uber may hold key to housing affordability
The key to improving housing affordability may be “disruptive” thinking, according to RMIT researcher Dr Andrea Sharam.
Making your mark as a local designer: Q&A with Simone Deckers
Femke Textiles’ Simone Deckers had no idea her online Etsy shop would help her win a collaboration with global skincare retailer, Kiehl’s.
No dress rehearsal: why we must act now to save our cities
Billie Giles-Corti knows what makes cities liveable. And she says we need to work together to design better urban spaces for everyone.
Spotlight on RMIT's practice-based research program in Europe
RMIT's practice-based PhD research program, which focuses on research in the medium of design practice itself, is in its tenth year of success in Europe.
RMIT public relations graduate wins B&T 30 Under 30 Award
Priscilla Truong has been named one of the industry’s brightest young talents, with four promotions in four years to Ogilvy PR’s Senior Account Manager.
Timely new book explores global security challenges
With the spectre of nuclear weapons posing a significant and increasing threat to global security, a new book by two leading RMIT academics presents as a must read.
RMIT films showcased at St Kilda Film Festival
Graduate, staff and student work is featured in this year's St Kilda Film Festival, which highlights the top 100 short films in Australia.
RMIT co-chairs global network for gender equality in the media
Gender equality in and through the media is the focus of a UNESCO-supported global collaboration between RMIT University and eighteen other universities.
Love gives tips on TV journalism
RMIT journalism alumna and star of 'The Bachelorette' Georgia Love recently came back to RMIT to give students a master class.
Making art, with a difference
From knitting to taekwondo, Prue Stevenson pushes the boundaries with her art – helping the RMIT student explore her Asperger’s diagnosis.
Not just ‘revenge porn’ – image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians
The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with 1 in 5 people suffering image-based abuse.
Four tips for breaking through the design world
How can you thrive as a designer when you’re still studying? Two award-winning RMIT design graduates share their top tips.
Media students feature in ANZAC exhibition
Interactive documentaries by a group of undergraduate students have been selected to screen by Maroondah City Council’s ArtSpace.
How a masters in art and design is hatching business-smart creatives
Increasingly, innovative thinkers are using skills learnt studying a postgraduate degree in art and design to unlock their creativity in businesses of all kinds.
Artists explore conflicted views of the oceans
Once a wild and pristine environment seen as a compelling metaphor for the sacred mysteries of nature, the romantic image of the ocean has been eroded by the global threat of climate change.
Meet Linda Brennan: Humanist social marketer
With a research focus on social marketing and behaviour change, Professor Linda Brennan wants to help people to help themselves towards leading "better", healthier and happier lives.
How a Diploma of Languages can enrich your learning experience
A second language will not only provide a wider variety of career options, but it can also give you the opportunity to take your studies overseas.
Student project makes RMIT campuses safer places to be
Criminal justice students collaborate with RMIT’s Safer Community service to change the university experience for the better.
Intel internship gives students a taste of the tech capital
Tech company Intel has extended its San Francisco production internship program to students in Australia for the first time.
Logie success for RMIT
An ABC television series directed by an RMIT adjunct professor and starring an RMIT student has been recognised in the annual Logie awards.
RMIT’s sixth annual Social Work Outrage! discussion goes green
One of Australia’s leading social workers has emphasised the intersection of social work and environmentalism for this year’s World Social Work day.
RMIT fashion designers enchant the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show
This year’s RMIT Floral Fashion pieces challenged the crossover between art and fashion at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
Illuminating intersection of nanotechnology and art
What happens when you bring together science, art and a medieval wonder? For Dr Irene Barberis, it’s the culmination of almost 20 years of imagining.
RMIT welcomes Jenni Tosi as Adjunct Professor
Jenni Tosi, Chief Executive Officer for Film Victoria, has been appointed for three years as Adjunct Professor in Film and Television at RMIT.
Food printing: coming soon to a kitchen near you
Digital food is quickly becoming a reality and nobody knows this better than RMIT alumnus and Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr Rohit Ashok Khot.
Lentara intern graduates return to RMIT studio
RMIT’s Codesign studio with Lentara UnitingCare responds to social issues they face and has also led to the ongoing employment of two graduates and one third-year student.
Alumnus an ‘exciting new voice’ in Australian animation
Dropping out of a physics degree to study animation at RMIT has proven to be a smart move for Aggelos Papantoniou, recently dubbed one of the field’s most exciting new voices.
Standing room only for Japan’s Vice Admiral Yoji Koda
RMIT and Curtin University recently welcomed and Japan’s Vice Admiral Yoji Koda to discuss maritime security challenges in the Asia-Pacific.
PR and journalism capabilities challenged in ‘post-truth’ world
In the ‘fake news’, ‘alternative facts’, post-truth world, journalism and professional communications face similar issues around reputation.
Meet Stephen Banham: Typographic Archaeologist
The founder of internationally-renowned typographic studio Letterbox, Stephen Banham recently designed the titles for the highly successful feature film Lion.
Graduate appointed Artistic Director of writing festival
The Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) has announced the appointment of Izzy Roberts-Orr as Artistic Director and Co-CEO.
7 reasons why a career in art, design and architecture is for you
With the digital boom, the global push towards innovation, and a growing cultural economy, creativity is capital and design is at the forefront.
Valuing design – NGV partners with RMIT
A new partnership between the National Gallery of Victoria and RMIT will combine academic research and student work with curatorial excellence to strengthen Victoria’s design industry.
Student electric racing team in the driving seat
Not everyone gets to build their own racing car and then drive it in international competition, but that’s what Rhys Clarke plans to do this year.
100% Fresh! RMIT art and design graduates scoop awards
RMIT art and design graduates have dominated the annual Fresh! Graduate Showcase awards presented by Craft Victoria.
Writing residency crosses borders and genres
An immersive writing residency in the Philippines left students and staff better informed and less blinkered by cultural backgrounds.
Journalism alumni lead Quill Awards nominations
RMIT graduates have been nominated an exceptional 15 times for the Melbourne Press Club's prestigious Quill Awards.
‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ key to get kids ahead in education and start-ups
Adult children inheriting or being gifted wealth from their parents are more likely to have completed university degrees, be self-employed and have higher bank account balances, a new study finds.
RMIT students design ACMI’s first ever line of merchandise
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has launched a fresh line of merchandise locally designed and produced in collaboration with RMIT textile design students.
Behind the Lens: 130 years of photography at RMIT
For 130 years, RMIT has been training people to see the world by training them in photography.
RMIT strengthens global standing
RMIT has improved its position in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, with nine subject areas ranked in the top 100 – two more than last year.
Exhibition puts Fashion Design Council’s legacy into focus
High Risk Dressing / Critical Fashion, now on at RMIT’s Design Hub, examines the continued influence of the legendary Fashion Design Council (FDC) on today’s fashion practice.
Fashion graduates in prestigious VAMFF runway
Four innovative RMIT fashion design graduates will have their work featured in the prestigious National Graduate Showcase, a highlight of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF).
Meet the Indigenous Studies team
Meet RMIT’s Indigenous Studies team and learn how you can enhance your degree with Indigenous Specialisation electives.
Make history at Melbourne's first music memorabilia event
Lovers of Melbourne’s music scene have the chance to become part of history at a special research event that aims to capture five decades of memories and memorabilia.
RMIT fashion takes a star turn at VAMFF
From a look back at Australian avant-garde to an exploration of fashion and geology, work by the RMIT community stars at this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
Naturally-sourced food container wins Green Innovators Competition
A range of eco-friendly compostable food containers has won RMIT graduate Ruby Chan the top innovation prize at the National Sustainable Living Festival.
New approach to address increasing rates of homelessness
A new partnership between Victoria’s leading housing organisation Unison and RMIT will combine academic research and street smarts to improve the lives of 650,000 Australians facing housing issues.
RMIT and ABC News relaunch Fact Check
RMIT University and ABC News have partnered to relaunch award-winning news service Fact Check, to be based in Melbourne at the University’s new state-of-the-art Media Precinct.
Students accelerate their learning with 'Newton’s Law'
Three lucky RMIT students had a chance to work behind the scenes through placements in the new ABC drama Newton’s Law.
RMIT lights up White Night Melbourne
White Night is one of the major events on Australia’s cultural calendar, and RMIT will once again open its doors and showcase stunning light projections from dusk to dawn.
Indonesia teaching partnership builds collaborative ties
RMIT education academics are working with two Indonesian universities to improve the outcomes of student teachers’ school placements.
New technologies in landscape architecture: Q & A with Niki Schwabe
Digital technology has been slowly revolutionising landscape architecture for years. RMIT graduate Niki Schwabe is unlocking new areas of his practice with software.
Meet Toni Roberts: interpretation design expert
After working in a company that developed public art and exhibitions, Dr Roberts found that interpretive work naturally drew on her background as an educator and designer/artist.
Melbourne living tips shared by students
A guidebook written by local RMIT students is helping new international students in their transition to campus life.
RMIT Vietnam awarded European Union research funds
RMIT Vietnam has been named a partner in a €13.4 million research project as part of the EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) research and innovation funding scheme.
Creative exchange in Indonesia gives students industry expertise
Seven undergraduate students from RMIT are off to Indonesia for internships with creative arts and design companies.
Cuban-Australian collaborative art project challenges family and community violence
Three leading performing artists from Cuba and six community leaders from Melbourne rode a train on the Upfield line discussing the impact and prevention of violence in their communities.
App provides food for thought
A new app will help dietitians provide more efficient and timely advice to patients at risk of chronic disease.
RMIT design students collaborate on tsunami recovery
RMIT landscape architecture students collaborated with local NGOs and community to create a memorial landscape park to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Kesennuma, Japan.
Public WiFi users choose convenience over cybersecurity
Around two million Australians are risking data breaches each day doing their banking and conducting other financial transactions on unsecured public Wi-Fi networks, a study has found.
National campaign developed by students for cystic fibrosis
RMIT public relations students have been working with Cystic Fibrosis Victoria to help raise awareness about carrier screening.
Emerging fashion retail talent showcased at RMIT
In a new era of fashion enterprise, RMIT University has launched The Retail Initiative, showcasing the best emerging talent in fashion retail.
Inspired by landscape architecture: Q&A with John Williams
John Williams uses landscape architecture to reclaim and invigorate former industrial sites.
Practice-based research in focus at European exhibition
A recent exhibition at the University of Westminster in London has showcased the research processes of architects, landscape architects, designers and artists completing practice-based PhDs.
Indigenous students celebrate next step in their working lives
RMIT University’s Indigenous students have held a special Graduation celebration.
RMIT honoured at Premier’s Design Awards
RMIT’s new Indigenous garden and the students behind a groundbreaking Hyperloop pod protototype have won major prizes at the Premier’s Design Awards.
How innovative design thinking opens up new opportunities: Q&A with DingDing Tian
Designer DingDing Tian explains how to push your design practice into new areas by broadening your horizons and embracing new ideas.
Graduation celebrations take over the streets
RMIT’s graduation celebrations have taken over the centre of Melbourne, with a parade along Swanston Street and ceremony at Docklands stadium.
Journalist of the Year honours for RMIT graduate
ABC cross-media reporter James Oaten has been named Journalist of the Year at the NT Media Awards, recognising his exceptional skill and dedication to quality journalism in the Northern Territory.
The role of built environment professionals before and after disaster: report
RMIT has tackled issues impacting the built environment profession at a symposium on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, conflict risk management, recovery and reconstruction.
Life on student exchange in Spain: Q&A with Laura Coburn
Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) student Laura Coburn describes what life is like on exchange in Madrid, Spain.
Students nominated for Premier’s Design Awards
Four of the five finalists in the new Student Design category at the Premier’s Design Awards are from RMIT.
Newsline adapts to new broadcast environment
RMIT moves to new ways of broadcasting television news programs by using live streaming technologies.
Second city success overseas inspires future vision for Geelong
A new report investigating the success of second cities abroad outlines a future economic vision for Geelong and second cities across Australia.
Glimpse the future of advanced Australian fashion
Six unique and diverse designers from RMIT’s Master of Fashion (Design) launched their original collections at Melbourne’s iconic MPavilion.
Students raise awareness of heart disease in women
RMIT students have been working with non-profit organisation Her Heart to educate Australian women how they can reduce their risk of heart disease.
Zoo poo project gives students hands-on experience
How do you make learning about animal waste recycling fun? Give kids the chance to play with virtual poo and turn it into compost, of course.
Opening doors in the screen industries: Q&A with Gavin Ingham and Maria Vermeed
Media makers Maria Vermeed and Gavin Ingham discuss RMIT’s professional screenwriting program and share their tips for breaking into the screen industry.
RMIT graduates breaking the glass ceiling
An all-female crew have come together to produce a television commercial promoting a business that sends a share of profits to charities supporting women in third world countries.
RMIT students off to China to collaborate with local writers
A Federal Government grant will give students the opportunity to share skills and cultural perspectives during an intensive international study tour.
Top 4 reasons to work in Education Support
High quality, inclusive education requires high quality support in the classroom.
Finding your place in fashion: Q&A with Ruvini Jayasekara
Designer Ruvini Jayasekara discusses how RMIT’s international reputation and connections with industry prepare students for a global career in fashion.
Design students among winners of Jeanswest T-shirt design competition
Four RMIT textiles and graphic design students are among the winners of a competition from one of Australia’s premier retail brands.
The mindset an entrepreneur needs to succeed: Q&A with John Pace
RMIT postgraduate student John Pace shares his insights into the entrepreneurial spirit and what it takes to succeed as a fashion innovator.
VicHyper unleashes Australia's first Hyperloop prototype
An inter-disciplinary team of RMIT students is revolutionising the future of transportation as the only finalists from the Southern Hemisphere in Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.
How to become a qualified psychologist
So, you have your sights set on a career in psychology, but you’re unsure of how to get there and what you need to do in order to be fully qualified.
Student designs on the right track for future rail crossing removals
A collaborative research project between RMIT University and the University of Melbourne explores new ways to improve the integration of public transport and urban design in Melbourne.
Research explores new ways to live with motorway noise
Experimental research is investigating innovative approaches to managing noise along motorway sound walls, in a partnership between RMIT and UTS.
HBO hit show films at RMIT
Students had the chance to join 120 crew and cast on set, when Hollywood came to RMIT to film "The Leftovers".
When science and art collide
Science and art collide at RMIT Gallery with a new interactive bio-art exhibition that explores the metaphor of disease through playful and contemplative artworks.
RMIT welcomes Dr Alasdair Foster as Adjunct Professor
With 20 years’ experience heading national arts institutions in Europe and Australia, Dr Foster will bring extensive industry knowledge to RMIT’s photography programs.
Students link a health service with its local community
RMIT public relations students have worked with Link Health and Community to forge stronger relationships with local residents.
RMIT students represent Australia at UN urban development conference
Two RMIT students have travelled to Ecuador as Australian delegates to the United Nations Housing and Sustainable Urban Development Conference, after receiving prestigious Global Voices scholarships.
Mobile app to promote Indigenous protected area
Postgraduate students are co-creating a mobile app to help preserve Gunditjmara land in western Victoria.
High school students’ innovative urban solutions rewarded at RMIT
RMIT’s Urban Futures competition has showcased Victorian high school students’ best and brightest ideas to improve the liveability and sustainability of cities.
Students spread message of diversity across the airwaves
With many young people choosing to stream rather than tune into radio, RMIT public relations students have helped Australia’s only LGBTIQ radio station spread a message of diversity and inclusion.
Academics win New York festival radio awards
A radiophonic meditation on gender identity and storytelling set in Bangkok has won multiple awards.
Developing a successful fashion practice: Q&A with Alexandra Deam
Alexandra Deam, founder of independent label DIS/OWNED, explains how RMIT’s Master of Fashion (Design) is helping her build a successful, ethical practice.
New study provides carbon footprint league table for food
Researchers have compiled the first comprehensive carbon footprint league table for fresh food so chefs, caterers and everyday foodies can cook meals without cooking the planet.
Award-winning book designer featured in international journal
After receiving multiple accolades for the extraordinary design of a 1616 page architectural monograph, an RMIT designer’s practice has been profiled in the prestigious Eye magazine.
Building a global career with landscape architecture: Q&A with Stuart Beekmeyer
Stuart Beekmeyer is a designer who splits his time between Melbourne and Manhattan, using landscape architecture principles to activate urban spaces and bring modernity to remote locations.
RMIT graduate nominated for world's largest children's literature award
The Swedish Arts Council has revealed the names of 226 candidates from across 60 countries who are nominated for a generous literary prize.
RMIT awarded $9.3m in ARC grants
RMIT University researchers have been awarded grants totalling more than $9.27 million from the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.
Global graduation celebrations
The first students have graduated with RMIT-Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) bachelor degrees in Indonesia.
Anthology builds literary bridge between Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region
A new collection of fiction, nonfiction, essays and poetry is fostering cultural exchange.
Bestselling writers enriched by architectural treasure
Award-winning local and international writers find artistic inspiration during McCraith House Writer’s Residencies.
A car wash... in an art gallery? Brilliant!
The hottest destination this summer is the RMIT and M@ Studio Architects-designed neon pink car wash that has transformed the National Gallery of Victoria’s garden into a magical interactive space.
Design students are finalists in national awards
Ten RMIT students have been shortlisted for prestigious Australian Graphic Design Association awards, selected from a competitive field across the country.
How to carve your own path in fashion: Q&A with Sonia Bhullar and Aleasha McCallion
Graduates Sonia Bhullar and Aleasha McCallion discuss RMIT's Master of Fashion (Entrepreneurship), a two-year masters by coursework that combines fashion practice with the principles of business.
Victoria invests in social service change
The Victorian Government is investing in the future of social services, with new funding to support a leading research and teaching institute at RMIT University.
Book explores television and social transformation in Asia
Indian Yoga gurus, tele-astrologists, Chinese dating and Taiwanese feng shui home-makeovers featured in a new book.
RMIT shapes UN's New Urban Agenda with MOOC
RMIT has launched a first-of-its-kind Ethical Cities massive open online course (MOOC) at the UN global cities summit, to educate people around the world in ethical concepts and practice for cities.
Top 3 reasons to study the Graduate Diploma in Careers Education and Development
Stay ahead of the pack in the rapidly changing world of employment and careers with a graduate qualification.
Media successes celebrated
Online gaming research and commentary on terrorism and US politics have proven to be winners at RMIT’s annual Media Star of the Year awards.
Life-changing placements in the Territory
Social work students are working with remote Aboriginal communities as part of an innovative placement program with Northern Territory service providers.
Meet Glen Donnar: gender and popular culture expert
Dr Glen Donnar’s recent research focuses on overeating celebrities— through the South Korean new media phenomenon of "mukbang" and American "dude food TV".
How Project Management can future-proof your career
In the 1980s, when a computer was the size of an office and lattes had not been invented, there were few opportunities for formal project management education.
What I learnt about education on a teaching placement in the Kimberley
Bonnie Anderson’s placement at a school in the Kimberley region was a valuable learning experience for everyone involved.
What I learnt working on construction in India
Cassanda was one of 10 RMIT student volunteers who travelled to India to build a female dormitory at a rural Bangalore school.
RMIT/ Bakehouse Studios partnership wins national ACEN Award
A project that gives students the chance to collaborate with each other and work with industry mentors has won a national award.
Knickers in a knot over fashion and fair trade
RMIT Fashion students have collaborated with Australian brand Etiko to create stylish eco-friendly designs for a new range of fair trade underwear.
Top 5 reasons to do your VCE at RMIT
Studying your VCE is an exciting and important time in your life, no matter your age. At RMIT, you can complete your VCE in an environment set up to help you thrive.
Chasing the sun for children’s charities
Bachelor of Education student Marc Simpkins will embark on a cross-continent run of almost 4000km in November to raise money for children’s charities.
Poets to take part in collaborative poetry writing exchange
An increased cultural understanding of Australia and Korea is anticipated through the medium of poetry, an art form that sweeps away cultural and linguistic barriers.
Journalism student wins internship at radio station RSN
An up-and-coming young sports reporter Thomas Price has been awarded the second annual Steve Cairns Internship at the Racing and Sports Network.
Q & A with Eleanor Boydell
Arts Management student Eleanor Boydell shares how her internship gave her hands on experience in the differences between the theory and reality of curating an exhibition.
New approach to address increasing rates of homelessness
A new partnership between Yarra Community Housing and RMIT will combine academic research and street smarts to improve the lives of the more than 650,000 Australians facing housing issues.
Journalism students to work in Japan
The Australian Japan Foundation has awarded two travel scholarships to Journalism students to intern at The Japan Times in 2017.
Communication internships strengthen ties between RMIT and Pacific neighbours
A partnership with the University of the South Pacific is giving postgraduate students valuable work experience while strengthening ties within the Pacific region.
Games students excel in international challenge
RMIT student teams win prizes in the 2016 International Game Concept Challenge (IGCC).
Students set to succeed with RMIT’s Entrepreneur in residence
A new work integrated learning initiative will see students placed in start-ups and participating in a workshop on creative thinking for the media industries.
RMIT launches brand-new destination for start-ups
RMIT Activator is an initiative that helps current students, staff and researchers grow successful start-up ventures.
How design innovation drives global advances: Q&A with Ruby Chan
Australian designer and innovator Ruby Chan reveals how critical thinking, a designer’s mind and some fresh perspective can lead to innovative ideas with broad applications.
Academics lauded in national teaching awards
Three RMIT academics have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to student learning in Australian Government awards.
RMIT textile designer named Australian Graduate of the Year
Michelle de Castro has been named Australian Graduate of the Year by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) for her innovative and experimental work in textile design.
Crisis proofing to keep companies in the black
How can companies avoid lurching from one public relations disaster to the next?
Liveable Melbourne: Is it really?
Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city again, but is it really? Environment and planning professor Michael Buxton explains why Melbourne is at risk of losing its liveable status.
What your first year as a teacher is really like (and how RMIT prepares you)
It’s been branded all across the news: ‘teacher education degrees are inadequate’. But at RMIT, we're different.
Four ways international development has made the world a better place
Most people would agree the world is facing big challenges and problems related to climate change, refugees, global poverty, international security and terrorism.
Rio triple treat
RMIT students and alumni have taken out medals of every colour at the Rio Paralympic Games.
Record breaking funding for Australian women in film
RMIT staff and graduates are amongst the recipients of Screen Australia’s historic Gender Matters funding.
Alliance formed to address gendered violence and abuse
A new alliance has been formed to apply research to policy, prevention and practice in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault.
RMIT students use semester break to create web series
Instead of relaxing and binge watching TV, three Creative writing students converted their mid-semester holiday period into a productive and successful shooting block for their show.
Collaborative news room project publishes dynamic daily paper
During the 2016 Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne, a cross-disciplinary team of RMIT writers, editors and designers collaborated to produce nine issues of a dynamic daily newspaper.
Health service workers upskill to meet growing demand
A group of 31 Northern Territory local health service workers graduated this week from an RMIT program aimed at helping them meet increasing demand for alcohol and other drugs treatment.
Tell me about ... the Master of Justice and Criminology
Program Manager Russell Solomon discusses how RMIT is providing students with the vital skills they need as professionals to improve the justice system, locally and nationally.
Fashion bliss for Forever New Scholarship recipient
Fashion Design Honours student Victoria Bliss will launch her fashion career in style after being awarded the Forever New Scholarship.
A full cup of fair
Master of International Development student Melanie Lazelle explores what fair trade really means and whom it benefits.
New book maps Melbourne’s past, present and future
A new book by RMIT urban planning experts delves into our city’s past to present a citizen’s handbook that unlocks the potential for shaping Melbourne’s future.
Top 5 tips for getting your first film made
How do you break into the film industry? It might seem difficult, but Girish Makwana is living proof that it’s not impossible – though it requires persistence and a willingness to collaborate.
The Design Turn: Searching for public value in policy
Dr Sharon Andrews discusses how policymakers are looking to design to innovate policy development and adequately address social issues.
How to get started in the publishing industry
RMIT lecturer and publisher Tracy O’Shaughnessy opens the door to the publishing house, offering insider knowledge on how to launch your career in the publishing industry.
Property student awarded priceless industry experience
RMIT property and valuation student Melissa Gardner spent a year receiving hands-on work experience as part of an industry supported scholarship worth $10,000.
Indigenous academics celebrate Pacific first
RMIT has co-hosted the first annual conference of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association ever held in the Pacific.
Journalism student of the year knows how to stand out in a competitive field
The 2016 winner of the Walkley student of the year award says he chose Journalism because he gets to write stories that make a real difference to society.
Images of rebellion
RMIT Gallery’s exhibition Radical Actions showcases work by contemporary Irish artists to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
RMIT students aim for gold
Two RMIT students will be going all out for medal glory in the pool at the Rio Paralympics.
RMIT rises in global rankings
The quality of RMIT’s research and education has been recognised, with the University rising in two major global ranking systems.
RMIT welcomes writer, editor and publisher Sophie Cunningham as Adjunct Professor
With an unusually broad range of expertise as a writer of journalism, fiction, nonfiction and film scripts, Sophie Cunningham will bring industry knowledge to RMIT writing programs and research.
RMIT students to travel to India for literary study tour
Eighteen RMIT students have been selected to travel to India for the Cross Cultural Perspectives in Literary Event Management study tour, including placement at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
NGV collection inspires alumnus
It’s a rainy Friday morning in Melbourne and the National Gallery of Victoria on St Kilda Road is buzzing with groups of school students and others taking in a bit of culture.
RMIT hosts global textile material experts
The current state of play and potential future advances in the field of textile materials were discussed and debated at the TBIS-APCC conference at RMIT’s Brunswick campus in July.
International spotlight on Vietnam’s fashion industry
Vietnam’s fashion industry was in the spotlight at a major industry event that attracted local and international fashion experts to RMIT Vietnam.
Fresh RMIT fashion faces to hit the MSFW runway
As the city emerges from a winter slumber, Melbourne’s fashion scene is set to heat up when RMIT’s bright young fashion designers present their graduate collections at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.
Tell me about studying project management at RMIT
Project managers are the powerhouses that drive a project from its conception through to its completion. They aren’t limited to the construction industry either – they are required across all fields.
RMIT and Indonesian universities work together on teacher training
RMIT education academics will be working with two Indonesian universities to improve the outcomes of student teachers’ school placements.
What you need to know about studying property at RMIT
Did you know that RMIT’s property programs are not about buying or selling real estate? If you thought otherwise, it’s time to think again.
Interpreting students awarded scholarships
An impressive 98 RMIT interpreting students have been honoured with scholarships to help meet the demand for trained interpreters in Victoria.
RMIT graduate's debut feature film to world premiere in Melbourne
A cross-cultural love story inspired by true events and directed by an alumnus of RMIT's Master of Creative Media will have its world premiere in Melbourne this week.
Where to find A Girl’s Place in Melbourne – the art of perception
RMIT creative work challenges perspectives where women continue to restrict their own movement through public space due to perceptions of safety.
RMIT-led architecture practice wins 2016 NGV Architecture Commission
M@ STUDIO Architects, an architectural practice led by RMIT staff, will reinvent one of Melbourne’s great civic spaces with a dramatic and thought-provoking structure.
Meet Amanda Berry: Inspiring young scientists through science teaching
Professor Amanda Berry reflects on how her passion for science evolved into a rewarding career in science teaching.
How environmental management is paving the way for a sustainable future
Sustainable Futures: Exploring the ways environmental management professionals develop and implement environmental strategy and action plans to secure the environment for the future.
Replaying the 1960s and 1970s through game design
An RMIT researcher has taken images of Barcelona in the 1960s and 1970s and transformed them into interactive viewing experiences at a recent global conference on technology and creativity.
Online gaming can boost school scores
Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT.
Design for the luxury sector studio
RMIT students presented their design concepts to staff at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne to gain real life experience in design.
How sustainable buildings are shaping cities for the future
RMIT Master of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building expert Associate Professor Usha Iyer-Raniga takes us through how the built environment is helping to secure a sustainable future.
How presidential doctrines have been used to shape US foreign policy
A new book by RMIT researchers examines how policy makers adapted key presidential doctrines from Washington to Obama to new eras and circumstances in pursuing the national interest.
Meet Elizabeth Kath: Latin America expert
All eyes will be on Rio when Brazil hosts the Olympics this month but RMIT’s Dr Elizabeth Kath is ahead of the game, with a new book exploring Australia’s relationship with Latin America.
Time to Cosplay: Japanese cosplay expert shares skills at RMIT
RMIT School of Fashion and Textiles will host renowned Japanese designer Goldy Takahiro Sakai when he brings a taste of Japanese pop culture to Melbourne with a lecture and workshop on making cosplay.
Experienced practitioners set to deepen engagement with industry
Five industry fellows have been appointed to the School of Media and Communication from a range of disciplinary and professional domains.
New book explores rise of green spirited citizenship
A new book edited and authored by RMIT urban experts examines the rise of the “sustainability citizens” movement and how it’s inspiring a new perception of citizenship for the better.
RMIT researchers to work on rail and cities project
RMIT has hosted the launch of a plan for eight new “smart” cities between Melbourne and Sydney, to be linked by high-speed rail.
Research puts the play into self-driving cars – and the future commute
Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction but how will future commuters cope when they’re stuck in traffic without even driving to distract them?
Mongolian Lens 1 exhibition raises awareness of social issues
Mongolia’s rapid social change is being captured through the lenses of its first generation of indigenous documentary photographers.
RMIT and UCSI University to collaborate
RMIT has signed a memorandum of understanding with UCSI – one of Malaysia’s leading higher education institutions.
Aviation website lands win for RMIT's Neeshma Sadanandhan
An RMIT interactive media student’s website design layout is set to go live online, after winning a state-wide competition.
Summit looks at future health of our screen industries
The education of the next generation of screen industry professionals is one of the topics for the discussion at the Screen Futures Summit and Youth Festival, co-hosted by RMIT.
RMIT and Creative Victoria combine to showcase design talent
RMIT and Creative Victoria are working together to showcase some of the state’s best design talent through a new video series.
Major work on Metro Tunnel to begin next year
John Holland has been awarded the first major Metro Tunnel contract.
RMIT researcher wins National Indigenous Arts Award
RMIT PhD candidate Vicki Couzens has been awarded an Australia Council Fellowship at the 9th National Indigenous Arts awards presentation during Reconciliation Week 2016.
Students help bring diverse culture together
Most people probably think not much happens at a cemetery. But RMIT students discovered how much goes on behind the scenes at some of Melbourne’s quietest places.
State-of-the-art, smart student housing officially opened at Bundoora
More student life has come to RMIT’s Bundoora campus with the official opening of Walert House student accommodation.
RMIT to host social service institute
RMIT is hosting a new research and teaching institute that puts Victoria in the box seat ahead of significant change in the delivery of social service.
Students help in the fight against discrimination
RMIT students have worked with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission to produce a series of videos on current events.
Partnership improves Indigenous health services
RMIT has collaborated with the Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service in Katherine, Northern Territory to develop a case management framework to improve their services and treatment of patients.
Global retailer H&M sources local RMIT fashion talent
An RMIT fashion alumnus has been selected to participate in H&M’s prestigious 2016 International Talent Program, known for launching global careers.
How a study tour to Myanmar changed my perspective
A study tour to Myanmar transformed Zachary Grimes' thinking about his studies in urban planning and environment – and his perspective on the world.
Stunning student game designs funded by Film Victoria
RMIT graduates have gained production investment funding from Film Victoria for their third year capstone games projects.
Rockefeller Foundation elevates Melbourne’s commitment to resilience
Melbourne’s new resilience project is helping local government frame conversations about resilience beyond emergency management to social and urban vulnerability, according to an RMIT study.
RMIT research influences global nuclear arsenal policies
RMIT examines the tensions between the US nuclear force modernisation and the global non-proliferation regime, and options for keeping disarmament momentum ‘alive’ under challenging conditions.
Media, art and climate change debates collide
A new book by four RMIT academics looks at how artists can provide alternative ways for thinking through the relationship between media and climate change debates in the Asia-Pacific region.
Grant awarded to assist premier research duo
Two of the world’s leading child support researchers have been awarded a grant to assist their international collaboration.
Writing graduates dominate Miles Franklin shortlist
Three RMIT writing and editing graduates have been shortlisted for Australia's most prestigious literary award, the Miles Franklin.
Four ways to stand out in a creative industry
How can you prepare for your dream job while juggling final-year studies? Graduate Paige De Vanny shares her experiences.
Internships create greater ties between Australia and Korea
Four RMIT journalism students have received travel scholarships to take part in internships in Korea in 2016, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Australia Korea Foundation (AKF).
Advertising students short-listed for Cannes
Three of the four teams of students short-listed for coveted Cannes Future Lions awards are from RMIT’s Advertising program.
Animated heavy metal translates into success
Third year animation students get industry experience with a German music label in the Nuclear Blast 2D animation studio.
Designing for cultural awareness and connectedness
A vertically-integrated studio in communication design is partnering with Wiradjuri Nation citizens to enable non-indigenous students to develop Indigenous cultural awareness and literacies.
Myanmar study tour gives students a local perspective
A multidisciplinary team of 20 RMIT students travelled to Myanmar recently to undertake research in rural and remote communities, as part of a global intensive program.
Playgroups offer vital support for mothers and benefits for community
Community playgroups have significant social and economic benefits not just for children but also for their parents, particularly mothers, according to new research.
Opportunities through partnership
Melbourne Metro Rail Authority is set to deliver twin 9km rail tunnels and five underground stations to Melbourne’s rail network, freeing up space in the City Loop, for the benefit of other lines.
Researchers on journey to new discoveries with $2.3m ARC grants
Researchers from RMIT received funding to deliver innovative, impact-associated research from the latest round of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme.
Media students partner with Foxtel for live broadcast
A group of RMIT students and recent graduates worked hard to record the Foxtel broadcast of the 2016 Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Awards at the Sofitel on May 6.
Hope in the aftermath of dedication: Earth-Q Film Premiere
Earth-Q explores the aftermath of the devastating 2015 earthquake and the heart-wrenching efforts of Nepalese teachers and parents to help get children out of tents and tin shelters into classrooms.
Design and media students making a difference with Lentara
RMIT’s School of Media and Communication has formed a partnership with Lentara UnitingCare, which will see students solve real-life challenges faced by the not-for-profit.
Designs nominated for Australasian Graduate of the Year Award
RMIT students and graduates have had designs placed first and second in their respective categories and they will now compete nationally for the Australasian Graduate of the Year title.
RMIT printmakers leap ahead of the field
A new exhibition at RMIT Gallery focuses the spotlight on the outstanding traditions of RMIT printmakers and reveals new work that challenges, surprises and delights.
Victorian Minister opens RMIT Skills and Jobs Centre
RMIT is bringing together career and course advice with job-ready activities to offer a complete service, delivered where vocational students learn.
Student grapples with world championships challenge
In just 18 months, RMIT student Semakadde Kakembo has gone from raw beginner to world champion contender in the sport of Brazilian jiu jitsu.
Building in connectivity integral to health of people on urban fringe
Connectivity to public transport with job prospects close by is integral to improving the health and wellbeing of residents in developing fringe growth areas, according to new research.
Students interpret Bollywood through a lens
Media and photography students have travelled to India on a two-week study tour to explore Bollywood culture and gain an understanding of the world’s largest producer of film.
Public art program provides a city canvas
RMIT artists will make their mark on Melbourne’s CBD with the unique opportunity to showcase their artwork on prominent public canvases across the City campus.
Leading urban resilience and climate adaptation in the Pacific region
RMIT is collaborating with local communities and partners to develop and launch urban resilience and climate adaptation plans throughout the Pacific region.
Sun not shining on solar technology in real estate sales pitches
Real estate agents appear to be overlooking the benefits of solar as a selling point when homes hit the market, surprising research from RMIT University reveals.
Adjunct Professor recognised at Industry Awards
Filmmaker John Hughes has been recognised with a Lifetime Membership at the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) awards.
Fashion students work with Melbourne designer in new summer intensive
RMIT students have worked with couturière Kara Baker in a summer intensive course focused on luxury fashion business management.
RMIT’s Alessi Mutants hits WantedDesign in New York
An exhibition of designs developed for Alessi by RMIT students will offer a glimpse into the vibrant future of making and production at one of the world’s leading design events, WantedDesign.
Leaving comfort zone leads to learning
For RMIT Journalism graduates, the learning never stops as they produce a new live current affairs program about LGBT+ communities in Australia.
Exquisite book designs make awards shortlist
Urban spaces and a cartoon history of war are topics explored in books designed by RMIT staff, recently shortlisted for the 64th Australian Book Designers Association awards.
Five reasons you should think about a career in teaching
From helping a student get to that "light bulb" moment to helping shape the lives of the next generation - teaching is a challenging but incredibly rewarding profession.
Award winner shares tips for aspiring filmmakers
Media graduate Corrie Chen, nominated in the best short film category at the 2016 Australian Directors Guild awards, shares her tips for aspiring filmmakers.
Social media around the world: Five things you might not know
Most people rely on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to bring them closer together. But how are they used across the planet? Is a "footie" taken in Chile any different than a "selfie" from Australia?
How to boost your career in the animation industry
What does it take to succeed in the world of animation? Award-winning director and RMIT animation alumnus Mikey Hill shares his tips.
Immersive gaming in the DomeLab
Immerse yourself in mind-blowing gaming experiences when DomeLab - Australia’s first ultra-high resolution experimental full display dome – opens at RMIT in a major new exhibition.
Looking upwards for transport solutions
Level crossing removals should be part of a total picture for an effective transport system and “skytrains” are the best way to do this, according to RMIT and Melbourne University researchers.
Meet Colette Einfeld: Doctoral candidate exploring 'nudge policy'
Colette Einfeld’s PhD aims to capture the development, implementation and evaluation of a ‘nudge’ policy, with a focus on understanding the processes and best practice of nudge policy development.
Tell me about the Master of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building
Energy efficient and sustainable buildings will be the very cornerstones of future cities and demand for skilled professionals in the field is higher than ever.
Student wins memorial prize and internship
A final year Journalism student has won the inaugural Steve Cairns Memorial Award, made possible by Radio Station RSN 927.
Design-led publishing futures explored at art book fair
RMIT researchers, lecturers and students are set to impress at the second Melbourne Art Book Fair presented at the National Gallery of Victoria.
RMIT alumnus is Student Journalist of the Year
RMIT alumnus Bridget Davies has been named Student Journalist of the Year at the 2016 Melbourne Press Club Quill Awards.
Artists go underground with an international ‘Dirty Dozen’
City commuters will discover the work of RMIT fine art students and graduates as they wander through the historic underground depths of Campbell Arcade this autumn.
Chinese buyers combine tourism with property investment: RMIT study
RMIT researchers have identified a new category of Chinese property buyers, dubbed “residential tourists”, who turn regular tourist visits to Melbourne into home ownership.
Rebuilding sustainable communities after disasters: how can you help?
Every year millions of people worldwide are affected by disasters and more than ever, skilled design professionals are needed to help rebuild in the wake of tragedy.
Writers from Asia Pacific join residencies in China and Melbourne
Five writers from the Asia Pacific will take part in collaborative residencies in China and Melbourne, as part of RMIT’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE).
RMIT set to co-host NonfictioNOW in Iceland
More than 500 writers from around the globe are expected to gather in the thriving literary hub of Reykjavik, Iceland, to explore the facets of nonfiction writing.
Graduates honoured at RMIT’s 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards
Indigenous education leader Professor Jeannie Herbert AM and post-conflict community development expert Thao Nguyen Griffiths are RMIT’s Outstanding Alumni for 2016.
Intern in Tokyo caught up in breaking news
Writing about David Bowie was the last thing Monica Ireland thought she’d be doing when she applied to do an internship at The Japan Times.
Intern in Tokyo caught up in breaking news
Writing about David Bowie was the last thing Monica Ireland thought she’d be doing when she applied to do an internship at <i>The Japan Times</i>.
RMIT launches global studies magazine
RMIT has just published the first edition of Here Be Dragons (HBD), a collaborative magazine featuring topical discussion about global issues and experiences.
Student designs on show at UNIQLO Emporium Melbourne
RMIT students have created unique headpieces for UNIQLO in a collaboration to help promote a new range of jeans at the global fashion brand's Emporium Melbourne store.
Fashion students best dressed at 2016 Australian Grand Prix
RMIT’s School of Fashion and Textiles has partnered with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to deliver a special initiative showcasing the diverse designs of fashion students on a global stage.
Students lost for words in new theatre season
Creative writing students are challenging conventional writing methods through the use of spoken word, poetry, sound and screen work and installations.
Diesel helps RMIT fashion students reinvent denim
RMIT fashion students are working with Diesel and its creative powerhouses in a denim-centric project that could win them the chance to intern in Italy.
Memorial prize gives journalism students hands-on experience
Radio station RSN 927 is partnering with RMIT to provide an annual paid internship for a third year journalism student.
RMIT mace designers learn from nature
Inspired by the way birds and fish move in large numbers, RMIT designers have brought old tradition and modern technology together in a new university mace.
Japan’s north coast faces a long road to recovery
RMIT researcher Dr Marieluise Jonas is leading a collaborative project in Japan’s tsunami-devastated north to explore new approaches and ideas for recovery and rebuilding.
Japan’s north coast faces a long road to recovery
RMIT researcher Dr Marieluise Jonas is leading a collaborative project in Japan’s tsunami-devastated north to explore new approaches and ideas for recovery and rebuilding.
How can we connect the human, digital and material through research?
A new book by an RMIT researcher examines the increased blurring between the human, digital and material worlds and the impact it can have on design and research.
Melbourne’s music laneways put Australian stars on the map
Melbourne’s unique music laneways appeal to local and international rock fans alike, a new study from RMIT University for Creative Victoria has found.
RMIT's EU Centre stands in solidarity with Brussels
Terrorism in any context, whether Western Europe or the Middle East, Asia or Africa, is very distressing, and a crime against humanity.
RMIT courses rank among the world’s best
RMIT’s art and design courses have risen four places in the global rankings and now stand as 16th in the world – and the best in Australia.
Internships ease students' transition into the industry
Seventy-five public relations students will undertake internships this year. As the 2016 program kicks-off, two 2015 interns share their experiences.
Seeking approval: a question of power, gender or culture?
Two new exhibitions at RMIT Gallery explore the ways women continue to feel culturally conditioned and socially obligated to seek male approval.
Welcome to Professor Amanda Berry
The School of Education is pleased to welcome Professor Amanda Berry, who brings a distinguished profile in research on science teacher expertise and teacher educator development.
Animation students bring stories to life with Pixar animators
Students and animation practitioners had a chance to learn from the best during an interactive masterclass with Pixar's Andrew Gordon and Chris Sasaki, hosted by VFX Jam and RMIT.
RMIT showcases jobs of the future
From electric racing cars to 3D printing and virtual reality, RMIT will be showcasing the skills that underpin the jobs of the future at the 2016 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix this week.
Students explore how architecture and sound impact design in Beijing
RMIT students and design studio leaders have taken part in an intensive digital fabrication studio in Beijing, investigating architecture and sound.
Novel inspired by heartbreak is great read
Olga Lorenzo wanted her second novel to be a story that was both harrowing and had moments of lightness and humour.
Fashion festival dressed in style by RMIT alumni
RMIT fashion and design graduates are leading the way at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, showcasing their work through a range of runways and exhibitions.
Modular food production concept wins 2016 Green Innovators award
RMIT student Simon Berman has won the $2000 first prize at the fifth Green Innovators Competition for the innovative thinking behind his "Trove" food production project.
Rethinking foreign aid
This workshop took an in-depth look at the recent changes to Australia's approach to foreign aid with the aim of developing a strategy for how the associated challenges might be addressed.
Inspiration for a new generation of designers
It started as a passion project over a year ago, but an inspirational design magazine produced by two RMIT alumni is now well on its way to becoming a full blown business.
Applications open for PhDs and Masters by Research
The Centre for Global Research is seeking high quality candidates who are committed to undertaking PhDs or Masters in areas of critical social and global concern.
Iconic Design Hub façade to go solar
RMIT will begin a new phase for the Design Hub with a project to incorporate the latest breakthroughs in solar technologies into its iconic façade.
RMIT fashion graduate wins major global prize
RMIT fashion graduate Vlad Kanevsky has won the prestigious Australian Fashion Foundation scholarship including $20,000 and a six month internship at a fashion house in the US or Europe.
Photography exhibition focuses on forgotten siblings
Drawing on her experience of living with a life-threatening disease, RMIT photography graduate Alexandrena Parker is shedding light on the challenges faced by the siblings of sick children.
Why you should get yourself an industry mentor
Guided by advice from one of the world’s top media minds, communications graduate Mim Kempson has a distinct edge as she starts on her career journey.
Mapping artworks that shape country
Interpretive Wonderings is an exhibition produced in collaboration with the Culpra Milli Aboriginal Corporation. It maps works shaped by the stories and history of the country of Culpra Station, NSW.
Journal article award for international excellence
Four RMIT academics have won an international award for their article on leadership practice for curriculum development in different disciplinary contexts.
Fashion student’s dress of success
A dress designed by student Tom Lake has been put into production and sold through Melbourne store, Alpha60.
Death and the rock star
“Rock and roll is getting old. This hasn’t been a secret; it’s been written on the faces of the biggest stars of the genre over the past few decades.
RMIT Gallery dazzles at White Night Melbourne
RMIT Gallery will open its doors for White Night Melbourne with an all-night session of German 1980s subculture, celebrating its summer exhibition and showcasing innovative research.
Design students focus on changing urban landscapes in Barcelona
A former industrial centre, Olympic athlete housing and a space for clean-tech business: some of the diverse urban landscapes recently investigated by RMIT design students in Barcelona.
Student-led campaign spreads message of JOY to wider community
RMIT public relations students have collaborated with radio station JOY 94.9 to raise the station’s profile within the local community.
RMIT smart vests have construction workers’ safety at heart
With heat stress a growing safety concern in the building industry, an RMIT researcher has designed an innovative smart vest that can monitor the health of construction workers in real time.
Fashion entrepreneurship students create innovative business solutions
Working closely with start-up businesses on a series of open-ended design challenges, RMIT fashion entrepreneurship students had the chance to take their creative ideas to commercial launch.
How Yvonne Luu expanded her horizons and shaped her learning
Yvonne Luu is committed to using her expertise for positive change. She has experience in government and not-for-profit settings and is a Communications Advisor at Diversity Council Australia.
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.
Meet Jordan Lacey: designer of new urban soundscapes
Urban sound designer Dr Jordan Lacey wants to work with city sounds to enhance our urban life. But how do you creatively reshape noise to build social connections and spark imaginations?
Students transform Alumni Courtyard
One of the most iconic spaces at RMIT’s City campus has just been given a facelift.
ARC success to examine flexible childcare arrangements
Dr Kay Cook from RMIT and Dr Michelle Brady have succeeded in obtaining Australian Research Council funding to examine childcare arrangements in Australian families.
European symposium explores design practice research
A recent showcase of practice-based research has brought together over 120 of Europe’s leading practitioners in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, design and creative art practices.
Design collaboration sparks bright business ideas
RMIT design and business students have come together to launch Bright Sparks, a co-design project that aims to raise awareness and augment funding for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Pedestrian safety promoted through animation
Victoria Police and RMIT animation students have collaborated on a campaign to promote pedestrian safety in Melbourne’s east, creating three short films targeted at the young and the elderly.
More than 40 winks: textiles research supports a full night’s sleep
Pyjamas and doonas could be precisely tailored to our sleeping patterns to help give us a better night’s sleep, thanks to the innovative work of textiles researchers at RMIT.
Students work with Good Shepherd to reward financial inclusion
How do you reward staff and volunteers who don’t want to be rewarded? RMIT public relations students have worked with non-profit Good Shepherd to answer the question.
Choosing appropriate designs and methods for impact evaluation
Researchers from RMIT’s Centre for Applied Social Research and ARTD Consulting have authored a report that will make evaluating the impact of investment in industry and innovation much clearer.
PhD partnership to explore community sector
Liz Hudson has been awarded the inaugural RMIT-VCOSS PhD scholarship, enabling her to examine the experiences of people with episodic disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
RMIT invests $100,000 in four student start-ups
Four student businesses will be given a financial leg-up through $25,000 interest-free loans, in the latest funding round from RMIT’s New Enterprise Investment Fund (NEIF).
Groundbreaking humanitarian design degree launches in Europe
A new RMIT postgraduate degree – the Master of Disaster, Design and Development (MoDDD) – has been officially launched in Europe.
Digital storyteller awarded knowledge fellowship
RMIT researcher Dr Betty Sargeant has been awarded the Melbourne Knowledge Fellowship for her innovative work in digital literacy, arts and technology.
Doing Christmas differently to support female education
RMIT public relations students have collaborated with a Melbourne based charity to help raise funds for the education of young girls in Africa.
Leading writers from around the world come together in Arizona
Writers, journalists, film-makers and other non-fiction practitioners from around the world met for three days of vibrant conversation and debate at the 2015 NonfictioNOW conference.
Students bring home solid experience from property experts
RMIT property and valuation students have networked with industry heavyweights and experts at a learning day, receiving key insights and hands-on experience in the real estate sector.
Micro fiction wins writing prize for RMIT grad
RMIT writing graduate Melissa Manning has won the inaugural Overland Story Wine prize with her short story, <i>Woodsmoke</i>.
Wrongful convictions under scrutiny in innocence initiative
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.
Checking out innovation at RMIT
Assistant Minister for Innovation, Wyatt Roy, has visited RMIT to share insights on innovation with Vice-Chancellor and President, Martin Bean CBE.
Wrongful convictions under scrutiny in innocence initiative
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.
Interactive rehab tool wins Victorian Premier’s Design Award
An interactive tabletop developed at RMIT as a rehabilitation tool for patients with brain injuries has been recognised with a Victorian Premier’s Design Award.
RMIT alumnus named Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year
RMIT alumnus Lisa Saad has been named Australia’s top commercial photographer at the Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards.
RMIT journalism wins big at Ossie awards
RMIT journalism was a big winner in the annual Ossie Awards, with five students honoured and <em>The City Journal</em> taking out the prize for best publication.
Support for homeless youth at heart of Christmas project
RMIT has worked with social enterprise STREAT to tell the stories of young homeless people, in a project enabling Christmas shoppers at Melbourne Central to truly support the spirit of giving.
Siracusa elected CHASS President
Professor Joe Siracusa has been elected president of Australia’s prestigious Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), for a three-year term.
Breaking into the music industry
RMIT music students partnered with Melbourne Music Week to present Breakout, a sustainable-minded music event celebrating locality.
Window displays revive local retail spaces
Fashion merchandising students worked with a local council and retailers to rejuvenate empty store windows in a shopping strip in Melbourne's north.
Students recognised in national design awards
Eloise McCullough and Grace Falvo were finalists in Australia's peak awards program for graphic designers; the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) Student Awards.
Communication training helps future Pacific climate leaders
Specialised training from RMIT is supporting the communications efforts of a South Pacific delegation attending the COP21 climate change negotiations in Paris.
Mobilities, Networks and Race bring international scholars to RMIT
Academics from across disciplines came together to discuss migration flows and cultures of mobility in the Asia-Pacific in two interrelated international events held at RMIT.
Research reveals true impact of recycling at home
RMIT research has found Victorians who recycle at home save a full 250kg worth of greenhouse gas emissions a year – the equivalent of turning off their electricity for a fortnight.
‘Hot lab’ conditions foster new cultural experience for communicators
RMIT students from Melbourne and Vietnam have gained international work integrated learning experience developing communication strategies for RMIT Vietnam in Hanoi.
Students create Krump Park
Students across a range of disciplines have designed and built a pop-up “Krump Park” as part of a competition run by the RMIT Student Landscape Architecture Body (SLAB).
RMIT climbs global rankings
RMIT has risen to 21st in the world among universities under 50 years old.
Human talent key to successful cities: Turnbull
For Australian cities to be competitive, productive and economically sustainable, they need to attract the best human talent, Lucy Turnbull has told a conference at RMIT.
Social enterprise empowers women through fashion
Advertising student Azahn Munas has started his own social enterprise, MOGA, selling unique silk headscarves in order to empower women and unite people through fashion.
PR students help refugee organisation put the wheels on the wagon
RMIT public relations students have helped welcome refugees and asylum seekers in a work integrated learning project.
Australia’s next fashion revolution is here
RMIT is launching the next generation of leading Australian fashion designers through a unique showcase at Melbourne’s cultural summer landmark, MPavilion2015.
International conferences highlight Centre research
Researchers from RMIT's Centre of Construction Work Health and Safety Research (CCWHSR) attended two conferences in the UK, presenting health and safety research findings to global audiences.
Organisational ‘risk shifting’ and workplace safety
Centre researchers are investigating pipeline safety issues and the impact of third-party organisations (outside the pipeline industry), and have presented their research at two major industry events.
Fostering relationships with nuclear safety researchers in France
RMIT's Associate Professor Jan Hayes spent a week at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes (the Nantes School of Mines), France, developing collaborations with researchers in sociology and management safety.
Big data offers great opportunity to predict injuries
In a recent visit to the Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research, Professor Matthew Hallowell of the University of Colorado presented research aimed at predicting injuries.
Grant supports online training for community interpreters
RMIT academics will develop an innovative online program to train interpreters in rare community languages with the support of a Victorian Government grant.
Indigenous visit to RMIT broadens vision for research and training
Indigenous elders and health service workers from the Northern Territory have visited RMIT in Melbourne to explore new research and training opportunities.
Buster Keaton animation featured on international stage
RMIT animation students have had their original tribute to silent film star Buster Keaton showcased in the United States at the 21st Buster Keaton Convention.
Forward thinking creates future landscape architecture leader
RMIT student Nirvana Hrustanovic has won the 2015 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ (AILA) Future Leader Student Award.
Online abuse affects 3 in 5 Australians: study
Three in five Australians have been the target of online harassment and abuse, landmark RMIT University research has revealed.
Remembering a community’s loss and celebrating its enduring spirit
RMIT lecturer Toni Roberts and members of the local community have designed the Whittlesea Bushfire Memorial as a reflective space in memory of the tragedy of Black Saturday.
Art gathers a community spirit in Glenroy
A locally-created and locally-inspired RMIT public art event will gather the community together at Glenroy, in Melbourne’s north, this weekend.
RMIT students apply tech solutions to social justice challenges
An RMIT student team has been recognised for developing a technology-based solution to help people who receive fines but struggle to pay due to disadvantage and hardship.