School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies delivers education, training and research that contribute to a just and sustainable world. Join us today.

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Welcome to GUSS

Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT’s City campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS) is one of RMIT’s largest schools and provides teaching programs in multiple discipline areas, from undergraduate to PhDs.

Our teaching areas

Environment

Criminal justice studies

International studies

Languages, Translating and Interpreting

Public policy

Social Work and Human Services

Sustainability and Urban Planning

Industry

RMIT's School of Global, Urban and Social Studies (GUSS) is committed to fostering partnerships with industry and communities.

The School's high-profile partnerships and celebrated industry links drive developments in and contribute to various industries, and shape RMIT’s educational offerings, ensuring they are relevant and produce work-ready graduates.

Research

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies engages in research across diverse areas and its research responds to the needs of our time and is engaged with communities.

Research centres and groups

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies has a strong research profile with three nationally recognised research centres located within the School.

Postgraduate (HDR) research

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies offers Masters by Research and Doctor of Philosophy programs in the social sciences.

Projects

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies supports a number of research projects and networks that maintain wider links with local and global communities.

News

Contact

Visit us

Address: 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Location: Building 8, Level 10
Hours:
 Monday to Friday: 9AM–5PM
Phone: +61 3 9925 2328

Postal address

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne, Victoria - 3001

Academic Services team

Current Student school enquiries: RMIT Connect Portal

Academic Services (academic staff support): guss.academic.services@rmit.edu.au

Research

School: guss.research@rmit.edu.au
Centre for Urban Research: cur@rmit.edu.au
Social and Global Studies Centre: social.global@rmit.edu.au

 

People

The School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is led by a team of professionals with knowledge and experience across their fields, including sustainability, language studies, justice, and social work, and more.

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Acknowledgement of country

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

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

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