Social and Global Studies Centre

Social and Global Studies Centre

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Welcome to the RMIT Social and Global Studies Centre

The Social and Global Studies Centre (SGSC) was launched in 2018 with the mission to deliver transformative research for social justice.

Our research develops new knowledge and critical interventions to transform policy, practice, culture and lives, locally, nationally and internationally. It is underpinned by a commitment to respond to the Global Challenges agenda and is aligned with five 2030 SDGs: good health and well-being; gender equity; reduced inequalities; peace, justice and strong institutions; quality education.

Our Sustainable Development Focus

The Social & Global Studies Centre is committed to producing research that promotes and contributes to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The work conducted within the Centre is specifically focused on Reducing Inequalities; Gender Equality; Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions; Good Health and Well-Being; and, Quality Education.

RMIT & the Sustainable Development Goals

Research Translation and Partnerships

Who We Work With

DHHS. Victoria health and human services.
Suicide Prevention Australia
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Visit us

Address: 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC - 3000
Location: Melbourne City campus , Building 8, Level 10 
Monday to Friday: 9.00am–5.00pm

Postal address

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

Academic Services team

Current Student enquiries: RMIT Connect Portal

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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