Health and Biomedical Sciences

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences focuses on providing practical solutions to global health issues.

Health and Biomedical Sciences
Welcome to School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

With our strong interdisciplinary approach, links with industry and government, and purpose-built facilities, we strive to meet the changing needs of industry and employers.

We focus on teaching and research that is underpinned by an evidence based approach and a commitment to translating fundamental science into better health outcomes.

Our teaching areas

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences teaches across a wide range of disciplines and levels.

Health sciences clinic

RMIT’s health sciences teaching clinic offers quality complementary medicine and psychology services to RMT staff, students and the public.

Situated at University Hill in Bundoora, the clinic offers Chinese medicine, chiropractic, osteopathy and psychology treatment to the public.


How stress can turn our bodies against us – and what we can do about it

Stress is an inevitable part of life, but what happens when it starts to negatively affect our health? And what exactly does chronic stress do to our bodies?

Research confirms gut-brain connection in autism

People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why. Researchers have now discovered the same gene mutations – found both in the brain and the gut – could be the cause.

Unpacking the links: Chronic stress, fertility and the ‘hunger hormone’

Researchers have uncovered a new link between chronic stress and reproductive problems, in a pre-clinical study that shines the spotlight on a hunger-triggering hormone.

Five things you should know about the brain in your gut

From moods to memory, the brain in our guts has a big impact on the brain in our heads.

Committed to making a difference

We provide practical training experiences and research opportunities that focus on practical solutions to global health issues.


Visit us

Address: Corner of Janefield Dr and Plenty Road, Bundoora, Victoria 3083
Location: Bundoora campus west , Building 215 , Level 3
 Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Student enquiries: +61 3 9925 5000
Office: +61 3 9925 7395

Health sciences clinic

Address: 30 Janefield Drive, Bundoora

Location: Melbourne Bundoora campusBuilding 300, Level 3
 + 61 3 9925 7666
Fax: +61 3 9925 0511

Booking and appointments

Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 12 noon


The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences is led by an experienced executive team.

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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 Nations 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.

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