WrICE writer Melissa Lucashenko wins the 2019 Miles Franklin award for her novel Too Much Lip
Melissa is an award-winning Australian novelist, short story writer and essayist of Bundjalung and European heritage. She is an alumnus of RMIT Writing and Publishing’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE), having travelled to Singapore and Malaysia with WrICE in 2014.
RMIT Advertising Students Globally Recognised
RMIT’s Advertising undergraduate program has had several exciting wins in the last few months. Third year students have taken out a prestigious D&AD Pencil Award in London, the Melbourne Advertising and Design Club’s Grand Prize, and a shortlisting for the Cannes Future Lions awards. A talented team is heading to Ad Stars New Stars in Korea in August and another student has landed the ‘World’s Greatest Internship’.
RMIT Partners with the Vietnam Film Institute
Over three nights in July RMIT University’s Media discipline and Screen and Sound Cultures research group partnered with the Vietnam Film Institute (VFI) to present a collection of diverse and notable cinema from Vietnam.
Adjunct Professor Sophie Cunningham Recognised in Queens Birthday Honours
The 2019 Queen's Birthday honours list has recognised Adjunct Professor Sophie Cunningham. Sophie received a Member in the General Division (AM) for ‘significant service to literature as an author, editor and role model’.