What you really need to know about Melbourne being named the world’s second most liveable city – again
Melbourne has retained second place in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s global liveability index but what, if anything, does it all mean? Our experts explain.
Industry and education combine to create next gen of UX talent
User experience design skills are in demand and RMIT is leading the way in teaching them with industry partners like Adobe.
The Capitol reclaims its place as a Melbourne cultural icon
Following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment, The Capitol has reopened today as a contemporary destination for culture, education and innovation.
Public housing program risks reducing homes for vulnerable groups: report
A new report evaluating the Victorian Government’s program to redevelop inner suburban public housing estates says the plan may reduce the amount of homes available for vulnerable households.
Nearly half of tenants exit social housing early for the wrong reasons
A new RMIT report reveals that 43% of social housing tenancies end within 18 months, with indigenous, formerly homeless and young tenants at the greatest risk of losing their accommodation early.
History blooms with commemorative artwork
A wreath of wearable enamel brooches is on display at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance in a creative tribute to the stories of the first world war.
Fact Check: Would reducing international students create university places?
Would reducing international student visas create university places for Australians? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
Humans 2.0 – what next for the human race?
In a future where wearables, transplantables, cognitive enhancement, robot assistance, genetic engineering and nanotechnology become the norm, how do we define what is human?
A wombat’s journey from the classroom to the App store
After starting out as a student project, Paperbark was successfully launched to the market last month.
Fact Check: Without a home
Despite sustained economic growth, the latest figures show that homelessness in Australia has continued to rise. ABC Fact Check investigates.
Seven myths about homelessness busted
As experts and policymakers gather for Homelessness Week, we take a closer look at common myths and misconceptions about some of our most vulnerable citizens.
Finding solutions for the recycling industry
Three industrial design student studios have worked with Victorian Government agencies and industry partners on a range of new enterprise propositions.