A Captiol Idea
Thank you to RMIT’s generous supporters, The Capitol will once again be a centre of creative excellence for students, staff and the community.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy), Omar Al Kassab has overcome more than just his exams to succeed. Arriving in Australia five years ago after fleeing Syria as a refugee, Omar’s journey has been one of survival and resilience.
Scholarship Success Stories
Scholarships are integral to supporting students on the path to success. Meet the talented scholarship recipients that graduated in 2018.
A Natural Fit
Naturopath and Olympic Gold Medallist Lauren Burns is uncovering the key to elite athletic performance thanks to the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies.
Engineering New Frontiers
Celebrating 10 years of the Boeing Scholarship and decades of collaboration, RMIT and Boeing continue to explore new frontiers in aerospace, STEM and research.
Young, Creative and Philanthropic
Filmmaker and RMIT alumnus Ling Ang challenges what it is to be a modern day philanthropist with her support of The Capitol.
A successful interior designer leading her own design group for more than 20 years, Carolyn Varney is excited to share her success with the next generations of RMIT students.
An RMIT alumnus and staff member of 33 years, Hendrikus Berkers has been connected to RMIT for most of his life. Now he’s continuing that connection as a mentor and donor.
A culture of giving
An award-winning RMIT researcher and teacher, Professor Sylvester Abanteriba is also a donor dedicated to changing the lives of his students.
Creating a legacy for women
After leaving Argentina in the 70s to escape the violent military junta, Silvia Tejedor came to RMIT to study electronics – as one of two women in the class. Now she is leaving a bequest to support future generations of women studying science.