RMIT Pavilion (outdoor space): EN5
RMIT Stand: Hall 2, 2D22
RMIT TechZone: Weekend only
RMIT Space Industry Hub at Victorian Government Pavillion: Pod 27
The RMIT Aviation Academy is at the forefront of aviation education and research. It is sector-leading in pilot training with the largest owned aviation fleet in Australian Higher Education based at both Point Cook, home of the RAAF, and at Bendigo.
Meet instructors and students and see some of the new aircraft on display at the RMIT Pavillion
Hear more about our sector-leading flight training program by visiting the RMIT Stand and Pavillion
Meet Aviation Academy Director Lea Vesic, who is working to connect industry to the endless opportunities available in aviation at RMIT
The Sir Lawrence Wackett Defence & Aerospace Centre (SLWDAC) supports the transformation and growth of Australia’s defence and aerospace ecosystem. The SLWDAC works with organisations to build globally competitive and sustainable Australian industries by delivering trusted technology, business solutions, and workforce-skills development.
The SLWDAC works closely with the defence sector including the Department of Defence and defence primes and SMEs to deliver high-impact projects and programs. RMIT is also training the next generation of employees in defence, aligned areas such as aerospace, AI, and emerging technologies, thereby contributing to Australia’s future economic success.
In response to Defence and aerospace industry needs to increase the gender diversity of their workforce, the SLWDAC has developed unique training opportunities, sponsored by the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Australian defence industry, and Aviation Aerospace Australia (A/AA).
Hear more about work-integrated learning opportunities with and for national and international organisations
Discover RMIT’s history in defence and aerospace by visiting the RMIT stand
Explore collaborative research and training opportunities and learn about the recently announced RMIT-CSIRO Next Generation Graduates Program, Defence next-generation sustainment, and the joint CDU-RMIT Industry 4.0 Testlab for Aerospace and Defence based in the Northern Territory
Learn about the Australian Defence Logistics College based in the College of Vocational Education in partnership with the Department of Defence
RMIT has the longest-running Aerospace Engineering and Aviation program in the country, working with industry to train graduates in emerging aerospace, aviation, and multi-disciplinary technologies. Students participate in projects and competitions that demonstrate their skills to potential employers. The Programs provide rewarding experiences for students at all education levels.
RMIT is also a leader in flight-safety and accident-investigation training, partnering with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to deliver training and continuing education throughout the Asia-Pacific, raising standards of professionals working in the civilian and military sectors.
RMIT has deep and unique expertise in uncrewed aircraft systems, particularly in designing, testing, and controlling novel aircraft and understanding how these aircraft can cope with the challenges of operations in environments ranging from urban terrain to the stratosphere.
Meet the student research teams with which you could collaborate, including:
Explore a virtual reality/augmented reality experience in a simulated aircraft-accident site at the RMIT stand, bringing Transport Safety Investigation training to life
Talk to academics in the discipline of Aerospace Engineering and Aviation about the unique student experience at RMIT and opportunities to partner with experts for research in aerospace and aviation
The RMIT Space Industry Hub provides the opportunity to connect Victoria’s world-leading research and solution providers with the challenges and opportunities of the global space sector. Space is a global market set to be worth more than $1 trillion by 2040, with the potential to create an additional 20,000 jobs by 2030 in Australia.
Visit the Space Industry Hub at the Victorian Government Pavilion (Pod 27) and meet with key experts
In a unique opportunity for high school students, One Giant Leap Australia and the RMIT Space Industry Hub are offering 32 Year 7 and 8 students the opportunity to take part in Space Teams Academy
Visit the Victorian Government Pavilion (Pod 27) to find out more about this program and also the Resilience in Space flagship program currently in development with Amazon Web Services
In the lead up to Avalon, five successful demonstrator projects will be announced by SmartSat CRC Victoria node based at the RMIT Space Industry Hub, in partnership with industry and universities
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 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
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.