On Country

Experience the continual ingenuity, culture and living history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the Indigenous peoples of the world.

Womin Djeka (Welcome)

Womin Djeka means 'to come with purpose' and is used as a greeting in the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung language groups of the Eastern Kulin Nation, the Traditional owners of the lands on Naarm (Melbourne).

Build your connection to Country, its history and impact on modern society with a range of Indigenous activities, engagements and resources.

Whether it’s through an online microcredential or discovering places of significance at RMIT campuses and around Melbourne, your studies will be enriched by deepening your understanding and strengthening your relationship with Australia's First Nations peoples. 

On Country experiences

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Artwork:

On Country artwork by proud Taungurung woman and RMIT Alumni Alanna Sandy.

Wurrunggi Biik: Law of the Land, designed by prominent Indigenous artist and Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Research Fellow, Dr Vicki Couzens, with collaborators Jeph Neale and Hilary Jackman.

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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 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.