Welcome from Vice-Chancellor Alec Cameron

Welcome from Vice-Chancellor Alec Cameron

Alec Cameron recently commenced as Vice-Chancellor at RMIT. Hear what he had to say in his first message to students!

Alec Cameron joins RMIT after returning to Australia from the UK where he had been Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive at Aston University since 2016.

He succeeds Professor Martin Bean, who stepped down last year after six years in the role.

Alec said it's honour and privilege to be Vice-Chancellor at RMIT, and is excited to see students return to campus.

"I'm looking forward very much to a vibrant return to campus," he said.

"Both for the engaging interactive education that you'll receive on campus, but also the social connection that you will make with your peers, with the academic staff and with the institution."

Watch Alec's address to students below.

VC Welcome Message - Semester 1 2022

New Vice -Chancellor and President Alec Cameron welcomes students to 2022 at RMIT.

16 February 2022

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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.