Your teachers are industry practitioners, and ensure the course maintains strong links with design sectors and communities.
You will collaborate with industry and community partners in a range of activities, including projects, placements, virtual studios and case studies that ensure you are immersed in current industry practices, techniques and strategies.
Recent industry partnered projects include:
- Outland Denim
- Melbourne & Olympic Park Trust
- Cheap Monday
- Kevin Murphy
Students and graduates have undertaken placements and/or design roles in a range of enterprises, including luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Alexander McQueen and The Row, contemporary brands including H&M, Vetements and Acne, and local powerhouses like Zimmermann, Country Road Group, and Dion Lee.
Many alumni who have gone on to establish independent design practices remain connected with RMIT. These practices include:
- Toni Maticevski
- Dress Up
- Nixi Killick
The School’s Industry Advisory Groups consists of high-profile industry representatives from across the sector. The advisory group ensures that the degree's links with industry standards and practices remain current and valid.
The School has strong relationships across a range of disciplines and community partners. You will engage with industry in a variety of different ways, work with industry partners, and explore different discipline context and markets for your practice.
Your Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activity and engagement also occurs through the academic and professional staff members who are practitioners in the field. International and local guests will also present, critique and give feedback on your work, as well as lead real-world project briefs that you will work on.