Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

RMIT University (RMIT)

(CRICOS 00122A)

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About RMIT University (RMIT)

Institution Title :
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

(CRICOS 00122A)

Local Title :
RMIT University (RMIT)
Also Trading as :
RMIT University (RMIT)
Institution Type :
Government
Location :
Victoria  3001
Website :
https://www.rmit.edu.au
Total Number of Students :
23000
Institution Cricos Code :
00122A

RMIT University, officially the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), is a public university located in Melbourne.

Established in 1887 as a private college, RMIT’s teaching, learning and research programs have been continually updated so that students, staff and graduates are equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

During the 1990s, RMIT gained university status and developed campuses in Bundoora and Brunswick in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, and later in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in Vietnam.

In 2013, RMIT opened a research and industry collaboration centre in Barcelona, Spain. The main campus of RMIT is situated in the city centre of Melbourne.

RMIT’s courses of study are offered across 4 academic colleges and 16 academic schools:

Academic schools

  • Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain
  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Art
  • Business and Law
  • Computing Technologies
  • Design
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • Global, Urban and Social Studies
  • Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Property, Construction and Project Management
  • Science

Academic Colleges

  • College of Business and Law
  • College of Design and Social Context
  • College of Vocational Education
  • STEM College

Rankings

#206 in the World, QS World University Rankings 2022

#301 – 350 in the World, Times Higher Education World rankings 2022

#18 in the World, QS Top 50 under 50 2021

#3 globally for Environmental, social and economic impact, Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2021

#57, Times Young University Rankings 2021

Rankings by Subject

QS World University Rankings 2021

No 12 in Australia and 101-150th in the World for Accounting and Finance

No 9 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Agriculture & Forestry

No 3 in Australia and 28th in the World for Architecture & Built Environment

No 1 in Australia and 15th in the World for Art & Design

No 8 in Australia and 116th in the World for Arts and Humanities

No 13 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Business and Management

No 12 in Australia and 251-300th in the World for Chemistry

No 3 in Australia and 41st in the World for Communication & Media Studies

No 10 in Australia and 141st in the World for Computer Science and Information Systems

No 5 in Australia and 51-100th in the World for Development Studies

No 13 in Australia and 101-150th in the World for Education & Training

No 8 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Chemical Engineering

No 9 in Australia and 51-100th in the World for Civil & Structural Engineering

No 9 in Australia and 127th in the World for Electrical & Electronic Engineering

No 7 in Australia and 134th in the World for Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering

No 11 in Australia and 51-60th in the World for Mineral & Mining Engineering

No 9 in Australia and 144th in the World for Engineering & Technology

No 14 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Environmental Sciences

No 8 in Australia and 101-150th in the World for Geography

No 3 in Australia and 40th in the World for Library & Information Management

No 10 in Australia and 101-150th in the World for Materials Sciences

No 15 in Australia and 251-300th in the World for Mathematics

No 21 in Australia and 251-300th in the World for Psychology

No 13 in Australia and 223rd in the World for Social Sciences & Management

No 14 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Sociology

No 10 in Australia and 151-200th in the World for Statistics

Campuses

Melbourne City Campus

Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of Melbourne’s CBD and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries and parks. It is known for its striking contemporary architecture as well as its well-preserved Victorian era and interwar period buildings.

At the intersection of La Trobe Street and Swanston Street, the campus also benefits from its proximity to the State Library of Victoria as well as the adjacent Melbourne Central Shopping Centre and its City Loop underground railway station. It is also well-serviced by the city tram network along La Trobe Street and Swanston Street and has its own tram stop in the densest section of the campus.

Bundoora campus

Established in 1992 the Bundoora campus, is in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne 18 km from the City campus. Bundoora is set in a tranquil parkland environment complete with outdoor sporting facilities.

Brunswick campus

The Brunswick campus, six kilometres north of the city, is part of the creative and multicultural Sydney Road district close to markets, eclectic shops, pubs, and a thriving art and music scene.

Regional sites

RMIT has three regional sites in Hamilton, Point Cook and Bendigo all offering students state-of-the-art training facilities.

 

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