Vice-Chancellor and President
Mr Martin Bean CBE
- Melbourne - City
- Ho Chi Minh City
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students.
One of Australia’s oldest institutions established in 1887, RMIT now has 83,000 students. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied and innovative research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
RMIT has a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education and is 13th in Australia in the 2016–17 QS World University Rankings.
In the 2016–17 QS Top 50 Under 50 index, RMIT is 16th in the world among universities less than 50 years old. RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (4th highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment.
The University is among the world’s top 150 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical); Accounting and Finance; Business and Management Studies; Education; Computer Science and Information Systems; and Communication and Media Studies (2016 QS Rankings by Subject).
With three campuses in Melbourne, two in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, RMIT is a truly global university. RMIT also offers programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, and enjoys research and industry partnerships on every continent.
RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate and VET programs, enabling students to have the option of work-relevant pathways between vocational and higher education qualifications. A range of scholarships is available to support education and research.
Work-integrated learning is fundamental to the design and delivery of every RMIT program. Our programs are aligned with future workforce demand and shaped by the expertise of industry practitioners.
The quality of RMIT’s research work was endorsed by the Australian Government’s 2015 Excellence in Research evaluation, rating “well above world standard” in 13 research fields and “above world standard” in a further nine fields.
As part of a continuing capital investment program, the University is completing several major projects which have significantly enhanced learning, teaching and research spaces on the City campus.