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 creating life-changing experiences for its students and achieving positive impact.
One of Australia’s original educational institutions founded in 1887, RMIT is now the nation’s largest tertiary institution with 84,000 students. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and communities world-wide.
RMIT has a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education and is 14th in Australia in the 2017–18 QS World University Rankings.
In the 2017–18 QS Top 50 Under 50 index, RMIT is 18th in the world among universities less than 50 years old.
RMIT is 17th in the world in Art and Design, 28th in the world in Architecture and the Built Environment, and among the world’s top 100 universities in Business and Management; Communication and Media; Development Studies; Education; Engineering (Civil and Structural); and Engineering (Electrical and Electronic). (2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject)
The quality of RMIT’s research work was endorsed in the Australian Government’s most recent Excellence in Research evaluation, rating “well above world standard” in 13 research fields and “above world standard” in a further nine fields.
With three campuses in Melbourne, two in Vietnam and a centre in Barcelona, RMIT is a truly global university. The University 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 delivers highest quality work-integrated learning across an extensive range of postgraduate, undergraduate and vocational programs. A range of scholarships is available to support education and research.
As a specialist in lifelong learning, RMIT offers pathways between vocational and higher education qualifications and between learning and work.
Graduates often return to refresh and update their skills and knowledge, and to engage with the University’s global network of students, academics, industry partners and graduates.
As part of a continuing capital investment program, the University has completed several major projects which have significantly enhanced learning, teaching and research spaces on the City campus.