RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. It is one of the world's top 250 universities and is known for its global excellence in higher education and applied research. RMIT's local and international campuses feature some of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world.
RMIT is one of the largest higher education institutions in Australia. Established in 1887, RMIT was awarded royal patronage by Queen Elizabeth II for its educational service to the Commonwealth and contribution to the war effort. RMIT remains the only higher education institution in Australia with the right to use the prefix ''Royal'' and the Monarchy's coat of arms.
Since being granted formal university status in 1992, RMIT has risen to be 18th in the world for universities that are less than 50 years old.
RMIT is one of Australia's top 5 universities for international exchange. It is a pioneer in international education with three campuses and two sites in Australia, two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain, and 200+ partner institutions across 42 countries.
RMIT's main campus is in the centre of Melbourne city, one of the world's top 10 most liveable cities. It is proud to be a university that welcomes diversity and different cultures.
The university boasts an impressive reputation for both teaching and research, obtaining 5 QS Stars in all categories, including teaching, innovation, employability, and research. Its research work is recognised and commended by the Australian Research Council for its quality.
RMIT specialises in practical, industry-based learning. Its industry partnerships make for dynamic courses with a focus on work-based learning. This early introduction to the working world prepares students for employment once they complete their studies. The majority of RMIT's courses include placements, internships, or work experience opportunities.