About RMIT University
RMIT University, officially the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1887 by Francis Ormond, RMIT began as a night school offering classes in art, science, and technology, in response to the industrial revolution in Australia. Established in 1887, RMIT is a global university recognised for leadership and innovation in technology, design and enterprise. One of Australias original tertiary institutions, it enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community. The university is a world leader in Art and Design, Architecture and the Built Environment, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Business and Management Studies. It has an enrolment of more than 84,000 students and over 10,000 teachers and staff. At RMIT students learn from experts working at the forefront of their fields and benefit from teachers and lecturers who apply their research discoveries, industry judgement and specialist expertise directly to programs. The university also partners with organisations including Deloitte, Adidas and BMW to ensure education is relevant and connected to the needs of industry. RMIT also has over 100 student clubs, societies and collectives to choose from. At the Melbourne City campus, the university offers a fully-equipped gym with a range of fitness programs and activities, and at its Bundoora campus, It has a wide range of facilities including a gym and multi-purpose courts. As a QS 5-star rated institution, RMIT University is ranked as one of the world’s leading universities with a strong research record and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. Its campuses in Melbourne and Vietnam feature award-winning buildings equipped with industry-standard facilities, modern technology and sustainable features.