Congratulations on securing a place at RMIT University.RMIT University is one of Australia’s original and leading educationalinstitutions, producing some of Australia’s most employable graduates. As an innovative, global university of technology and design, with its heart in thecity of Melbourne, RMIT has developed an international reputation for excellencein work-relevant education, high quality research, and engagement with the needsof industry and community.For more than 50 years, RMIT University has been welcoming large numbersof students from over 128 countries, providing education and training toapproximately 75 000 students in Australia and overseas. Today, internationalstudents—both onshore and offshore—make up close to 30 per cent of RMITUniversity’s student body, one of the highest proportions in Australia andworldwide. A vibrant alumni community now stretches across more than100 countries.With our worldwide reputation for excellence in tertiary education and research,we are sure you will not only excel academically at RMIT University, but will alsoenjoy living within Melbourne and the broader RMIT community. RMIT offers thecomplete university package, catering to both academic and social needs. Fashionfestivals, photography exhibitions, student TV, student recreation clubs and societiesare just some of the extracurricular activities available to you.If leaving home is a big step, then changing countries could be considered agiant leap. We hope that the information contained in this publication will helpyou make your transition to student life at RMIT University and Melbourne aseasy as possible.RMIT University is committed to celebrating diversity and providing a safe,supportive and sustainable environment that empowers our students. Thank you for choosing to study at RMIT University. We trust your journeywill be a rewarding one.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice PresidentInternational and DevelopmentRMIT University