Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Address and Contact details
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
GPO Box 2476V
Melbourne VIC 3001
Telephone: (03) 9925 2000
Fax: (03) 9663 2764

About Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
RMIT is one of Australia�s most popular and culturally diverse universities. We offer students a rich and rewarding educational experience at campuses in Melbourne and regional Victoria, in Vietnam and at partner institutions throughout the world. A vibrant alumni network stretches across 127 countries.

RMIT�s programs in TAFE and higher education have a strong professional and vocational orientation and aim to prepare graduates for employment and active citizenship. Strengths include:
� learning that combines classroom delivery with workplace and industry experience;
� input from industry and community leaders into program development, delivery and review;
� excellent employment outcomes for graduates;
� passionate and dynamic teachers and
� a commitment to pathways between education sectors and between education and work.

RMIT programs are delivered through three academic portfolios: Science, Engineering and Technology; Business; and Design and Social Context. RMIT�s innovative teaching and learning culture is complemented by a strong commitment to research which delivers practical and relevant outcomes.

The Science, Engineering and Technology Portfolio draws together RMIT�s expertise and experience in the sciences, health technologies, IT and engineering. It comprises ten schools, and its programs can be grouped under three themes: Environment and sustainability, Health and wellbeing and Advanced technologies. They range from sustainable resource management and nursing through to biosciences and advanced manufacturing.

The Design and Social Context Portfolio encompasses RMIT�s renowned art, communication, design and social science disciplines and comprises eleven Schools. Areas of strength include Communications (linking idea to audience); Creative Arts (from traditional arts to digital); Design (in areas from architecture to fashion to products), Education and Social and Regional Development.

The Business Portfolio has an excellent reputation for delivering innovative and entrepreneurial programs and is composed of seven schools, encompassing Management, Accounting and Law, Marketing, Economics and Finance, and Business Information Technology disciplines. Developing areas of strength include entrepreneurship and supply chain management. The Portfolio includes a Business TAFE school and a Graduate School of Business.

Number of Available Higher Education Places
In 2003, RMIT had 27,381 places (EFTSU) (38,200 student numbers).

RMIT is a dual Sector Provider and also delivered 12,506 TAFE and Foundation EFTSU (23,703 student numbers). This gives a total of 39,887 EFTSU and 61,903 enrolments for 2003.

National Priority Places
In 2005, RMIT received 20 new nursing places (EFTSL), rising to 55 in 2008.

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