RMIT has 11 subject areas ranked in the top 100 in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Ranked among the world’s top universities in 25 of 39 subject areas featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is placed as the best-performing university in the Australian Technology Network.


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RMIT has had 11 subject areas ranked in the top 100 in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject – two more than last year.

For the fourth year in a row, Art and Design has been ranked in the top 20 worldwide – 11th globally and up six places from last year. The subject area is also ranked first in the Asia-Pacific and first in Australia.

RMIT’s Library and Information Management subjects also hit top shelf, …

RMIT University has taken out major awards for journalism investigations and innovations in this year’s national student journalism awards.


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RMIT has taken out major awards for journalism investigations and innovations in this year’s national student journalism awards.

The annual Ossies awards are organised by the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA).

Graduating Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) student Rochelle Kirkham has been named the JERAA Australian Press Council Student of the Year for a body of journalistic work and academic excellence over her three years of study.

Kirkham, who will graduate with distinction this month, …

Students and staff put new state-of-the-art TV studios in RMIT University’s media precinct to the test in first broadcast.


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Students and staff put new state-of-the-art TV studios in RMIT’s media precinct to the test in first broadcast.

Students from the Certificate IV in Screen and Media, Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) joined forces for the first broadcast of student program Newsline on Channel 31.

Under the direction of television lecturer and industry fellow, Phil Kafcaloudes, and with the support of journalism academics Alex Wake and Tito Ambyo, the students produced a week of live television news programs featuring some of the nation’s most up-and-coming journalists. …

Five RMIT Juris Doctor students have made a robust case for improved human rights protections in Australia.


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The students, Brigette Rose, Frank Aloe, Helen Metzger, Luke Fowler and Veronica Snip worked under the supervision of staff at the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) to create a report for the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).

The conclusion of the report was that the nation would benefit from a federal human rights charter.

At the report’s launch in May, AHRC president Gillian Triggs noted that Australia is the only common law country in the world that doesn’t have a charter of human rights. …

RMIT is a key partner in a revolutionary biomedical research centre bringing health professionals, academics and industry together to take bionic research to the next level.


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RMIT is a key partner in a revolutionary biomedical research centre bringing health professionals, academics and industry together to take bionic research to the next level.

BioFab3D@AMCD is Australia’s first robotics and biomedical engineering centre embedded within a hospital.

The $5 million purpose-built research facility aims to bring the best surgeons, biomedical engineers, biologists and robotics experts together under one roof to pioneer innovations such as re-engineered limbs, muscles, tissues and nerves. …

The next generation of rechargeable lithium batteries set to disrupt the electric vehicle industry may soon be here, thanks to the humble salt bath.


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The next generation of rechargeable lithium batteries set to disrupt the electric vehicle industry may soon be here, thanks to the humble salt bath.

CSIRO scientists, in collaboration with RMIT University and QUT, have demonstrated that pre-treating a battery’s lithium metal electrodes with an electrolyte salt solution extends the battery life and increases performance and safety.

The research, “Stabilizing lithium metal using ionic liquids for long-lived batteries”, was published recently in Nature Communications.

From helping a student get to that "light bulb" moment to helping shape the lives of the next generation - teaching is a challenging but incredibly rewarding profession.


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From helping a student get to that “light bulb” moment to helping shape the lives of the next generation – teaching is a challenging but incredibly rewarding profession.

As a teacher, you’ll face a myriad of competing demands but for every challenge you face, there’s an equal or greater reward.

As you enter a profession that has the ability to impact the lives of others, you also take part in a career that is full of meaning. …

How can you prepare for your dream job while juggling final-year studies? RMIT University Graduate shares her experiences.


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How can you prepare for your dream job while juggling final-year studies? Graduate Paige De Vanny shares her experiences.

The Bachelor of Design (Animation and Interactive Media) alumnus recently landed her dream job at Weta Digital, one of the world’s leading visual effects companies based in New Zealand.

The Oscar winning company is responsible for bringing to life performance-driven digital characters like Gollum (The Lord of the Rings) and Smaug (The Hobbit), …

Melbourne ranked best city in Australia for international students for student mix, which looks at city’s student population, levels of social inclusion.


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The ratings measure cities on their quality of universities, affordability, lifestyle, employment prospects and student community.

Additional factors such as pollution, safety, transparency and tolerance are also taken into consideration.

Seven Australian cities made it into the top 75 best student cities this year with Sydney coming fourth, Canberra (17), Brisbane (18), Adelaide (26), Perth (35) and Gold Coast (69).

Melbourne city received a perfect score (100/100) for student mix, …



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RMIT students have gained insights into BMW’s design approach and product philosophy in a series of industry training sessions.

Automotive and mechanical engineering students at BMW Group Australia’s National Training Centre.

More than 100 RMIT automotive and mechanical engineering students have trained this year at BMW Group Australia’s National Training Centre in Melbourne.

The undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. …