Study abroad at RMIT University
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. It has an international reputation for practical education and outcome-driven research, and offers programs in areas including Art and Design, Architecture, Education, Engineering, Development, Computer Science and Information Systems, Business and Management, and Communication and Media Studies.
The University has three campuses in Melbourne, which feature award-winning buildings, industry-standard facilities and modern technology. RMIT campuses have purpose built lecture theaters, studios, classrooms and specialist spaces to support your learning and teaching activities. They continually improve the design and sustainability of their buildings and facilities to create the best learning environment for you.
It’s located in a city that has been regularly ranked as the most livable cities in the world, as well as the friendliest city and the second best for students.
Why study here?
- Highly ranked
5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education
- Good employability
Ranked 8th in Australia for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020)
- Great location
Melbourne regularly ranked the most livable city in the world
- Mentor program
Learn from other students about campus life and services
Life as an international student
RMIT have many programs and services to help you meet the challenges of settling into a new country and making the most of your time there.
'Mates at RMIT' is a peer-mentoring program that allows new students to connect and communicate with current students. Your mentor will be able to help you when you first arrive and can offer guidance during your first semester and help you access services to manage your studies.
You will also have opportunities to participate in activities and events and meet other international and local students. There are over 100 clubs and organisations available for you to join and make the most of your time outside of the classroom.
Student life & facilities
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Fees and funding
RMIT offers a range of scholarships to commencing international students across all fields of study.
International Excellence Scholarship of 20% tuition fee reduction
- Achieve an overall 70% or equivalent in the last completed qualification
Deadlines for applications: February Semester - January 15 July Semester - May 31
Pathway to Victoria Scholarship
The Pathway to Victoria Scholarship has been made possible by funding from the Victorian Government through Study Melbourne. It is available to new commencing international students with a packaged offer letter. The total value of the scholarship is AU$2,500, a one-off payment to be paid into RMIT student account after the census date of first pathway program towards tuition fees.
124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Melbourne City campus is located in the cosmopolitan heart of the “world’s most liveable city” and is surrounded by public transport, restaurants, cafes, theatres, galleries and parks.
Visa requirements for RMIT University
Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Australia student visa requirements