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.
Together with our partners we develop and apply knowledge to shape a better world.
We exist to take knowledge beyond academia, and thrive at the intersection of our researchers, industry and community needs. We are responsive to real-world problems, open to new collaborations and flexible in our approach.