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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 19 rmit uniVersity, VictoriA Founded in 1887, RMIT University welcomes a total of 72,000 students, including 11,000 international students at its Melbourne campus and over 17,000 students offshore – making it Australia’s largest provider of education to international students. RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, offering a range of programs from certificate level all the way through to PhD. Many international students attend RMIT International College, which offers foundation programs, and RMIT English Worldwide (REW), for English language training. Specialist facilities for airline pilot training are offered at Point Cook in Melbourne. RMIT is the Australian market leader in first preferences in Architecture, Creative Arts, Information Technology, and Engineering and related technologies. skills to meet global challenges RMIT graduates are job-ready, inventive and well prepared, with skills to meet the global challenges of industry. Many programs include work placements, internships, work or clinic experience and opportunities for overseas study and travel. RMIT offers student exchange programs with 150 partner institutes in 31 countries, as well as international work placements and study tours. The RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) provides students with opportunities to carry out industry-based projects and research overseas with world-leading companies, including Airbus, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), Bentley Motors, the Siemens Group, IBM, Nestlé, Robert Bosch, Volkswagen and the Rolls-Royce Group. As part of its global reach, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam – in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, with 5000 higher education students. A growing number of Melbourne-based students are choosing to undertake part of their studies in Vietnam. internationally recognised RMIT has been confirmed as one of the world’s most globalised universities, according to the 2010 QS World University Rankings, the largest review of international universities ever conducted. RMIT was ranked fourth worldwide for the international profile of its student cohort and 20th for the international profile of its academic staff. The same review showed that RMIT was highly regarded by global employers as a source of graduates, ranking 76th out of more than 2000 universities. In Engineering and Technology, RMIT was ranked 89th world-wide. research focus on future issues RMIT is part of an international research community seeking innovative solutions in partnership with industry to address emerging global problems. Its four Research Institutes focus research strength and speak to complex cross-disciplinary issues that are significant for the future: globalisation and urbanisation; design to improve people’s lives; platform technologies to transform the material world; and innovations in health that pursue new solutions to chronic health problems. The University offers scholarships to researchers, including Vice-Chancellor’s Research and Industry Research fellowships. RMIT is in the midst of a five -year, $600 million program of capital works to provide quality facilities for research and learning and teaching. All new buildings are required to meet a minimum 5-star environmental standard and renovations, a 4-star standard. RMIT is a member of the Australian Technology Network (ATN), an influential alliance of five distinctive and prominent Australian universities. ■ Find out more Web: www.rmit.edu.au/international email: firstname.lastname@example.org cricos provider code: 00122A globally engaged rmit university is a global university of technology with its heart in the city of melbourne. it is Australia’s largest provider of education to international students. Above: RMIT has three campuses in Melbourne, offering programs from certificate level all the way through to PhD. ‘Many programs include work placements, internships, work or clinic experience and opportunities for overseas study and travel.’
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