Royal Melbourne Institute Of Technology (RMIT)

RMIT is a global university of technology and design and one of Australia's original tertiary institutions. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and outcome-oriented research. The School of Fashion and Textiles is world renowned as a dynamic and progressive educational leader whose impact influences the future of fashion and textiles. Informed by global awareness and astute knowledge of industry, the School leads in creative and entrepreneurial practices.


Staff are engaged as both practitioners and researchers, and are active as fashion and textile designers, curators, business innovators and leaders of industry. Their expertise and active engagement with industry allows students to stay up-to-date with current industry needs throughout their studies, meaning that students graduate highly sought after by industry and can find positions in all areas of the global fashion and textiles supply chain. Students make their mark through sustainable and independent design practices and contribute significantly to management and business operations through strategic fashion entrepreneurship.

Head of School

Acclaimed curator and fashion researcher Professor Robyn Healy is Head of RMIT's School of Fashion and Textiles. Appointed Head of School for the School of Fashion and Textiles in late 2014, Professor Robyn Healy is leading the School through a critical period of change and expansion.


Courses Overview: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Associate Degree in Fashion Design and Technology
Associate Degree in Fashion and Textile Merchandising
Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design)
Bachelor of Fashion (Design Technology)
Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (Honours)
Bachelor of Fashion (Merchandise Management)
Master of Fashion (Design)
Master of Fashion (Entrepreneurship)

Noteworthy Alumni

Prue Acton, OBE, Peter Alexander, Jenny Bannister, Graham Bennett, Linda Britten, Linda Jackson, Toni Matičevski , Sruli Recht as well as NJAL's Nixxi Kilick (pictured below)

Life in Melbourne

Melbourne is a vibrant, diverse city that hosts a variety of cultural events. You could eat out every night of the year and still not try all our restaurants. Our shopping includes the world’s largest retail brands as well as quirky home-grown stores.

For more than one hundred years RMIT City campus has been an integral part of Melbourne’s character. The campuses 45,000 students enjoy everything RMIT and Melbourne has to offer, including cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries, parks, markets and festivals. The campus is near major public transport hubs including Melbourne Central Station and tram services that connect you to every suburb in Melbourne and beyond.

Tuition and Scholarship Information

RMIT is committed to enriching and transforming the futures of our students and will award more than 2000 scholarships worth millions of dollars in 2015. Click here to find and apply for a scholarship. Tuition information can be found here.

6 Hour Fashion Challenge Film by RMIT