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open day

Sunday 8 August 2010


10 am – 4 pm
city | brunswick | bundoora
welcome
to open day

A message from the CONTENTS

Vice-Chancellor Get the most out of Open Day


Why RMIT?
1
2
General information 3
It is my pleasure to welcome you to
Course information 4
Open Day 2010.
»» Architecture, building and planning 4
An RMIT education is for you to follow »» Art and design 5
your passions and develop your talents. »» Business 8
RMIT is a place where you will find new
»» Community services
useful knowledge, people who share and social sciences 10
your passions and a world of different »» Computing and
experiences. You will be guided to shape information technology 11
your path to success. »» Education and training 13
I always enjoy taking part in Open Day »» Engineering 14
and I wish you all the best in your »» Environment 19
personal journey. Have a great day! »» Health and medical science 21
»» Media and communication 25
Professor Margaret Gardner AO
»» Science 26
Vice-Chancellor and President
»» Apprenticeships and traineeships 28
Student information—opening up
opportunities for everyone 29
Student life 30
Important dates 31
Frequently asked questions 32
Index 34
My Open Day Planner 36
Campus maps 37
Join the RMIT community via facebook, Free Wifi
flickr, twitter, foursquare and many more. UPDATES
Connect to
For more info visit RMIT’s free Display and presentation times
www.rmit.edu.au/interact or on mobile wireless and locations are subject to change.
at www.rmit.edu.au/mobile/interact network For the most up to date details,
and get open day to go! today— go to www.rmit.edu.au/openday .
RMIT
Open Day.

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on Indigenous culture and knowledge, contact the
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your convenience. Tel. 1800 054 885 (free call).
GET THE MOST
OUT OF open day

Choosing your career is an important Explore the opportunities


decision. Make sure you make an informed Take advantage of
»» What are the courses available in your
choice by asking the right questions. 1. General information sessions
area of interest?
It’s also worth considering the following to help you understand life at
points when thinking about your career. »» What is the structure of the course?
RMIT, how to choose the right
»» What subjects/activities are compulsory? career, moving away from home,
The focus is on you—have a think about:
»» Does the course involve work experience scholarships, special entry schemes
»» The subjects you like at school or a placement? and education abroad options.
»» Your interests »» How much industry involvement will you 2. Presentations on the areas and
»» Your natural talents have during the course? courses that interest you.
»» Careers that appeal to you »» What are the career prospects after 3. Interest area brochures for detailed
graduation? information about course options,
»» How long you want to study for
»» Can you participate in an international entry requirements and how to apply.
Ask yourself what is important to you: study experience?
4. Information areas, displays and
»» Do you want to help society? »» What do you need to get into the course? RMIT academic staff for any other
»» Do you like working with facts »» What are the best presentations for questions you might have specific to
and figures? you to attend? your area of interest.
»» Do you enjoy working alone or with Meet RMIT’s academic staff and ask them 5. University staff, student volunteers
other people? about your options. Visit information areas/ and current students to find out
»» What are the skills you have? displays and attend presentations on courses more about study and life at RMIT
that interest you. Ask for brochures and more
»» What skills would you like to develop? 6. Tours organised by the various
information.
academic schools at RMIT. Check
Reality check out the timetables on pages 4–27 for
more information.
»» Is there an ENTER/ATAR? What is it?
7. Campus maps are located at the
»» Is there a range of criteria (RC) to satisfy?
end of this guide. A map of City
»» Are there any extra requirements or campus is located on the back
prerequisites, such as an interview or cover and Brunswick and Bundoora
folio? Do you need more information campuses are located on the inside
about these? back cover.
»» What alternative pathways are
available in case you don’t meet all
the entry requirements?
»» Can you get a scholarship? What are
the other options available to help fund
your studies?

RMIT university | open day 2010


take the
next step 1
why RMIT?

RMIT University is one of Australia’s leading Work-relevant learning


educational institutions, producing some
Every course at RMIT has been designed to Study the World
of the most employable graduates in
prepare you for the professions of the future. Education Abroad
the country.
No matter what you choose to study, you will Be part of RMIT’s global advantage and
RMIT has an international reputation for
have the opportunity to participate in work- spend part of your studies overseas. It will
excellence in work-relevant education,
relevant learning. not lengthen the time of your course and
high quality research, and engagement with
This includes: financial assistance is available.
the needs of industry and the community.
With more than 70,000 students throughout »» work placements and internships RMIT offers students the opportunity to
the world, it is one of the largest universities in tour, work or study overseas. More than
»» design projects and product development 150 partner universities to choose from
the country.
for clients including RMIT’s very own campuses
Global advantage »» access to industry mentors, who will in Vietnam. Visit Education Abroad
Today’s working world is increasingly global in engage you in realistic work tasks at Building 15 on the City campus to
outlook and action and it is therefore vital that »» offshore supervised work and research; discover the world of opportunities
Australian graduates don’t get left behind. product, design and project competitions available to you.
RMIT prides itself on being a truly international »» industry and community projects, both RMIT Vietnam—
university providing endless opportunities for domestic and international study overseas for a semester
you to combine overseas travel with work, »» cross discipline and sector projects, RMIT’s two campuses in Vietnam
study or volunteering. involving industry and community (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi) offer a
Did you know? »» work-relevant role plays range of business, IT and education
»» art exhibitions courses to students from all over the
More than 1600 RMIT students from world. Visit the General Information
all disciplines have been provided with Research excellence Marquee to find out how you can
opportunities to work overseas with some spend a semester or two at a Vietnam
RMIT is at the forefront of research that affects
of the world’s leading companies, including campus as part of your unique university
everyday lives, producing a dynamic range of
respected names such as Airbus, EADS, experience.
research activity, creating a buzz and inspiring
Bentley Motors, the Siemens Group, IBM,
students to greater heights.
Nestle, Robert Bosch, Volkswagen and the Study Tours
Rolls-Royce Group. Inspirational RMIT research includes:
Immerse yourself... study tours
For more information, visit »» Investigating the connections between
overseas
www.rmit.edu.au/riierp . nutrition, exercise and muscle mass
Overseas study tours provide an
»» Dramatically improving the effectiveness of
opportunity to plunge into the cultural
drug-testing in sport
Did you know? »» RMIT alumnus showing NASA the future of
and business environment of other
countries. Two to three week tours
space suits provide a fun and focused educational
In 2009, the Times Higher Education
»» Finding a better way to predict bushfire experience.
supplement survey ranked RMIT
behaviour
in the top five internationalised Education Abroad and RMIT Vietnam
universities, and 60th in the world for »» Unveiling Australia’s first hydrogen racing will run information sessions at
producing work-ready graduates. car at RMIT 11 am and 1 pm (see page 3 for details).
»» Conducting studies that offer hope for pain
sufferers
»» Mega-cities and globalisation
»» Using gold to detect meningococcal disease
Get involved with RMIT’s renowned research
and help contribute to a better world.
Visit www.rmit.edu.au/research for
more information.

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general
information

Open Day is the one day of the year when all three Melbourne campuses open their doors to showcase courses, facilities, staff and students.
To start off the day, try one of the general information presentations or visit the General Information Marquee to help get your bearings.
General information presentations
Time City City City Brunswick Bundoora
Bldg 56, Level 3 Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 95 Bldg 56, Level 4, Room 81 Bldg 515, Level 1, Room 27 Bldg 202, Level 2
Room 82, Lecture Theatre Classroom Lecture Theatre Multipurpose Room PitSpace Gallery
(via Queensberry Street)
10 am Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes
10.30 am Introduction to RMIT Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes and special entry schemes
11 am Education Abroad Choosing your course
Study overseas or career
(including RMIT Vietnam) A personal development
workshop
11.30 am Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes
12 pm New to Melbourne
Housing and finance
12.30 pm Introduction to RMIT Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes and special entry schemes
1 pm Education Abroad Choosing your course
Study overseas or career
(including RMIT Vietnam) A personal development
workshop
1.30 pm Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes
2 pm New to Melbourne
Housing and finance
2.30 pm Introduction to RMIT Introduction to RMIT
Including info on scholarships Including info on scholarships
and special entry schemes and special entry schemes

SHORT COURSES Find your way


GIVE YOU around campus!
Need directions?
AN OVERVIEW Visit the information marquees spread
»» Career Discovery— around campus for your convenience,
Building Design and Drawing or ask one of the staff or student
»» Folio Preparation in Studio Textiles volunteers to help you out.
and Design—Intensive See the maps at the end of this guide
Visit the General Information Marquees for the location of:
Open Day is a great starting point for advice and
information
on each campus General Information Marquees
Tel. +61 3 9925 8111 Directions Marquees
Email: enquiries@rmit.edu.au
www.shortcourses.rmit.edu.au

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architecture,
building and planning

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Architecture Degree City Bldg 8, Level 12 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm (joint information


session with Landscape Architecture),
2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 68
Building and Construction TAFE City Bldg 45, Level 1, Room 9 12.30 pm
Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tour following presentation
Building Design TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 5 11 am, 2.45 pm
(Architectural) Bldg 94, Level 1 (Lecture Theatre)
Construction Management Degree City Bldg 8, Level 8 (Student lounge) 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
Bldg 8, Level 8, Room 44
Landscape Architecture Degree City Bldg 8, Level 12 10 am, 2 pm
Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 61
12 pm (joint information session with
Architecture), 1 pm
Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 68
Landscape Architecture/ Double degree City Bldg 8, Level 12 10 am, 2 pm
Planning Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 61
12 pm, 1 pm
Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 68
Planning Degree City Sustainability Hub Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer 11 am—Bldg 8, Level 2, Room 8
(University Function Room)
2 pm—Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Project Management Degree City Bldg 8, Level 8 (Student lounge) 12 pm, 2 pm
Bldg 8, Level 8, Room 44
Property Degree City Bldg 8, Level 8 (Student lounge) 11 am, 1 pm
Bldg 8, Level 8, Room 44
Property Services TAFE City Bldg 45, Level 1, Room 9 12.30 pm
Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tour following presentation
Valuation Degree City Bldg 8, Level 8 (Student lounge) 11 am, 1 pm
Bldg 8, Level 8, Room 44

step back in time New space for Property,


See page 30 for information on Construction and Project
guided tours of Bldg 20 Management students
(former Magistrates Court) The School of Property, Construction and Project
This historic building is not Management has opened its new student
normally open to the public. lounge and teaching space. These spaces were
designed for students and teachers to network,
share ideas and experiences, and to study and
relax together. Check out the new student space
School of Architecture and Design in Bldg 8, Level 8, of the City campus.
student artwork on display at
RMIT’s 2009 Open Day

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art and
design

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Animation and Degree City Bldg 7, Level 3, Rooms 9 and 24 10.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Interactive Media Bldg 9, Level 1 (Radio Theatre)
Communication Design Degree City Bldg 9, Level 3, 11.15 am, 12.15 pm, 1.15 pm,
Rooms 3, 4a, 4b, 5a and 5b 2.15 pm, 3.15 pm
Bldg 9, Level 3, Rooms 6a and 6b
Design— TAFE Brunswick and City Brunswick—Bldg 515, Level 3 Brunswick—11 am, 1.30 pm
Certificate IV City—Bldg 94, Level 5 Bldg 515, Level 1, Room 27
Digital Art Degree City Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 37 11.30am, 1.30 pm
Bldg14, Level 11, Room 1
Fashion Design Degree City Bldg 8, Level 10 10 am, 11 am, 12.30 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 8, Level 10, Room 22
Fashion Design and TAFE and degree Brunswick Bldg 513, Level 3 12.40 pm, 2.20 pm
Technology Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)

Fashion and Textiles TAFE and degree Brunswick Bldg 511, ground floor 10.40 am, 1.20 pm
Merchandising Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)
Fine Art Degree City 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 5, Level 3, Room 1
Fine Art—Ceramics Degree City Bldg 4, Level 1

Fine Art—Drawing Degree City Bldg 4, Level 5

Fine Art—Fine Art Degree City Bldg 5, Level 3, Room 2


Photography
Fine Art—Gold & Degree City Bldg 2, Level 1
Silversmithing
Fine Art—Media Arts Degree City Bldg 2, Level 2 (Gallery)

Fine Art—Painting Degree City Bldg 2, Level 2, 3 and 4

Fine Art—Printmaking Degree City Bldg 49, Level B

MUST SEE
Fashion Parades at
Brunswick campus
Bldg 514, café
11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm
Footage from the 2009 Fashion
Parade will be televised at City
campus and Federation Square.
Come along to Brunswick to see the
latest fashion trends.

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art & design
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Fine Art—Sculpture Degree City Bldg 37, Level 1 (enter via A’Beckett St)

Fine Art—Sound Degree City Bldg 2, Level 2 (Gallery)

Footwear TAFE Brunswick Bldg 513, Level 2 12.40 pm, 2.20 pm


Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)

Furniture Design Associate degree City Bldg 94, Level 5 and


Bldg 71, Level 2
Furniture Design TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 5 and
and Technology Bldg 71, Level 2
Furniture Making Pre-apprenticeship City Bldg 94, Level 5 and All day
and Cabinet Making and apprenticeship Bldg 71, Level 2
Bldg 94, Level 5
Games Graphic Design Degree City Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 01 and 37 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 1
Graphic Design TAFE Brunswick and City Brunswick—Bldg 515, Level 3 Brunswick—11.20 am, 1.30 pm
City—Bldg 94, Level 5 Bldg 515, Level 1, Room 27
Industrial Design Degree City Bldg 88, Level 5 10 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 88, Level 5, Room 5
Interactive Digital Media TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 6, Rooms 11 and 13 12.15 pm, 1.45 pm, 3.15 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 6
(Lecture Theatre)

Did you know?


The School of Art at RMIT
University is a leading Australian
international art school. It fosters
a culture premised on global links
involving students, artists, writers,
academics, communities and arts
organisations from around the world,
where individuals and groups freely
Students Kathleen Oppenheim and Erin Hoffrichter Graphic design student artwork on display
explore and attempt to define new
show their wares at Brunswick campus
collaborative cultural intersections.
A number of international projects
ranging from symposiums to Industrial Design
publications, exhibitions, exchanges, »» How to draw a car
residencies, events and community demonstration—(11am and
projects are facilitated and organised 1 pm, Bldg 88, Level 5)
throughout the year, internationally »» Have a go on Apple’s new
and within Australia. iPad—bring your iPhone along to
learn the latest apps! (throughout
the day, Bldg 88, Level 5)

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art & design
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Interior Decoration TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 5 11.30 am, 3.15 pm
and Design Bldg 94, Level 1 (Lecture Theatre)
Interior Design Degree City Bldg 8, Level 11 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 8, Level 11, Room 61
Music Industry TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 2, Rooms 25 and 26 10.30 am, 12.15 pm, 2 pm
(Technical Production) Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Photography Degree City Bldg 36, Level 2 and 3 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 36, AV Theatre
Photoimaging TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 4, Rooms 14 and 16 1.15 pm, 2.45 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 6
(Lecture Theatre)

Printing and Graphic Arts— Pre-apprenticeship, Brunswick Bldg 515, Level 1 Information session
Digital Production, Graphic apprenticeship and and City Bldg 94, Level 5 12.30 pm
Pre-press, Multimedia, Printing, TAFE Cardigan Street Bldg 515, Level 1
Print Finishing, Screen Printing,
Desktop Publishing
Product Design TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 5

Screen and Media TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 2, Rooms 26 and 27 11 am, 12.45 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Textile Design Degree Brunswick Bldg 512, Level 1, Room 20 and 23 11.20 am, 1.40 pm
Bldg 513, Levels 1 and 2 Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)
Textile Technology Degree Brunswick Bldg 512, foyer

Textile Design and TAFE Brunswick Bldg 512, Level 1, Rooms 7, 20 and 31 11.40 am, 2.00 pm
Development Bldg 513, Levels 1 and 2 Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)
Visual Arts TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 6

Visual Merchandising TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 2, Room 44

MUST SEE
Life Drawing demonstration
10 am – 4 pm
Building 4, Level 5, Room 6
City campus

Student artwork

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business

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Accounting TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 2, Room 29

Professional Accountancy Degree City Bldg 13, Level 2, Room 29 Every 20 minutes
and Accountancy from 10.20 am to 3.40 pm
Bldg 13, Level 2, Room 30
Advertising TAFE City Alumni Courtyard 11.15 am, 1.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 9
Business Associate degree City Alumni Courtyard

Business Administration TAFE City Alumni Courtyard—multimedia display

Business Degree City Alumni Courtyard 10.45 am, 11.45 am, 1.15 pm, 2.45 pm
Information Systems Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 4 Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 3
Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 (TV Lounge)
Business Degree City Alumni Courtyard
postgraduate courses
Business - City Alumni Courtyard
study tours and exchange
Conveyancing TAFE City Alumni Courtyard

Economics and Finance Degree City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 13 10.45 am, 1 pm
Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 9
Economics and Finance— Degree City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 13
Honours
Entrepreneurship Degree City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 5 10.45 am, 1.15 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
Financial Planning Degree City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 13

Financial Services TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 13

Frontline Management— TAFE City Alumni Courtyard


traineeship
Honours in business Degree City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 4

Best Business Practice


Business at RMIT covers everything from accounting,
finance, management and business administration
to advertising, marketing, logistics and international
business.
To find out more visit Building 13 and Alumni
Courtyard on RMIT’s City campus for all your
business study needs.

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business

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Information Technology TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 4 11.15 am, 12.45 pm, 1.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 3
Information Technology— TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 4
traineeship and cadetship
International Business TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 6 11.45 am, 1.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
International Business Degree City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 6 11.15 am, 2.15 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
Juris Doctor Postgraduate City Alumni Courtyard

Legal Practice TAFE City Alumni Courtyard

Logistics TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 1 11.45 am, 1.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
Logistics and Supply Chain Degree City Alumni Courtyard 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm
Management— Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 1 Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 3
including Open Universities
Australia (OUA)
Management TAFE City Alumni Courtyard 12.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
Management Degree City Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 8 10.15 am, 12.15 pm, 2.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 7
Marketing TAFE City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 5 10.45 am, 12.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 7
Marketing Degree City Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 5 11.15 am, 1.15 pm, 2.45 pm
Bldg 13, Level 3, Room 7
MBA/MBA Executive Postgraduate City Alumni Courtyard

Public Relations TAFE City Alumni Courtyard 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm


Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 9

more info?
RMIT has one of the largest range of
computing and IT courses
in Victoria.
For more information about
computing and IT courses,
see pages 11 and 12.

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community services
and social sciences

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Aged Care Work TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 11

Criminal Justice Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 03 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Administration Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 02
Disability Work TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 11

International Studies Degree City Bldg 37, Level 3 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
1.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm
Bldg 37, Level 3, Room 4
Justice TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 2, Room 14
Crime scene
Bldg 51, Level 2, Room 13
Language TAFE and Degree City Bldg 37, Level 3, Room 16

Legal and Dispute Studies Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 04 12.30 pm
Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 02
Psychology Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 8 11 am, 12.30 pm, 2 pm
(Social Science) Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 10
Social Work Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 9 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm
Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 10
Social Work/Psychology Double degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 9 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm
(Social Science) Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 10
Translating and Interpreting TAFE and Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 6

Youth Work TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 11

Youth Work Degree City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 11 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 10

Did you know?


RMIT offers languages at all levels of study.
Dramatic
You can study a certificate in language at TAFE. You crime scene
can also take a language elective in your bachelor Like to watch crime scene dramas
degree studies, or as part of your PhD; or if you like, and learn about the Australian
simply study a language as a single subject (known as legal system?
a single course).
Visit the ‘Dramatic Crime Scene’
Gain the linguistic skills and cultural knowledge to in Bldg 51, Level 2, Room 13
communicate with people around the world and to solve the latest crime mystery...
contribute to diverse communities. RMIT offers
electives in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, City campus
Japanese and Spanish.
If you’re thinking of taking a ‘gap’ year, what about
studying Japanese or Chinese in intensive mode?
Find out more:
Bldg 37, Level 3, Room 16

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computing and
information technoloGY

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Business Degree City Computing and IT Hub 10.45 am, 11.45 am, 1.15 pm, 2.45 pm
Information Systems Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 (TV Lounge) Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 3
Alumni Courtyard
Bldg 13, Level 4, Room 4
Computer Science Degree City Computing and IT Hub The future of ICT
Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 10.30 am, 1 pm
(Application Programming,
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Computational Mathematics, Displays and activites
Imbedded Systems, Network »»  Tracking the eyes of internet users New Bachelor of Computer Science
Programming, Security, System (eye tracking movement demo) (Database Systems)
Administration, Web Systems) Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 15 11.30 am, 2 pm
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
»»  Demonstration of database
applications Building intelligent machines
(new Bachelor of Computer Science 12 pm
(Database Systems) degree) Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 23
Computing Degree City Computing and IT Hub I am stepping IT up—IT trend updates
and Internet Technology Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 and information from selection officers
12.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Displays and activites
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
»»  Build your own super computer
(simulation game) New Bachelor of Computer Science
Bldg 14, Level 10, Room 9 (Database Systems)
11.30 am, 2 pm
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Computing Studies Degree City Computing and IT Hub The future of ICT
Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 10.30 am, 1 pm
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Displays and activites
»»  Working with robots
Bldg 14, Level 10
Database Systems Degree City Bldg 14, Level 9, Rooms 15 and 23

Digital Art Degree City Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 37 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 1

more info? highlights


For more information about »» Tracking the eyes of internet users »» Gallery of evolutionary arts
business courses, Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 15 Bldg 14, Level 10
see pages 8 and 9.
»» Build your own super computer »» Working with robots
(simulation game) Bldg 14, Level 10
Bldg 14, Level 10, Room 9 »» Student project demo
»» Demonstration of database Bldg 14, Level 10
applications—new Bachelor
of Computer Science
(Database Systems) degree
Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 23

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computing and
information technoloGY
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Games and Degree City Computing and IT Hub I am stepping IT up—IT trend updates
Graphics Programming (IT) Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 and information from selection officers
12.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Displays and activites
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
»»  Gallery of evolutionary arts
student project demo
Bldg 14, Level 10
Games Graphic Design Degree City Bldg 14, Level 11, Rooms 01 and 37 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 1
Games, Graphics Degree City Computing and IT Hub I am stepping IT up—IT trend updates
and Digital Media Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 and information from selection officers
(Computer Science) 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Displays and activites
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
»»  Animation demo, games
and student demos
Bldg 14, Level 11, Room 37
Information Technology Associate degree City Computing and IT Hub
Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31
Information Technology Degree City Computing and IT Hub The future of ICT
(Applications Programming, Bldg 10, Level 4, Room 31 10.30 am, 1 pm
Business Applications, Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Displays and activies
Mulitmedia Design, Network
Bldg 14, Level 10 Building intelligent machines
Programming, Systems
12 pm
Administration, Web Systems) »»  Working with robots
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
»»  Gallery of evolutionary arts
»»  Student project demo
Multimedia Systems Design Degree City Displays and activies I am stepping IT up—IT trend updates
(Information Technology) »»  Demonstration of and information from selection officers
database applications Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
(new Bachelor of Computer Science
10.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm
(Database Systems) degree)
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 6
Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 23
(Lecture Theatre)
The future of ICT
10.30 am, 1 pm
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Network Computing Degree City Bldg 14, Level 9, Rooms 15 and 23
Software Engineering Degree City Displays and activies Software architects—they’ve got IT!
»»  Build your own super computer 11 am, 1.30 pm
(simulation game) Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 2
Bldg 14, Level 10, Room 9

Computing and IT Hub


Get connected at the Computing
highlights
and IT Hub for information on »» Tracking the eyes of internet users »» Gallery of evolutionary arts
careers in programming, and games Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 15 Bldg 14, Level 10
and software. »» Build your own super computer »» Working with robots
Tours to demonstration areas (simulation game) Bldg 14, Level 10
departing regularly. Bldg 14, Level 10, Room 9 »» Student project demo
Bldg 10, Level 4 »» Demonstration of database Bldg 14, Level 10
applications—new Bachelor
of Computer Science
(Database Systems) degree
Bldg 14, Level 9, Room 23

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education and
training

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Early Childhood Teaching Degree Bundoora west Bldg 220, Level 2, Room 1 10.30 am, 12.30 pm
Bldg 220, Level 2, Room 01
Education Degree Bundoora west Bldg 220, Level 3, Room 23 10.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm
(primary teaching) Bldg 220, Level 2, Room 20

Education Degree Brunswick Bldg 514, Level 1, Rooms 02 and 2C 10 am, 12.20 pm, 2.40 pm
(primary teaching— Bldg 514, Level 2, Room 1 (Auditorium)
art specialisation)
Education/Disability Double degree Bundoora west Bldg 220, Level 3, Room 23 10.30 am, 12.30 pm
(primary and special Bldg 220, Level 3, Room 24
education teaching)
ESL TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 3, Foyer
(Access and Further Study)
ESL (Access) for
Overseas Qualified Nurses
Further Education TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 3, Foyer
General Education for Adults
Graduate Diploma Postgraduate Bundoora west Information sessions
of Education 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Early Childhood) Bldg 220, Level 2, Room 01

Graduate Diploma Postgraduate Bundoora west Information sessions


of Education 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Primary) Bldg 220, Level 2, Room 20

Graduate Diploma Postgraduate Bundoora west Information sessions


of Education 11.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Secondary) Bldg 220, Level 3, Room 24

Physical Education Degree Bundoora west Displays and information 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 203, Level 3 Bldg 207, Level 3, Room 1
Tours
Every 30 minutes
from 10.15 am to 3.15 pm
Bldg 203, Level 3
VCE, VCE for Adults, VCAL TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 5, Room 10

Work Education TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 3, Room 11

DID you know?


There are different pathways to becoming a teacher. You can study an education
degree after completing Year 12 or you can study a postgraduate education degree
after completing any other bachelor degree.
See the 2011 Education and Training interest area brochure for more information.
Apply for these education degree and postgraduate courses through VTAC.

RMIT university | open day 2010


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engineering

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Advanced Manufacturing Degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
and Mechatronics Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Engineering (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bundoora east—information
Tours to laboratories following
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria
presentations
Tours departing regularly
Aerospace (Mechanical, TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
Maintenance, (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Manufacturing) Information and displays Tours following presentations
Bldg 57, Level 1, Rooms 1, 3, 4
Aerospace Engineering Degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Bundoora east— (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria Tours to laboratories following
Tours to laboratories departing regularly presentations

Aerospace Engineering/ Double degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Management Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Bundoora east— (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria Tours to laboratories following
Tours to laboratories departing regularly presentations

Airline Pilot TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm


(Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Automotive Engineering Degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Bundoora east— (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria Tours to laboratories following
Tours to laboratories departing regularly presentations

Aviation Degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm


Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Bundoora east— Bldg 251, Level 2, (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
cafeteria
Tours to laboratories departing regularly

must see Engineering HuB


RMIT is one of Australia’s largest engineering universities with specialist
Formula SAE Cars qualifications including:
Experience the building and design »» Aerospace »» Electrical
of the new carbon fibre Formula »» Automotive »» Electronic and Communication
Cars, with students and staff on
hand to answer any questions. »» Chemical »» Mechanical
Bldg 255, Bundoora campus east »» Civil and Infrastructure »» Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing
»» Computer and Network
Want to talk about putting your design and problem-solving skills into a degree
or an advanced diploma in engineering? Visit the Engineering Hub on the
City campus, Storey Hall, Bldg 16, Swanston Street.

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ENGINEERING
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Chemical Engineering Degree City Engineering Hub 11 am, 1 pm


(Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Demonstrations
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 7, Level 1, Room 8
Chemical Engineering/ Double degree City Engineering Hub 11 am, 1 pm
Applied Chemistry (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Chemical Engineering/ Demonstrations
Biotechnology 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 7, Level 1, Room 8
Chemical Engineering/
Food Technology
Chemical Engineering/
Management
Chemical Engineering/ Double degree City Science Hub
Biotechnology Bldg 28, Level 5
Civil and Infrastructure Degree City Engineering Hub 11 am, 1 pm
Engineering (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Demonstrations (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 10, Level 3, Room 1
Civil and Double degree City Engineering Hub 11 am, 1 pm
Infrastructure Engineering/ (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Management Demonstrations (Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 10, Level 3, Room 1
Civil Engineering TAFE City Engineering Hub 12.30 pm
(Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93

Computer and Degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Network Engineering (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Level 9, Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Computer and Double degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Network Engineering/ (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Computer Science (Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Level 9, Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14

Engineers must see


Without Interested in Learning to Fly?
Borders RMIT instructing staff are here to answer your questions:
Sunday 8 August, Storey Hall, City campus.
Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall auditorium foyer) Sunday 12 September, Point Cook site, RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook.
Activities include: information sessions, static aircraft displays, RAAF museum,
flying displays and one-on-one advice on RMIT courses and career prospects.

must see bundoora east lab tours and demonstrations


»»Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Laboratory
Civil engineering demonstrations »»Automotive Laboratories
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm »»Composite and Polymer Laboratory
Bldg 10, Level 3, Room 1 »»Material testing
»»RMIT SAGE Automation Centre
»»RMIT LMS International Australian Centre for Noise Vibration
Harshness
Tours leave from Bundoora east cafeteria.

RMIT university | open day 2010


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engineering

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Computer and Double degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Network Engineering/ (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Management (Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Level 9, Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Computer Systems TAFE City Engineering Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Engineering (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Demonstrations Tours following presentations
Bldg 56, Level 7, Room 95
Electrical and Degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Electronic Engineering (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Level 9, Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Electrician and TAFE City Trial-A-Trade 10 am to 4 pm
Instrumentation Apprenticeship Bldg 45, Level 1, Rooms 7 and 8 Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Demonstrations Tours following presentations
1 pm and 3 pm
Bldg 56, Level 2, Room 19
Electrical Engineering Degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
(Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Levels 2 and 9,
Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Electrical Engineering/ Double degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Commerce (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Levels 2 and 9,
Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Electrical Engineering/ Double degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Management (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Levels 2 and 9,
Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Electrical Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
(Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Demonstrations
Bldg 56, Level 7, Room 95
Electronic and Degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Communication Engineering (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Bldg 10, Levels 2 and 9,
Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14

must see Conservation


and Renewable
Engineering Industry
Speaker Presentations
New and interactive teaching labs Hear from industry leaders and learn
featuring electrical and computer
Energy Park
See solar energy used to desalinate more about the fields of engineering.
engineering student project displays! Bldg 12, Level 8, Room 2
water and produce power.
Tours leave frequently from Demonstrations of the production of 11.30 am—SAGE—Advanced
Engineering Hub (Storey Hall) hydrogen from solar energy tours at Manufacturing and Mechatronics
11 am and 2 pm. 1 pm—Boeing—Aerospace
Bundoora campus east Engineering
3 pm—Auto CRC—Advanced
Automotive Technology/Mechanical
Engineering

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engineering

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Electronic and Communication Double degree City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Engineering/ (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
Computer Science (Storey Hall), Level 7
Displays
Electronic and Communication Bldg 10, Level 2 and 9,
Engineering/Physics Rooms 11, 12, 13, 14
Electronics TAFE City Engineering Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
and Communications (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Demonstrations
Bldg 56, Level 7, Room 95
Engineering Design TAFE City Engineering Hub 12.30 pm
(Civil Engineering) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Advanced Manufacturing) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Design & Development) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Electrical/Electronics) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Mechanical and (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Manufacturing) Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Network Engineering) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Principal Technical Officer) (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Engineering Technology TAFE City Engineering Hub 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
(Refrigeration/ (Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Airconditioning)

Aerospace and Engineering laboratories,


Manufacturing workshops and demonstrations
Take this opportunity to visit the Bldg 56 and Bldg 57 (via Earl Street) City campus
Virtual Maintenance Training »» Renewable energy: See displays of portable solar panels and
Simulator (VMT) for an unmatchable demonstrations of solar light measurements. Bldg 56, Level 7, Room 95
insight into working on an aeroplane. »» Refrigeration: Treat yourself to an RMIT made ice-cream or granita as part of
The simulator is a PC-based the refrigeration machinery demonstration. Bldg 57, Level 2, Room 41
unit designed to train aircraft »» Air Conditioning: Is it chilly in here? Machinery demonstration.
maintenance engineers, as if they Bldg 56, Level 2, Room 16
were actually working on the latest »» CAD/CAM/CNC laboratories: Computer-controlled machinery that helps design
Boeing 737 aircraft. and manufacture almost anything you like. Bldg 57, Level 1, Rooms 3 and 4
»» Automation labs: See automation control including robotics.
Trainees can familiarise themselves
Bldg 57, Level 1, Room 7
with maintenance operations and
»» Thermodynamics laboratory: Bldg 57, Level 6, Room 32
aircraft systems analysis.
»» Rapid prototyping laboratory—3D like you’ve never seen.
Bldg 57 Level 2, Room 13 Bldg 57, Level 1, Room 9
City campus

RMIT university | open day 2010


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engineering

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Environmental Engineering Degree City Information 11 am


Bldg 16, Level 5, (Storey Hall Auditorium) Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Demonstrations
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 10, Level 12, Room 28
Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre Foyer)
Geospatial Science Degree City Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 5 (Kaleide Theatre)
Displays
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 37
Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 2
Mechanical Engineering Degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bundoora east—
Tours to laboratories following
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria
presentations
Tours to laboratories departing regularly
Mechanical Engineering/ Double degree City and City—Engineering Hub City—10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Management Bundoora east (Storey Hall Auditorium) Engineering Hub
(Storey Hall Lecture Theatre)
Bundoora east—
Tours to laboratories following
Bldg 251, Level 2, cafeteria
presentations
Tours to laboratories departing regularly
Plumbing TAFE City Trial-A-Trade 12.30 pm
Pre-appenticeship Bldg 45, Level 1, Rooms 7 and 8 Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
and traineeship Tours following presentations
Refrigeration/ Pre-apprenticeship City Trial-a-Trade 10.30 am, 1.30 pm
Airconditioning and traineeship Bldg 45, Level 1, Rooms 7 and 8 Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Spatial Information TAFE City Trial-a-Trade 12.30 pm
(Surveying, Mapping Bldg 45, Level 1, Rooms 7 and 8 Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
and GIS) Tours following presentations
Surveying Degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Workshop and information
Bldg 12, Level 10, Room 37
Telecommunications TAFE City Engineering Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
(Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 56, Level 3, Room 93
Tours following presentations
Demonstrations
Bldg 56, Level 7, Room 95

Industrial must see Visit


Wind Tunnel
Test models in the wind tunnel F-SAE Racing Car trial-a-trade
Bldg 257, Level 1, Room 1 Check out the world record-breaking Try your hand at five-minute activities
Bundoora campus east F-SAE Electric Prototype Racing Car. for an insight into the trades offered
Bowen St, City campus at RMIT.
(outside Bldg 7) Building 45, City campus
New Sports Engineering (please refer to page 28)
Laboratory
See how sports shoes are tested!
Bldg 253, Level 1, Room 4
Bundoora campus east

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environment

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Conservation and TAFE City Sustainability Hub


Land Management Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer
Bldg 51, Level 6
Environment Degree City Sustainability Hub 10 am, 1 pm
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2, Room 8
(University Function Room)
Environment/ Double degree City Sustainability Hub 12 pm
Environmental Science Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Environmental Engineering Degree City Information 11 am, 3 pm
Bldg 16, Level 5 (Storey Hall Auditorium) Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Demonstrations
12 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
Bldg 10, Level 12, Room 28
Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer

Environment
project in Vietnam
Environment
careers guide
Must see
Each year, RMIT students from The Guide to Environmental Careers Sustainability Hub, Kaleide Theatre
planning, science and engineering are in Australia 2010 is a great resource See a range of courses that
given the opportunity to be part of a for advice on choosing a green focus on the environment and
consultancy that travels to Vietnam to career. RMIT and Environmental find out what RMIT is doing to
tackle an environmental challenge. Jobs Network have published improve sustainability.
The project addresses real-life the guide online to showcase the
issues, environmental education and huge range of career opportunities.
teamwork in one unique life-changing The guide identifies entry points
experience. Students walk away and career pathways to the
with an international project under
their belt and confidence in project
environment profession and provides
pointers on where to go to get Do YOU
development, management and further information. To access this
resource go to www.rmit.edu.au/
KNOW YOUR
reporting.
environmentplanning NEIGHBOURHOOD?
Find out more at the
Sustainability Hub, Kaleide Theatre, Urban and Regional Planners do!
City campus Or do they? Visit the Sustainability
Hub in Building 8 and find out
something new about your
neighbourhood.

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environment

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Environmental Engineering/ Double degree City Information 11 am


Environmental Science Engineering Hub Sustainability Hub
(Storey Hall Auditorium) Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)
Demonstrations
12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 10, Level 12, Room 28
Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer
Environmental Science Degree City Science Hub How can we save and protect
Bldg 28, Level 5 the environment
1 pm
Sustainability Hub
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer

RMIT Sustainability — City Sustainability Hub 10.30 am


Committee Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre) foyer Sustainability Hub
Bldg 8, Level 2 (Kaleide Theatre)

did you know? RMIT is committed to reducing its


Since 2000, RMIT has reduced carbon footprint and providing a safe
water consumption by 25 per cent.
and green university.
For more information on how
RMIT is encouraging staff, students
and the general public to minimise
impact on the environment, visit
www.rmit.edu.au/thinkgreen

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health and
medical sciences

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Acupuncture and Manual Degree Bundoora west Displays


Therapy Bldg 202, Level 4, foyer
Displays and demonstrations
Bldg 202, Level 4, Rooms 26 and 27
Information available at City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Allied Health Assistance— TAFE City Health in your Hands
Certificate IV Bldg 51, Level 6
Biomedical Science Degree Bundoora west Displays 11 am, 12 pm, 1.30 pm
Bldg 223, Level 1, foyer Bldg 207, Level 2, Room 2
Bldg 201, Level 2, mezzanine (anatomy
labs)
Information available at City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Biotechnology Degree City Lab tours How can we save and
11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm protect the environment
Bldg 14, Level 13 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Biotechnology TAFE City Health and Medical Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27 Bldg 51, Level 4, Room 6
Displays
Bldg 51, Level 6
Biotechnology and Degree Bundoora west Displays and tours
Biological Science Every hour from 11 am
Bldg 223, Level 1, foyer

Biomedical Sciences
Check out preserved human body
MUST SEE Health and
Medical Hub
parts in our anatomy laboratories. Chinese Medicine Visit the Health and Medical Hub
Bundoora campus west, Bldg 201. Herbal creams, acupressure and if you’re at the City campus to hear
cupping. about careers in medical sciences,
Bundoora campus west, complementary health and nursing.
Bldg 202, Level 4 Building 12, Level 4, Room 27
(just off Bowen Street)
Medical sciences
HEALTH general presentation
12 pm—Bldg 12, Level 5, Room 2
IN YOUR HANDS
Building 51, Levels 6 and 7
See page 28

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health and
medical sciences
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Chinese Medicine/ Double degree Bundoora west Displays 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2.30 pm
Human Biology Bldg 202, Level 4 Foyer Bldg 202, Level 4, Rooms 26 and 27
Displays and demonstrations
Bldg 202, Level 4, Rooms 26 and 27
Information available at City campus —
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Chiropractic Degree Bundoora west Display and tours 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 2 pm
Bldg 201, Level 5 Bldg 201, Level 3, Room 19
Information available at City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Dental Assisting/Dental TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 6
Technology/Prosthetics
Disability Degree Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 3, Room 6 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm
Bldg 201, Level 3, Room 20
Information available on City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Education/Disability Double degree Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 3, Room 6 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm
Bldg 201, Level 3, Room 20
Exercise and Sport Science Degree Bundoora west Displays and information 11 am, 12.30 pm, 2 pm
(formerly known as Bldg 203, Level 3 Bldg 207, Level 3, Room 1
Human Movement)
Tours
Every 30 minutes from 10.15 am to
3.15 pm
Bldg 203, Level 3
Laboratory Medicine Degree Bundoora west Bldg 223, Level 2, Room 24 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2 pm
Bldg 207, Level 2, Room 1
Information available on City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27

FREE MASSAGE Exercise and


Sport Sciences
Visit our Myotherapy team for a free Put yourself in an athlete’s shoes and
shoulder and neck massage, while test out the technology used in the
learning about this area of study. AFL and English Premier League.
Health in your Hands.
City campus Bundoora campus west,
Bldg 51, Level 6, Room 8 Bldg 203, Level 3

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health and
medical sciences
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Medical Radiations Degree Bundoora west Medical imaging—radiography 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm
Bldg 201, Level 8, Room 3 Bldg 207, Level 3, Room 2
Radiation therapy
Bldg 201, Level 8, Room 15
Nuclear medicine
Bldg 201, Level 8, Room 4
Medical radiations quiz
Bldg 201, Level 8, Room 5
Information available on City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Medical Sciences Degree City Health and Medical Hub 12 pm
general information Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27 Bldg 12, Level 5, Room 2
Myotherapy TAFE City Health and Medical Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27 Bldg 51, Level 4, Room 3
Health in your Hands
Bldg 51, Level 6
Nursing Degree Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 7, Labs 6 and 7 Every hour from 10 am
(Post-registration) Bldg 201, Level 6, Room 22
Information available on City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Nursing Degree Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 7, Labs 6 and 7 Every hour from 10 am
(Division 1) Bldg 201, Level 6, Room 22
Information available on City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Nursing TAFE Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 6, Room 17 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
(Division 2) 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Information available on City campus—
Bldg 201, Level 6, Room 17
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Nursing TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 6
(Division 2)

Laboratory Medicine Medical Radiation


Get a feel for what medical scientists Visit the medical radiation
do through video displays of laboratories and learn how we image
laboratory medicine practical classes the body to detect, diagnose and
and hands-on demos. treat medical conditions.
Bundoora campus west, Bundoora campus west,
Bldg 223, Level 2, Room 24 Bldg 201, Level 8

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health and
medical sciences
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Occupational TAFE City Health and Medical Hub


Health and Safety Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
(part time)
Information
Science Hub
Bldg 51, Level 6
Optical Dispensing— TAFE City Health and Medical Hub
traineeship Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Displays
Bldg 51, Level 6
Osteopathy Degree and Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 4, Room 30
Postgraduate
Information available at City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Pathology Specimen TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 6
Collection
Pathology Testing TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 6 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Bldg 51, Level 4, Room 6
Pharmaceutical Sciences Degree Bundoora west Bldg 223, Level 1, foyer 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm
Bldg 207, Level 2, Room 6
Information available at City campus—
Health and Medical Hub
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27
Psychology Degree Bundoora west and Bundoora west— Bundoora west—
(Applied Science) City Bldg 201, Level 2, Room 5 11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm
Bldg 201, Level 2, Room 7
City—Bldg 51, Level 3
City— All day, Bldg 51, Level 3
Radiation Therapy Degree Bundoora west Bldg 201, Level 8, Room 15

Remedial Massage TAFE City Bldg 51, Level 6

Come and see RMIT’s nursing facilities at Bundoora


campus west

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media and
communication

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Advertising Degree City Bldg 9, Level 2, Room 01 and 01B 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 9, Level 1 (Radio Theatre)
Audiovisual Technology TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 2, Studio Foyer 11.15 am, 1 pm, 2.45 pm, 3.45pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Communication Design Degree City Bldg 9, Level 3, 11.15 am, 12.15 pm, 1.15 pm,
Rooms 3, 4a, 4b, 5a and 5b 2.15 pm, 3.15 pm
Bldg 9, Level 3, Rooms 6a and 6b
Creative Industries TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 4, Room 29 12 pm, 1.45 pm, 3.30 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Creative Writing Degree City Bldg 9, Level 3, Rooms 9 and 11 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 3.30 pm
Bldg 9, Level 1 (Radio Theatre)
Journalism Degree City Bldg 9, Level 2, Rooms 15 and 16 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 10, Level 4 (Casey Plaza)
Media Degree City Bldg 9, Level 2, Rooms 14 and 17 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 10, Level 4 (Casey Plaza)
Music Industry Degree City Bldg 94, Level 6, Room 27 10.45 am, 12.30 pm, 2.15 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Professional Communication Degree City Bldg 9, Level 3, Room 7 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 10, Level 4 (Casey Plaza)
Professional Writing TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 4, Rooms 26 and 27 11.30 am, 1.15 pm, 3 pm
and Editing Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)
Public Relations Degree City Bldg 9, Level 3, Rooms 10 and 12 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 12.30 pm,
1.30 pm, 2.30 pm
Bldg 10, Level 4 (Casey Plaza)
Screenwriting TAFE City Bldg 94, Level 4, Room 26 and 27 11.45 am, 1.30 pm, 3.15 pm
Bldg 94, Level 1, Room 11
(Small Auditorium)

New facilities for


Media and Communication students
The School of Media and Communication now boasts a state-of-the-art home
in Bldg 9 on RMIT’s City campus. The recently renovated and upgraded facilities
include dynamic, interactive spaces for collaboration and study.
The School also has access to premium technology which supports all Media
and Communication staff and students. Media and communication research is
carried out within the heart of this new and vibrant environment.
Check out the new state-of-the-art facilities in Bldg 9.

Student artwork by Jacqueline Norman,


Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
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science

Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Applied Chemistry Degree City Science Hub


Bldg 28, Level 5
Applied Chemistry/ Double degree City Science Hub
Chemical Engineering Bldg 28, Level 5
Applied Chemistry/ Double degree City Information
Management Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Workshops
Bldg 8, Level 9, Room 66
Applied Sciences Associate degree City Bldg 51, Level 6 The secret lives and confessions
of a science student
11.30 am, 12.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 3
2 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Applied Sciences Degree City Science Hub The secret lives and confessions
Bldg 28, Level 5 of a science student
11.30 am, 12.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 3
2 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
The new approach to science education
10.30 am, 1.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 3
Applied Sciences/Education Double degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5

MUST see The Science Hub


Visit the hub to hear about real career outcomes across 10 areas of science.
Science information sessions Information, directions and tours—Bldg 28, Level 5.
»» The New Approach to Science
Education—Applied Sciences
multi-streams with Associate Lab tours SCIENCE INDUSTRY
PRESENTATIONS
Professor Gale Spring School of Applied Sciences
10.30 am, 1.30 pm— laboratory tours Hear from leaders within
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2 the industry about career
11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
»» The Secret Life and Confessions opportunities
of a Science Student Bldg 14, Level 13
Water Quality Research Australia
11.30 am, 12.30 pm— 2 pm—Bldg 12, Level 8, Room 2
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 3
2 pm—Bldg 12, Level 13, Melbourne Water
Room 2 MUST VISIT 11 am—Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Victorian Department
Ice-cream making of Primary Industries
Understand the process of ice- 2.30 pm—Bldg 12, Level 13,
cream making and taste the results! Room 3
Bldg 51, Level 8, Room 7 Department of Sustainability
and Environment
10.30 am—Bldg 12, Level 8, Room 2

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science
Careers TAFE/Degree Campus Information areas/displays Presentations

Biotechnology Degree City Science Hub How smart biotechnology


Bldg 28, Level 5 affects our lives
12 pm,
Blg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Biotechnology for tomorrow
1 pm
Blg 12, Level 13, Room 3
Biotechnology TAFE City Health and Medical Hub 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 27 Bldg 51, Level 4, Room 6
Displays
Bldg 51, Level 6
Biotechnology Degree City Lab tours How can we save and
Environmental Science 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm protect the environment
Bldg 14, Level 13 1 pm
Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Biological Science Degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Consumer Science Degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Food Technology TAFE City Displays and Information
Bldg 51, Level 6
Activities
Bldg 51, Level 8, Room 7
Food Technology Degree City Displays and Information Food technology and nutrition
and Nutrition Science Hub 1.30 pm
Bldg 28, Level 5 Bldg 12, Level 13, Room 2
Lab Tours
11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Bldg 14, Level 13
Mathematics Degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Nanotechnology/ Double degree City Science Hub
Applied Sciences Bldg 28, Level 5
Pathology Testing TAFE City 11.30 am, 2.30 pm
Bldg 51, Level 4, Room 6
Physics Degree City Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Physics/ Double degree City Science Hub
Electronic Engineering Bldg 28, Level 5
Statistics Degree City Displays and Information
Science Hub
Bldg 28, Level 5
Workshops
Bldg 8, Level 9, Room 66
Textile Technology Degree Brunswick Bldg 512, Level 1

Can you Pick a winner


handle the heat? with Maths and Stats
Come find out if you can with Can you predict the winner of an AFL match
the thermal imaging camera. better than the computer?
The thermal camera and a range of How did a syndicate rig the system to win nearly
other new and exciting equipment $1 million on a greyhound race? What is wrong
used at RMIT will be on display. with the Powerball numbers? Who is the greatest
Get the chance to speak to industry Melbourne Cup winner of all time? Come to the
representatives currently working in Access Grid room and see if you can out-wit,
the fields of surveying and geospatial out-calculate and out-predict RMIT’s computer.
sciences. Bldg 8, Level 9, Room 66
Bldg 12, Level 10

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apprenticeships
and traineeships

RMIT University has a range of Trial-A-Trade Health in Your Hands


apprenticeships and traineeships Building 45, Earl St, City campus Building 51, Levels 6 and 7,
available in the health industry and more
Trial-a-Trade is designed to give you an Victoria Parade, City campus
traditional trades. With an apprenticeship
or traineeship from RMIT, you'll gain the insight in to some of the many trades The Health in Your Hands activities offer
opportunity to earn and learn. offered at RMIT. Try your hand at any of the you the opportunity to learn more about
five minute activities listed below for a real alternative careers in the health industry.
RMIT staff and Australian Apprenticeship experience. You will also have a chance to Speak to current students and expert staff
Centre officers will be on hand to answer any speak to current students and expert staff about your learning pathway:
questions you may have about becoming an about your options.
apprentice or trainee. Each of the following hands-on activities will
Surveying run at 10.15 am, 12 noon and 2 pm:

You will learn how to interpret a building Myotherapy—corporate massage


height through a surveying instrument.
Be treated to a massage while learning
Cabinet/Furniture Making about where massage and communication
skills can take you.
You are invited to try your hand at cabinet
and furniture making. Building 51, Level 6

Plumbing Myotherapy—corrective exercises

Develop some of your own plumbing by Is that niggling in your back getting to you?
joining and testing pipes. Staff and students will show you exercises
to strengthen your muscles and by
Electrical/Instrumental using innovative imaging technology
Learn the fundamentals of building a basic and verbal cues.
electric motor and see how it works. Building 51, Level 6
Air-conditioning/Refrigeration Optical
Discover how an air-conditioning system How are glasses made? Take a lab tour and
works then make a flare on the end of a see how lenses are auto edged and fitted to
copper pipe, connect it to a test system, a spectacle frame.
and then test it for leaks.
Building 51, Level 6

Nursing
workshop tours Help the state-of-the-art ‘Sim Man’ as he
Tours of RMIT’s various workshops
battles with a variety of health emergencies
are a great way to see the facilities and learn what you can do to help.
on offer first hand.
Building 51, Level 6
View the workshops and get
a feel for your future workspace: Applied health—step up
Departing from Building 45 entrance You’ll be put through the paces with a series
every hour from 11 am of exercises to find out how your heart is
keeping up.
Building 51, Level 6

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STUDENT INFORMATION: OPENING UP
OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE

Access all Areas! Pathways to success Koori Express


RMIT University welcomes its students to Pathways provide opportunities for students The Koori Express is running again in 2010,
a vibrant learning community. to transfer from one course to another. It’s with students coming from country areas
RMIT value the rich diversity of the student another way of getting to where you want to including Moe, Morwell and Drouin. City
population and offer an experience that is go. Different levels of study at RMIT means students have also been invited to participate
culturally enriching and tolerant of many you can explore more than one way of from the northern suburbs including schools
traditions and beliefs. RMIT recognise that getting the qualification you want. from Reservoir, Northlands, Northcote,
education has a key role in enabling people Thornbury and Bundoora. The Koori Express
You could also get recognition for your
to reach their full potential and are committed bus will leave Morwell on the Sunday morning
existing skills and knowledge. Completed
to supporting the success of all students at 8 am for a 10 am arrival at RMIT. A pick
TAFE qualifications can be credited towards
who choose to study at RMIT and who are up will begin from approximately 9 am for the
a degree and, alternatively, partly completed
admitted to a course. city students.
degree studies may be accredited to a TAFE
By using an equity admission scheme you diploma or advanced diploma. The Koori Express was introduced three
have an opportunity to outline and document years ago to give prospective students a
For more information about pathways, visit
your background, your achievements and hands-on experience of what study/subjects
the General Information Marquee at each
your preparation for further study. It is a are available at RMIT and to experience
campus or call 9925 2260.
way for you to ensure that your individual campus life.
circumstances are considered in the selection www.rmit.edu.au/programs/pathways
The Ngarara Willim Centre has been
process for both TAFE and higher education Scholarships instrumental in organising the Koori Express
courses. RMIT encourage you to make use of over the past few years. This ‘one-day
equity admission schemes if you believe that RMIT offers a range of scholarships
recognising your leadership skills, community experience’ is regarded as a highly useful
your particular circumstances warrant special and informative event, especially for country
consideration in securing a place in one of involvement and academic excellence.
Equity scholarships are also available to students. RMIT hope to have many student
RMIT’s courses.
support students from all backgrounds visitors this year to showcase their new area
Join one of the ‘Introduction to RMIT’ achieve their study ambitions. and to meet enrolled Indigenous students
presentations or visit the general at RMIT.
information marquee on each campus For further information, visit
www.rmit.edu.au/students/scholarships . If you are an Indigenous student already on
for more information.
campus, or someone who wants to join in
www.rmit.edu.au/students/equity Grab the guide the festivities, please contact Ngarara Willim
www.rmit.edu.au/students/scholarships Centre (NWC) on 9925 4885.
Make sure you pick up the Student Services
Guide, Guide to Success, available at the Come and join us for lunch at NWC
Single COURSES General Information Marquees. (Bldg 12, Level 4, Room 29) at 12 noon.

are another
way to study
Take the same classes and
complete the same assessment
tasks as university students.
Pick up a list of single
subjects available.
Visit the General Information
marquees on each campus
Tel. +61 3 9925 8111
Email: enquiries@rmit.edu.au
www.singlecourses.rmit.edu.au

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student life

Bundoora Netball and Sports Centre »» City campus City campus,


Bldg 8, Level 3 Bldg 8, Level 3 (enter from Swanston St).
Jointly owned by RMIT and the City of
»» Brunswick campus Tel. +61 3 9925 2874
Whittlesea, this is a community sports centre
Bldg 202, Level 2 Email: fitness@rmit.edu.au
in the heart of Bundoora campus. Anyone for
basketball, netball, tennis, volleyball, soccer, »» Bundoora campus RMITV
badminton, squash, hockey, fitness classes, Bldg 514, Level 2
a gym, or simply coffee in the café? RMITV is a student-run television production
RMIT Union house specialising in live television programs
Bundoora campus, broadcast on Channel 31. Participate in
Bldg 203. Sport and Recreation workshops and gain practical television
Tel. +61 3 9925 7999 RMIT Union Sport and Recreation offer studio experience on award-winning
www.bundooransc.com.au opportunities for participation in over 25 programs.
Library clubs, intervarsity games, sports events RMITV
on and off campus and a trips and tours City campus, Bldg 12, Level 4.
The Library is a great place to study and program within Victoria and beyond. There’s www.rmitv.org
hang out at uni. There are computers for also great opportunities to complement your
student use, study rooms for group work, academic studies by picking up skills and SYN media
lounge areas and, of course, books! experiences through volunteering as a tour Youth community radio and TV
RMIT University Library is located across six leader, club committee member, or team
»» 90.7 FM
sites; drop into one on Open Day and get to manager and more with sport and recreation
»» Channel 31
know what the Library can offer you. Further details at www.union.rmit.edu.au/ »» syn.org.au
www.rmit.edu.au/library Building 8, Level 3, City campus SYN’s radio and TV shows are created by
Tel. 03 9925 3751 student presenters and producers aged
RMIT Gallery
12–25 years. Listen to musical sub-cultures,
Building 204 Bundoora campus west,
RMIT Gallery is right in the heart of the City sport, comedy, youth issues, satire, finance,
Tel. 03 9925 7226
campus and presents vibrant and changing science, food, travel and more!
exhibitions of Australian and international Union Arts New members welcome.
design; including fashion and architecture,
fine art, craft, new media and technology. RMIT Union Arts works with students, staff and Visit the SYN media studios:
alumni in the development and presentation City campus
Guided tours of The Stony Rises Project, an of arts and cultural activities, on and off Bldg 52, 16 Cardigan Street
exhibition of new works by 10 contemporary campuses. Get some creative inspiration and www.syn.org.au
artists exploring Victoria’s western district, at: discover RMIT Union Arts here:
11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm SYN will be broadcasting on Open
»» First State Gallery Day. Come along to Bowen Street near
Gallery hours—Open Day: 10 am to 4 pm 344 Swanston Street, (downstairs) Franklin Street on the City campus for live
344 Swanston Street, Melbourne
»» Kaleide Theatre entertainment and studio tours.
»» Become a fan of RMIT Gallery on Bldg 8, Level 2
Facebook (enter from Swanston St)
»» Follow RMIT Gallery on Twitter
»» Check website for regular updates on
»» ArtSpaces DID YOU KNOW?
Bldg 8, Levels 2 and 3 RMIT has some of Victoria’s oldest
public programs and special events
or visit www.launch.rmit.edu.au  buildings located on its City campus.
and news
www.rmit.edu.au/rmitgallery City fitness Pick up a self-guided heritage map from
the General Information Marquee on the
RMIT Student Union (RUSU) Stay healthy and fit while you study, at one of
City campus, or enjoy a guided tour of
Melbourne’s best student gym facilities in the
Information overload? Visit RMIT Bldg 20 (former Magistrates Court) at
heart of the City campus on Swanston Street.
Student Union and enjoy some food, 11 am and 1 pm (meet your tour leader
Offering very competitive prices for students
music and freebies. outside the entrance to Bldg 20
and the general public, services include
on Russell Street).
individual programs, personal training and a
great range of group fitness classes.
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IMPORTANT DATES

August 2010 january 2011


8 RMIT Open Day—City, Brunswick, Bundoora RMIT Science Experience
8 Direct applications open for TAFE and degree courses February 2011
(Semester 1 2011 intake)
RMIT Postgraduate Expo
13 National Science Week breakfast seminar
Orientation activities
18 RMIT Open Evening—Hamilton
March 2011
19 VSSEC Engineering and Science Careers Expo
RMIT Careers Expo
21 Advertising Careers Day
(for current RMIT students seeking graduate jobs)
September 2010 RMIT Careers Advisers’ Seminar
4 Public Relations Careers Day Engineering Australia Expo
12 RMIT Flight Training Open Day—Point Cook April 2011
14 MBA and Postgrad Expo RCNA Nursing and Health Expo—Victoria
30 Closing date for VTAC applications (timely) The Age VCE and Careers Expo
October 2010 May 2011
8 Closing date for VTAC SEAS and Direct ACESS Midyear intake applications opens
applications WRICA Careers and Employment Expo
14 RMIT Business Postgraduate Expo City Tertiary Information Service (TIS) for Year 12s
31 Closing date for direct applications— Extreme Science Experience
selected TAFE courses Closing date for direct applications—midyear (timely)
Student exhibitions—art, design and multimedia
June 2011
November 2010 Physical Education VCE Enhancement Program
10 Closing date for direct applications— Northern Careers and Employment Expo
postgraduate and honours Experience Health and Medical Sciences
12 Closing date for VTAC applications (late) Experience Electrical and Computer Engineering
Student exhibitions—art, design and multimedia Late applications for midyear entry accepted
(subject to availability)
December 2010
JuLY 2011
1 Closing date for direct applications—
selected degree and TAFE courses Experience Electrical and Computer Engineering
10 Closing date for VTAC applications (very late) Medical Laboratory visits for VCE students
Experience Environmental Science and Engineering
13 VCE results and ATAR released
Experience Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronics
13–20 VTAC Change of Preference Engineering
15 Graduation parade and ceremony Reinvent Your Career Expo
Student exhibitions—art, design and multimedia Herald Sun Melbourne Career Expo

Dates correct at the time of print and are subject to change


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FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS

How do I get to RMIT Open Day? Bundoora campus Semester 2 2011 (midyear) intake:

City campus Plenty Road »» Some courses at RMIT will be available


Bundoora VIC 3083 for a midyear intake. A list of applicable
Swanston Street Melway ref: Map 10, A7 courses will be published on 1 May at
Melbourne VIC 3000 www.rmit.edu.au/midyear
Melway ref: Map 2B, E12 Public transport: RMIT’s Bundoora campus
is located in Zone 2 of the public transport »» Complete a direct application form or
Public transport: The City campus at RMIT network. Tram Service No. 86 runs from school-based application
is conveniently located opposite Melbourne Etihad Stadium (via Bourke Street in the City)
Central station, and can be accessed by How much are the TAFE/university
to RMIT Bundoora. tuition fees?
train, tram and bus—depending on where
you are coming from. The City to Epping and City to Hurstbridge The fees vary depending on the number of
train lines have direct bus services to RMIT units involved, the course you choose and
To find out the best way to get to RMIT via from Thomastown/Lalor and Greensborough
public transport check out Metlink—the your length of study.
train stations. Other bus services run direct to
official Melbourne public transport site. This RMIT from Greensborough, South Morang, Visit www.rmit.edu.au/programs/fees for full
site includes information on timetables, maps Whittlesea and Northland Shopping Centre. details of university and TAFE fees, including
and routes. For more information, visit information on financial assistance.
www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au . You To find out the best way to get to RMIT via
can also visit the Metlink marquee next to public transport check out Metlink—the Degrees
the General Information Marquee at each official Melbourne public transport site. This
Depending on your eligibility you may be
campus. site includes information on timetables, maps
offered a Commonwealth Supported Place
and routes. For more information, visit
(CSP) or a full-fee paying place. A CSP is
Brunswick campus www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au . You
jointly funded by you and the commonwealth
Dawson Street can also visit the Metlink marquee next to
government.
Brunswick VIC 3056 the General Information Marquee at each
Melway ref: Map 29, F8 campus. TAFE courses
Public transport: RMIT’s Brunswick Open Day enquiries: Depending on your eligibility you may be
campus is located off Sydney Road only five Tel. +61 3 9925 2000 (on Open Day) or offered a state government-subsidised
kilometres from the City campus and is easy +61 3 9925 2260 (before or after Open Day). place or a full-fee paying place. You must
to get to via public transport or by car. Join the RMIT community via facebook, flickr, meet a series of criteria to be eligible for a
twitter, foursquare and many more. For more government-subsidised place. Please visit
The campus is located next door to Jewell the General Information Marquee at each
Station on the Upfield line. You can also info visit www.rmit.edu.au/interact or on
mobile at www.rmit.edu.au/mobile/interact campus for more information.
get there via Tram Service No. 19, stop
#21, which travels along Elizabeth Street, and get Open Day to go!
What are the additional costs of study?
then Royal Parade and then Sydney Road. How do I apply to study at RMIT? You may need to pay for additional resources
Disembark at the stop outside the Brunswick
The method of application will depend on the such as text books, study materials, field
Town Hall and the RMIT Brunswick campus
course you want to study. Applications may trips, etc. You might also want to consider
is just a short walk down Dawson Street.
need to be submitted by direct application, costs of living (particularly if you are moving
To find out the best way to get to RMIT via through VTAC, or by school-based out of home) and transport to and from class.
public transport check out Metlink—the application. There are services available to students to
official Melbourne public transport site. This help with budgeting and financial matters.
site includes information on timetables, maps Semester 1 2011 intake:
RMIT Financial Advisory Service
and routes. For more information, visit »» Apply through VTAC (www.vtac.edu.au) Tel. +61 3 9925 2963 (City and Brunswick) or
www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au . You
»» Timely applications close 30 September +61 3 9925 2780 (Bundoora).
can also visit the Metlink marquee next to
the General Information Marquee at each »» Some courses require a direct application
campus. form or school-based applications.
For a complete list of these courses visit
www.rmit.edu.au/programs or refer to
the relevant RMIT brochure

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FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS

What is the difference between I’ll need to find accommodation I want to study overseas.
VET FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP? in Melbourne. Can RMIT help? Where can I get more information
on international opportunities?
VET FEE-HELP assists eligible students Although RMIT does not have on-campus
undertaking certain Vocational Education and accommodation, the RMIT Housing Advisory Education Abroad facilitates overseas study
Training (VET) courses to pay for all or part of Service provides information, advice and for outbound students and also assists
their tuition costs. assistance on accommodation options inbound students from countries outside
available that will best suit your individual needs. Australia who would like to study at RMIT.
HECS-HELP is a loan available to eligible
students enrolled in a higher education RMIT students get first preference for Attend one of the Education Abroad/RMIT
Commonwealth supported places. A HECS- accommodation at RMIT Village. The Vietnam presentations at City campus (see
HELP loan will cover all or part of the student accommodation is safe, secure, at page 3). For more information after Open
contribution amount. walking distance to RMIT; and a popular Day, visit www.rmit.edu.au/globalpassport/
accommodation choice with both local and educationabroad or tel. +61 3 9925 3947.
For both schemes, you will repay the loan
international students.
to the Australian Government through the I want to take a year off.
tax system once your repayment income is RMIT Village will be open for tours during Can I still hold onto my place at RMIT?
above the minimum repayment threshold Open Day. Please see back cover for
level for compulsory repayment, which for information on the free shuttle bus. If you receive an offer for a TAFE,
2009–10 is $43,150. undergraduate or postgraduate by
RMIT also offer a free tenancy service to coursework course at RMIT, you can apply
What scholarships are available? provide students with information on their to defer your place. Deferment is available
legal rights and obligations when renting. to applicants who are Australian or New
Scholarships at RMIT are not just for
Call RMIT Housing Advisory Service on Zealand citizens, or permanent residents
outstanding academic achievements. There
+61 3 9925 2963 (City) of Australia. Special criteria apply to
are plenty of scholarships that cater for
or +61 3 9925 7280 (Bundoora). international students who wish to defer.
students from all walks of life and educational
backgrounds. Visit www.rmitvillage.com.au for Visit www.rmit.edu.au/programs/
more information. applications/defer for more information.
For more information visit www.rmit.edu.
au/students/scholarships or call RMIT I’m from overseas. Helpful phone numbers and websites
Scholarships on +61 3 9925 2811 or visit What facilities are available to help
the Hub, City campus, Bldg 12, Level 4. RMIT website
me adjust to life in Melbourne?
I haven’t managed to see everything. www.rmit.edu.au
Moving to a new country can be challenging.
How do I find out more after Open Day? RMIT’s International Services can make RMIT Info Corner
The best place to start is at RMIT’s Info your transition to living in Melbourne easy,
enjoyable and rewarding. Tel. +61 3 9925 2260
Corner. Drop in and talk to an information Email: study@rmit.edu.au.
officer at Bldg 22, 330 Swanston Street International Services can assist you with
(corner La Trobe Street), City campus, pre-arrival information, give you an idea of Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
tel. +61 3 9925 2260 or email the money you’ll need, assist you with visa www.vtac.edu.au
study@rmit.edu.au. requirements and direct you to the various Tel. 1300 364 133 or +61 3 9954 3220
Or you can always visit the RMIT website services and support available on campus. (international callers)
www.rmit.edu.au . Visit the General Information Marquee or call
International Services on +61 3 9925 5156
for more information.

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index

A business administration 8 D F
accommodation 33 business information systems 8 database systems 11 fashion and textiles
merchandising 5
accountancy 8 business information dental assisting 22
technology 11 fashion design 5
accounting 8 dental technology 22
business postgraduate courses 8
fashion design and technology 5
acupuncture and design 5
manual therapy 21 business study tours and fashion parade 5
digital art 5, 11
advanced manufacturing 17 exchange 8 fees 32
disability 22
advanced manufacturing and C financial planning 8
disability work 10
mechatronics engineering 14 careers 3 financial services 8
drawing 5
advertising 8, 25 ceramics 5 fine art 5
aerospace engineering 14 E
chemical engineering 15, 26 fine art photography 5
aerospace (mechanical, early childhood teaching 13
chinese medicine/ food technology 27
maintenance, manufacturing) 14 human biology 22 economics and finance 8
food technology and nutrition 27
aged care work 10 chiropractic 22 education 13
footwear 6
airconditioning 17, 18 City campus 38 education abroad 2
free buses 38
airline pilot 14, 15 City fitness 30 education and training 13
frequently asked questions 32
allied health assistance 21 civil and infrastructure education/disability 13
frontline management 8
animation and engineering 15 electrical and electronic
interactive media 5 engineering 16 furniture design 6
civil engineering 15
applied chemistry 26 electrical and instrumentation 1
6 furniture design and
communication design 5, 25
technology 6
applied sciences 26, 27 community services electrical engineering 16
furniture making and
apprenticeships 28 and social sciences 10 electrical technology 16 cabinet making 6
architecture 4 computer and electronic and communication further education 13
network engineering 15, 16 engineering 16, 17
architecture,
building and planning 4 computer science 11 G
electronic engineering 27
art and design 5 computer systems games and graphics
electronics and
engineering 16 programming 12
audiovisual technology 25 communications 17
computing and games graphic design 6, 12
automotive engineering 14 engineering 14
information technology 11 games, graphics and
aviation 14 engineering design
computing and internet digital media 12
(civil engineering) 17
B technology 11 general education for adults 13
engineering technology 17
biological science 21, 27 computing studies 11 general information
Engineers Without Borders 15
biomedical science 21 conservation and marquee back cover
land management 19 entrepreneurship 8
biotechnology 21, 27 general information
construction management 4 environment 19 presentations 3
Brunswick campus 37
consumer science 27 environmental geospatial science 18
building and construction 4 engineering 18, 19, 20
conveyancing 8 global advantage 2
building design (architectural) 4 environmental science 19, 20, 27
creative industries 25 gold and silversmithing 5
Bundoora campus 37 equity 29
creative writing 25 graphic design 6
Bundoora Netball and ESL 13
Sports Centre 30 criminal justice administration 10
exercise and sport science 22
business 8

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H logistics 9 physical education 13 social work/psychology


(social science) 10
health and medical sciences 21 logistics and supply chain physics 27
management 9 software engineering 12
health in your hands 28 planning 4
M sound 6
honours in business 8 plumbing 18
management 9 spatial information
housing 33 principal technical officer 17
(surveying, mapping and gis) 18
human movement see exercise marketing 9 printing and graphic arts 7
special equity 29
and sport science mathematics 27 printmaking 5
sport and recreation 30
I mechanical and manufacturing 17 product design 7
statistics 27
important dates 31 mechanical engineering 18 professional accountancy 8
student life 30
industrial design 6 media 25 professional communication 25
study tours 2
Info Corner 33 media and communication 25 professional writing
surveying 18
information systems 9 media arts 5 and editing 25
sustainability 19, 20
information technology 9, 12 medical radiations 23 project management 4
SYN media 30
interactive digital media 6 medical sciences 23 property 4
property services 4 T
interior decoration multimedia systems design 12
and design 7 psychology (applied science) 24 telecommunications 18
music industry 25
interior design 7 psychology (social science) 10 textile design 7
music industry
international business 9 (technical production) 7 public relations 9, 25 textile design and development 7
international students 33 myotherapy 23 textile technology 7, 27
R
international studies 10 N traineeships 28
radiation therapy 24
internet access i nanotechnology 27 translating and interpreting 10
refridgeration 17, 18
J network computing 12 travelling to Open Day 32
remedial massage 24
journalism 25 network engineering 17 Trial-A-Trade 28
RMIT Gallery 30
juris doctor 9 nursing 23 RMIT Student Union 30 U
justice 10 O RMIT Union 30 Union Arts 30

K occupational health and safety 24 RMITV 30 V


Koori Express 29 Open Day planner 36 RMIT Vietnam 2 valuation 4

L optical dispensing 24 S VCAL 13

lab tours and osteopathy 24 scholarships 29 VCE 13


demonstrations 15, 26 science 26 visual arts 7
P
laboratory medicine 22 Science Hub 26 visual merchandising 7
painting 5
landscape architecture 4 screen and media 7 Y
pathology specimen collection 24
landscape architecture/ screenwriting 25 youth work 10
pathology testing 24, 27
planning 4
pathways 29 sculpture 6
language 10
pharmaceutical sciences 24 short courses 3
legal and dispute studies 10
photography (arts) 7 single courses 29
legal practice 9
photoimaging 7 social work 10
life drawing demonstration 7

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my open day
planner

Use this planner to help you get the most out of your Open Day experience.
Jot down a list of everything you want to see, and do—so you don’t miss out.
Five key things to do at Open Day
1. Sit in on an ‘Introduction to RMIT’ presentation in Bldg 56
2. Enjoy presentations on courses that interest you
3. Visit an information area/display
4. Talk directly to a staff member or volunteer about the course that interests you
5. Visit the General Information Marquee for any other questions

Time What’s on Where

10 am

10.30 am

11 am

11.30 am

12 noon

12.30 pm

1 pm

1.30 pm

2 pm

2.30 pm

3 pm

3.30 pm

4 pm

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brunswick campus
25 Dawson Street, Brunswick 3056
Dawson Street (to Sydney Road )
Ramp
Bus stop

P Parking
General Information
Presentation University building
Dawson Street Building 515, Room 27

Railway Reserve
Community Child 515
the Hub
Care Cetre
Library

S Security
511
Health services
516
Tram stop

Fashion Parade (Cafe)


211 Building number

514 General Information


Marquee
Free Buses
Hall Landmark
Chillout Room
Directions Marquee

Wind Tunnel

To Jewell train station


Energy 512
P Park 257
258

P Robots
252
254
251 P
253
Heliodon 513

P 255
FSAE Car

P 256 P

Bundoora campus Free Bus


Conservation
and Renewable
Plenty Road, Bundoora 3083 A free mini bus links
Energy Park Wind Tunnel
« tram: 86 »

Bundoora campus East and 257


258
Bundoora campus West
every 15 minutes. Robots
252
254

251
253
Heliodon
Plenty Road

255
FSAE Car
256

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McKimmies Road

Cricket Nets
Numdaji Kwei
Childcare Centre RMIT
Playing Field
Baseball Pitch
« tram: 86 »

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213 Hockey Field


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211
220 Lake
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217 Bundoora Netball
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205 Education
201
206
202
Pitspace Gallery
210 (General Information
Presentation)
207
215
Nursing
« tram: 86 »

222

216

Clements Drive

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City campus
Free buses –
Queensberry Street General Information Presentation
Building 56, Level 3, Lecture Theatre
(enter via Queensberry Street)
Information
City – Bundoora – City
56
Departs every 30 mins from
Russell Street (City) and bus stop
adjacent to Building 202 (Bundoora).
57 Trip takes 35 mins.
First bus (both locations) 10.30 am
71 Trial-a-trade Final bus (both locations) 4.30 pm
Enter via
45 Earl Street Bundoora West –
Printing truck Earl Street Bundoora East –
Bundoora West
94
Mini bus departs every 15 mins

Cardigan Street
RMIT Design Hub
from bus stop adjacent to

Lygon Street
(under construction)
Building 202 (Bundoora west) and

Orr Street
52
bus stop adjacent to Building 251
51
(Bundoora east). Trip takes 5 mins.
First bus (departing Bundoora west)
Victoria Street
10.30 am
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4.30 pm
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TV Lounge, Building 10, Level 4 planning information:
Bus stop Buildings 8, 56 and 94
Engineering Hub:
P Parking
Storey Hall, Building 16 Art and design information:
University building Buildings 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 14, 36, 37,
Health and Medical Science Hub:
the Hub 49, 71, 88 and 94
Building 12, Level 4, Room 27
Library
Business information:
Science Hub: Building 13
S Security Building 28 Level 5 Alumni Courtyard
Health services (Research Lounge)
Community and social science information:
Tram stop Sustainability Hub: Buildings 37 and 51
Kaleide Theatre,
211 Building number Education and training information:
Building 8, Level 2
General Information Buildings 51 and 94
Marquee
Environment
Free Buses
(See Sustainability Hub)
Hall Landmark
Media and communications information:
Directions Marquee
Buildings 9 and 94
www.rmit.edu.au
10915 0610