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November 10, 2020

Vision

What could RMIT’s role be in tackling the big challenges of the future?

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CM

Connect more deeply with our role to strenghten societies. We provide access to transformational education so make sure we do ever… See more

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BA

Understanding not only our strengths but also our national and global passions that as an organisation we wish to pursue, then pro… See more

Belinda A.

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AP

Significant societal and social change has come from bottom up behaviour change. Big challenges of the future like climate change… See more

Alex P.

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KD

Help develop mindsets and attitudes – at all levels (local & global) including leadership that embraces and truly values ongoi… See more

Kiri D.

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CM

RMIT can establish itself as a thought leader in our areas of agreed excellence/ expertise
We are an external facing institution t… See more

Community Member

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SP

To connect and support Government, industry and community progress towards a positive, creative and empathetic future.

Shefton P.

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LR

A vision that does not shy away from the scale and pace of change needed to genuinely (not superficially) address the SDG 'Transforming our World' agenda, including the climate emergency

Lauren R.

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SB

Through focused experiential learning – in and out of the curriculum – we can equip all student with the cultural intelligence to tackle the global challenges of the 21st century.

Sam B.

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CM

Providing public leadership on values-led issues as we did so clearly through the marriage equality vote.

Community Member

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CD

I think the role of a university is to test visions for their impact, their workability, their levels of inclusion, their ability … See more

Cath D.

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Impact

​​​What kind of impact on the world do others want to make with RMIT?

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RH

By taking a more overt stance on the SDGs, not only will we be able to focus on building track record and partnerships with prefer… See more

Ralph H.

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CM

Arming our staff and students with knowledge of how to relate to each other on a human level, and give them experiences that make … See more

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MT

In my area, students and researchers are looking toward RMIT to build the connections they need to make an impact. I believe that … See more

Max T.

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CD

Leadership is subjective as a some want universities to play that role while others would prefer we stick to a transactional provi… See more

Cath D.

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ED

Embed principles of access and inclusion across all of our products and operations. Be bold and clear about our intended impact an… See more

Elena D.

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SY

Modelling 21st century educational approaches

Sherman Y.

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JH

Ethical innovation!

Jane H.

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LR

Actively ensuring access and success and progression for diverse student cohorts, so that the next generation's 'grand challenges' benefit from diverse thinking and innovation

Lara R.

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BA

Other organisations are looking to work collaboratively with RMIT to augment capability on both sides and enable greater societal … See more

Belinda A.

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LF

As a large organisation which has resources and stretch internationally, we have potential to support those who are the grass root… See more

Lisa F.

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Action

What skills and capabilities need to be available at RMIT?

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DS

Enabling an environment that is attractive for quality talent; Removing academic/non-academic divide so as to share and grow knowl… See more

Dan S.

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RH

We can learn from the reconciliation journey, in moving from 'what' to 'how'. A comprehensive learning by doing programme across RMIT on the SDGs would build capacity.

Ralph H.

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MT

Using our position and power to enable those who don't have either to make a difference. Taking risks off their plate and dis… See more

Max T.

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CM

Creating a safe, open space for communication & sharing, an ideas platform tapping into the university-wide expertise from eve… See more

Community Member

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NS

We need to exercise the muscle of trial and error. Moving quickly in small but meaningful ways to test new ideas. Learn, scale up what works, scrap what doesn't.

Nick S.

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CM

Often the challenge is bringing industry up to speed on what is actually happening around disruption and transformation – globally… See more

Community Member

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BA

Providing the leadership that enables us to bring our missions to fruition. Our desire is to work better across silos, to build mu… See more

Belinda A.

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RH

Values drive us. RMIT is value driven. A more overt stance on SDGs allows us to energise and be more productive by tapping into our willingness and goodwill.

Ralph H.

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VK

We often think of innovation and impact in terms of freedom and creativity. That's good, but they seem to be just as much abo… See more

Vishaal K.

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SY

The ability to think the long game whilst also playing the short one. The ability to understand how our short term projects articulate into a much longer term outcome…

Sherman Y.

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