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List Rules People on this list must have gone to RMIT University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from RMIT University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from RMIT University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished RMIT University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended RMIT University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from RMIT University.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Leigh Bowery and Andrew Stockdale.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to RMIT University?” and “Which celebrities are RMIT University alumni?”

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Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Fashion designer, Promoter, Model Leigh Bowery was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model, and fashion designer, based in London. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the ...more

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Toni Matičevski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Toni Matičevski is a Melbourne-based fashion designer. Matičevski's parents migrated from Macedonia. He grew up in Seddon, an inner-western suburb of Melbourne with a sizable Macedonian ...more

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Lydia Lassila is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Athlete, Freestyle skier Lydia Lassila is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medalist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, the 2010 Winter ...more

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Robert James Thomson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Editor, Journalist Robert James Dell'Oro Thomson is an Australian journalist and the Chief Executive of News Corp, a role he assumed in January 2013. He is the former managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, a ...more

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Elizabeth Gardner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Freestyle skier Elizabeth Gardner is a freestyle skier.

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Clement Meadmore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Artist Clement Meadmore was an Australian-American sculptor known for massive outdoor steel sculptures.

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Dennis Jensen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician, Physicist, Scientist Dr Dennis Jensen is an Australian politician. He was elected to the Australian House of Representatives at the 9 October 2004 federal election for the Division of Tangney, Western Australia, for ...more

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Andrew Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer Andrew James Stockdale is an Australian rock musician, he is the lead singer, lead guitarist and the only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother, which formed in 2000. In 2007, alongside ...more

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Rob Hulls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician, Solicitor Rob Justin Hulls is a former Australian politician who was a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1996 to 2012, representing the electorate of Niddrie. As well as serving as the ...more

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Charles Page is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Lecturer, Photographer Charles Page is a Brisbane-based documentary photographer, and lecturer at the Queensland College of Art, He studied at Griffith University where he got a PhD.

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John Garrett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Lecturer, Photographer John Garrett is an Australian/British photojournalist whose work is mainly on fashion, reportage and photojournalism. He has covered situations and exhibited widely and is the author of many

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Albert Ernest Kitson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Geologist Sir Albert Ernest Kitson KBE, CMG was a British/Australian geologist and naturalist, winner of the Lyell Medal in 1927.

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Steve Fielding is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician, Engineer Steven "Steve" Fielding, is a former Australian senator for the state of Victoria and the former federal parliamentary leader of the Family First Party. He was elected to the upper ...more

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Gillian Chung is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Songwriter, Model, Actor Gillian Chung is a Hong Kong singer and actress. She is a member of Cantopop group Twins, along with Charlene Choi.

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James Wan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor James Wan is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has ...more

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Bruce Billson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician Bruce Frederick Billson is an Australian politician. He is a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Dunkley in Victoria since 1996. Billson has ...more

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Jacques Nasser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Jacques Nasser Businessperson Jacques A. Nasser AO; is a Lebanese-born Australian businessman, who currently serves as Chairman of the Board of BHP Billiton. After serving as a Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP ...more

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Travis Fimmel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Model, Actor Travis Fimmel was raised on a 5500-acre farm located in Australia between Melbourne and Sydney. Until the age of 17 his life was spent at school and working on the family farm, morning and ...more

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Arthur Robert Hogg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Astronomer Arthur Robert Hogg was an Australian physicist and astronomer. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and was educated at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and at the University of ...more

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Gregory Kenneth Egan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni

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Sruli Recht is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Sruli Recht Sruli Recht is a designer and artist based in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was born in Jerusalem, Israel and holds Australian and Icelandic citizenship. Recht studied Fashion Design at RMIT ...more

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Alicia Loxley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Journalist, Presenter Alicia Loxley is an Australian journalist and news presenter. Loxley is currently weekend news presenter on Nine News Melbourne.

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Robert Ingpen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Illustrator, Author Robert Roger Ingpen AM, FRSA is an Australian graphic designer, illustrator, and writer. For his "lasting contribution" as a children's illustrator he received the biennial, ...more

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Charles Billich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Charles Billich Charles Billich was named Artist of the 1996 Summer Olympics. He is the recipient of the 2000 Sport Artist of the Year Award presented annually by the American Sport Art Museum and Archives. He ...more

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Graeme Gunn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Graeme Gunn Architect Dr. Graeme Cecil Gunn AM is an Australian architect.

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Nonda Katsalidis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Nonda Katsalidis Architect Nonda Katsalidis is a Greek-Australian architect. He is currently a practicing director of architecture firm Fender Katsalidis Architects in partnership with Karl Fender.

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R. A. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
R. A. Simpson Ronald Albert Simpson was an Australian poet and poetry editor, artist and art lecturer. He was one of the Melbourne poets, and had a long tenure as poetry editor of The Age.

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Sean Godsell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Sean Godsell Architect Sean Godsell is an Australian architect and former professional footballer.

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Gordon Rich-Phillips is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician Gordon Kenneth Rich-Phillips is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Victorian Legislative Council since 1999, representing Eumemmerring Province and ...more

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Wu Chun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Spokesperson, Model, Actor Wu Chun was born on 10 October 1979, birth name Goh Kiat Chun, is a Brunei-born-Chinese Taiwanese actor, singer, former model and gym instructor. Chun was a member of Taiwanese Mandopop vocal ...more

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Leigh Whannell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Leigh Whannell is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director and actor. He is best known for writing films directed by his friend James Wan, including Saw, Dead Silence, Death Sentence, ...more

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Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni

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Dave O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician, Comedian Dave O'Neil is a Australian stand-up comedian, actor, bass guitarist, writer and radio personality based in Melbourne

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Gareth Sansom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Gareth Sansom Gareth Sansom is an Australian artist, painter, printmaker and collagist and winner of the 2008 John McCaughey Memorial Prize of $100,000. Best known for introducing new themes and ...more

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Tony Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Tony Lloyd Tony Lloyd is an Australian contemporary artist. Lloyd's paintings are influenced by cinema, in particular Film Noir and Science Fiction, and the Romantic conception of the sublime. Lloyd's ...more

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John Davis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
John Davis John Davis was an Australian sculptor and pioneer of Environmental art.

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Gai Brodtmann is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Politician Gai Marie Brodtmann an Australian politician, is a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Canberra representing the Australian Labor Party. She succeeded Labor MP ...more

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Neil Pope is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Neil Pope Neil Albert Pope AM is a former Australian politician. He was the Labor member for Monbulk in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1982 to 1992. and served as a Minister in the Labor ...more

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Neil Comrie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Murray Neil Comrie AO, APM, known as Neil Comrie, is a former Australian police officer. He was Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police from 1993 to 2001.

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Sasha Reid is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Sasha Reid

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Bob Isherwood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Bob Isherwood is an Australian businessman and advertising global creative leader.

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Sam Leach is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Sam Leach Artist Sam Leach is an emerging Australian contemporary artist. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Leach worked for many years in the Australian Tax Office after completion of a degree in ...more

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Stuart Devlin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Stuart Devlin Stuart Devlin is a significant contemporary gold and silversmith. Australian-born, he has designed coins for countries around the world, and became especially well known as London-based designer ...more

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Peter Corlett is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Peter Corlett Peter Corlett is an Australian sculptor, known for his full-figure sculptures cast in bronze, especially his memorial works. Corlett studied sculpture at RMIT University, Melbourne, from 1961 to ...more

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John Wardle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
John Wardle Architect John Wardle is a Melbourne-based architect. He graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a degree in Architecture.

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Israel Tapoohi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Israel Tapoohi Israel "Izzy" Tapoohi is president and chief executive officer of Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds, a position he has held since October 31, 2011. Prior to Israel Bonds, ...more

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Christian Thompson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Christian Thompson Christian Andrew William Bumbarra Thompson is a notable Australian-born and London-based artist.

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Peter Leslie Lee is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Peter Leslie Lee Professor Peter Leslie Lee is an Australian engineer, academic, and higher education administrator, and a recognized authority within the field of process control. He is the current ...more

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Linda Britten is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Linda Britten Linda Britten is an Australian-born fashion designer based in Melbourne, Australia. She has been a name in the fashion world since the 70s, and has developed several labels, trading under the ...more

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Prue Acton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous RMIT University Alumni
Prue Acton Prue Acton, OBE is an Australian fashion designer, often referred to as "Australia's golden girl of fashion" during the 1960s.