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Famous RMIT University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 8.0k views53 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Leigh Bowery

    Fashion designer, Promoter

    AgeDec. at 33 (1961-1994)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Sunshine, Australia

    Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 1 January 1995) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, and fashion designer. Bowery was known for his flamboyant and outlandish costumes and makeup as well...  more
  • 2

    Toni Matičevski

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    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
  • 3

    Lydia Lassila

    Athlete, Freestyle skier


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Lydia Lassila (née Ierodiaconou) (born 17 January 1982) is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medalist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, the 2006 Winter...  more
  • 4

    Robert James Thomson

    Editor, Journalist


    BirthplaceTorrumbarry, Australia

    Robert Thomson (born 1961) is an Australian journalist. Since January 2013 he has been chief executive of News Corp....  more
  • 5

    Elizabeth Gardner

    Freestyle skier


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Elizabeth Gardner is a freestyle skier....  more
  • 6

    AgeDec. at 76 (1929-2005)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Clement Meadmore (9 February 1929 – 19 April 2005) was an Australian-American sculptor known for massive outdoor steel sculptures....  more
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    Dennis Jensen

    Politician, Physicist


    BirthplaceSouth Africa

    Dennis Geoffrey Jensen (born 28 February 1962 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a former Australian politician. He was elected to the House of Representatives at the 2004 federal election, winning...  more
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    Andrew Stockdale

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia

    Andrew James Stockdale (born 20 July 1976) is an Australian rock musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and only mainstay member of the rock band Wolfmother,...  more
  • 9

    Rob Hulls

    Politician, Solicitor


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Rob Justin Hulls (born 23 January 1957) 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...  more
  • 10

    Charles Page

    Lecturer, Photographer


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Charles Page (born 1 September 1946 in Melbourne) is a Brisbane-based documentary photographer, and lecturer at the Queensland College of Art. He studied at Griffith University where he got a PhD....  more
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    John Garrett

    Lecturer, Photographer


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    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 books....  more
  • 12

    AgeDec. at 69 (1868-1937)

    BirthplaceAudenshaw, United Kingdom

    Sir Albert Ernest Kitson, (21 March 1868 – 8 March 1937) was a British-Australian geologist, naturalist, and winner of the Lyell Medal in 1927....  more
  • 13

    Steve Fielding

    Politician, Engineer


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Steven Fielding (born 17 October 1960) 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
  • 14

    Gillian Chung

    Songwriter, Model


    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    Gillian Chung Yan-tung (born Chung Dik-san on 21 January 1981) is a Hong Kong singer and actress. She is a member of the Cantopop duo Twins, along with Charlene Choi....  more
  • 15

    James Wan

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceKuching, Malaysia

    James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is a Malaysian-born Australian film director, screenwriter, and producer.Wan is known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the Puppet. He also...  more
  • 16

    Bruce Billson



    BirthplaceAlbury, Australia

    Bruce Frederick Billson (born 26 January 1966) is a former politician who was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Dunkley in Victoria from 1996 to...  more
  • 17

    Jacques Nasser



    BirthplaceAmioun, Lebanon

    Jacques A. Nasser (Arabic: جاك نصر; born 12 December 1947) is a Lebanese Australian American business executive and philanthropist. Known for a management career at Ford Motor Company spanning...  more
  • 18

    Travis Fimmel

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceEchuca, Australia

    Travis Fimmel (born 15 July 1979) is an Australian actor and former model. He is known for his role as Ragnar Lothbrok in the History Channel television series Vikings....  more
  • 19

    AgeDec. at 63 (1903-1966)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Arthur Robert Hogg (25 November 1903 – 31 March 1966) was an Australian physicist and astronomer. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, was educated at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and...  more
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    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 University in...  more
  • 22

    Alicia Loxley

    Journalist, Presenter


    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Alicia Loxley (née Gorey) is an Australian journalist and news presenter. Loxley is currently weekend news presenter on Nine News Melbourne and Nine Afternoon News Melbourne. ...  more
  • 23

    Robert Ingpen

    Illustrator, Author


    BirthplaceVictoria, Geelong, Australasia, Australia

    Robert Roger Ingpen AM, FRSA (born 13 October 1936) is an Australian graphic designer, illustrator, and writer. For his "lasting contribution" as a children's illustrator he received the biennial,...  more
  • 24

    Charles Billich

    Charles "Carlo" Billich (born September 6, 1934) is an Australian artist. He is the recipient of the 2000 Sport Artist of the Year Award presented annually by the American Sport Art Museum and...  more
  • 25

    Graeme Gunn



    BirthplaceGeelong, Australia

    Dr. Graeme Cecil Gunn AM (born 1933 in Hamilton, Victoria) is an Australian architect....  more