RMIT University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of RMIT University. The list includes people like Leigh Whannell, Leigh Bowery, Andrew Stockdale & Albert Ernest Kitson. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, miscellaneous, fashion, dancers and writers etc.
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James Wan
(Co-creator of the Saw and Insidious Franchises and the Creator of the Conjuring Universe)
James Wan
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Birthdate: February 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Wu Chun
(Actor)
Wu Chun
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Birthdate: October 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Andrew Stockdale
(Singer, Guitarist)
Andrew Stockdale
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brisbane
 4 
Greig Fraser
(Cinematographer)
Greig Fraser
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Birthdate: October 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 5 
Lawrence Wong
(Singaporean Actor Who Portrayed 'Hai Lan Cha' in the Chinese Historical Series 'Story of Yanxi Palace')
Lawrence Wong
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Birthdate: August 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jim Stynes
(Footballer)
Jim Stynes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 20, 2012
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 7 
Leigh Whannell
(Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Director)
Leigh Whannell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Elaine Yiu
(TVB veteran actress)
Elaine Yiu
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Birthdate: November 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Leigh Bowery
(Contemporary Artist & Fashion Designer Known for His Flamboyant & Outlandish Costumes & Makeup)
Leigh Bowery
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Birthdate: March 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: December 31, 1994
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Jacques Nasser
(Ford’s CEO and President (1999 to 2001))
Jacques Nasser
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amyoun, Lebanon
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Alexis Wright
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cloncurry, Australia
 12 
Marcus Stephen
(11th President of Nauru)
Marcus Stephen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nauru
 13 
John Garrett
(Sports commentator)
John Garrett
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Birthdate: June 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Trenton, Quinte West, Canada
 14 
James Tomkins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 15 
Lydia Lassila
(Freestyle skier)
Lydia Lassila
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 16 
Rob Hulls
(Politician)
Rob Hulls
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 17 
Charles Page
(Businessman)
Charles Page
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arnott, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 27, 1926
 18 
Dennis Jensen
(Politician)
Dennis Jensen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
 19 
Toni Matičevski
(Fashion designer)
Toni Matičevski
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Sonya Hartnett
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
 21 
Jessica Gallagher
(Alpine skier, Athlete)
Jessica Gallagher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Geelong, Australia
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Bruce Billson
(Politician)
Bruce Billson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Albury, Australia
 23 
Clement Meadmore
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Birthdate: February 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: April 19, 2005
 24 
Albert Ernest Kitson
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Listed In: Scientists
 25 
Emma Dean
(Australian Chef and Television Presenter)
Emma Dean
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: October 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bendigo, Australia
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Steve Fielding
(Senator for the State of Victoria and the Former Federal Parliamentary leader of the Family First Party)
Steve Fielding
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 27 
Dani Venn
(Australian Chef and Wellness Blogger)
Dani Venn
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: December 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Australia
 28 
Arthur Robert Hogg
(Astronomer)
Arthur Robert Hogg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: March 31, 1966
Located in Melbourne, Victoria, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology or the RMIT University offers education in Art and Design, Architecture and the Built Environment, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Business and Management Studies. With its campuses located worldwide, the university is well-known for its practical and industry based learning. The university is ranked 16th in the world for art and design in the 2016 QS World University Rankings. Famous personalities like Rob Justin Hulls who served as the member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Niddrie, 23rd Deputy Premier of Victoria, and member of the Australian Parliament for Kennedy studied at the RMIT University. James Wan, the director of Saw, a horror film; Dead Silence, Death Sentence, Insidious, Furious 7 and The Conjuring 2 also received this education from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Robert James Dell'Oro Thomson, the Chief Executive of News Corp and the former managing editor at the Wall Street Journal and The times is also from the RMIT University. Dr Amanda Barnard, the first person in the southern hemisphere to win the Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology for her commendable job on diamond nanoparticles, and Sir Jonathan Mills AO, the director Director and Chief Executive of the Edinburgh International Festival from 2006-2014 and the International Artistic Adviser of the Arts Centre Melbourne studied Acoustic Design at the RMIT. To know more about the RMIT alumni, scroll down.