The Greenhouse and Sustainability Program (GSP) connects you, the employer, with talented RMIT students to solve your organisation’s sustainability problems at no direct cost to your business. Small groups of Honours and/or Masters students will work on your problem(s) or project(s), supported by experienced academic supervisors.
Students can be selected from a wide range of disciplines such as:

  • Engineering: Environmental, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Sustainable Systems and Electrical and Electronics
  • Urban and Environmental Planning
  • Sciences: Mathematics and Analytics, Environmental Science
  • Building and Construction
  • Business: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Law,  Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing
  • Design: Industrial Design, Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Benefits to your organisation

The proposed projects need to identify a specific sustainability problems, which require students to investigate the issues and develop an innovative solution to the problem. Projects could emphasise reducing energy, reducing waste, improving business efficiency or building sustainable practices. For example, projects might include:

  • Addressing the logistics of waste management
  • Land use planning/management in peri-urban areas
  • Greenhouse impacts of land subdivision on agriculture
  • Improving the efficiency of electrical plants in buildings
  • Reducing and monitoring waste
  • Bio-gas utilisation derived from waste water treatment or other waste  products
  • Improving energy efficiency of computer networks
  • Managing the business’s triple bottom line (financial, social and environmental risks)
  • Increasing the use of sustainable materials in manufacturing

Offer a project to RMIT students

Complete the GSP industry expression of interest form below to begin the process of allowing our students to provide innovative solutions that resolve your identified problem(s) or project(s).

Industry GSP expression of interest
Tell us about the issue/problem and why you require this project, what needs to be resolved.

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