RMIT Redbacks

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RMIT Redbacks
Founded 1968
League SUG, AUG
Based in Melbourne, Australia
Owner(s) RMIT Link
Championships SUG 2008, SUG 2012
Mascot Rupert the Redback spider
Website RMIT Link

The RMIT Redbacks are the semi-professional university sports team collective of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). It is managed by the campus union RMIT Link.

The teams compete at a regional level in the Southern University Games and at a national level in the Australian University Games.[1] It was crowned overall champion at the Southern University Games in 2008 and 2012.[2]

Members of the Redbacks have also competed at an international level at Universiade, and various other international competitions.[3]


  1. Past events - RMIT Link, retrieved 2 October 2012
  2. RMIT Redbacks crowned champions, RMIT News (16 July 2012), retrieved 2 October 2012
  3. RMIT Redbacks win in China, RMIT News (31 October 2005), retrieved 22 October 2009