Division: School of Communication & Design and School of Science & Technology
Position: Head of School of Communication & Design and Acting Head of School of Science & Technology
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Fashion &Textiles, MDes RCA Fashion,
EdD (Education), FTI.
Professor Julia Gaimster is Head of the School of Design & Communication and Acting Head of School of Science & Technology. She is responsible for ensuring the quality and currency of the school's portfolio of courses. Her background is in Fashion and her previous roles include: Professor of Practice and Associate Head of School at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong PoluY and Associate Dean of the School of Design & Technology, London College of Fashion. Professor Gaimster holds a Master of Design from The Royal College of Art, a Doctorate of Education from The University of Surrey and is a Fellow of the Textile Institute. She has worked on international projects funded by UNIDO, the British Council and European Union. In 2019 she directed the first "Vietnam Festival of Media and Design" in Hanoi.