The Students Group supports the student experience by improving student employability outcomes, academic retention and success, student social inclusion and student life on campus.
What we do
The Students Group works in a number of areas, which each play a vital role in the student experience at RMIT.
Careers and Employment
Our Careers and Employment unit improves graduate outcomes for our students through:
- career development workshops and counselling
- student and graduate employment initiatives
- volunteering and leadership opportunities
- industry mentoring
- creating jobs on campus for students
- preparing our graduating students for the job market.
We run a number of programs through RMIT Link that encourage students to get involved in student life and test out their passions. Students can join:
- arts and culture programs
- sports and recreation programs
- our gym
- our elite athlete program.
Wellbeing is essential for any student to achieve their study ambitions, and we assist our student body through:
- accommodation and financial advice
- specialist support for international students
- counselling and mental-health support
- emergency welfare and hardship assistance
- multifaith support and memorials
- legal advice.
Language and learning
We work with all students to improve their academic skills through:
- English-language development
- academic-language and learning skills
- maths and science support
- online-learning tools
- peer-assisted study sessions and other academic-mentoring programs, run within courses
- learning support for students with disabilities.
We work to create a fairer, more equitable tertiary environment for all students through:
- our Ngarara Willim Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
- our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme
- our Equity and Diversity “I Belong“ project
- the SNAP school partnerships
- the SNAP Access Scheme
- our equity, achievement and discipline-based scholarships.
The Students Group employs more than 170 professional staff and students who play a vital in the student experience at RMIT.
Our people work in the following key areas:
- careers and employment
- student wellbeing
- language and learning
- social inclusion
- student life.
Students Group staff members are also involved in leading:
- service transformation
- orientation and transition
- communication to current students
- business systems and administration.