Join an international learning community. RMIT’s College of Business is one of the largest business schools in Australia attracting around 27000 students in the Asia-Pacific region.
Whether you are a student looking to incorporate an international experience as part of your studies, undertake a work placement overseas, or a professional looking to mentor students in the classroom or be part of your workplace, we are ready to help you achieve your goals.
Current and Future Students
For College of Business students, incorporating an international experience into their RMIT studies provides the competitive edge needed in today's global knowledge economy.
In most cases students do not need to speak a foreign language and the benefits of studying overseas include: enhancing job opportunities and professional networks; developing interpersonal skills by living and studying in another culture; experiencing different teaching styles and ways of learning; and gaining an international perspective on studies and professional knowledge.
Students can gain credit points towards their degree by doing:
Global intensives allow you to combine an overseas travel and cultural experience with while completing coursework in intensive mode.
These studies can be credited towards undergraduate or postgraduate degrees. They can run from 1 to 3 weeks, depending on the destination.
Full-time students can gain credit towards a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree by taking part in an international exchange programwith an institution that has an exchange agreement with RMIT.
Student exchange programs run for one semester or one year.
International Work Placement
Overseas work placements are available to students studying certain programs at RMIT Business. The following undergraduate programs include a compulsory work placement in industry during the third year of study, allowing students to experience real work practices within a working business environment. This placement can be completed overseas:
- Professional Accountancy
- Information Systems (Applied)
- Economics and Finance (Applied)
- International Business (Applied)
- Marketing (Applied)
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Applied)
The Student Organisation AIESEC can also provide assistance with work placements.
Students, Alumni and the Community
Whether you are a student, a graduate, or part of the global community, there are opportunities for you to engage with RMIT.
Many of the world’s social, environmental and economic issues can be addressed by an entrepreneurial mindset that sees opportunities, rather than problems, and views collaboration and partnership as pathways to success.
The College of Business has over 40,000 registered international alumni, and approximately 95,000 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate alumni registered across the globe.
Alumni membership is concentrated in the Asian Pacific region, especially Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Thailand. In addition, alumni groups have been established in countries including Canada, Germany, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka,Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Wales.
There are many ways you can connect with RMIT after graduation. We often seek alumni input for program design, mentoring, committees, focus groups, guests speakers and judges for the RMIT Business Plan Competition. Why not improve your networks and keep abreast of the latest business thinking?