Students and staff talk about what it's like to study VCE at RMIT.
VISUAL: Centred on screen is a large RMIT University logo on a white background.
VISUAL: Centred on screen: VCE at RMIT. Centred at the bottom of the screen is a small RMIT University logo.
VISUAL: Camera is at street level looking up at the Swanston Academic building façade to the top of it and the surrounding buildings. A tram crosses the screen from right to left along Swanston Street.
VISUAL: A tram moves away from the centre of the screen to reveal crowds of people crossing a road in the background, exact location in Melbourne City unknown.
VISUAL: People walking both directions along a narrow shopping arcade. Groups of people are sitting at tables at cafes that line the arcade.
VISUAL: Camera is on the Yarra River looking up the river. The Queensbridge Street bridge is in the foreground with cars travelling over it and city buildings including the Flinders Street Station dome and clock tower are in the background to the left of the screen along the Yarra River.
VISUAL: Male student wearing headphones with his back to the camera is facing an entrance to RMIT’s Swanston Academic Building, a large RMIT logo sign is on the glass railing of the portico area.
VISUAL: Neil Manning is smiling and looking to the left of the screen as he stands in front of a sign for RMIT University.
VISUAL: Ajay Bajpe walks from the left to right across the screen along a corridor at RMIT and in the background are windows with sticker signs on them which read: School of Education, one of the stickers at the bottom of the glass wall reads: VCE.
VISUAL: Close up of Ajay’s feet as he walks past the glass wall with the VCE sticker in the background.
Clare Kelly: RMIT offers the VCE ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly and Yule Post walking through a foyer at RMIT towards the camera. Four other students, not identified are walking behind them.
Clare Kelly: ... to our students. We have a ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly and Yule Post sitting in a lounge area at RMIT speaking with each other.
Clare Kelly: ... broad spectrum of subjects for them ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly speaking to the camera. Title across the bottom of the screen reads: Clare Kelly, Year 11 Co?ordinator.
Clare Kelly: ... to study and it's within an adult learning environment.
VISUAL: Camera is standing on the street focusing on the sign for RMIT University Info Corner which is painted on the actual corner of the building at the corner of Swanston and La Trobe Streets. Pedestrians are standing at the corner looking to the right of the screen waiting to cross the road and other pedestrians are walking away from the camera along La Trobe Street.
Clare Kelly: We have a really diverse ...
VISUAL: Ajay Bajpe and Neil Manning walking beside each other towards and past the camera. Ajay Bajpe is smiling and looking at Neil Manning as they walk.
Clare Kelly: ... group of students studying VCE. They come from all walks ...
VISUAL: Yule Post and another female student walking together and smiling at each other.
Clare Kelly: ... of life, all backgrounds.
VISUAL: Neil Manning sitting in a classroom with an open laptop on the desk in front of him just beyond the open door and he is looking to the right of the screen, thinking deeply. Other students are sitting at the rows of tables behind him and a teacher is walking along between the desks speaking to students.
Clare Kelly: Many of them have decided that they want to come back, they want to study ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly speaking to the camera.
Clare Kelly: ... they want to follow a new career path ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly and Yule Post with their backs to the camera walking down Swanston Street. A long vertical RMIT University sign is fixed to the side of the Swanston Academic Building and can be seen in the foreground just beyond their heads.
Clare Kelly: ... and they come to us as well.
VISUAL: Yule Post (facing the camera) and Clare Kelly (with her back to the camera) sitting in the RMIT lounge area as seen earlier in the video.
VISUAL: Aidan Taylor walking with his back to the camera along a corridor at RMIT. Two female students are standing in the corridor speaking together.
VISUAL: Aidan Taylor walking along the corridor towards and just past the camera.
Aidan Taylor: I basically chose to study VCE ...
VISUAL: Aiden Taylor speaking to the camera. Title across the bottom of the screen reads: Aidan Taylor, Year 12.
Aidan Taylor: ... at RMIT because I dropped out and going back is a personal thing for me ...
VISUAL: Close up as camera pans across Aidan Taylor’s face side?on to the camera as he is sitting at his desk looking down at something on his desk top which is off screen.
Aidan Taylor: ... and I'd really like to keep the doors ...
VISUAL: Close up as camera pans across books open on the desk in front of Aidan Taylor.
Aidan Taylor: ... open for future possibilities.
VISUAL: Ajay Bajpe speaking to the camera. Title at the bottom of the screen reads: Ajay Bajpe, Year 12.
Ajay Bajpe: I had already completed VCE at a conventional high school.
VISUAL: Ajay Bajpe walking towards the camera through automatic sliding glass doors at the entrance of an RMIT building.
Ajay Bajpe: I came to RMIT because I wanted ...
VISUAL: Close up of Ajay Bajpe walking down a Melbourne City street (exact location unknown) he is speaking and looking towards a person who is to the left off screen.
Ajay Bajpe: ... to achieve what I didn't achieve there.
VISUAL: Kate Clayton speaking to the camera. Title at the bottom of the screen reads: Kate Clayton, VCE Graduate.
Kate Clayton: I'm from a small country town so the idea of studying my VCE ...
VISUAL: Video of male and female students walking down Bowen Street on RMIT’s City Campus. In the foreground four students are sitting on a grass lawn and speaking together.
Kate Clayton: ... in the city was really exciting.
VISUAL: Kate Clayton walking down footpath along Lygon Street in Melbourne out the front of RMIT’s Building 45, the camera is following behind her.
Kate Clayton: The subjects they offered allowed me to get ...
VISUAL: Kate Clayton walking between and male and female student down a footpath along Lygon Street in Melbourne (possibly in front of RMIT’s Building 57) and they are all laughing as they speak together.
Kate Clayton: ... into the university course that I'm currently in.
VISUAL: Kate Clayton speaking to the camera.
Kate Clayton: Having already studied in a university environment ...
VISUAL: Kate Clayton smiling and walking along a footpath on Lygon Street, camera is beside her. In the background cars are moving along Lygon Street and on the other side of the road is a large white sandstone building (Victorian Trade Halls Council).
Kate Clayton: ... the transition to my degree was so much easier.
VISUAL: Neil Manning sitting at a desk in the classroom and smiling and speaking to a female teacher who is standing beside the desk. A class of male and female students, some who are interviewed in this video are sitting on the desks in the rows behind Neil.
Neil Manning: I chose to study VCE at RMIT because of ...
VISUAL: Neil Manning speaking to the camera. Title at the bottom of the screen reads: Neil Manning, Year 11.
Neil Manning: ... the accessibility, mainly, and also as ...
VISUAL: As seen earlier in the video Neil Manning sitting at a desk with a laptop open on it just behind as open door and speaking with someone who is off-screen. Other students are sitting on desks in the classroom in the background.
Neil Manning: ... a mature aged student I'm quite goal-orientated and therefore really appreciated ...
VISUAL: Neil Manning holding the laptop under his arm and walking towards the camera as he commences to walk out the classroom door. He looks over to the right off-screen and smiles then turns back towards the camera. Two male students behind him are also walking out and six other students are sitting at desks in the classroom.
Neil Manning: ... the pathways that it's offering me.
VISUAL: Yule Post speaking to the camera. Title at the bottom of the screen reads: Yule Post, International Year 12.
Yule Post: Coming from Germany, I was travelling in Australia for ...
VISUAL: Yule Post walking along Cardigan Street towards the camera. An RMIT University sign for Building 94 is on the wall as she walks past.
Yule Post: ... a bit and then came across the RMIT ...
VISUAL: Yule Post walking through the entrance gate to the Carlton Library on RMIT’s city campus. The lifts in the background have an RMIT sign which reads: 94 and a large 3 (ie Level 3 of Building 94).
Yule Post: ... VCE course and it just ...
VISUAL: As seen earlier in the video Yule Post sitting in a lounge area speaking with Clare Kelly.
Yule Post: ... seemed like a great opportunity, to me, to be able to ...
VISUAL: Clare Kelly and Yule Post walking towards the camera along the footpath on Franklin Street in front of RMIT’s Building 9 and speaking together as they walk. A group of students and two construction workers are walking behind them and a couple of people walk past them going in the other direction.
Yule Post: ... start a career in science and maybe able to then combine this with my ...
VISUAL: Yule Post speaking to the camera.
Yule Post: ... background in Fine Arts.
VISUAL: Alex Vollebergh speaking to the camera. Title at the bottom of the screen reads: Alex Vollebergh, Year 12.
Alex Vollebergh: I chose to do VCE at RMIT because I thought it would be a fun, interesting ...
VISUAL: Close up of Alex Vollebergh hands as he places his work book and Maths text book onto the desk in front of him.
Alex Vollebergh: ... place to learn ...
VISUAL: Alex Vollebergy walking in the corridor at RMIT in front of another male student. Alex looks over his shoulder at the camera and then back to the right of screen as he walks away from the camera.
Alex Vollebergh: ... convenient to access and it had an inclusive culture.
VISUAL: Yule Post is standing on a street corner between a male and a female student and they are speaking together. Clare Kelly walks up to them they smile at each other and begin speaking together.
VISUAL: Ajay Bajpe and Neil Manning walking along Swanston Street towards and beside the camera. The Victoria State Library is in the background across the road.
VISUAL: Kate Clayton standing with a female student friend at the entrance to a café at night and they are reading the menu displayed on a stand.
VISUAL: Close up of Kate Clayton sitting at the restaurant table lifting a very cheesy slice of pizza from a plate. A couple of other students are sitting around the table eating as well.
VISUAL: Close up of Kate Clayton eating the pizza and speaking with a female student sitting to her right at the end of the table with her back to the camera. A male student is sitting beside her eating as well.
VISUAL: Video of façade and front entrance to the Swanston Academic Building. Two bicyclists ride down the street and other pedestrians are standing at the front of the building.
VISUAL: Close up of Neil Manning smiling at the camera.
VISUAL: In the centre of the screen on a white background is the RMIT University logo. Centred underneath that is: www.rmit.edu.au.
VISUAL: Same image as before but now along the bottom of the screen is the text: This video features the song “Disappear” by Arcadia. CRICOS 00122A RTO: 3046.
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