RMIT’s access schemes ensure that people from the widest range of backgrounds have an opportunity to access RMIT programs.
Equity access schemes take into account educational disadvantages and circumstances that may have impacted on an applicant’s most recent academic performance.
The schemes provide priority access or equity consideration for eligible applicants applying to RMIT programs. If you are applying for a certificate IV, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, or degree you may be eligible for additional consideration in selection or priority access if you are:
They also provide additional consideration for applicants:
Who can apply for RMIT’s equity access schemes?
To apply for equity access you need to be:
- applying to study an undergraduate degree, associate degree, advanced diploma, diploma or certificate IV program; or a postgraduate by research program at RMIT University, and
an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
an Australian Permanent Resident, or
- an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder.
Pre-requisites and selection tasks
If you make an equity access application, you still have to meet all pre-requisites or selection tasks (extra requirements) for your program.
How to apply for an equity access scheme
Applications for equity access are made through the relevant equity access scheme: