Benefits and recognition

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.


At RMIT, we are passionate about celebrating people who bring our values to life in the workplace.

With Kudos, you can highlight the great work being done from across RMIT. After recognising your colleagues, you can share the praise with their manager and the broader RMIT community. 

This recognition is shared in the form of eCards, which can be liked and commented on too.



RMIT partners with a range of top providers to deliver some amazing staff benefits. Do you like discounts, self-development and freebies?

Discover some of our benefits on offer below.



RMIT provides a range of Automotive benefits for Staff including exclusive deals from our automotive partners.

Novated Car Leasing

nlc is RMIT’s approved novated lease and car benefit provider, with a range of services on offer, such as:

  • Buying services
  • Financing
  • Car management
  • Trade-in services
NLC logo. Cars.



HSBC are delighted to offer RMIT staff banking discounts and other financial packages. HSBC offers a full suite of products and services including home loans, credit cards, personal loans, insurance and banking.


RMIT includes superannuation as part of the employment package.The applicable superannuation fund also meets the superannuation requirements concerning minimum employer contributions. 

Golden nest, eggs.


Explore the opportunities to network and grow across our campuses. A range of Music, Arts, Creative, Sport and Fitness groups are available for you to join. You can also visit our range of collections and galleries.

Photo of a gallery exhibit.
Man playing sport, football fitness.
Celebrate confetti colours.
People playing music, violin.


Employee Assistance Program

Benestar is RMIT's EAP provider. The service can provide counselling to support you during tough times and also offers practical resources and wellbeing coaching to help you thrive in work and life.

Coaching and Counselling

MyCoach is a confidential and non-judgemental service that will be available to support you through any personal or work-related issues. The service includes up to four face-to-face sessions at no cost to you and is voluntary.

Online resources

Take charge of your own wellbeing with Benehub, an online platform with the latest information, wellbeing tools and training.


RMIT's Chaplains are trained multi-faith spiritual advisers who are available to provide support to students and staff of all faiths and none. If you're struggling with life events, studies, unexpected losses and conflicts, relationships or if you just have something on your mind that you need to talk through, our team will stand ready with a listening ear, a quiet space to talk and a warm cup of tea or coffee.


Image of hands around the sun.

Indigenous support

The Ngarara Willim Centre supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reach their potential with a range of study, living and cultural services.


Personal Software

RMIT staff have access to a range of free and discounted software for personal use.

For Purchase:

  • Microsoft
  • Apple

For free download:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Autodesk
  • ChemOffice
  • Endnote
  • MathWorks MATLAB
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • NVivo
  • Prism Graphpad
  • SAS
  • Shaderware Virtual Radiogrpahy
  • Soldworks
  • SPSS and AMOS

Personal Hardware

In collaboration with CompNow, RMIT is pleased to offer both staff an students discounts on select Microsoft, Apple and HP devices and accessories. 

Keyboard, laptop lights


MYKI Commuter Club

For daily, or frequent commuters, RMIT Commuter Club purchases 365-day myki passes at a 10% discount with the employee repaying RMIT by fortnightly (after-tax) salary deductions.

RACV Bike Assist

RACV Bike Assist is a roadside assistance program for cyclists providing up to 8 callouts a year. RACV will come to your aid if your bike can’t be ridden due to an accident, mechanical problem, puncture or even exhaustion.

For RMIT Employees, cover is just $27.50 per year. Visit RACV Bike Assist to view terms and conditions. 

RMIT Bicycle Hub

The RMIT bicycle hub is available to staff and students located at the city campus. There are various other bicycle parking locations across all RMIT campuses.

Bike hub, indoors.

Car Rentals

RMIT has a corporate arrangement with Hertz Car Rentals as well as a leisure rate for staff when making personal bookings.

Accident Protection Insurance

The University has a Journey Personal Accident insurance which extends to all academic, professional and Vocational Education staff employed on continuing or fixed term basis.


Best Western

Best Western have offered all RMIT staff a 15% discount across the range of Best Western properties in Australia and overseas. When travelling in Australia, New Zealand or Fiji, you'll be able to make use of our discounted rates.

Quest Lodge

Quest Apartments on Bourke St have offered all RMIT staff discounted rates across the range of apartments. 

Quest apartments.
Ski sport. Snow.

RMIT Ski Lodge

Through RMIT Link Sport and Recreation, staff can book discounted accommodation at the Mt Buller ski lodge.

Virgin Australia

Through RMIT's ongoing relationship with Virgin Australia, from time-to-time discounted fares on travel are available.

Please note that our benefits partners change from time-to-time so be sure to check with your recruiter about what's on offer.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer