Grad Week: 14 – 17 December 2020

Grad Week: 14 – 17 December 2020

Get ready for Grad Week 2020

Be inspired at Grad Week, then celebrate at Grad Live: Class of 2020!

Grad Week is all about you, the extraordinary Class of 2020, and the unparalleled times in which you’re graduating: What has 2020 meant to you? What qualities have you drawn on? What does the next step in your career look like? And where’s the party?

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Grad Live: Class of 2020 – 7pm, 17 December

Get Ready for Grad Live: Class of 2020

Hosted by Australian comedy headliner Dilruk Jayasinha, Grad Live features performances by triple j favourite and RMIT alumnus Alice Ivy, dance troupe Indigenous Outreach Project and our very own DJ Jordz with her live set from The Capitol. 

Register for Grad Week events

Join prominent alumni and media personalities Faustina Agolley and Lewis Hobba, as well as industry leaders and fellow graduates over four themed days of online events and keynotes. Reflect on all you've achieved and be inspired to take your next career steps in 2021.

Keynote speakers

RMIT Alumnus Faustina Agolley: Adversity Enabling Success

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1:30PM - 2:30PM: Hear from Faustina Agolley about how she found her path, rebuilt when it all fell apart and how even adversity can help you succeed.

RMIT Alumnus Lewis Hobba: Owning your future

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5:30PM - 6:30PM: Join our amazing final keynote speaker Lewis Hobba, comedian, writer, and presenter and host of triple j's Drive show, Hobba and Hing.

Monday 14th December - Reflect & Recognise

Mindfulness for Your Career

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3PM - 4PM: As you embark on your journey from student to professional, you can harness the benefits of mindfulness while navigating life as a new graduate!

Alumni Panel #1: Getting Started in Your Career

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4PM - 5:30PM: Listen in on live chats between graduating students discussing their perspective on graduating, reflecting on their time at RMIT and 2020.

2020... What Now?! with Graduating Student Leaders

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5:30PM - 6PM: Join in these informal chats between students discussing their perspective on graduating, reflecting on their time at RMIT and the past year.

Alumni Panel #2: Getting Started in Your Career

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6PM - 7:30PM: Get a unique opportunity to engage with recent RMIT Alumni and get their tips, trick and insights on starting your career!

Tuesday 15th December - Get Work Ready

Grad Bootcamp Taster

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12PM - 12:30PM: Learn about our Grad Bootcamp program and how you can connect in with the RMIT Careers team for support, even after you’ve Graduated!

8 Keys to Peak Performance

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12:30PM - 1:30PM: Join Olly Bridge to learn simple,actionable daily habits that help improve performance and build mental, physical and emotional health.

Networking with Impact and Your Personal Brand

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2PM - 3:30PM: Learn the value of creating your own brand identity, maintaining it and the importance of relationship building in industry settings.

Live Mock Interview - The Do's & Don'ts

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4PM - 5:30PM: Get a close-up experience of what to expect when going to your next job interview. Experience a live mock interview with a graduate employer

Get Ready! with Graduating Student Leaders

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5:30PM - 6PM: Listen in on live chats between graduating students discussing their perspective on graduation, reflecting on their time at RMIT and 2020.

The 21st Century Skills Employers are Looking For

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6PM - 7PM: Wondering what 21st century skills future employers are expecting you to demonstrate? Meet the Medibank team and learn how to stand out.

Wednesday 16th December - Learn from Leaders

Setting Goals for Your Future

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12PM - 1:30PM: You've just crushed your academic goals! Now engage with the most current goal setting strategies to continue to thrive in life and work.

Young Peoples Voice Panel: A Generation for Change

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3PM - 4PM: Join leading young Australians as they talk about the amazing changes our generation can make!

2020 Takeaways with Graduating Student Leaders

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5:30PM - 6PM: Listen in on live chats between graduating students discussing their perspective on graduating, reflecting on their time at RMIT and 2020.

Trends of the Future with Global Industry Leaders

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6PM - 7PM: Want to know what the future world of work looks like? How best to prepare yourself to succeed after grad? Join our three global leaders.

Thursday 17th December - Own It & Celebrate

Your Future Toolbox

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12:30PM - 2PM: Exploring the skills, knowledge and mindsets needed for a new COVID normal with RMIT Activator.

Owning 2020! with Graduating Student Leaders

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5PM - 5:30PM: Join live chats between graduating students discussing their perspectives on graduating, reflecting on their time at RMIT and 2020

Mementos for your milestone!

Head to the Graduation page for info about free professional photography sessions (with academic gowns!), grad merchandise, framing and more. 

Need more information?

If you have any questions about Grad Week or Grad Live, you can contact us via RMIT Connect.

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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