Compliance information

Find important legal and compliance information for your agents, organisation and students.

Obligations as an RMIT Education Agent

Agents (including all counsellors) should ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities included in the RMIT Agent Agreement including (but not limited to):

  • upholding the high reputation of RMIT and its campuses within Australia and overseas
  • promoting RMIT and its programs with accuracy and integrity, in an ethical and responsible manner
  • recruiting suitable quality students who meet academic entry requirements; recruit students who can demonstrate they have sufficient funds to support themselves (and if applicable, their dependants) for the duration of their study
  • ensuring students are planning to be genuine temporary entrants to Australia with the purpose of achieving a successful education outcome and returning home
  • providing students with current information regarding the University, entry requirements, the program, fees, living in Australia, a description of the ESOS framework prior to completing an application for a program
  • ensuring that a student’s qualifications, experience and English language proficiency are appropriate for the program
  • advising students who come to Australia on a student visa they are bound by student visa obligations including, but not limited to, studying on a full-time basis and completing within the time stated on the eCoE
  • demonstrating actions taken to understand and comply with legislative requirements of the intended country of study, which in Australia is the ESOS regulatory framework and student visa regulations accessed here.

As an RMIT University Agent, you must comply with and assist RMIT to comply with :

and any regulations, codes, and guidelines under these documents.

You must access resources to understand:

(a) RMIT and the Agent’s obligations under the ESOS Act; and

(b) Australian student visa regulations.

You must provide each prospective student with all the relevant information relating to the ESOS Act and the National Code.

Section 21A of the ESOS Act requires us to maintain a list of our education agents on our website. To ensure your details are accurate, please contact the Agent Management Team.


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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