What is Future Edge?

Future Edge is a University wide program to enhance your key employability skills. The program will provide a gateway to employability activities across the University and in the wider community. Sign up to help build your future and achieve your career goals.

Future Edge brings your co-curricular experiences into one place.

  • Manage the program online at your own pace.
  • Reflect on your experience and skills developed
  • Develop your resume, LinkedIn profile or video pitch with professional input.
  • Receive a Future Edge Certificate and acknowledgement of your participation on your academic transcript of results.

Program structure

The program consists of three core components:

  • Experience Edge
  • Development Edge
  • Employability Edge.

Find out more about the Future Edge program structure.

Attend an induction session

Our informal induction session will tell you everything you need to know about Future Edge. You’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have so you get the most out of your experience.

A session only takes one hour and is a compulsory part of the program. The sessions listed below are upcoming workshops - please see CareerHub for the full list of options.

Employability workshops

Who we are online is increasingly important in shaping how others - friends, colleagues and prospective employers - perceive us.

Digital literacy skills are becoming a key part of employability in a technologically driven society. These workshops cover powerful skills to manage your professional online presence.

Have you ever thought about running your own business? Do you want to turn your ideas into reality? The Future Edge Entrepreneurship Series is designed to take you through the four stages of creating a new business. The workshops will be an interactive tutorial into entrepreneurial concepts as well as tips from RMIT's Entrepreneur in Residence, Marcus Powe.

 

Future Edge Leadership is a series of modules that build students leadership capabilities in line with the Social Change Model of Leadership. All students, no matter what their role, can exercise leadership. These workshops aim to increase student’s knowledge of themselves as well as their leadership competence to facilitate social change in institutions and in the community. It views leadership as a collaborative, goal-oriented process that is values based and about creating change.

 

Intercultural skills are extremely important in order to enhance communication and engage with people from different cultural backgrounds. The Future Edge Cultural Awareness Workshops introduce engaging, practical and face-to-face tutorials to enhance students’ intercultural awareness, including different values, beliefs and communication styles across cultures. The workshops aim to prepare students to work in a multicultural professional environment which our society lives in today.

 

Further information about the Future Edge program

> You can find all the information you need to get the most out of your involvement in the Future Edge Program on CareerHub.

> To track your progress, register for workshops and submit details of your completed activities, login to CareerHub.

> To get more information about Future Edge, visit our friendly Job Shop staff or email us at future.edge@rmit.edu.au