What is How2RMIT?

How2RMIT sessions are packed with essential information that will help new and returning students make a smooth start to the semester and succeed at RMIT. Over two sessions, you'll learn about getting started at RMIT, how to tackle tertiary study, ways to make friends and get involved in the RMIT community, free support services, and lots more.

Two online sessions

How2RMIT is divided into two online sessions run via Microsoft Teams.

Part A: Get Ready, 1 hour including live Q&A

Whether you are a new or current student, this session will show you everything you’ll need to know and do before classes begin.

  • Get organised: Learn about your student email, fees, loans and payments, enrolment, timetables and other 2021 student admin essentials
  • Navigating RMIT: Find out how to get your questions answered at RMIT, find your way around online and on campus, and learn about important COVIDSafe campus protocols for students

Part B: Get Ahead, 1 hour including live Q&A

This session shows new and current students how to get the most out of your time at RMIT and set yourself up for success.

  • Study Basics: Find out about class types, assessments and study supports 
  • Get involved: Learn about clubs, activities and other ways to meet new people
  • Reach Out: Understand the range of confidential guidance and support services
  • Get Job Ready: Discover all the career support services available in person and online at RMIT to help you get job ready

Read what students have to say about How2RMIT

Who should attend?

All students! Whether you are new to university or returning, you're guaranteed to discover something new and useful from attending How2RMIT.

Are you an international student aged under 18? During How2RMIT sessions you'll find out about your rights and responsibilities, support services and accommodation options.

Did you miss your orientation week? How2RMIT keeps running after classes start so you can attend and get the key information you need.

Register for How2RMIT

How2RMIT live sessions for Semester 1 2021 are now finished, but you can watch recorded clips of How2RMIT Part A and Part B (log in with your RMIT student email and password).

How2RMIT live sessions will return in June-August 2021.

What students say about How2RMIT

“This session was engaging and made me feel reassured that, if I get stuck and don't know where to go, I can always reach out for help.”

“It was a fantastic introduction to university life at RMIT and a great opportunity to get questions answered.”

"It provided with me with an insight into uni life and made me feel welcome and prepared. The current students providing the presentation were down to earth, creating a good atmosphere where you feel safe while giving tips and details into beginning uni and how to go about it."

“The presentation provided lots of much needed information on facilities and services in RMIT.”

“It is a really big help knowing the university has tonnes of support and does not allow you to feel alone.”


Specialised induction sessions

How2RMIT is just the start! Join these specialised induction sessions to get ready and get ahead. Learn more about study support, Indigenous culture, careers, ITS and more!