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 Part A: Get ready

Part A sessions are specific to your program level (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Masters), so make sure you register for the right one! New students are encouraged to attend a Part A session before their program induction and commencement of classes.

Program level Date, time and registration
Undergraduate (Bachelor) Thu 28 Jan 10am Register

Wed 3 Feb 2pm Register
Postgraduate (Masters, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate) Thu 28 Jan 10am Register

Wed 3 Feb 2pm Register
Associate Degree Fri 29 Jan 10am Register

Tue 2 Feb 12pm Register
Diploma and Advanced Diploma (VE) Thu 28 Jan 12pm Register

Tue 2 Feb 10am Register

Thu 4 Feb 4pm Register
Certificates I-IV (trades and apprenticeships) Fri 29 Jan 12pm Register

Wed 3 Feb 4pm Register

More sessions will be added soon!

How2RMIT Part B: Get ahead

Program level Date, time and registration
All students Tue 2 Feb 2pm Register

Thu 4 Feb 6pm Register

More sessions will be added soon!

Sessions will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams. Download the Microsoft Teams desktop app via the Office 365 Education website (log in with your RMIT student email eg. s1234567@student.rmit.edu.au). Click here for detailed installation instructions (PDF)

We recommend that you use a desktop or laptop computer with stable internet connection when you attend How2RMIT online sessions.

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.”


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