Starting life at RMIT

Welcome Events

Have fun meeting new people and discovering what’s available to you at any of RMIT and RUSU’s welcome events.

Mates at RMIT

Mates is a student-to-student peer-mentoring program supported by SSAF that helps hundreds of students each year.

New to Melbourne

New to Melbourne from overseas or interstate? Get to know your new city and university at the New to Melbourne Festival!

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Student Life, Wellbeing and Support

Support Services

Discover RMIT counselling and support services: mental wellbeing, equitable learning, financial hardship and some legal advice.

International Support

RUSU English Conversation Workshops provide a safe and fun environment for students to meet new people and practice conversational English.

Club Life

SSAF supports hundreds of RMIT and RUSU based clubs and societies each year. Can’t find the club for you, why not apply to start your own?

Student Union Intitiatives

Student Advocacy 

RUSU Student Rights Officers provide independent casework support to hundreds of students and contribute to policy and procedure improvements at RMIT.

Healthy Breakfasts

RUSU served more than 65,000 students in 2017 with free and healthy breakfasts across all RMIT Melbourne campuses. Find your free breakfast here.

Student Media

RMIT has a long history of student run media. Check out RMITV and Catalyst Magazine to see the work RMIT students are producing.

Ready for Life and Work

Career Health Checks

Whether you’ve recently graduated, about to graduate, or want advice before you get there, a career counsellor can help with a Career Health Check.

Jobs on Campus

From entry level to industry specific, Jobs on Campus offers over 500 paid positions every year giving students the opportunity to work while they study.

Job Shop

Need help with your resume, LinkedIn, headshots or professional profile? Contact RMIT’s Job Shop for help.