Ride to uni
There are so many reasons why riding your bike to uni is such a great idea (and not just on Ride2Uni Day). If you're not sold on it yet, watch these students explain why they love getting on their bike.
Park your bike on campus
If you ride your bike to RMIT, you'll need a place to park your bike securely. Check out these locations, and apply for access now.
Behind Building 514 (with lockers in Building 514 foyer). Open 6am-10pm, Monday to Friday.
Bundoora West Bike Cage (to the side of Building 202). Open 24 hours, seven days a week.
Bundoora East Bike Cage (adjacent to Building 253). Open 24 hours, seven days a week.
Building 51 Bike Hub (corner of Victoria and Cardigan Street). Open 7am -7pm, Monday to Friday. After hours swipe card access via the roller door: 6am-11pm, daily.
Stocked with all your cycling essentials, the bike vending machine in Building 51 has you covered from inner tubes, tyres, patch kits, pumps, tools, batteries, lights to toiletries and snacks. The perfect complement to the bike repair station.
Building 80 (Swanston Academic Building), Level 1, 445 Swanston Street. Accessible via Stewart Street. Open: 7am-10pm, Monday to Friday.
Apply for secure bike access
Follow this process, and get swipe access with your student card:
- Fill out a Security Access Card – Bicycle Parking form (now a Google form)*
- Complete and hit ‘send’ – your information will be sent to RMIT Security to process.
- Expect to receive access within five days of RMIT Security receiving the application.
Note: if you are on City campus, you can also take your student card directly to RMIT Security and ask for bike cage access.
*You are not required to have your application for bike cage access signed off by the staff member in your School/Department.
Bicycle routes, maps and apps
Find the best cycling path/route for you using Ride the City.
Track your ride with Map My Ride.
Not sure about the road rules or need a refresher? Before you jump on your bike, get familiar with cycling regulations and road rules.
Don’t have a bike? No problem! Hire one for the day from Melbourne Bike Share at one of the 50 kiosks around the city. There’s even a kiosk outside Building 14 on Swanston Street. Hence, no excuse not to get involved!