RMIT Global Locations

RMIT teaches programs at the following locations:

  • Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) - Singapore
  • Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE) – China, People's Republic of
  • Hong Kong Arts School - Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China
  • VTC Shape - Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

Who is eligible?

Undergraduate/Associate Degree/Postgraduate and Diploma of Languages:

  • Students can apply during their first semester.
  • Those without an RMIT GPA yet (eg. students starting their RMIT program, those with credit transfer from another institution) can apply with the support of an academic reference letter, and if successful will receive a conditional offer (students must receive at least a 2.0 GPA once results are released).
  • Students without a GPA who do not submit an Academic Reference Letter are still eligible to apply, but may not receive a place at high demand partner institutions.
  • Students must still successfully complete a minimum of one year (72 credit points) by time of departure.

Vocational Education: students are not eligible for exchange (check out our short-term programs instead).

All exchange students need to meet the eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum RMIT grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Some RMIT schools and host institutions may require a higher GPA
  • 18 years of age by the official start date of the exchange program at the host institution
  • Current RMIT program enrolment. Students on a Leave of Absence not exceeding one year can also apply

RMIT students are expected to comply with RMIT’s Statement of student responsibilities at all times, both at RMIT and abroad. A formal recording of misconduct will disqualify you from exchange.

What can I study?

Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

  • Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
  • Bachelor of Business (International Business)
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)
  • Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)

Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE)

  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

VTC Shape

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Aviation)

Hong Kong Arts School

  • Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)

If you are currently enrolled in one of the above programs, you can refer to the course guides in your enrolment program structure to check which courses are offered in that location. If you do not study any of the above disciplines or programs, you could use your University electives.

How much will it cost?

If you are going on an Interlocation program to one of these partners for one or two semesters, you will continue to pay your domestic or international student fees to your home RMIT location. Arrangements for students on Commonwealth Supported Places (HELP) continue.
As a guide, we recommend you budget at least AU$2,000 for accommodation and living expenses for each month you will be overseas. Visit the following websites to learn more about these partners.

You need to have sufficient funds to finance the semester/s overseas. You may be asked to provide evidence of your financial security when applying for a student visa.
There are heaps of scholarships, grants and Government support available to support students wishing to travel overseas.

How do I apply?

Step 1 Attend an information session

Step 2 Create a study plan and get approval from your school

Step 3 Submit your online registration by the deadline (see dates below)

Step 4 If successful, you will apply to the host location, and receive an acceptance letter so that you can start to make travel arrangements (flights, visas etc.)

Step 5 Attend the GEO ‘Pre-departure Workshop’

Step 6 Get set - your global adventure begins!

Important dates

Semester 1 exchange: Registration opens in March and closes 15 July

Semester 2 exchange: Registration opens in August and closes 30 November