Outbound Study Abroad

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:03 AM (93 Views)

Apply for an RMIT Study Abroad or Self-sourced program for the chance to live and study overseas for one or two semesters or a shorter period at an overseas University. Study Abroad may be an alternative option to an Exchange Program (*insert link to Student Exchange knowledge article) if you do not wish to study at a partner university or if you do not meet the exchange application requirements.  

Unlike student exchange, you will pay fees to the overseas university but you may gain credit for your study which contributes to your RMIT qualification. Some short term programs are listed on Mobi but you are not restricted to these. You may approach any university which offers programs and courses which are of interest to you.

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Global Work Opportunities

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:03 AM (81 Views)

RMIT Global Mobility offers students a number of global work opportunities including internships, placements and service learning (volunteer) opportunities overseas. Programs are available to VE, UG and PG students across all disciplines and can be for academic credit or not, depending on the type of program.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain industry experience or participate in a volunteer program  to compliment students studies. By working overseas, students will gain knowledge about the culture and economics outside of Australia and become more mature, flexible and adaptable in new environments. Additionally, it looks great on their resume and Australian companies tend to favour applicants who have overseas experience. Programs include:

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Study Plan

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:02 AM (17 Views)

A study plan is a signed agreement between a student and the relevant Program Coordinator at RMIT to approve the courses the student will undertake while on exchange, study abroad, cross-campus, short term or other outbound mobility programs. It ensures that the student will receive credit towards their RMIT degree for the courses studied overseas.

 

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Travel Insurance

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:01 AM (16 Views)

You must obtain comprehensive travel insurance before going on any period of study overseas.  This is an RMIT requirement.

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Outbound Student Exchange

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:01 AM (8 Views)

Apply for an RMIT student exchange program for the chance to live and study overseas for one or two semesters at an RMIT Partner University. Exchange allows you to live and study in a different country while developing intercultural communication skills, expanding personal networks and improving your employability.  

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Young Australian Ambassadors Delegation (YAAD)

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:00 AM (5 Views)

The Young Australian Ambassadors Delegation (YAAD) program involves studying for one semester for-credit at an institution in China with which RMIT University has an exchange agreement, followed by a self-sourced internship. YAAD is a flagship exchange program taking place in the RMIT Semester 2 with a team-orientated approach, offering mapped curriculum options, group support and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

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Mobility Grants

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 11:00 AM (6 Views)

RMIT University provides a limited number of Student Mobility Grants to assist Melbourne based students who are undertaking various types of outbound mobility activities as part of their RMIT Program.

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Global Intensives (Study Tours)

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 10:59 AM (5 Views)

Over 60 Global Intensive (GI) programs are on offer at RMIT giving students the opportunity to experience a country and its culture with locally connected program leaders. GI’s are usually two to four week programs offered over the winter and summer breaks, where a group of students (usually between 10 but up to 50 students) will travel overseas with an RMIT Academic to complete an intensive study program. These programs are usually a component of a 12 or 24 credit point course at RMIT. Students may be required to complete additional assessments as part of their program.

A global intensive (study tour) is a fantastic opportunity for students to boost their CV, add to their portfolio and develop personally in a different cultural context.

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The RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) is a placement program that allows undergraduate and postgraduate students to work overseas for 6 to 12 months. The program is open to all students across all disciplines and can count towards their Co-op/research/thesis project depending on the type of placement.

RIIERP presents an opportunity to gain real world experience to compliment academic studies at world renowned institutions, such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Airbus. By working overseas, students will gain knowledge about the culture and economics outside of Australia and become more mature, flexible and adaptable in new environments. Additionally, it looks great on their resume and Australian companies tend to favour applicants who have overseas experience.

Applications open once a year, usually from April to May. Successful students will be placed the year after they have applied (eg. apply in 2016, placement in 2017). The start date, end date and pay of the placement will be dependent on the contract.

Upon their return, students must complete the following assessments:

  • Company supervisor assessment of student’s performance
  • Discipline based report
  • Cultural report
  • Reflective journal

Students will also need to prepare two 30 minute presentations; one for the discipline based report and one for the cultural report.

 

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Enrolment Advice and Mobility Confirmation Letters

by Moderator on ‎21-11-2016 10:58 AM (21 Views)

The Mobility Confirmation Letter is a letter that students receive from Global Mobility, confirming their nomination to participate in an outbound mobility program, and includes the following information:

  • The student’s details
  • Host Institution
  • The commencement date, end date and overall length of the program
  • Confirmation that the student will return to Australia at the conclusion of the program
  • Confirmation that the student will receive accreditation towards their RMIT degree

The Mobility Confirmation Letter is commonly provided to students during the pre-departure stage of their program by Global Mobility, and is for the purpose of the following:

  1. Centrelink assistance
  2. Visa and Immigration

Students will receive RMIT enrolment advice from Global Mobility once they have been nominated for an exchange program.  Students will then use Enrolment Online to enrol in RMIT exchange/study abroad course codes for their exchange semester.  The Mobility Confirmation Letter confirms students’ nomination to participate in an outbound mobility program.  Students will also receive an official letter of acceptance from the partner university once their final applications have been processed.  

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