Foundation Studies

RMIT Training - Foundation Studies

Foundation Studies is designed to prepare international students for university study. Successful completion of the program allows students to directly articulate into undergraduate studies. RMIT’s Foundation Studies program offers focused study streams such as: Art, Design and Architecture; Business; and Science, Engineering and Health.

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Foundation Studies

Your Foundation Studies timetable

To view your personalised student timetable, you will need to login to myTimetable using your RMIT student number and password.

Important dates

Learn the dates and deadlines for important activities, such as adding or dropping classes.

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Public holidays

RMIT English Worldwide Melbourne is closed on public holidays. Plan ahead by checking when they take place at the Business Victoria website.

What you need to know


Special Consideration

If unexpected circumstances affect your ability to complete an assessment, you may be eligible to apply for Special Consideration online.

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If unexpected circumstances prevent you from submitting an assessment on time, you may apply for an extension.

  • If you need less than 7 days for your extension, talk to your teacher
  • If you need more than 7 days for your extension, you should apply online.

Academic Progress 

RMIT Training is committed to academic excellence and supporting students in their studies. There are many support services available and it is important that you seek help if there are matters that are affecting your studies. You can talk to your teacher and to the Study Success team on Level 3.

Maintaining satisfactory academic performance is an important visa condition for international students. Read more

The criteria for unsatisfactory academic progress is described in this schedule.


You must keep your attendance above 80%. This is a requirement of your student visa and will also help ensure you achieve your educational goals.

Printing and photocopying

You can print and photocopy in the Student Success Hub on Level 3 at these rates:
  • A4 single-sided black and white = $0.10
  • A4 single-sided colour = $0.50
  • A4 double-sided black and white = $0.15
  • A4 double-sided colour = $0.75
  • A3 single-sided black and white = $0.20
  • A3 single-sided colour = $1.00
  • A3 double-sided black and white = $0.30
  • A3 double-sided colour = $1.50

RMIT Policies

Shared Values Statement


being truthful and sincere, acting with academic integrity.


being just, consistent and treating everyone fairly.


taking responsibility for one's actions and inactions, and being proactive about one's learning.


observing the rights and feelings of others by treating each other kindly, with courtesy and sensitivity.


having faith in all members of the RMIT Training community.

Student Services

The Student Services team is here to help you. Ask for information about program fees, program extensions, leave of absence, refunds, program certificates, program advice and other non-academic matters. This is a free and confidential service for all RMIT Training students. 

Building 108, Level 3.
Phone: 9657 5800
Foundation Studies:

Taking a break from study 

Apply for a Leave of Absence

Enrolment and orientation

All students commencing Foundation Studies at RMIT must register for an enrolment session.

The information covered at the enrolment session includes:

  • Foundation Studies programs and courses
  • student responsibilities, including visa conditions, and
  • RMIT Services.

Other locations

RMIT Training - ICBT Campus Sri Lanka

International College of Business & Technology

Set up in 2000, the International College of Business & Technology (ICBT) is the leading tertiary education provider in Sri Lanka with the largest number of students in the private sector higher education industry. Popularly known as ICBT Campus, it delivers Certificate, Diplomas, Higher National Diplomas, pre-University programs, Undergraduate programs and Masters level programs in association with leading Universities and educational service providers in the UK.

ICBT Campus has its purpose-built state-of-the-art main Campus in Colombo with branch campuses in Kandy, Matara, Galle, Nugegoda, Kurunegala, Jaffna and Batticaloa. University partners of ICBT Campus include Cardiff Metropolitan University UK, Liverpool John Moores University UK, Sunderland University UK and Birmingham City University UK.

See their website for more details: