Information for parents

Five changes your teen will experience after Year 12

That exciting ‘leaving the nest’ moment is finally here. We’ve summed up the most important changes to keep in mind, so your teenager has a head start into the next chapter of their life.

Understanding the application process

Once your child has selected the course they’d like to study, it’s time to start the application process.

Researching all the options

Learn the difference between certificates, diplomas and degrees. Register for upcoming events and information sessions and explore student accommodation options.

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Stay updated on your teen’s future options

Helping your teen discover what they want to do after high school? RMIT is here to support you with everything you need to know, from subject prerequisites to course career outcomes.

Helping your child decide

Getting ready for study

Understanding tuition fees and scholarships

Find out how university is paid for and financial support available to students

Accommodation

See what safe and affordable housing options are available for your child if they plan on moving to Melbourne.

Student support and safety

Here’s how we support the safety and well-being of your child once they begin their learning journey at RMIT.

Ready to enquire?

Chat to our friendly team about any questions or queries you have about programs, applications, pathways and more.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.