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STT | Aim Overseas Summer Abroad programs
Melbourne, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year Deadline Decision Date Approx. Host Institution Start Date Approx. Host Institution End Date
Summer 2018 30/11/2018
Rolling Admission 01/12/2018 28/02/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application/registration process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application/registration deadline.

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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Any compatible discipline RMIT School: Any compatible discipline
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate Program type: Global Summer Programs
About your Experience
About your Experience
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  • Host institution: Aim Overseas
  • Program locations: various
  • Program dates: various (2 – 4  weeks)
Aim Overseas is a third party provider who facilitates high quality overseas academic experiences. They have partnerships with overseas universities and organise all-inclusive global experience packages which include academic aspects, accommodation, logistical support, and cultural excursions.  

Their short-term programs may be attractive to RMIT students who wish to undertake a short term global experience in a specific location. For Summer 2018/19, AIM programs include:
  • Peruvian Biodiversity and Sustainability (Universidad Andina del Cusco / Cusco, Peru)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in San Francisco (San Francisco State University, USA)
  • The Ethical & Business Impacts of Artificial Intelligence: Today and in the Future (Algebra University College, Croatia)
  • Media and Communication for the Fashion Industry, (European Institute of Design, Italy) 
  • Robotics: Real-Life Applications of Intelligent Designs (Riga Technical University, Latvia)
See here for the full list of programs, and here for the Draft Syllabi for the above academic courses 

  • Varies depending on program and host university
Academic / course details
  • Varies depending on program and host university (see list below for tentative idea)
Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT semester break.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your RMIT registration as per the process below.
 NOTE: this is a ‘study abroad’ opportunity; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will not pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
These are fee-paying programs, and costs vary depending on location and academic outcomes. Please investigate individual programs for a breakdown of costs.
** Travel insurance:
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. 
For more detailed information, please refer here
Application and RMIT registration process
STEP 1: Apply directly to Aim Overseas for the program you are interested in by 17 September 2018
STEP 2: Successful applicants will then register via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above
Your Questionnaires must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT school-approved study plan. See here for more information about seeking study plan approval. (If you are wishing to seek RMIT credit)
  2. Your Aim Overseas acceptance letter
STEP 3: You will then be prompted to complete RMIT’s Pre-departure requirements via Mobi

There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Philippa Scott
Global Experiences Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980

Aim summer 2018/-19

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.