Academic statements explained

Learn about the different academic statements issued by RMIT according to your level of qualification.

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Your transcript is an official record of your studies at RMIT.

It documents your program/s, courses, results, any exemptions granted or withdrawals from courses after the census date. Where applicable, transcripts include details of completion, conferral, University-awarded prizes and recognition.

Issuing details

  • Issued free upon graduation for all RMIT qualifications.
  • May be requested at other times (fees apply).

Useful for

  • Employment purposes, such as proving to an employer that you have been conferred or to provide evidence of your GPA.

Academic history (unofficial transcript)

Your academic history is an unofficial record of your results.

You can access and print your academic history at any time in Enrolment Online via myRMIT.

Issuing details

  • Available free via Enrolment Online for higher education and vocational education qualifications.

Useful for

  • Tracking your academic progress or calculating your GPA.

Testamurs (graduation certificate)

Your testamur is an official certificate that confirms you have completed an award program of study at RMIT University.

Upon graduation at a ceremony, or in absentia, you will receive your testamur.

Issuing details

  • Issued free upon graduation for higher education and vocational education qualifications.
  • Reprints may be requested (fees apply).

Useful for

  • Showcasing your achievement. RMIT University testamurs are suitable for framing and display purposes.

Statement of academic completion (SAC)

Your statement of academic completion (SAC) is a statement that confirms you have completed the academic requirements for your program.

Issuing details

  • Issued upon request for higher education and vocational education qualifications (fees apply).

Useful for

  • Applying for permanent residency in Australia.
  • Proving your study start and end dates for visa requirements.
  • Applying for general skilled migration (GSM).
  • Applying for entry to a professional association.

Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

Your Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS) is an Australian Government initiative that details the nature, level, context and status of your studies.

It is designed to assist in the national and international recognition of Australian qualifications and to promote the international mobility and professional recognition of Australian graduates.

Issuing details

  • Issued free upon graduation for higher education qualifications.
  • Reprints may be requested (fees apply).

Useful for

  • Demonstrating your qualification level internationally.

Statement of attainment (SOA)

A statement of attainment may be issued for partial completion of your vocational education program or for completion of a skill set or accredited short course.

It includes details of units of competency achieved under standards, or modules under nationally endorsed curriculum.

Issuing details

  • Issued free upon request for vocational education qualifications.

Useful for

  • National program and course recognition, such as when applying for credit at another institution.
  • Professional registration, such as entry to Vocational Board.
  • Employment purposes, such as for apprentices seeking to qualify for a higher level of income.

Vocational Education Qualification Statement

Your Vocational Education Qualification Statement is a compliance document that satisfies the AQF requirements for issuance of a vocational education testamur.

It includes details of units of competency achieved under standards, or modules under nationally endorsed curriculum.

Issuing details

  • Issued free upon completion of a vocational education qualification.
  • Reprints may be requested (fees apply).

Useful for

  • National program and course recognition, such as when applying for credit at another institution.
  • Professional registration, such as entry to Vocational Board.
  • Employment purposes, such as for apprentices seeking to qualify for a higher level of income.