WIL Abroad

Global Mobility

Global Mobility (GloMo) provides support to Melbourne enrolled students interested in an overseas mobility activity. GloMo provides advice and resources for staff who coordinate student overseas mobility experiences including Work Integrated Learning (WIL) abroad.

  • Country specific pre-departure briefings
  • Travel insurance
  • Financial Support

GloMo WIL Abroad Programs

There are some international activities facilitated by GloMo that may also qualify as a WIL program at RMIT. More information on these programs can be found in the sites below.

RMIT International Internship Experiential Research Program (RIIERP)

RIIERP provides work placements overseas to undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing programs by coursework or research. Supervised by industry professionals, RIIERP participants complete six to twelve months placements in some of the world’s best-practice companies throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

International Global Intensives and Short Term Programs

Short term programs and global intensives are often offered in the Australian summer and winter breaks. RMIT offers places in partner university programs on an exchange (no fees) or study abroad (tuition fees payable to host) basis.


GloMo is responsible for reporting all outbound student mobility including WIL abroad. Information is collated and released through the Outgoing International Mobility of Australian University Students report. In order to accurately capture data for this report, it is important that all students completing overseas mobility activities (including WIL) register with GloMo through the online system, Mobi.

Pre-departure briefings

Before going overseas students should attend all pre-departure sessions organised by their School and/or GloMo. Briefings include health and safety tips as well as offering a chance for students to meet other students travelling on the program. If you would like GloMo to arrange a tailored pre-departure briefing for your students contact the EAO.

Travel Insurance

All students on approved outbound mobility activities (including WIL) receive free basic travel insurance from the University. To receive this insurance, students must:

Further information is available on the Travel Insurance page.

International SOS

RMIT partners with International SOS, the leading medical assistance, international healthcare and security assistance company. Use your student ID to log in for the latest travel and health advice. Member login - 12ACPA000012.

Financial Support Options

RMIT University provides a number of grants to assist students who are undertaking a mobility activity that is for academic credit within their RMIT program.

Financial support options