Welcome and congratulation on your acceptance to study at MIT. We are thrilled that you are joining us. Come along to our orientation program to find out more about life at MIT.
Prior to the day:
Getting to MIT
MIT Melbourne campus is located at the historical - Argus Building at 284 – 294 La Trobe Street, on the corner of Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets. Entrance is via the La Trobe Street side.
Melbourne Central Railway Station is conveniently located directly opposite MIT. You may also get there via tram routes 19, 57 and 59 down Elizabeth St and get off at Stop 5.
The MIT Sydney campus is located in Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) next to the Darling Harbour, one of the city’s largest shopping, food and entertainment precincts.
Bringing important documents
Ensure you bring all important documents you need to enrol at MIT. See ‘What to bring on Orientation day’.
Preparing for higher education life:
MIT has a variety of support services available to support students throughout their higher education life. If at any time you feel unsure, please feel free to contact one of our friendly staff.
Study Assist Program
This program consists of weekly workshops focussed on a range of academic study skills as well as discipline specific help to help you develop your skills as a higher education student. Areas for skill development include time management, presentations skills, assignment preparation and exam preparation. For more information, click here.
Welfare and Counselling Support
We understand that at times you may feel uneasy about certain things in life and need to talk to someone about it. MIT has free, confidential counselling services available to students to provide support in all areas including mental health, study issues, homesickness, exam stress, motivation and much more. For more information, click here.
To help ease your transition to Melbourne or MIT, we have Senior Buddies who are readily available to assist you in the first 4 weeks of classes. This is a great chance to meet other new students and receive support in this exciting new environment! For more information, click here.
What to bring on Orientation day:
Proof of citizenship – your original or a copy of either your Australian Citizenship certificate, Australian Passport or birth certificate
Tax File Number (TFN) - If you are planning to apply for Fee-Help, bring your Tax File Number or a Proof of Application. If you do not already have a TFN, there will be application forms available in your Orientation Pack
MIT Offer Letter
Academic documents – academic transcripts, completion letters and certificates of previous studies
Passport – Identity information page with photo and personal details, and page with overseas address on it
Visa grant letter
Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) – Bring your OSHC card or membership details including the fund, membership number and expiry date
Student Plan - If you have provisional credit/s
Download your copy of Orientation Checklist here.
Click here to view your Orientation Schedule (MIT Melbourne Students)
Click here to view your Orientation Schedule (MIT Sydney Students)
Click here to view your Orientation Schedule (FedUni at MIT Sydney)