WhatRMIT has many accessible services that support staff to stay happy and healthy while doing their jobs well.   

Why: Knowing what support is available to you, and how to access it, enhances your teaching experience and success.  


  • Your program manager should be your first point of contact for any questions you may have. 
  • Refer to the College of Design and Social Context webpage for general news, information, support anresources at the College level 
  • Email dsc.lt@rmit.edu.au to request support from DSC’s Academic Development Group (ADGwhich comprises teams in the function areas of:  
  • Learning Design and Development 
  • Quality 
  • Academic Development and Professional Learning 
  • Digital Development – Learning Design team 
  • Bookmark RMIT’s WorkLife webpage. It is the staff web gateway to many links for staff support services and resources, including (but not limited to): 
  • Workday, where you can submit leave requests, view payment summaries, manage personal information
  • Service and Support Portal, for making general service requests (including IT issues) and reporting faults, incidents or issues 
  • Remote working advice, training, support, resources and procedures (this includes a link to MyDesktop which allows you to work remotely offsite and still access RMIT files and systems) 
  • Check out how Library Services can support your teaching – the library contact for DSC is charles.barnett@rmit.edu.au. The Library provides excellent support to academics.  
  • Access HR Central for any HR related issues, including health safety and wellbeing 
  •  EAP, RMIT’s Employee Assistance Program, gives you access to free counselling, coaching and wellbeing support services.  
  • Safer Community provides support and advice to students and staff concerned about threatening or inappropriate behaviour. Specialist support is available over the phone, via email or face-to-face on site. If you have experienced threatening, concerning or inappropriate behaviourSafer Community can help, even if it happened off campus.  
  • RMIT University supports the staff within our community who identify as GBTIQA+. Reflecting the diversity of our community beyond the LGBTIQA+ label, RMIT refers to people of ‘diverse genders, sexes, and sexualities’ (DGSS). RMIT’s Ally Network promotes equality and inclusion for staff who identify DGSS. 
  • Key phone numbers: Urgent ITS support 9925 8888; HR Assist 9925 0600.