Studio Access

How to Access the SYN Studios

Step 1 – Login to the SYN Portal and complete the COVID Safe training. When complete, record proof of your completion by taking a screenshot of your computer or phone screen.

Step 2 – Email the Community Department at [email protected] to arrange collection of your swipe card. A SYN staff member will meet you outside the Building 8 Entrance on Bowen Street.

Step 3 – Go to the RMIT City Campus Security Reception Desk in Building 5, Level 1 (entry via Chemistry Lane, just off Bowen Street) to get your card activated.

You will need to show proof of double vaccination (or a valid medical exemption) and completed SYN COVID Safe training to have your card activated by RMIT Security.

Step 4 – Sign up for and attend a SYN Studio Induction.

Step 5 – Book in studio time through the SYN Volunteer Bookings Calendar: Please provide your name, contact number and your reason for booking when completing this form.

You must complete the Studio Induction prior to booking in studio time.

SYN Studio Access FAQ

How do I access My SYN Portal?

Click here to login to the portal. You would have received a login when you were inducted into SYN. If you have forgotten your login or password, click on Forget Your Password.

Do I need my swipe card before I go to RMIT Security?

Yes! They will not give you one, you need to pick it up from SYN staff before heading over the RMIT Security Reception to get it activated.

What do I say to security when I go to get my swipe card activated?

“Hey, I am from SYN Media in Building 12 and I would like to get my swipe card activated. Here is my SYN Swipe card, here is my proof of vaccination and here is proof of my completed COVID Safe training.”

Do I still need to make booking if I coming in to do a live show?

Yes. This is for contact tracing and studio management.

What if I want to book in a studio for a 3+ hour session?

You will need to make two consecutive bookings. One for 3 hours and the following for the remaining hours you wish to use the studio.

Can I come into the studio outside of office hours?

Yes! RMIT Building hours are from 7am-11pm. If you have a studio booking for outside of these hours, wait at the Bowen Street entrance and call this number. – 9925 3895 and select Option 5. Explain who you are, why you need access (To make Radio at SYN) and security will let you into the building. Your swipe card will work to open the studios from there.

Do I need a SYN swipe card if I already have a RMIT student card?

Yes! Your student card will not grant you access to the SYN Studios and Spaces.

How many people can I have per studio?

3 only.

Do I have to wear a mask when presenting on the mic?

Yes. Absolutely.

Can I bring a guest (non-SYN Member) onto campus or into the SYN Studios?

No. Interviews will still need to be conducted over online video and phone call.

Any more questions?

Email SYN’s Community Department via [email protected].