Deakin University 

Deakin University 

Deakin University offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. We lead by creating opportunities to live and work in a connected, evolving world.

Top reasons to study here

  • With internationally recognised quality of research and teaching, Deakin ranks 211 in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
  • Deakin offer excellent facilities, exceptional teaching and flexible learning to all our 60,000 students, whether on campus or online.
  • Our strategic direction provides a framework to enhance Deakin's approach to a digital future.

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Deakin University has always been ahead of the curve. From being the first Australian university to specialise in distance education to becoming the university with Victoria’s most satisfied students eight years running, Deakin has a long and illustrious history.


  • Deakin courses are structured to get the best out of students and staff. We design our teaching and learning to align with graduate learning outcomes and industry insight, through monitoring and updating courses.
  • CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B


Deakin University's international-recognised research is concentrated on the most important global challenges. With a bevy of top minds, world-class facilities and international networks, we test, refine and develop sought-after innovations that improve the lives of individuals, business and communities.


  • The Graduate Employment Division runs DeakinTALENT and Deakin's careers and employment services.
  • The DeakinTALENT programs and services empower students to explore a broad range of career opportunities, build skills and experience, and apply their career plan. We also enable employers to recruit Deakin graduates. We offer a free recruitment agency service to support employers of Deakin graduates.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

At Deakin, you get support every step of the way. For job advice, our career service can help. For health or mental wellbeing services, healthcare professionals are on hand. From childcare services to disability support, we take care of your needs so you can enjoy life at Deakin.

Housing services

There's nothing quite like having a space of your own – especially when you're studying. You can choose to live on or off campus, and both options have plenty of benefits. We also accept bookings from individual travellers and groups for our on-campus accommodation.

Our on-campus accommodation isn’t just for students. We welcome academics, school groups, families and individuals to stay with us throughout the year in Burwood and Warrnambool, and for the summer months in Geelong.

Library services

Deakin Library is the heart of the University. Our huge range of resources and guidance from our expert library staff will set you on the path to success. With extended hours, bookable computers and a broad selection of study spaces, each Deakin Library campus offers the ideal place to focus on your studies.

Medical services

  • Each of our campuses has its own medical centre, so drop by if you'd like medical advice from one of our doctors or nurses. 
  • We can help you with all the usual things a doctor's surgery can provide, with the added convenience of being on campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Deakin has five campuses (including our online Cloud Campus), five research institutes and 11 strategic research centres, four corporate centres, courses on offer at three regional learning centres, and an additional six regional study spaces.

Sports facilities

Sport has always been at the heart of Deakin, and is one of our greatest strengths. We have a variety of facilities across our campuses, including gyms, fitness classes, basketball courts and sports ovals.

Featuring gyms with state-of-the-art Technogym machines, group fitness classes, social sport teams and stadium courts and fields for use and hire, there's something to help you reach your fitness goals. We even have an app – Deakin Moves – that includes programs, challenges and a workout tracker to keep you on track to reach your fitness goals.

Student clubs

Uni isn't all about books and study. We've got loads of sports, cultural, academic, religious and social clubs and societies at each of our campuses. There’s also a range of sport and recreational groups. Make the most of your time at Deakin: meet new people, try new things, share your skills and discover your hidden talents.

Burwood, Victoria, Australia

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