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Deakin Advancement

The Deakin Advancement team guides and delivers the University's development and alumni activities; community engagement; corporate, and commercial events; University sponsorship and oversees the management of Deakin's Art Collection and Galleries. 
In all our endeavours we aim to complement Deakin's vision to be a catalyst for positive change for the communities Deakin serves.


The Central Alumni Office co-ordinates the alumni activities, communications of the members, chapters and interest groups that form part of the Deakin University Alumni Community.

Art Collection and Galleries 

The Art Collection and Galleries Unit provides professional management for the University's Art Collection and the Deakin University Art Gallery.

Commercial Events

The Deakin Events Management Services team delivers a broad spectrum of events for the University community including commercial hire and community use of its venues and facilities. It provides professional, fee-for-service project management of industry and sector conferences. 

Community Relations

The Community Relations team engages with our local communities in a number of positive and mutually beneficial ways. We actively support and contribute to the social, economic and cultural fabric of our local communities through our teaching, learning and research, our corporate education and partnership activities, sponsorship and our work integrated learning programs.

Government and Media Relations

The Government and Media Relations unit supports the University by profiling Deakin news in print, radio and television as well as through online and social media channels.

Donor Relations

Donor Relations is the fundraising arm of the Deakin Advancement portfolio. Donor Relations pursues and secures philanthropic gifts to the University, and profiles Deakin in the wider community.

Events Management

Events Management is responsible for the project management of the University's annual oration programs, and internal events.

Please click here for contact information for individual members of the Advancement Team

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