Global engagement

Wherever you are in the world, you can study or collaborate with Deakin.

Deakin's global network offers personal relationships that support student learning and an enriching student experience, and leading edge research collaborations.

The University collaborates with other education providers, industry, governments, communities and professional associations across Australia and internationally. Deakin student and alumni connections stretch across more than 100 countries.

Deakin aims to create Worldly graduates and to engage in global activities that develop knowledge which improves lives and communities.

Through its key divisional areas, the Global Engagement portfolio supports and promotes Deakin to local and international future students, partners, communities and visitors.

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International Education Provider of the Year 2014

Deakin University has received the Premier's Award for International Education Provider of the Year, in recognition of the overall strength of our international engagement – ahead of all Universities, TAFEs and private providers in Victoria.

Deakin also won awards for Excellence in Education (University) and Excellence in International Education (Student Employability and Careers).

Deakin's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane den Hollander, said taking out three prestigious awards was a proud day for Deakin. "I am delighted for our staff and students. At Deakin being globally connected isn't just something we do, it is at the core of what and who we are," Professor den Hollander said.

"We are very proud of our international students and what they achieve, and thank them for bringing so much to our community and to our University. These awards are welcome recognition of the value we place on encouraging and nurturing the lives of our students, from teaching and learning, to engagement with our local communities and supporting them in seeking work after graduation."

More information about the Victorian International Education Awards (VIEA) can be found here:

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Deputy Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement) Professor Gary Smith


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