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.

Gary Smith

Deputy Vice Chancellor
Global Engagement
Professor Gary Smith


The list below provides information about who to talk to.

Global Engagement


General enquiries

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor 
Global Engagement

Partnering with Deakin


Vocational Education and Training PathwaysPathways Partnerships Coordinator

International Partnerships

Gretchen Shillabeer
Manager, International Relations and Partnerships

Deakin International


  • International students
  • Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI)
  • International visitors
  • International Exchange and Study Abroad partnerships
John Molony
Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)
Deakin International

Australian students and activities


  • Domestic student enquiries
  • Promotional activities
Trisca Scott-Branagan
Executive Director
Marketing Division
Page custodian: Marketing Division
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