We're not only worldly, we're world-class. Deakin University is the proud recipient of QS 5 star rating for excellence in 2013.

Major projects and initiatives

Major building projects

In response to continued growth in student and staff numbers at Deakin, many new buildings and major improvements are currently underway.

Our exciting building projects include:

  • an iconic gateway building at the Burwood Campus
  • Australian Future Fibres Research Innovation Centre at Geelong Waurn Ponds
  • student accommodation at our Warrnambool Campus


We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and integrating environmental sustainability principles into our strategies, plans, policies, operations, and curricula.We have many environmental programs to help us achieve our sustainability goals, including plans to:

  • reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions
  • reduce the drinkable water we consume
  • improve our stormwater management
  • conserve and improve biodiversity at our campuses
  • ensure our new buildings and significant refurbishments aspire to the 5 star (green star or equivalent) standard.


Deakin is a globally joined university, engaged locally and informed by its Australian context.

Learn more about how Deakin aims to enhance international capabilities and understanding, so as to be a university of choice for international and Australian students and staff.

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