About Deakin


Deakin’s Strategic Plan Delivering Effective Partnerships is based on the notion that the University can best achieve its objectives by working in partnership.

Deakin University is renowned for developing successful partnerships with industry, governments, communities, professional associations and other educational providers, both nationally and internationally.

These alliances enable the University to continually renew itself, so that our focus and offerings remain relevant to contemporary needs and directions.

Research and consulting services

Deakin University is renowned for developing successful research in partnership with industry, business, government agencies and the wider community. We can provide research solutions and expert consultancy services by connecting your business with our world-renowned academics.

Deakin has established itself as a leader in several fields of research such as advanced materials, biotechnology, built environment, ageing and chronic illness, citizenship and globalisation, intelligent systems, natural resource management, physical activity and nutrition, education, and social and mental health.

Educational collaboration

Deakin University focuses its efforts on building comprehensive partnerships with a selected number of educational institutions both in Australia and overseas.

These partnerships include research collaborations, student and staff exchanges and the development of joint education collaborations.

Professional development programs

DeakinPrime, the corporate education arm of Deakin University, is a pioneer and leader in the development of corporate education partnerships with organisations in Australia.

Many large Australian and international organisations are associated with DeakinPrime's activities.

Approximately 50,000 students are participating in programs with DeakinPrime.

Support Deakin

There are numerous ways you can support Deakin and make a difference to the lives of many students.

Whether you generously donate to the provision of new buildings or equipment, groundbreaking research or scholarships for students, you will not only be contributing to education but also to the intellectual, social and cultural life in Australia.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

23rd October 2013