Graduating from Deakin doesn’t mean losing your ties to the University. Our students automatically transition to alumnus upon graduation and can enjoy the many benefits that the Deakin Alumni Community has to offer.

Make lifelong connections

The Deakin Alumni Community enables you to maintain or reconnect with your student, academic and professional networks.

Enrich your career

Our programs are designed to raise awareness of opportunities and initiatives that are relevant to your career and personal interests. 

Expand your education

We also offer a diverse range of benefits and events that encourages our graduates to stay in touch and engage with the broader Deakin community.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

"Deakin has graduated over 220,000 students, with the Deakin diaspora now spread across the world and represented in virtually every industry. Deakin Alumni are global citizens..."

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Welcome to the Deakin Alumni Community

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A vibrant community

Since Deakin began teaching in 1977, over 200,000 students have graduated from the University. 

Our diverse Alumni Community is made up of students originating from metropolitan and regional Victoria, broader Australia, and over 105 countries across the globe.

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We encourage our alumni to become active, participate in university life and access our list of benefits.

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Where are they now?

We proudly promote and celebrate the diversity and depth of Deakin Alumni. 

Their personal stories are inspiring, make us reflect, and highlight the remarkable things that can be achieved with an education from Deakin.

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Alumni Awards

Each year, Deakin's Alumni Community Awards, recognise, acknowledge and promote prominent Alumni around the world who have achieved outstanding success in their communities, professions or given outstanding service to the University.

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Vice-Chancellor to alumni: "Deakin Warrnambool is here to stay"
4 October 2016
Deakin Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jan den Hollander provides an update to Deakin Alumni on the future of Deakin's Warrnambool campus.
From Deakin to Dreamcenter: Bill Lykouras
13 September 2016
By thinking outside the box Deakin Alumnus Bill Lykouras has gone from a Bachelor of Architecture to leading the team on Shanghai񳠡mbitious Dreamcenter.
New Scholarship invests in financial planners
12 September 2016
The Deakin Business School is investing in the next generation of financial planners with a new scholarship supported by Scholten Collins McKissock Wealth Management.

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The Science of Success - Canberra Alumni
19 October 2016
Join the Deakin Alumni community in Canberra as Matthew Michalewicz explores the practical science of success. In the 'Science of Success', Matthew presents the five fundamental drivers of success that are evidence-based and proven through thousands of studies and decades of scientific research.
Where is that Data Utopia?
26 October 2016
Data is compelling, seducing us to believe that analysis will always empower us. But this is often not true particularly, when events are rare or predictions are poor. Sometimes, data is unavailable. This webinar considers what to do when confronted with failures with current data or analysis.
Burwood Alumni Residents Reunion 2000 – 2010
10 November 2016
Deakin University is delighted to invite former residents of the Burwood Student Village between 2000 and 2010 to a reunion.

Photo gallery

Take a look at some of our vibrant past Alumni Community events on the Deakin University Flickr Gallery.


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