40 years of Deakin Alumni

Deakin is immensely proud to celebrate 40 years since our first 581 students walked into the graduation tent at the Waurn Ponds Campus in Geelong.

From humble beginnings to a global university with over 60,000 students and over 230,000 alumni, our University and alumni have developed and prospered together. We recognise our alumni as the beating heart of the University’s story, to be treasured and acknowledged as integral to the hard-earned success of Deakin University and its positive impact on the world.

The alumnus and alma mater relationship is unique. It is the continuation of a bond often formed in a student’s formative years. For many, the time spent at university brings newfound freedom, responsibility and friendships that last a lifetime.

Celebrating 40 years of Deakin alumni

Experience some highlights of our amazing collection of photos from the last 40 years as alumni share their thoughts about Deakin.

Images through the decades

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