Chapters and networks

At Deakin, we recognise the importance our alumni place on maintaining graduate links, building professional and industry networks, and developing national and international connections.

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Deakin graduates can join an alumni chapter or network. Graduates of Deakin antecedent institutions are also welcome. 

Each chapter fosters lifelong relationships with its members, forming a relevant and engaged community of like-minded mentors, industry professionals and researchers. Members are enabled to enrich their career and personal development through regular reunions and networking events.

Domestic alumni chapters and networks

Some of our current domestic alumni chapters and networks are:

Deakin University Optometry (DUO) Alumni Chapter

The Deakin University Optometry Alumni Chapter launched in 2016 and holds a variety of professional development and social events. 

Email the Deakin University Optometry (DUO) Alumni Chapter

Deakin University Medicine Alumni Chapter

The Medicine Alumni Chapter connects through social media and events, making it easy for busy graduates to remain connected.

Visit the Medicine Alumni Chapter Facebook Page

Email the Medicine Alumni Chapter

Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (MCEP) Alumni Chapter

Connect with professionals from multiple careers with our Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology chapter.

Email the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (MCEP) Alumni Chapter

Deakin Engineering Alumni (DEA) Chapter

One of Deakin’s longest standing chapters, the Deakin Engineering Alumni Chapter boasts strong industry links to help excel your career.

Email the Engineering Alumni (DEA) Alumni Chapter

Deakin Architecture and Built Environment Alumni Chapter

Connect with other creative and passionate Architecture and Built Environment graduates for professional development and social events.

Email the Architecture and Built Environment Alumni Chapter

Deakin Law School Alumni Chapter

One of our most active chapters, the Law School Alumni Chapter runs events and other bi-monthly activities.  

Join the Law School Alumni Chapter LinkedIn Group

Email the Law School Alumni Chapter

Deakin Business School (DBS) Alumni Chapter

The Deakin Business School frequently runs diverse events and activities to support your career.

Email the Deakin Business School (DBS) Chapter

Deakin Commerce Alumni Chapter

The Deakin Commerce Alumni Chapter supports a vibrant community for its members to further enhance their careers and personal development.

Join the Commence Alumni Chapter LinkedIn Group

Visit the Commence Alumni Chapter Facebook Page

Email the Commence Alumni Chapter

MBA Alumni Chapter

Our MBA chapter is rapidly developing, and is open to all MBA graduates giving them a powerful network of business and professional contacts.

Email the MBA Alumni Chapter

Property and Real Estate Alumni Chapter

The Property and Real Estate Alumni Chapter is diverse and innovative, allowing you to expand your network at events.

Email the Property and Real Estate Alumni Chapter

Arts and Cultural Management Alumni Chapter

With the Arts and Cultural Management Alumni Chapter you’re connected with a community strongly embedded in the arts industry.

Email the Arts and Cultural Management Alumni Chapter

Sport Management Alumni Chapter

Enjoy strong links with industry and community with our Sport Management Alumni Chapter.

Email the Sport Management Alumni Chapter

International chapters

If you live or work overseas, Deakin's international alumni chapters are a great way to network and keep in touch.

Deakin Shanghai alumni chapter

Established in 2013, Deakin's Shanghai Alumni Chapter runs a series of events each year including presentations, dinners and networking drinks.

Email the Shanghai Alumni Chapter

Deakin United States alumni network

The Deakin United States Alumni Network provides University information, job ads, event invitations and links to blogs, articles and videos. It keeps US-based graduates connected and informed.

Visit the Deakin United States Alumni Network page on LinkedIn

Email the United States Alumni Network

Deakin UK and Europe alumni network

The Deakin UK and Europe Alumni Network provides University information, job ads, event invitations and links to blogs, articles and videos. It keeps UK and Europe-based graduates connected and informed.

Visit the Deakin UK and Europe Alumni Network page on LinkedIn

Email the UK and Europe Alumni Network

Deakin Hong Kong alumni chapter

Established in 2014, Deakin's Hong Kong Alumni Chapter helps you keep in touch with Deakin graduates living and working in the Hong Kong area.

Email the Hong Kong Alumni Chapter

Deakin India alumni network

Deakin's India Alumni Network is an online community that facilitates meaningful, lifelong communication among its Indian alumni. It encourages discussion and aims to be a platform where alumni can express ideas, share experiences and stay connected.

Further information about Deakin's India Alumni Network is available through Deakin’s India Office.

Ravneet Pawha
India Office
Deakin International
+91 112 646 3797
Email Ravneet Pawha

Email the India Alumni Network

Deakin Indonesia alumni network

The Deakin Indonesia Alumni Network provides University information, job ads, event invitations and links to blogs, articles and videos. It keeps Indonesian-based graduates connected and informed.

Further information about Deakin's Indonesia Alumni and Aceh Networks is available through Deakin’s Indonesia office.

Visit the Deakin University Indonesia Alumni on Facebook

Email the Indonesia Alumni Network

Indonesia Office
Deakin International
Level 5, Grand Slipi Tower
Jalan Letjen S.Parman Kav. 22-24
Slipi, Jakarta Barat 11480
+62 21 290 222 18
Email the Indonesia office

Deakin Malaysia alumni network

The Malaysia Alumni Network runs events, offers scholarships, posts job opportunities and promotes bilateral relations between universities. You can also get involved in the programs offered by the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC), Deakin's professional association partner.

Further information about Deakin's Malaysia Alumni Network is available through the Alumni Relations team.

+61 03 5227 1019
Email Alumni Relations

Visit the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council website

Visit the Deakin University Malaysia Alumni on LinkedIn

Email the Malaysia Alumni Network

Deakin Thailand alumni network

Deakin's Thailand Alumni Network provides information about scholarships, events and post graduate courses. It also posts links to videos, articles, blogs and is an easy way to stay in touch with fellow Deakin graduates based in Thailand.

Email the Thailand Alumni Network

Vietnamese Graduates from Australia Club (VGAC)

VGAC, Deakin's professional association partner, is a network of alumni from Australian universities living in Vietnam. With 6000 members spread across Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang and Can Tho, it offers activities including annual galas, professional seminars, employment opportunities, social gatherings, field trips and charity programs.

Join the Vietnamese Graduates from Australia Club

Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA)

Joining the ACAA allows you to build your professional networks and broaden your social circle with alumni from Deakin and other Australian universities.

Visit the ACAA website

Australian Alumni Singapore (AAS)

AAS is an umbrella platform for graduates from different Australian tertiary and professional institutions. Deakin graduates can join AAS to connect with Australian alumni from all over the world and benefit from the wide-reaching opportunities that AAS provides.

Visit the Australian Alumni Singapore website

Information for developing an alumni chapter

For more information, including on how to develop an alumni chapter, download our Alumni Handbook and Information Guide below:

PDF Deakin Alumni Handbook and Information Guide -1.7 MB

Contact us

Alumni Relations
+61 3 5227 1019
Email Alumni Relations