Faculty of Arts and Education


Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Education! We look forward to having you with us as a new or as a continuing student!

This website provides you with guidance about what you need to do to enrol or re-enrol in your course.

Please take the time to go carefully through the enrolment information below and should you have any questions, please contact us at:

Email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au or

  • Student Services Burwood: 924 68100
  • Student Services Geelong: 5227 1359
  • Student Services Warrnambool: 5563 3489


Who should enrol or re-enrol?


  • All new students who have been offered a place in Trimester 3
  • All current students who intend to study in 2015


What do I need to do if I want to defer my course?

If you don't want to commence your course at all in 2015 and are contemplating a deferral for 2015 you don't need to enrol now. Instead you should follow the instructions in the link below to defer your course in 2015 and commence in 2016.


How do I enrol as a new student in T3 2014?

To enrol as a new student and enrol in your course for T3, 2014, please follow the steps below:

Create your username and password on the following website: www.deakin.edu.au/password/ Remember that this can take up to 2 hours to become active

  1. The Faculty has developed information relevant to your course that can help assist and guide you in planning the units you should enrol into for 2014. This information can be found iby following the 'Course Structures' link below. Please note that unit offerings vary between campuses, so be sure to refer to the course at your specific campus.
  2. When enrolling, please keep in mind that most full time students will undertake study of up to 4 units per trimester (subject to availability) and part-time students will study 1 or 2 units per trimester over the course of the year.
  3. Gather your documents e.g Tax File Number, Pen and Paper.
  4. Enrol online by following the instructions on the enrolment website: www.deakin.edu.au/study-at-deakin/apply/enrol-defer-withdraw-or-transfer
course structures - enrolment resource - select to go to webpage


What do I need to do after I enrol?

After enrolling you need to attend to the following tasks to ensure that you are set up for study in 2014

  • If you are an on-campus student, choose your lectures and tutorial using My Timetable via STAR
  • Find out what books you need to buy
  • Start looking at information for your trimester units via CloudDeakin


Re-enrolment for 2015

Re-enrolment for 2015 opens on 1 September 2014. Students need to complete their enrolment by Tuesday 30 September 2014.

Intermitted Students

If you are currently intermitted and plan to return in 2015 you must re-enrol for 2015 to ensure you keep your place in your course. It is important to re-enrol for both Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 in 2015.

Course Transfer and Re-enrolling

If you have applied for or intend to apply for a course transfer at the end of the current trimester, you must still re-enrol within the given dates for re-enrolment, even while waiting for the outcome of your course transfer or other application.If you are approved for a course transfer, your enrolment will be altered when your application is processed.

Re-enrolment Assistance

The Faculty will host 'Drop-in' re-enrolment assistance sessions on during the week of 15 September on the Burwood and Waurn Ponds campuses. These sessions are optional to attend but may be helpful if you need assistance about your course structure, unit choices or would like to have the opportunity to talk to Student Advisers about your course.

For details of on-campus information sessions, please contact the Student Services offices at Burwood on the numbers below:

  • Student Services Burwood: 924 68100
  • Student Services Geelong: 5227 1359

How do I re-enrol for 2015?

All students must re-enrol to study each year.

  • You must re-enrol online via StudentConnect
  • Your re-enrolment should include all units you intend to study in all Trimesters .

Re-enrolment consists of the following basic steps:

Plan your study

  • Each course has relevant information which includes specific rules, the structure of units required to successfully complete and may include information about accreditation and professional recognitionReview your studies to date and choose what units you will undertake in 2015
  • Consult the online handbook to help plan your re-enrolment and check you are meeting course requirements and enrolling in the correct units in StudentConnect

Enrol into units

  • At this step, you will be required to select your units and appropriate study location. You need to ensure you check that the units you choose have the appropriate location you wish to enrol in.
  • Remember to select units for both trimesters in 2015.

Review your enrolment

  • You will need to confirm and check that all of your details are correct.
  • Verify you meet course rules and you have enrolled in the correct number of units. Review using your Checklist and the Handbook.
  • Record (and print) your receipt number and if you require proof of your enrolment for Government purposes, print evidence of enrolment via the sidebar menu option.
  • If you are satisfied with everything you have provided, you can finish the process by logging out.

If you need help in planning your re-enrolment, or have specific questions regarding your course, please contact the Faculty Student Services office at your campus

If you do not re-enrol by the deadline, you may incur a $200 late re-enrolment fee or your enrolment may be discontinued. If your enrolment is discontinued you will need to apply for re-admission


The DUSA Bookshop is your bookstore at Deakin University campuses in Burwood, Geelong and Warrnambool. The bookstores stock textbooks, reference books, Deakin course materials, general books, stationery and gifts.

You can check if there are any recommended books for you to buy by searching the ‘Student Booklist’ section on the DUSA bookshop website.

Cloud Deakin

‘Cloud Deakin’ is Deakin's virtual learning environment and is central to the Deakin learning experience. Cloud Deakin is used to deliver web-based course/unit material, assessment tasks and facilitate communication and collaboration between staff and students.

You can access Cloud Deakin for all your units on the following website:


Got a question? Who should I contact?

Important Notice: Many courses have undergone unit changes for 2015, so if you are in any doubt about which units you should be selecting for 2015 re-enrolment, please contact the Student Services office at your campus.

For course specific and enrolment enquiries, please contact the Faculty of Arts and Education’s Student Services offices below:

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Tel: +61 3 5227 1359
email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au

Melbourne Burwood Campus
Tel: +61 3 9246 8100
email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au

Warrnambool Campus
Tel: +61 3 5563 3489
email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au

Off Campus Distance Education
Tel: +61 3 5227 1359
email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au
email: artsedstudentsupport@deakin.edu.au


Tel: +61 3 9246 8100 or +61 3 5227 1359
email: artsed-pg@deakin.edu.au






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