News and Events

The latest news and events from the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University.

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13 April - "Who Speaks for Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think"

16 April - Seminar by Farida Shaheed -
'Conjugating the past present and future: human rights issues in cultural heritage, history teaching and memorialisation processes

23 April – Paul Bourke Lecture, by Emma Kowal 'Trapped in the Gap: Doing good in Indigenous Australia'

Recent events

Anna Bligh - In conversation with Lisa Waller, senior lecturer in journalism at Deakin University

International Women's Day Short Film Screening

Deakin Motion.Lab's ground-breaking work with Victorian Opera


Vox Lumen to light up White Night Melbourne at Fed Square

A cutting-edge fusion of live performance and new technologies will light up the iconic Federation Square at the highly anticipated White Night Melbourne later this month


School signs contract with CDSS

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences has won an extensive contract with the Department of Defence to deliver programs at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies in Canberra.

Dual award - a first for Deakin University

Deakin University Australia, in partnership with Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany, is pleased to announce a new Dual Award Program in Cultural Heritage and World Heritage Studies.

Alumni Award

Deakin Alumni Awards

Congratulations to Madison Robinson on receiving Deakin's Young Alumni of the Year award.

Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Deakin Criminologist Kate Fitz-Gibbon honoured in 100 Women of Influence Awards

A young Deakin University criminologist committed to the study of men who murder while also acting as a passionate voice for victims of crime has been recognised as one of Australia's most influential women.

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Deakin named International Education Provider of the Year

The University received the Premier's Award for International Education Provider of the Year and won two other 2014 Victorian International Education Awards: Excellence in Education (University) and Excellence in International Education (Student Employability and Careers).

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Academic awards to outstanding students

The Faculty was delighted to present academic awards to outstanding students at presentation events in Geelong and Burwood.

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Vice-Chancellor's Award goes to a graduate of Deakin's off-shore Masters in the Middle East

The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2013 has been won by Mr Abdelaziz Tamoghzi of the United Arab Emirates.

QS World University Rankings

Arts and Education celebrate success in the QS World University Rankings for 2014

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