Career practitioners

Doesn’t it feel great when you help a student find their perfect future career? We have a team dedicated to helping you do just that. Whatever you need – up-to-date course information, school visits or a chat on the phone – we can help.

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Bring your students to Deakin

You’re welcome to bring students – or parents – to a Deakin campus at any time. Just let us know what kind of experience you’d like. We can arrange faculty talks, study skills talks and campus tours.

Book a visit to Deakin

Invite us to visit you

Schools and colleges regularly invite us to speak in classes, assemblies and career days. We can talk broadly about university life and study or focus on the disciplines we offer. 

Invite us to your school

Learn about Deakin's entry pathways

We offer a number of ways for students to begin their higher education journey with us, whether they achieve highly already or need a little extra support. 

Learn about the Deakin Accelerate program

Read about our other entry pathways

Download our Pathways Planner

Useful resources

Whether one of your students needs a quick downloadable guide or you’re restocking your shelves, we’ve got the information you need, the way you need it. 

See our useful resources

Order hard copies of brochures and course guides

Visit our site, Explore, to kickstart your students’ course and career exploration

See you at an event soon

We run seminars, one-on-one consultations and career events throughout the year. Come along and bring your students and their parents with you.

  • Career practitioner seminar
  • Change of Preference events
  • Step on Campus (school holiday campus tours)
  • Faculty and school info evenings
  • One-on-one consultations
  • Open days
  • DeakInspire Conference

Check our upcoming events

Contact us

Our Student Recruitment Team is a particularly friendly bunch. Feel free to give them a call with any questions you have about Deakin.

Not sure who to contact?

Contact us and we'll get back to you as quick as we can (usually within a day).

+61 3 9246 8074

Our teams

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Acting Head of Student Recruitment

Roula Karakostas
+61 3 924 68067
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Student Recruitment Manager
Area: Bayside

Ursula Safe
+61 3 9246 8080
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Student Recruitment Manager
Areas: TAFE Partners and Peninsula

Janine Kuster
+61 3 9246 8035
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Eastern Careers Network (ECN), Shepparton and District (TBC)

Jenny Rowell
+61 3 924 68205 
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Dandenong Valley and Waverley

Luke Ridgwell
+61 3 9246 8076
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Moreland, Darebin and Whittlesea

Allison Montano
+61 3 9246 8346
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Banyule Nillumbik, North West,
Macedon Ranges and Sunbury-Gisborne

Montana Daknach Antich
+61 3 924 45349
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Maroondah, Knox,
East Gippsland and Wellington

Kenneth Zuidema
+61 3 5227 2444
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Program Support Officer

Ellen Grouios
+61 3 9246 8074
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Geelong campuses

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Wyndham-Hobsons Bay,
Melton Brimbank and Bendigo

Jared Hobley
+61 3 5227 2989
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Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Geelong and Ballarat

Paul Newitt
+61 3 5227 8688
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Warrnambool Campus

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Areas: Warrnambool and District, Portland, Colac, Hamilton, Wimmera and Southern Mallee and Loddon Campaspe

Jenna McMeel
+61 3 5563 3444
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