Upcoming events

What better way to immerse yourself (and your students) in Deakin than by attending one of our events? Our annual Career Practitioner Seminar, information sessions, one-on-one consultations, open days… there’s always something to put in your diary.

Upcoming events

February events

EventDescriptionDateLocation
Careers Practitioners SeminarProfessional development event for career practitioners.13 FebruaryGeelong Waurn Ponds Campus

March events

EventDescriptionDateLocation
Top ArtsDiscover the creative talents of a new generation of artists.

Top Arts celebrates the exceptional work of students who have completed Art or Studio Arts as part of VCE. Deakin is the Major Sponsor.
24 March - 16 JulyNational Gallery of Victoria

Federation Square

NGV Design Studio
Western District TIS
28-30 MarchWarrnambool Campus

April events

EventDescriptionDateLocationDETAILS
Step on Campus (with a current Deakin Student)Opportunity for prospective students to book a personalised tour of Deakin with an ambassador during school holidays.3, 6, 10 & 13 AprilAll campuses For further information and to register
Medical Imaging, Optometry and Medicine Information EveningInformation evening for prospective students.12 April Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusFor further information and to register

May events

Event Description Date Location DETAILS
VCE and Careers Expo Australia’s biggest careers expo.4, 5, 6 & 7 May  Off campus - CaulfieldFor further information
Public Relations workshops - How to stand out from the crowdThe workshop is designed to give students an insight into
Communications and Public Relations, equip them with
professional skills, not only relevant to the industry, but to everyday life.
5 & 12 May          Melbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
For further information and to register
Criminology workshopWhy do people commit the crimes they do?

Why are certain behaviours identified as criminal?

During this workshop, students will investigate the causes of crime and will brainstorm the question 'what should we do about crime'?
9 May Melbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
For further information and to register
VCE Accounting Teachers PD Seminar
9 May Melbourne Burwood CampusFor further information and to register
Language master classesLanguage can literally take you anywhere!

Students will take part in a mini language class and will get a head start on learning the world's most strategic languages - Arabic, Indonesian, Chinese and Spanish.

Students will also learn why language skills are highly sought after by employers, across the globe.
10 May Melbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
For further information and to register
Bachelor of Arts- Careers Focused workshop During this skills focused workshop, students will understand how a Bachelor of Arts prepares them to pursue a range of career options.

Participants will interact with academics and students across a range of diverse discipline areas. They will gain an understanding of why Deakin’s Bachelor of Arts is such a popular choice and will get a taste of the job ready skills it will equip them with.
17 May Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus For further information and to register
International Studies workshopStudents will explore what it means to be a global citizen and how international studies at Deakin can provide them with a truly authentic international experience.17 May Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusFor further information and to register
Exercise and Sport Science information sessionInformation evening for prospective students

17 May

Melbourne Burwood CampusFor further information and to register
Food and Nutrition Sciences information sessionInformation evening for prospective students

17 May

Melbourne Burwood CampusFor further information and to register
Education Information SessionInformation evening for prospective students

18 May

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
For further information and to register
Health Sciences Information SessionInformation evening for prospective students

18 May

Melbourne Burwood CampusFor further information and to register
Geelong Science and Engineering ChallengeThe Science and Engineering Challenge takes year 9 and 10 students out of the classroom and gives them a day of fun, teamwork and discovery.

Students compete against other schools in fun and engaging hands on activities, involving thE principles of science, engineering and technology.
18-19 MayGeelong Waurn Ponds CampusFor further information and to register
Exercise and Sport Science information sessionInformation event for prospective students.20 May(Melbourne Burwood Campus)For further information and to register
Food and Nutrition Sciences information sessionInformation event for prospective students.20 May(Melbourne Burwood Campus)For further information and to register
Illuminate: NextGen ChallengeYear 10 students will be challenged as they work in teams to generate a social enterprise business plan.22-26 MayGeelong Waterfront Campus
Communications workshops- Social Media Exploration. This workshop provides a practical, hands-on exploration of how social media can be harnessed to convey messages and connect with communities in meaningful ways.

Participants will engage in self-reflection on their existing online identity(s) while being exposed to personal and professional strategies for developing a strong digital presence.
24 MayMelbourne Burwood Campus

Geelong (date and campus TBC)
For further information and to register
Exercise and Sport Science information sessionInformation event for prospective students24 MayGeelong Waurn Ponds CampusFor further information and to register
Communication and Creative Arts Exploration EveningAn event for students, teachers and parents to visit our world class facilities and explore our communication and creative arts courses. It is also an opportunity for students submitting an art folio to gain further understanding of the folio requirements.25 MayGeelong Waterfront CampusFor further information and to register
Health Sciences information sessionInformation event for prospective students.25 MayGeelong Waterfront CampusFor further information and to register
Exercise and Sport Science information sessionInformation event for prospective students.27 MayGeelong Waurn Ponds CampusFor further information and to register
Illuminate: NextGen ChallengeYear 10 students will be challenged as they work in teams to generate a social enterprise business plan.29 May - 4 JuneMelbourne Burwood Campus

June events

Event Description Date Location DETAILS
Great South Coast Science and Engineering ChallengeThe Science and Engineering Challenge takes year 9 and 10 students out of the classroom and gives them a day of fun, teamwork and discovery.

Students compete against other schools in fun and engaging hands on activities, involving the principles of science, engineering and technology.
20 JuneWarrnambool CampusFor further information and to register
Eastern TIS
28-29 June

July events

Event Description Date Location DETAILS
DeakInspire EventA one day conference style event that aims to inspire and empower students to achieve their future goals and ambitions at Deakin.

A mix of course exploration and personal development.
4 JulyMelbourne Burwood Campus
DeakInspire EventA one day conference style event that aims to inspire and empower students to achieve their future goals and ambitions at Deakin.

A mix of course exploration and personal development.
27-28 JulyGeelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Geelong TIS
22-23 JulyGeelong Waterfront Campus
Nursing and Midwifery Information Session
26 & 29 JulyMelbourne Burwood Campus For further information and to register
Nursing and Midwifery Information Session
26 & 29 JulyGeelong Waterfront CampusFor further information and to register
Reinvent Your Career Expo Expo designed to help NSL find the next step in their career. 29-30 JulyOff campus - Melbourne

August events

Event Description Date Location DETAILS
Open Day
6 August Warrnambool Campus For further information
Nursing and Midwifery Information Session
11 AugustWarrnambool Campus For further information and to register
Open Day
20 AugustGeelong Waurn Ponds and Waterfront CampusesFor further information
Open Day
27 AugustMelbourne Burwood CampusFor further information

September events

EventDescriptionDateLocationDETAILS
Deakin Accelerate Information Evening - WarrnamboolAn information evening held to inform prospective 2018 students about the program offerings and how to apply.12 SeptemberWarrnambool Campus
Deakin Accelerate Information Evening - GeelongAn information evening held to inform prospective 2018 students about the program offerings and how to apply.19 SeptemberGeelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Deakin Accelerate Information Evening - BurwoodAn information evening held to inform prospective 2018 students about the program offerings and how to apply.21 SeptemberMelbourne Burwood Campus
Education Information SessionInformation event for prospective students21 SeptemberGeelong Waurn Ponds and Melbourne Burwood CampusesFor further information and to register
Step on Campus (with a current Deakin Student)Opportunity for prospective students to book a personalised tour of Deakin with an ambassador during school holidays.25 & 28 SeptemberAll campusesFor further information and to register

October events

EventDescriptionDateLocation
Step on Campus (with a current Deakin Student)Opportunity for prospective students to book a personalised tour of Deakin with an ambassador during school holidays.2 & 5 OctoberAll campusesFor further information and to register
Discover DeakinExperience the Warrnambool campus and courses that are on offer in a range of interactive workshops and activities.24 OctoberWarrnambool Campus

November events

Event Description Date Location
PaperSpace Exhibition (School of Architecture)PaperSpace is the annual exhibition from the School of Architecture and Built Environment, showcasing outstanding work completed by undergraduate and postgraduate students from architecture, construction management and landscape architecture.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.
6-10 NovemberFederation Square
PaperSpace Exhibition (School of Architecture) PaperSpace is the annual exhibition from the School of Architecture and Built Environment, showcasing outstanding work completed by undergraduate and postgraduate students from architecture, construction management and landscape architecture.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.
14-24 NovemberGeelong Waterfront Campus

December events

Event Description Date Location
Change of Preference activities
TBC All campuses