Institute of Koorie Education applications

The Institute of Koorie Education promotes access and equity for Indigenous Australians. By developing customised, appropriate teaching styles and incorporating Koorie cultural knowledge and perspectives into the curriculum, students from all areas and across all age ranges can study while strengthening their connection to their family and community.

Programs at the Institute of Koorie Education

The institute’s programs are centred on:

  • off-campus Community-Based Delivery
  • supported by on-campus intensive study blocks
  • complemented by local tutors in community. 

This approach to course delivery promotes access and equity for Indigenous Australian students. 

Students from all areas – rural, remote and metropolitan – and across all age ranges, particularly mature age, can undertake studies without compromising their family and community obligations. 

Learn more about the Institute of Koorie Education

Applying is easy

Follow the steps below to find out how easy it is to apply to study with Deakin at the Institute of Koorie Education.

  1. Find a course offered at the Institute of Koorie Education

  2. Complete the Institute of Koorie Education declaration statement and application form

  3. Forward an endorsed Proof of Aboriginality (signed by local Aboriginal Community Organisation)

  4. Receive confirmation of your application via email, and if successful, an interview will be arranged

  5. Find out the outcome of your application

  6. Attend your interview

What happens to the information you supply?

The information supplied on the application form is used to process your application.

This information is not disclosed to a third party except where the Institute of Koorie Education is under State and Commonwealth reporting requirements to adhere to current funding contracts

The information collected is stored securely at the Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University.

 Applications that are not completed or processed are destroyed.