Deakin Warrnambool

Located in the heart of picturesque Warrnambool, Deakin University's proud to be part of a thriving and inclusive regional community.

With tight-knit local and campus relationships, Deakin Warrnambool gives students a world-class education, helping them learn a new kind of global thinking.

I wanted to stay in the region, so Deakin Warrnambool was perfect for the transition from secondary school to university.

nikita wheaton

bachelor of health science

Our Courses

By studying a course at Deakin Warrnambool, you'll be joining a forward-looking institution packed with global thinking and practical opportunity.

With smaller average class sizes than most universities and a wide selection of courses to choose from, acquire the skills to meet the local demand of the region and join our network of global thinkers.

Studying at Deakin's Warrnambool campus will open up your future, providing clear pathways to employment and empowering you to make real change.

Apply at Deakin today, and learn a new kind of global thinking in an inclusive community.

Location

Deakin's Warrnambool Campus is set on the banks of the picturesque Hopkins River, close to local surf beaches and popular tourist attractions, and has a vibrant on-campus student population.

Facilities

From a wide range of dining options to our campus library, Deakin Warrnambool has all the facilities you need to make the most of your university experience.

Library
All the resources you need to complete your course – and a great space to study.

Learn about the library

Medical centre
We have doctors and nurses on campus. You can either make an appointment or just drop into the clinic. It’s confidential and free.

Find out about the medical centre

Spiritual centre
The peaceful multifaith room provides a place of worship on campus for all staff and students.

Find out about the spiritual centre

Child care
Staff and students of Warrnambool Campus are welcome to visit and use the on-site childcare centre.

Learn about our childcare centre

Safety and security
All our campuses have 24/7 security officers and also respond to the downloadable SafeZone app for your phone.

Learn about safety and security

Finding your way around
We’ve created an app to help you navigate around Deakin Warrnambool Campus. Just in case you run out of battery, there’s a map you can print out too.

Download our on-campus wayfinding app
Download campus map (PDF, 408.6KB)

Disability accessibility
Most of our buildings are wheelchair-accessible and have lifts, accessible bathrooms and automatic doors.

Find out more about disability access

Campus Accommodation

Campus accommodation has never been more affordable, with a number of government and scholarship education subsidies available to full-time students. With accommodation costs up to 40 per cent less than metro accommodation, you can live on campus for as little as $201 a week.

Our Warrnambool Campus has 4-star on-site accommodation for 240 students. It's close to campus facilities, including tennis courts, basketball/netball courts, a football oval and a gymnasium.

Choosing to live in one of our residential colleges not only saves you money, it also puts you in an ideal position to enjoy the living and learning experience to the fullest. With private apartments, stunning river views and a whole host of utilities on offer, Deakin Warrnambool is the university you can call home.

Find out about accommodation at the Warrnambool campus

If you are a Warrnambool scholarship recipient please contact our Warrnambool student residences to find out if you are eligible for a further discount.

Scholarships

Undertaking study at university can often be daunting. For students at Deakin Warrnambool, we have a number of scholarships for you to take advantage of.

Our exclusive scholarships support you and take the pressure off, so you can focus entirely on building your future.

With a wide range of scholarships available, embrace the opportunity and apply today.

If you are a Warrnambool scholarship recipient please contact our Warrnambool student residences to find out if you are eligible for a further discount.

I'm here in Warrnambool to achieve my dreams, make my family proud, and I want to make my benefactors proud too.

Bridget elliot

Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)

Interested in applying for a scholarship? Have questions or queries? We can offer support and assistance to help you find the right scholarship.

Email Deakin Scholarships
Telephone: +61 3 9244 6333

DeakinStart

A free four-week program delivered at the Warrnambool Campus, DeakinStart offers a supported and inclusive learning environment to help prepare you for life at university and ease your transition into university study.

Learn more about DeakinStart


Victoria's #1 university under 50 years old

With our unique selection of pathways and degrees, embrace local and global opportunity.

Your ticket to a world-class education

With our variety of work placements and study abroad programs, let your course become the gateway to the world.

Learn more about Deakin's study abroad programs today.

Be rewarded with bigger opportunities

All our degrees are built on work-integrated learning opportunities, including cadetship programs that allow students to work 2.5 days a week and study 2.5 days a week.

Find out more about Work integrated learning at Deakin.

What our students have to say

Edward Capapas - Marine Science at Deakin Warrnambool

Deakin Warrnambool Marine Science graduate Edward Capapas talks about his rewarding experience studying at the Warrnambool campus.

"I've been very lucky to find a job I'm happy in and a town I love to live in" - Zoe Robertson, Marine Biologist

Getting there

REGIONAL TRAIN

The closest train station to the Warrnambool campus is Sherwood Park, just over 150 metres from campus. Rail services run from Melbourne, Geelong, Mt Gambier, Portland, Port Fairy, Ballarat and Hamilton daily. These services connect with public transport to other regional and interstate centres.

Plan your journey on the Public Transport Victoria (PTV) website

Public Bus Services

Coach services run from Melbourne, Geelong, Mt Gambier, Portland, Port Fairy, Ballarat and Hamilton daily. These services connect with public transport to other regional and interstate centres.

From central Warrnambool, you can catch the Route 3 Koroit Street Interchange to Deakin via Gateway Plaza – it takes around 20 minutes.

Plan your journey on the Public Transport Victoria (PTV) website

CAR

Warrnambool Campus is just under three hours from Melbourne by car, depending on traffic.

  • From the Melbourne CBD join the Monash Freeway (M1)
  • Take the exit for B140 Hamilton
  • Turn left onto Lower Darlington Rd/C164
  • Turn right onto Princes Hwy/A1

Use turn-by-turn navigation to Warrnambool Campus from your current location

Parking

Parking is free in all spaces apart from the orange bays, disabled or loading bays.

Get more details on parking and parking permits

Contact us:
+61 3 5563 3050

Visit us:
Princes Highway, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280

Write to us: 
Deakin University
PO Box 423
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280 Australia