Future Students - International

Services and facilities

Deakin is committed to providing its students with all the support, advice and encouragement you may need prior to and throughout your studies at Deakin.

As a DUELI student, you will have access to a wide range of services, facilities and support designed to make your time at Deakin more rewarding and productive, both academically and personally. These services include:

Free airport reception
Students arriving at Deakin University for the first time can be met free of charge at Melbourne Airport and taken either to the campus or their accommodation.
To receive this service, you will need to complete the online Notification of Arrival Form

Homestay accommodation / accommodation assistance You have the option of staying in homestay accommodation as a DUELI student, where you will have the unique opportunity of experiencing firsthand the Australian way of life in a safe and caring environment.
If you do not wish to stay in homestay accommodation, Deakin can organise temporary accommodation for you and assist you while you look for permanent accommodation.
To apply for temporary accommodation, you will need to complete the relevant section on the online Notification of Arrival Form

International Registration and Enrolment Program
Deakin runs a compulsory International Registration and Enrolment Program before the start of your DUELI course. This program is a vital introduction to life as a student and presents information that will help you to succeed at Deakin. An important part of this program is formal enrolment in your course.

DUELI Student Advisers

The DUELI Student Advisers can assist you with all your general, welfare and under-18-students'-related queries. DUELI students are urged to contact the DUELI Student Advisers listed below with their concerns. The advisers are available on Melbourne Burwood Campus and are your first point of contact on many issues, including student and work visas. They are dedicated to the needs of DUELI students and are committed to helping you achieve your full potential.

Krystal Barr
Telephone: 9251 7151
Melbourne Burwood Campus, Entrance 3, Building LA, Room 5.108
Student Issues: Under 18 students - all issues, homestay - placement, issues, moving and further accommodation options, DUELI airport reception.

Jerome Otton
Telephone: 9244 5425
Melbourne Burwood Campus, Entrance 3, Building LA, Room 5.107
Student Issues: General and welfare issues, attendance issues.

In addition, you can enjoy a wide range of services and facilities at Deakin, including academic skills support, IT services and facilities, personal counselling, disability support services and more.

Should you require specialist assistance, DUELI Advisers can refer you to counselling and personal development staff.






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29th November 2012