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Deakin’s staff and students rolling up their sleeves to save lives

26th July 2015

Deakin University is proud to support the life-saving work of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service by encouraging staff and students to consider donating blood for National Blood Donor Week, 26 July – 1 August 2015.


ANZAC Service 2015

25th April 2015


Get your body moving this April!

1st April 2015 

Registrations are open for the 2015 Premier's Active April


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Research Participants Wanted

10th March 2015

Deakin University is looking for female volunteers to take part in a study to identify dietary and lifestyle activities that affect iron & zinc status, and to investigate the effect of iron on your mood, feelings of fatigue and ability to concentrate.


Pako Festa

28 February 2015

Pako Festa, is Australia's largest multicultural festival and Deakin Student Life, in collaboration with Community Relations were very pleased to once again be a part of the famous Pako Festa parade in Geelong.


Pink Stumps Day

21st February 2015 

Local cricket doesn't usually attract elegantly dressed ladies, but a recent Geelong City versus Leopold match wasn't your average game.


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Deakin contributes $426 million a year to Geelong region

26th November 2014

Deakin University's Waterfront and Waurn Ponds campuses are worth $426 million annually to the Geelong region's economy.


Deakin Cats Community Centre turns 1

28th August 2014

The Deakin Cats Community Centre today celebrated its first year of operation.


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Deakin-Gordon MOU

30th July 2014

The Hon Nick Wakeling MP, Minister for Higher Education and Skills recently joined Deakin Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane den Hollander and Chief Executive Officer of The Gordon, Ms Lisa Line to sign a  Renewal of Memorandum of Understanding between Deakin University and The Gordon Institute, and, to launch the Deakin / The Gordon Pathways Program (with Guaranteed Entry).


Regional Victoria Living Expo

Regional Victoria Living Expo

14th April 2014

A new record of 9,638 Melburnians attended the recent 2014 Regional Victoria Living Expo at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


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