Burwood Community News

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.


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Deakin contributes $579 million a year to Burwood region

25th November 2014

Deakin University's Burwood Campus contributed $579 million annually to the Burwood region's economy.


2014 Whitehorse Tertiary Business Skills Program

1st October 2014

Deakin has partnered with Whitehorse City Council to offer tangible support to local business and community organisations via a redeveloped Whitehorse Tertiary Business Skills program.


Burwood Campus Open Day 2014

24th August 2014 

Record crowds of over 15,000 enjoyed Deakin's Burwood Campus Open Day on Sunday 24 August.


Deakin’s new Burwood Corporate Centre attracts local business

14th August 2014 

Deakin's newest facility the Burwood Corporate Centre hosted its first public event in partnership with Whitehorse Council -


Big Band! Big Voice!

13th April 2014 

Deakin was proud to sponsor the third and final concert in the City of Whitehorse 'Swing, Pop, Boom' music series – part of the Whitehorse Festival Season.


Whitehorse Charity Golf Day 2014

31st March 2014

Deakin tee's off for Charity.


Whitehorse Global Fiesta 2014

16th March 2014

Global Fiesta, a celebration in the City of Whitehorse for Harmony Day was held Sunday 16 March in Box Hill Community Gardens, proudly sponsored by Deakin.


Swing Pop Boom in Whitehorse

3rd March 2014

The intimate Swing, Pop, Boom music events have become a feature of the annual Whitehorse Spring Festival season, proudly sponsored by Deakin University.


Deakin helps discover what Melbourne’s thinking in 20 questions

8th February 2014

The Wheeler Centre took to the streets of Melbourne for a fun event to find out what the people of Melbourne thought about ideas big and small, the fundamental and the trivial.


Pride March 2014

2nd February 2014

Members of Deakin's Ally Network and the Deakin Pride Queer Society proudly participated in Victoria's 19th annual Victorian Pride March on Sunday 2 February 2014 in St Kilda.


Australia Day concert and fireworks

26th January 2014

Deakin joined the Whitehorse Community in celebrating Australia Day at a concert featuring some of the country's most popular music acts.


Deakin embraces the spirit of giving for Christmas Carols

15th December 2013

Deakin staff and students celebrated Christmas by gathering for a picnic on the lawn for the 2013 City of Whitehorse Christmas Carols.


Deakin encourages Big Ideas

2nd December 2013

University student teams from across Australia presented at The Big Idea Awards Night and competition final at Deakin Edge, Federation Square.


Deakin supports global effort to save the children

13th November 2013

Deakin University and Save the Children Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership.


Whitehorse Spring Festival 2013

20th October 2013

The Deakin University sponsored City of Whitehorse Spring Festival event transformed Nunawading's Whitehorse Civic Centre precinct into a magical garden reminiscent of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.


Deakin has the Edge in Federation Square

8th May 2013

Federation Square's iconic indoor auditorium has been renamed The Deakin Edge by formalisation of an exciting three year agreement between Deakin University and Fed Square Pty Ltd.


Deakin opens door for Whitehorse Community Chest

1st May 2013

Deakin provides local not-for-profit community organisation office space after fire damaged their own.


Whitehorse Charity Golf Day

20th April 2013

Deakin University supported the 2013 Whitehorse Charity Golf Day raising much needed funds for local charitable causes.


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