Melbourne Community News

Deakin celebrates Harmony Day in Whitehorse

Sunday 20 March 2016

Box Hill Community Gardens hosts Deakin sponsored Whitehorse multicultural celebration.

Deakin helps connect Business with Community

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Deakin helps bring business and community leaders together for CSR forum.

Deakin supports Cycling Victoria’s Women’s Ride

Sunday 6 March 2016

Deakin and the City of Whitehorse celebrate women, cycling and sustainable healthy lifestyles.

Community Chest Farmers’ Market makes a fresh debut at Deakin

Sunday 28 February 2016

Deakin welcomes new monthly Community Farmers’ Market to the Burwood Campus.

Whitehorse Businesses invited to dip into Deakin’s Talent Pool

Thursday 18 February 2016

Deakin launches innovative new digital solution to benefit students and business.

Deakin marches in Midsumma’s 2016 Pride March

Sunday 31 January 2016

Deakin's staff, students and supporters take to the streets to celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Deakin sponsored Whitehorse Australia Day Concert 2016

Tuesday 26 January 2016

Deakin's Australia Day inspired photo booth proves a big hit at Whitehorse Festival.

Deakin helps spread cheer at 2015 Whitehorse Carols

Sunday 13 December 2015

Deakin was proud to encourage the spirit of giving at this year’s Deakin sponsored Whitehorse Carols.

Boomers take the win at the official Deakin University Day WNBL Game

Sunday 13 December 2015

The Deakin Melbourne Boomers defeat the University of Canberra Capitals 78 to 75 points.

Deakin shoots and scores at the Whitehorse Spring Festival

Sunday 18 October 2015

Deakin was joined by players from Women’s National Basketball League team, the Deakin Melbourne Boomers, at this year’s Whitehorse Spring Festival on Sunday 18 October.

Burwood Campus Sculpture Walk unveiled

Monday 28 September 2015

The Burwood Campus’ impressive outdoor sculptural collection is a hidden secret no more, with the unveiling of the new Burwood Campus Sculpture Walk.

Whitehorse business program goes from strength to strength

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Since 2009, Whitehorse City Council has collaborated with Deakin University to provide students with unique opportunities to develop work-ready skills within the local business community, and 2015 was no exception – the program once again proving a huge success for students and businesses alike.

Deakin Melbourne Boomers star Olivia Thompson always enjoys meeting the fans after each game. Photo: Michelle Couling.

Deakin partners with the Melbourne Boomers

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Deakin University is thrilled to announce its new partnership with the renamed Deakin Melbourne Boomers.

Burwood Open Day breaks crowd record

Sunday 23 August 2015

A new crowd record was set at this year’s Burwood Campus Open Day, attracting over 15,500 people on Sunday 23 August 2015.

Deakin proudly supports 2015-2016 Whitehorse Festival Season

Thursday 20 August 2015

Deakin University has once again partnered with the City of Whitehorse to sponsor the annual Whitehorse Festival Season.

Deakin delights Whitehorse Business

Thursday 13 August 2015

Deakin’s Burwood Campus proudly hosted two major business events as part of this year’s Whitehorse Business Week.

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

Sunday 26 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.

Australian industries urged to pursue university collaborations

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Deakin’s innovative collaboration with Quickstep has been showcased by the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce.

Deakin lights up winter at Federation Square

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Deakin took to the stage not once but twice for this year’s Light in Winter - Federation Square’s annual program of art, music and performance illuminating every evening from dusk throughout June.

Commemorating the ANZAC Centenary

Saturday 25 April 2015

To commemorate the ANZAC Centenary, Deakin University representatives placed wreaths in each of our campus communities across Victoria to honour the fallen. Lest We Forget.

Box Hill goes Swing, Pop, Boom!

Sunday 12 April 2015

Deakin proudly supported the third and final concert in the City of Whitehorse ‘Swing, Pop, Boom’ free event series – a sell-out ‘Music of War Time Concert’ in recognition of the ANZAC Centenary.

2015 Whitehorse Charity Golf Day

Monday 30 March 2015

Monday 30 March brought with it perfect golf weather for the 2015 Whitehorse Charity Golf Day.

Deakin helps boost business in Whitehorse

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Whitehorse Council's annual ‘Boost Your Business’ Week came to Deakin this year, with the Whitehorse Economic and Investment Breakfast being held at Deakin’s Burwood Campus.

Deakin helps celebrate ‘worldly’ Whitehorse festival

Sunday 15 March 2015

On Sunday 15 March 2015 a record crowd of over 5000 filled the Box Hill Community Gardens for ‘Global Fiesta’ – a Deakin University sponsored City of Whitehorse celebration for national Harmony Day.

Deakin celebrates women in film and television

Thursday 12 March 2015

Deakin University together with membership association Women in Film and Television Victoria, came together to celebrate International Women’s Day at Deakin Edge, Federation Square.

Swing Pop Boom!' Come Together Concert

Sunday 1 March 2015

A hot sunny day saw the biggest 'Swing Pop Boom!' crowd turn out to Blackburn Lake Sanctuary on Sunday 1 March, for 'Come Together', an outdoor concert featuring music of the Beatles by Rubber Soul.

Deakin gets down to business with Whitehorse

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Deakin University proudly hosted the Whitehorse Business Group and its members for the local business community’s 2015 Season Launch at Mrs Robinson on Wednesday 25th February, 2015.

White Night 2015

Saturday 21 February 2015

Deakin University in partnership with Federation Square presented ‘Vox Lumen: People into Light’ for White Night 2015, on Saturday 21 February.

Whitehorse Moonlight Movie Night

Friday 6 February 2015

Deakin was proud to support the first Whitehorse ‘Swing, Pop, Boom’ event for 2015 – part of the annual Whitehorse Festival Season.

Pride March 2015

Sunday 1 February 2015

Members of Deakin's Ally Network, the Deakin Pride Queer Society, supportive staff, students, friends and family took pride of place marching in Victoria's 20th Pride March held on Sunday 1 February 2015 in St Kilda.

Deakin sponsored Whitehorse Australia Day Concert 2015

Monday 26 January 2015

More than 15,000 people celebrated Australia Day 2015 at the Deakin sponsored Whitehorse Australia Day Concert and Fireworks spectacular.

Deakin celebrates 40th anniversary year to the very last second!

Wednesday 31 December 2014

To see out the University’s milestone 40th anniversary year with a bang, Deakin partnered with Fed Square inviting all staff, students and community alike to join in the spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations at Federation Square.

Deakin sponsored 2014 Whitehorse Carols Concert

Sunday 14 December 2014

With a little help from our festive friends in Whitehorse, Deakin’s Elves had some of the best decorated Christmas trees at this year’s Whitehorse Carols Concert.

Deakin helps delivers ‘lesson from Geelong’ for Melbourne Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Deakin University proudly hosted the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce “Transitioning Economy: Lessons from Geelong” Forum – welcoming 80 of the Chamber’s business members to the Geelong Waterfront Campus.

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Deakin contributes $579 million a year to Burwood region

Tuesday 25 November 2014

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

Whitehorse Community Chest 2014 Beneficiary Night

Thursday 13 November 2014

Deakin proudly hosted the Whitehorse Community Chest and its beneficiaries – more than forty Whitehorse based local charities and community sector organisations, for the 2014 Beneficiary Night.

Deakin debuts in Melbourne Knowledge Week 2014

Monday 3 November 2014

Deakin debuted in both mind and body at this year’s Melbourne Knowledge Week, an initiative of the City of Melbourne and part of Council’s ‘Knowledge Melbourne’ strategy and program of activities.

Deakin helps monitor businesses in Whitehorse community

Friday 31 October 2014

Researchers from Deakin’s Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations (CSaRO) in the Faculty of Business and Law have supported Whitehorse City Council’s Business and Economic Development Unit to deliver the 2014 Business Performance Survey.

Deakin Whitehorse Spring Festival 2014

Sunday 19 October 2014

A record crowd of more than 20,000 filled the Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct for this year’s Deakin University sponsored City of Whitehorse Spring Festival held on Sunday 19 October.

2014 Whitehorse Tertiary Business Skills Program

Wednesday 1 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

Sunday 24 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

Thursday 14 August 2014 

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

Big Band! Big Voice!

Sunday 13 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

Monday 31 March 2014

Deakin tee's off for Charity.

Whitehorse Global Fiesta 2014

Sunday 16 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

Monday 3 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

Saturday 8 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

Sunday 2 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

Sunday 26 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

Sunday 15 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

Monday 2 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

Wednesday 13 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

Sunday 20 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

Wednesday 8 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

Wednesday 1 May 2013

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

Whitehorse Charity Golf Day

Saturday 20 April 2013

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

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