Melbourne Community News
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.
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.
Tuesday 1 September 2015
Deakin University is thrilled to announce its new partnership with the renamed Deakin Melbourne Boomers.
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.
Thursday 20 August 2015
Deakin University has once again partnered with the City of Whitehorse to sponsor the annual Whitehorse Festival Season.
Thursday 13 August 2015
Deakin’s Burwood Campus proudly hosted two major business events as part of this year’s Whitehorse Business Week.
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.
Wednesday 10 June 2015
Deakin’s innovative collaboration with Quickstep has been showcased by the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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.
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.
Monday 30 March 2015
Monday 30 March brought with it perfect golf weather for the 2015 Whitehorse Charity Golf Day.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday 3 March 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday 26 January 2015
More than 15,000 people celebrated Australia Day 2015 at the Deakin sponsored Whitehorse Australia Day Concert and Fireworks spectacular.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday 25 November 2014
Deakin University's Burwood Campus contributed $579 million annually to the Burwood region's economy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday 24 August 2014
Record crowds of over 15,000 enjoyed Deakin's Burwood Campus Open Day on Sunday 24 August.
Thursday 14 August 2014
Deakin's newest facility the Burwood Corporate Centre hosted its first public event in partnership with Whitehorse Council.
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.
Monday 31 March 2014
Deakin tee's off for Charity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday 1 May 2013
Deakin provides local not-for-profit community organisation office space after fire damaged their own.
Saturday 20 April 2013
Deakin University supported the 2013 Whitehorse Charity Golf Day raising much needed funds for local charitable causes.