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Jon takes a dive with sharks for science

26th September 2014

Many people shudder at the thought of a daily swim with sharks, but a Deakin University marine science graduate describes them as "cute"


Warrnambool student Brigid Auchettl wins journalism prize

24th September 2014

A love of language and a nose for news has earned Brigid Auchettl this year's The Standard Journalism Prize.


Taking the technology tour

19th September 2014

A virtual indigenous heritage tour created by Brauer College students has been showcased as an example of mobile technology expanding the classroom learning environment.


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Marine science course gives Sherwood park a global glow

17th September 2014

There's a global glow around Deakin University's reputation with three new accolades:


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Warrnambool's Deakin campus earns world praise

17th September 2014

Deakin has won praise from international assessors after it gained a spot in a list of the world's top tertiary institutions.


Rowdy collects essential ingredient for marine study

9th September 2014

CONTRACTOR 'Rowdy' Rentsch copped a few wisecracks about tackling sea level rises as he sucked thousands of litres of water from Warrnambool's Lady Bay.


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The world loves a real-life fairy penguin story

19th August 2014

MIDDLE Island was merely a backwater blip on the global scientific barometer until a brave trial using Maremma dogs to save endangered penguins from extinction.


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Midfield-Deakin program works for Malerie

19th August 2014

A THREE-week placement as a Deakin University student was all it took for Malerie Weston to find her first graduate position.


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Students dine out on science challenge

13th August 2014

THE regular cafeteria lunch crowd was absent from Deakin University yesterday.


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Homing in on university options - using GPS

12th August 2014

GEOCACHING is hide-and-seek with a modern techno twist and yesterday seven "treasures" were hidden at Deakin University, awaiting discovery.


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Deakin Warrnambool Open day

3rd August 2014

Deakin University's Warrnambool Campus was yesterday open to the public to see the facilities and the courses available.


Deakin shows the way on career studies

2nd August 2014

Changing from a cabinet-maker to a medical researcher isn't your normal career path. But for Vincent Versace, it was a decision that made sense.


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Researchers keep watch on the sea bed

1st August 2014

Several times a year a small group of Deakin University students board the research vessel, Yolla, and make dozens of passes back and forth across Lady Bay.


Waves Gala Ball

Waves Gala Ball

14th July 2014

For one night in July, Deakin Warrnambool City Centre, The Warrnambool Art Gallery and The Lighthouse Theatre are all united by an expansive marquee.


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The Challenges of Effective Leadership - David Smorgon

15th May 2014

Deakin's Warrnambool City Centre recently hosted a Deakin Alumni Seminar and Networking Event.


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Deakin students IMMERSe themselves in the community

20th May 2014

Twenty medical students from the Deakin University School of Medicine are immersing themselves in local communities across south-west Victoria.


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.


Warrnambool Graduations

Warrnambool Graduations

28th March 2014

The 2014 Deakin University graduation ceremonies began successfully in Warrnambool on the 27th March where the Warrnambool Civic Centre was converted to Deakin town


Fibre Launch

Fibre Roll-out Launch

22nd March 2014

Deakin University Recently welcomed a new fibre optic connection that will allow a broader range of subjects to be offered and strengthen research capacity at its Warrnambool Campus.


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NRAS Accommodation Officially Opened

22nd March 2014

Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander today joined the Victorian Premier  Denis Napthine and Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan at the official launch of the new $12.7 million, 102-bed student accommodation complex.


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The Case of Machu Picchu

21st March 2014

The Deakin Lecture Series continued in March with a talk by Dr Jean-Jacques Decoster, Professor of Anthropology from the University San Antonio Abad, and Director of the Museum Machu Picchu of Casa Concha, in Cusco, Peru.


Close the gap day

Close the Gap Day

20th March 2014

On Thursday the Warrnambool Civic Green hosted local Close the Gap activities from 11am to 2pm.


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Warrnambool Leaders Lunch

14th March 2014

The first of the Institute of Company Directors Leaders Luncheons was recently held in Warrnambool.


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Sustainable Living Festival

22nd February 2014

The Civic Green was even greener on Saturday February 22 with the Warrnambool Sustainable Living Festival on from 10am-3pm.


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A Turkish View of Gallipoli

14th February 2014

Gallipoli expert Dr John Basarin presented a talk at the Warrnambool City Centre talk as part of a project which will take 13 Warrnambool students to Gallipoli this year.


Experience Deakin Day in Warrnambool

Experience Deakin Day

16th January 2014

Deakin University opened its doors and went into the heart of Warrnambool with its first Experience Deakin event on Tuesday 16 January.


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West Kentucky Visitors

13th January 2014

14 PhD and Honours students from Western Kentucky University have recently spent a week at Deakin in both Melbourne and Warrnambool.


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Upwelling Festival

4th November 2013

Deakin University is once again a proud sponsor of the Upwelling Festival.


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