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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.
For the 2015 South West TAFE & Deakin University South West Regional Achiever Award.
20th July 2015
A Deakin University Warrnambool marine ecologist has won a Victorian award for his habitat mapping work that has helped to protect reef systems and seafood stocks.
18th July 2015
It was a simple choice but it's one that led Deakin medical student Dominique Grandport falling in love with Warrnambool and the south-west.
12th July 2015
Warrnambool's SES and Peter's Project Foundation will share in thousands of dollars thanks to the generous donations of party goers on Saturday night.
26th June 2015
Aspiring scientists in Warrnambool can study without leaving home after Deakin University announced a new Bachelor of Science course starting next year.
23rd June 2015
The region's brightest young minds faced off in the Great South Coast Science and Engineering Challenge regional finals on Tuesday.
15th June 2015
Will Howard has come up with a novel activity for his gap year…study.
8th June 2015
Deakin University is aiming to cater for the changing needs of the south-west as it decides what courses should be offered at the Warrnambool campus by 2020.
1st June 2015
Deakin University researchers have been given a bird's eye view of Victoria's underwater kingdoms, after attaching miniature video cameras to seabirds in a bid to work out how they find food in different environments.
18th May 2015
A Deakin University Warrnambool Campus student adviser has been named Australia's regional workplace inclusion national champion.
6th May 2015
A trip to Antarctica led a Warrnambool Deakin University PhD student to the scientific evidence that could help protect the continent from pollution.
5th May 2015
The South West Community Foundation is offering a record $84,000 in its 2015 community grants and distributing a further $20,000 on behalf of the David and Isobel Jones Foundation.
30th April 2015
Deakin University has continued its climb up the Times Higher Education (THE) list of the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old, cracking the top 50 for the first time.
29th April 2015
Building kilometres of fencing and removing weeds from 70 hectares of public land were all part of the job for local Green Army members who graduated this month.
29th April 2015
Jubilation and a few dance moves were on display yesterday with $4 million in state cash securing the future of the National Centre for Farmer Health.
25th April 2015
Three junior doctors are getting a taste for emergency medicine and country life as part of a new program in the south-west.
23rd April 2015
Four Deakin University third year medical students are learning valuable hands-on skills during a one-year placement in Horsham.
27th March 2015
The 2015 Deakin University graduation ceremonies began successfully in Warrnambool on the 26th March where the Warrnambool Civic Centre was converted to Deakin town.
26th March 2015
The Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, Professor Jane den Hollander, today announced a new leadership position to deliver a strategy for the future of the Warrnambool Campus.
17th March 2015
It's a long way from Singapore to Yuendumu. In fact Yuendumu, an Aboriginal community in Central Australia, 300km west of Alice Springs, is a long way from most things.
28th February 2015
Every community needs leaders was the message to students at the region's second Student Leaders Congress
25th February 2015
High achieving young doctors returned to Warrnambool last night to shed some light on their tertiary education to a new batch of budding medicos.
16th February 2015
Warrnambool's Relay For Life event raised more than $95,000 to go towards cancer research.
11th February 2015
Deakin students have set their vision for the future at a week-long intensive course in Warrnambool.
2nd February 2015
Studies involving the seaweed of the south-west are set to be recognised in a German television documentary, centring around the attractions of the Great Ocean Road.
30th January 2015
Deakin University has congratulated members of its community who were recognised in this year's Australia Day Honours.
29th January 2015
A nutrition study tour of the United States might sound like a lesson in fast food, but two Deakin students have discovered the country has much more to offer.
27th January 2015
Deakin University's top marine scientist is part of a global team which could have the solution to the sting of the jellyfish bloom.
24th January 2015
Deakin students and disadvantaged communities will benefit from a new partnership between the university and an international aid organisation.
21st January 2015
The Warrnambool Standard recently asked some well-known south-west identities to recount their experiences in the roles that introduced them to the working world.
20th January 2015
The Philippines couldn't be further away from the cosy surroundings of the nursing and midwifery wing at Deakin University's Warrnambool campus.
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.
31st December 2014
A Deakin University student has come from Melbourne to Warrnambool for a work placement and liked it so much she's reluctant to leave.
19th December 2014
Students can get a head-start on their university courses through a new program at Deakin University's Warrnambool campus.
17th December 2014
Hitting the books decades after leaving school has been well worth the wait for Allison Kean.
16th December 2014
In a first for south-west Victoria, Deakin University is making its Bachelor of Health Sciences course more accessible by offering the first year of the degree in Portland and Hamilton.
11th December 2014
Finding new ways to combat childhood obesity, alcohol and drug abuse and chronic disease in western Victoria are the goals of three research projects announced by a new academic health alliance.
29th November 2014
Teaching in regional and rural areas can be tough, but James Holden and Jarrod Hogan are up for the challenge.
25th November 2014
Deakin University's Warrnambool Campus is worth $53 million annually to the region's economy.
25th October 2014
Warrnambool's Peter's Project cancer centre fund-raiser and its founder Vicki Jellie were last night named South-west Achiever of the Year at the Regional Achievement Awards.
24th October 2014
A Victorian-first Hospice in the Home service to be launched in Warrnambool will allow more local people to fulfil their wish to die at home.
14 October 2014
A new partnership being launched today between Deakin University and South West TAFE will create guaranteed pathways for students from diplomas into degrees.
10th October 2014
Deakin University has welcomed a funding commitment for the National Centre for Farmer Health.
10th October 2014
Australian seaweeds have passed taste and nutrition tests in a Deakin University study that could eventually pave the way for seaweed to become a regular part of our national diet.
9th October 2014
Finding out why fish are slimy is just one of many things south-west secondary school students learnt at the Deakin Experience Day.
9th October 2014
The Maremma dogs guarding Warrnambool's endangered penguins have several more years of guard duty on the windswept Middle Island rookery before being retired
7th October 2014
South West TAFE and Deakin University will open their doors this week to show off "a world of opportunity".
3rd October 2014
TWO Deakin University graduates have led 10 students from the Northern Territory outback to a successful first netball tournament in Melbourne.
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"
24th September 2014
A love of language and a nose for news has earned Brigid Auchettl this year's The Standard Journalism Prize.
17th September 2014
There's a global glow around Deakin University's reputation with three new accolades:
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.
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.
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.
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.
13th August 2014
THE regular cafeteria lunch crowd was absent from Deakin University yesterday.
12th August 2014
GEOCACHING is hide-and-seek with a modern techno twist and yesterday seven "treasures" were hidden at Deakin University, awaiting discovery.
3rd August 2014
Deakin University's Warrnambool Campus was yesterday open to the public to see the facilities and the courses available.
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.
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.
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.
15th May 2014
Deakin's Warrnambool City Centre recently hosted a Deakin Alumni Seminar and Networking Event.
20th May 2014
Twenty medical students from the Deakin University School of Medicine are immersing themselves in local communities across south-west Victoria.
20th May 2014
Once the sands in which eggs incubate grow too hot, population could become entirely female – risking the reptile's extinction
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
20th March 2014
On Thursday the Warrnambool Civic Green hosted local Close the Gap activities from 11am to 2pm.
14th March 2014
The first of the Institute of Company Directors Leaders Luncheons was recently held in Warrnambool.
22nd February 2014
The Civic Green was even greener on Saturday February 22 with the Warrnambool Sustainable Living Festival on from 10am-3pm.
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.
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.
13th January 2014
14 PhD and Honours students from Western Kentucky University have recently spent a week at Deakin in both Melbourne and Warrnambool.
4th November 2013
Deakin University is once again a proud sponsor of the Upwelling Festival.