Things you'll need to know
Working in Australia
You can work part time, up to 20 hours per week, while you’re studying at Deakin. You may like to earn extra income or gain some work experience in a job related to your degree.
In some circumstances, graduates may be eligible for post-work study opportunities in Australia.
Unsure what type of visa you may need to study at Deakin, or how to apply for one? We'll support you through the application process and help you understand the requirements and conditions.
Learn more about visas
Moving to a new country with a different currency can be daunting.
We'll help you set up a bank account and guide you on the best ways to access your money.
We can even help you make a budget so that your daily expenses are easier to manage.
Learn more about living costs
Support for international students
Deakin offers a free airport pick-up service for all international students. We also run annual beach welcome trips for our international and exchange students.
Once you're on campus, there are plenty of clubs, societies and events to get involved in.
Learn more about support for international students
Local knowledge can go a long way when you're living in a new country. Whether you're in Melbourne or venturing beyond to the country or the coast, we'll guide you through everything you need to know about travel in Australia.
Learn more about travel and transport in Australia