International students

Join thousands of international students studying at Deakin. You’ll be choosing a highly ranked university that values industry-based learning, innovative teaching and excellent graduate outcomes. The best part? You’ll be living in beautiful Australia – famous for its beaches, nature and exciting cities.


We're a world-leading university

Deakin is among the top 2% of universities worldwide, according to every major international rankings organisation (Times Higher Education, QS and ARWU).


World-class degree programs

Deakin is a global leader in a number of areas of study including accounting and finance, education, nursing and sports management.


All the support you need

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. We can support you on every step of this exciting journey.

Discover Deakin's Melbourne Burwood Campus

Find out what it's like to study at our Melbourne Burwood Campus. Take a tour around campus and the City of Melbourne with a few of our international students as they share their stories and experiences.


Student stories

Have you ever wondered what life is like as an international student? Follow the journey of current Deakin international students on the Navigator Blog.

Visit the Deakin Navigator blog

How to apply

As an international student, you can apply directly through Deakin or with the help of one of our overseas representatives.

Many courses accept applications throughout the year with intakes in all three trimesters, so use our step-by-step guide to apply now.

Find out how to apply

Your country and Deakin

Deakin welcomes students from more than 120 countries. Visit our country pages to learn more about Deakin’s presence in your country, and discover the stories of current international students and graduates.

Find out more about your country and Deakin

Madihah - Malaysian student

"Being an international student, I have found no difficulties in making new friends and adapting to the culture. I feel no alienation here and it overwhelmed me because being a Muslim, and wearing a ‘hijab’ wrapped around my head, this foreign environment actually welcomed me."

Read more of Madihah's story

Feel at home at Deakin

You'll love studying at Deakin

When you're in Australia, you won’t have a chance to miss home – we’re a vibrant, multicultural society that welcomes people from all over the world. 

You’ll make lifelong friends at Deakin – while living on campus, gaining industry experience or meeting the very friendly locals.

Your Deakin community

There’s a reason that Deakin students are among the most satisfied students in Australia. 

We’re known for our innovative teaching methods, giving students hands-on, practical industry experience, and delivering the very best support from our staff and international student advisors.

Getting into Deakin

Applying for university doesn’t have to be difficult. We have representatives all around the world who can meet with you (or talk over the phone) to answer any questions you might have about visas, entry requirements and life at Deakin.

Discover a Deakin representative in your country

Meeting our entry requirements

If you don’t meet our language or academic entry requirements straight away, don’t worry. 

We offer lots of different pathways to Deakin – some of them you can even do in Australia.

Read more about pathways into Deakin

Before you arrive

Apart from your sunglasses and sense of adventure, you’ll need to organise a few other things before coming to Deakin. 

Find out what to pack, which important documents to take with you, and what to expect when you land in Australia.

Find out what to do before you arrive

Take the first step

Ready to get started at Deakin?

find a course

Improve your English

Future international students can study at the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) to improve their English. 

DUELI operates in both Geelong and Melbourne, and enables students to study for, and sit, the IELTS examination.

Read more about DUELI

Read more about IELTS

Contact us

International student enquiries

+61 3 9627 4877
Enquire online

China Office

Contact us
+86 10 6708 4620
Email Deakin University, China Office

Visit us
Suite 614, North Office Tower
The New World Centre,
3B Chongwenmenwai Street,
100062, Beijing, P.R. China

Indonesia Office

Contact us
+62 21 290 222 18
Email Deakin University, Indonesia Office

Visit us
Level 5, Grand Slipi Tower
Jl. Letjen S.Parman Kav. 22 -24, Slipi,
Jakarta Barat 11480
Indonesia

South Asia Office

Contact us
+91 11 2654 4700
Email Deakin University, South Asia Office

Visit us
Unit 203 Square One, 2nd Floor
Plot No. C2, Saket Place
Saket District Centre
New Delhi 110017
India

Sri Lanka Office

Contact us
+94 11 432 1432
Email Deakin University, Sri Lanka Office

Visit us
15/3C Maitland Crescent
Colombo 00700
Sri Lanka

Latin America Office

Contact us
+598 2707 1806 ext. 2317
Email the Latin America Office

Mailing address:
Deakin International
Bulevar España 2633 (Universidad ORT)
Oficina 15
Montevideo
Uruguay