Life at Deakin

There's more to university life than just textbooks and lectures. At Deakin, we've got so much to offer. From making new friends and learning about your course during orientation to getting the individual support you need to do well, we've got you covered.

Get ready for a great experience

There’s a reason why we’re rated one of Australia’s top universities: we’re all about giving you the best university experience. 

On campus, we can help you get all the support you need for your course, career and general wellbeing. 

Your social life is also top of our priorities. Join a club (we’ve got everything from anime to basketball) or hit the town with new friends – we’ll give you the low-down on where’s best to eat and shop.

A day in the life

Want to know what life as a Deakin student is really like? From undergraduates or postgraduates to international or online students, we've wrapped up what being at Deakin is all about. 

Check out the clubs and societies you could join, what you'll learn from some of Australia's leading academics and all the other great things Deakin has to offer.

Find out more about a day in the life of a Deakin student

Student life

Away from the textbooks, there's a whole campus and local area to explore. We'll help you find great accommodation, the best eateries and work out which clubs and societies to join.

Learn more about student life

Why study at Deakin

Our student satisfaction ranks the highest among all the Victorian universities, and has done for the last six years. 

It's thanks to everything from our first-rate teaching to our varied work placements that make us the first choice for students.

Find out more about why you should study at Deakin

Orientation and getting started

Nervous about starting university? There's no need to be – we've got everything in place to help you through the process. 

Check out our handy checklist for what to prepare before you start at Deakin and learn everything about enrolment, orientation and your course.

Find out more about orientation and getting started

Support services

We've got heaps of services for you to make the most of, from health and wellbeing support to career advice.

Learn more about support services

Graduations

Everything you need to know about your big day.

Learn more about graduations