Deakin University is renowned for its outstanding student support, vibrant
and friendly campuses, as well as its flexible study modes and options.
Deakin boasts the
latest teaching and learning technologies and has won recognition for its teaching and
The School of Life and Environmental Sciences is located at three campuses in Victoria: Geelong Waurn Ponds, Melbourne Burwood and Warrnambool.
The University engages with the students and the community in the Melbourne metropolitan area and has a unique focus in regional Victoria.
Engagement at the regional campuses includes
school visits, hands-on participation events for members of the community, Marine Discovery Day and the Deakin Enviro Seminar series.
The school, with its diverse and active research links, actively engages with the international community by welcoming international students to our courses and encouraging student and staff exchange.
We are also committed to increasing the opportunities for life and environmental science overseas mobility
Currently, more than 100 students each year spend time in South-East Asia, Africa, North and South America and Europe on short placements related to their program of study. These study abroad exchanges are facilitated by two units specifically designed to give students overseas experience: Global Environmental Placement and Global Science Placement.
We believe it's desirable for you to
engage in your discipline globally. The international
environmental placement opportunities allow you to apply and develop your learning about globalisation,
international cultural issues and the role of cultural