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- About Deakin
Deakin University was established in 1979 as the first university located in regional Victoria. Deakin in Geelong has two campuses at Waurn Ponds, on the western edge of the historic port city of Geelong, and our Waterfront Campus on the foreshore of Corio Bay in the central business district. Today Geelong is Victoria's largest regional centre with a population of more than 220,000.
Deakin University is a proud sponsor of the 2012
Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC)
Deakin University has signed an exciting three
year Lead Partnership agreement with BioLAB
a newly established centre located at Belmont
High School aimed at engaging and inspiring the
next generation in science and mathematics.
Deakin is a proud partner of the Department of
Health and Department of Human Services
Barwon-South Western Region
Deakin University has partnered with the City of
Greater Geelong to create 'Vision II' for the
city's thriving Waterfront Precinct.
Deakin University is represented on the Board
of the Committee for Geelong.
Deakin has partnered with BacLinks to
further develop our connections with our
Deakin has a strong partnership with The
Gordon, offering pathway and scholarship
oportunities to students and joint Deakin/Gordon
courses. Cafe on Track is the Gordon's Cafe and Davidson is the training restaurant.
Deakin is major sponsor of the XIV Australian Masters Games. Geelong 5-12 OCtober 2013
For further information about Deakin’s community engagement program please contact:
Community Relations Manager, Geelong
Deakin Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 71136