Student Profiles

Kartina Bahari

'I am originally from Borneo, Malaysia. When I first applied for universities in Australia, I was told that Deakin University has one of the best architecture schools in Victoria.'

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Temyka Belgrove

'The Geelong Waterfront Campus is a unique building with so much architectural interest. The course also offers a huge variety in units and I was especially interested in the sustainability options in design concepts on offer.'

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Trisha Bui

'I wanted to work in a field where I could be creative and have a hand in creating products that I could be proud of'

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Aaron Cody

'The attraction of this course for me was the mix between the real world application of the construction management component, and the design aspect of the architecture component.'

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Andrew James Conte

'I have always wanted to become an architect and Deakin’s Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management provided the best channel for me to fulfill this.'

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Elizabeth Walker

'I came to Deakin with a passion for design, but I was soon introduced to the history, economics, management and practical sides of the construction industry.'

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Bart Curnow

'Projects and assessments have been based on current and real world issues making it easier to engage with the content and certainly helped retain a greater level of interest and achievement.'

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Bart Curnow

'I did not choose my career; my career chose me'

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Bart Curnow

'I've always been interested in the built environment - the places and spaces that comfort and inspire people every day. From a young age I've always enjoyed designing; whether it was a new cubby house or a billy cart!'

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Bart Curnow

'I wanted to be able to graduate with a degree that would allow me to have a title to carry into the very rewarding industry of construction and ensure I had the ability to develop my career. At present there is a large emphasis on the construction industry to have better trained and highly-skilled top line managers.'

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