Student profiles

Cass Cassidy

‘I chose to study at Deakin because I could sense from the Open Days that the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. Since then it has lived up to my first expectations.'

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Brian D'souza

‘Technology is everywhere and I wanted to know how to understand, manipulate and control it - and to understand the machines of the future’

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Christiane Perez

'I wanted the commerce/business aspect to make myself more attractive to the job market, so the double degree was perfect.'

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Claudio Palmeri

'During my course I had the opportunity to complete an internship at Accenture. During this time, I worked hard to establish myself as a valuable resource within the team and my efforts paid off. At the end of the internship I received an offer to apply for a graduate position within Accenture’s security practice.'

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Sean Finnegan

‘I like the way [the course] constantly challenges me.'

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Darcy Clissold

'I learned early on that having the business side to IT would be a big advantage when I was applying to the big companies.'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

‘I know that IT plays a big role in the modern business world and having IT knowledge would help me in any field I chose to work in when I graduate. The reason why I chose to specialise in the networking and security branch of IT is because I have a passion for the internet and want to work to get the whole world connected.’

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'I love Deakin's personalised approach to teaching. In China, there are too many students in each lecture, so it is difficult to get up close with them. At Deakin, lecturers are always there to help you, no matter your circumstances or background.'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'What I enjoy most about uni and my course is the varied units that my course includes. I am able to get a feel for all aspects of games design and development, as well as general information technology areas.'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'What I enjoy most about uni and my course is that everyone is so friendly and the course is very practical. Aside from lectures, all my classes are spent on computers, which makes it a very hands-on learning environment that I really enjoy.'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'The double degree in Information Systems and Information Technology gave me a competitive advantage over other graduates. Most other applicants had either a strong business background or a strong IT background. I was able to demonstrate a depth of knowledge across business and IT.'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'Through Deakin I have discovered that I really enjoy working in the IT field, it was only a guess at the end of high school as I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, but now I am certain!'

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Aleksander Rasmussen

'If you’re a women interested in getting into IT, don’t be dissuaded by the stereotypes that exist, because they are quite far from the truth. Programming is really just a whole lot of problem solving and creativity. We need more diversity in the industry so that everyone has a voice as we define technology and software for the future.'

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