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IT and computer support

Computer labs

More than 2,300 computers are available across all Deakin campuses. Students can access computers on campus in computer laboratories, the library and other general access areas. Some computer laboratories are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You need to carry your Deakin Card (student ID card) with you and have a valid Deakin username and password to use computers at Deakin.

Find out more at DeakinSync under Campus or go directly to the computers and printers website.'

Disability Resource Centre

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides individual support to students with a disability or health condition to successfully participate in their studies and university life. The centre promotes inclusive practices across the University and can arrange adjustments to suit your needs. These can include:

  • alternative assessments/exam arrangements, such as extra writing time or rest breaks
  • academic support workers, such as note-takers and sign interpreters.

T: 03 9244 6255
E: drcentre@deakin.edu.au.

Find out more at DeakinSync under Health & wellbeing or go directly to the Disability Support website.
IT offers
Microsoft Student Advantage gives all Deakin students online access to Office365 - a full suite of cloud-based productivity tools that can be accessed and use on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The full-version software of Office 2013 can be downloaded to five personal computers, absolutely free. Deakin students are also eligible for a discount on certain products purchased from the Apple Online Store and any Computers Now store.
Lynda.com

lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognised industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics.

lynda.com is available to Deakin students and staff using Deakin's single sign on, making it easier to access and personalise for each user.

Simply log in at: lynda.deakin.edu.au

Learn more about lynda.com
Online Learning
More than 160 undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses are available to study online with Deakin. Studying online at our Cloud Campus enables you to learn at your own pace without compromising quality or support. Plus, our intuitive online learning tools will help you keep on top of your studies and stay connected to the Deakin community. Find out more about online learning on our study online website.
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Wireless access on campus

The Deakin University wireless network is called Eduroam. To connect to Eduroam for the first time, check your device's wireless network list, choose set up Deakin Wi-Fi and enter your Deakin username and password. Once you are set up, you will be able to connect to Eduroam at thousands of institutions around the world, nominated Deakin University partner sites and on campus.

Find out more about Deakin's internet and network services.
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