ISAs are here to help

The International Student Support team provides advice, support and encouragement to international students on a range of matters, including

  • Student visas
  • Academic difficulties
  • Special Consideration
  • Personal issues
  • Homesickness/Feelings of isolation
  • Financial difficulties
  • Grievances
  • Crisis management
  • Social or cultural adjustment difficulties
  • Enrolment conditions
  • Social activities, events and programs
  • Referrals to other support services

You can see us at our drop in centre, or book an appointment by calling 9244 6300 and asking for Student Life Reception.

Team Photo Oct 2013

Back row (left to right): Ellie Griffin, Giles McCabe, Jessica van Dyk, Jennifer Hsu

Front row (left to right): Laurynda Giles, Helen Nicholls-Stary, Isabelle Droulers, Nick Ko

Our team members have lived and studied in other countries and have experienced firsthand the cultural and other adjustments required when moving to another country. We are familiar with many of the challenges you face in making Australia your home and therefore hope to be your first point of contact at Deakin.

Melbourne Burwood Campus: 

Isabelle Droulers, Jennifer Hsu, Nick Ko, Jessica van Dyk

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus:

Helen Nicholls-Stary

Geelong Waterfront Campus:

Laurynda Giles, Ellie Griffin

Warrnambool Campus:

Luke Molan

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