New students

If you have just started university or are returning to study there is a lot to take in. If you haven’t enrolled yet, start preparing by checking out Get Started and browsing through the study support resources below. If you are already enrolled, log in to DeakinSync for personalised information on getting started at Deakin.



Learn about Deakin's online tools, assignments and referencing, and  connect with students and support services in UniStart.

All Deakin students are automatically enrolled.

Staff access:

  1. Go to your CloudDeakin home page.
  2. Click More
  3. Select Self Registration
  4. Select UniStart

UniStart workshops

UniStart workshops

UniStart workshops introduce new students to university study. 

These workshops are delivered by Language and Learning Advisers, Liaison Librarians, Writing Mentors and can be accessed via DeakinSync or here.

Talk to a student mentor

There are a number of peer mentor programs at Deakin to get you off to a good start.


An online tool which you can use to find out which language and communication skills services at Deakin are most relevant to your needs.

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