New students

If you have just started university or are returning after a long break, get prepared for study with the following resources.

Orientation programs


Learn about study at Deakin, using online tools, submitting assignments, and much more.

In addition, new postgraduate students can join Preparing to succeed.

For staff access to UniStart, please contact eSolutions.

UniStart sessions

UniStart workshops

Learn more about Deakin, get some good study tips from staff and students, and find out where to get support when you need it.

These face-to-face and online sessions are for all new students.

Miss a session? Access a UniStart session recording.

Student mentors

Deakin's student mentors can help you make a great start.


Helping you develop your English language and communication skills.

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