Terrific campus life at four outstanding locations

Vibrant and friendly

Deakin is one of Australia's largest universities, with more than 42,000 students. Our campuses have a strong community feel and provide a supportive and friendly place to study.

Located in Victoria, Australia, our campuses have cafes and eateries where you can socialise and relax. There are also many clubs and societies that allow you to expand your interests and make new friends.

Choice of campus

Deakin has four campuses providing convenience and accessibility to many areas of Victoria, Australia. Each location provides a unique study experience.

Which ever campus you choose, Deakin has a global reputation for quality programs, leading research facilities and world-class professional outcomes.


Living in Victoria, Australia

Victoria offers an experience found nowhere else. Surf beaches, snowfields, expansive countryside and native forests make Victoria a great place to live and study.

Five and a half million people live in Victoria, making it the second largest state of Australia.

Victorians come from more than 200 countries around the world, giving the region a vibrant cosmopolitan feel with diverse multicultural festivals and events.

Victoria is home to diverse regional areas and attractions, from pristine beaches and coastlines to national parks and forests teeming with native wildlife.

You can see some more of Victoria's scenery in Deakin international student Filip Laureys'  video.


The capital city of Melbourne, voted the world's most liveable city*, is known as the multicultural heart of Australia. It's exciting, vibrant and famous for its:

  • fantastic choice of food
  • entertainment precincts
  • social scene
  • beautiful surrounds

Melbourne has a population of four million people. It's well known for its music festivals, free community-based activities, performing arts, quality restaurants, excellent shopping and beautiful parks and beaches which attract visitors from around the globe.

World-class sporting facilities draw international events such as the Australian Grand Prix, Australian Tennis Open and the International Cricket Test series.

The world famous Melbourne trams complement the city's public transport system, which includes train and bus services that run from the city centre to Deakin's campuses. See more of Melbourne in this video.

* Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey 2014.

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