Student life

At Deakin we want you to have a meaningful learning experience while enjoying all that university life has to offer.

Campus life

Each Deakin campus offers a unique atmosphere and a large range of facilities including:

  • Libraries
  • Cafes and food outlets
  • 24-hour computer laboratories
  • 24-hour on site security
  • Medical centres and health services
  • Sport and recreational facilities
  • Childcare centres
  • Multi-faith prayer rooms

Deakin's campuses have a strong presence in the local community and are all accessible by public transport or car.

Study skills and assessment

Our Language and Learning Advisers help students develop their academic skills such as writing essays and reports or preparing for exams. Free workshops, seminars and study resources are also available on campus or online.

Support, counselling and welfare

Deakin provides excellent educational and support services to assist you with your transition into and throughout university life, as well as programs to help you overcome difficulties and barriers associated with coming to and staying at university.

Deakin also has a tailored student support team for international students.

Support services include:

Getting involved

Sport and recreation facilities - use the fitness clubs on campus or join a sports competition.

Get involved at Deakin - there's a huge range of student and faculty clubs, social activities and events. Meet other students or try something new.

DUSA (Deakin University Student Association) also offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities and special interest groups.

Accommodation

You can choose to live on campus in modern student accommodation, or we can help you find private accommodation close to your campus.

On-campus student residences - designed with the needs of rural, regional, interstate and international students in mind.

Off-Campus Housing Service - get help and support finding private accommodation close to your campus.

More information

Services and facilities at Deakin - search or browse our student services and facilities.

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