With four outstanding campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool, and a premium online learning platform that exceeds any other in Australia, all 60,000 of our students enjoy unlimited access to world-leading facilities and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere – regardless of whether they're studying on campus or online. We also have corporate and learning centres that provide meeting, study and event spaces to both students and the communities we serve.

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Faculties and divisions

Our passionate academic staff, leadership personnel, administrative staff and researchers make up our rich, vibrant and productive community across four faculties and 14 schools.

Leadership and governance

The University upholds a strong governance system that delivers high standards of decision-making and accountability. This ensures our courses, research and community engagement continues to meet and exceed the highest standards of quality.

Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor

'Deakin has strong global linkages, world-class research and, most importantly, an educational portfolio that blends the best of campus and digital delivery into a highly supportive and personalised student experience.'

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Reputation and recognition

With a history of being innovative and cutting edge, we're globally renowned for our excellent facilities, exceptional teaching, flexible learning and world-class research.

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Deakin at a glance

Deakin is a leading university enabling globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to our communities. We have a student-focused culture with a reputation for being accessible and friendly.

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Vision and values

At Deakin, we value culture just as much as innovation. We advance education through progressive, inclusive teaching and ground-breaking research, while our strategic direction provides a framework to guide our decisions and realise the best future for our communities.

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Work at Deakin

We're always looking for people who are adaptable, creative, and ready to meet challenges. In return we offer competitive salaries, great benefits and a flexible, inclusive work environment.

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*ARWU Rankings, 2020

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