Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students is an impartial point of contact through which all Deakin students can provide feedback or express concerns about any aspect of their university experience.

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Dean of Students, Professor Lisa Hanna, and her team work with students and staff to address individual or systemic issues or concerns about the student experience. The team aims to increase student-centred practices and decisions at Deakin, use student input to inform University policy and procedure, and promote the highest standards of student conduct and academic integrity.

The Office of the Dean of Students also coordinates student complaints, student appeals and student conduct allegations. The team handles complaints from current, former or prospective students who are dissatisfied with any University action; investigates reports and allegations of student behavioural concerns, conduct issues or breaches of University policy; and manages students’ appeals against a University decision or outcome relating to academic progress, academic integrity or student conduct.

The Office of the Dean of Students is an accessible, responsive and fair point of contact that works towards Deakin’s promise to provide students with a brilliant education and a positive university experience.

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