Legislation and policy library

Deakin's policies assist staff, students and associates, by setting out rules, standards and steps to follow in their work and study. Our policy framework keeps our policies clear, current and consistent.

The University Act

The Deakin University Act 2009 establishes the University and frames its governance arrangements.

PDF Deakin University Act 2009 -201.3KB

University statutes and regulations

University legislation covering various aspects of the University’s governance and operations.

Read our current legislation

Policies and procedures

For a full list of Deakin's policies and procedures, visit our policy library.

Visit the Deakin Policy Library


Policy compilations

Thematic compilations of policies are available to provide a comprehensive view of certain areas of the University’s operation.

The Course Policy Suite Compendium provides ready access to all of the policies and procedures related to coursework programs that are maintained in Deakin’s policy library, as well as associated legislation and other relevant information.