Get involved

There's plenty of ways to get involved in sustainability issues – from choosing a related course to study at Deakin, to learning more about the environmental research we're carrying out or events we're running.


If you're passionate about sustainability, carve a career for yourself developing policies or nurturing the environment, focusing on sustainability in communities, conservation or the built environment.

Explore our sustainability courses through the disciplines below or take a look at all our environment-related courses.

Environmental management and sustainability

environmental management and sustainability

Learn to influence future policy, planning and behaviour across a range of environmental areas by studying sustainability and environmental management at Deakin.

Environmental engineering

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Address global issues including climate change, sustainability, public and environmental health in this rapidly growing field.

Wildlife and conservation biology

wildlife and conservation biology

Focus on solving real-world problems with our wildlife and conservation biology courses at Deakin.


Architecture courses at Deakin comprise cutting-edge content from the latest research, creating multi-skilled graduates with a global perspective.


Learn how to manage our marine, coastal and catchment environments and provide a sustainable future by studying marine at Deakin.


Our research portfolio covers environmental management and sustainability; marine, freshwater and aquaculture sciences; wildlife and conservation biology – and much more. Our broad expertise, cutting-edge equipment and internationally renowned academics help to inform research that makes an impact.

Life and environmental sciences research

The School of Life and Environmental Sciences conducts research across areas including biological science, environmental management and sustainability, marine and freshwater biology and wildlife and conservation biology.

Health, nature and sustainability research

The Health, Nature and Sustainability Research Group (HNSRG) leads research and teaching on the health implications of the links between humans and the natural environment.

Current students

If you're currently studying at Deakin, you can make all sorts of changes to help make you, your peers and your campus more sustainable and environmentally aware.

Find out how to get involved with sustainability on campus

Contact us

If you've got an idea you’d like to share about sustainability on campus, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact the director of the Organisational Sustainability Team.

Emma Connan
Director, Organisational Sustainability 
+61 3 5227 8531
Email Emma Connan