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40 years of distance and online teaching excellence

#1 university in Australia for educational experience*

Connect with 60,000+ online students

Top 1% of universities worldwide#

Australia's top-rated tech support~

#1 university careers service in Australia^

78,000+ high-achieving online graduates

#1 university in Victoria for student satisfaction^^

Discounted short courses

Take advantage of the Federal Government's recently announced COVID-19 Higher Education Relief Package through Deakin's premium online short courses in areas of national priority. Applications close 5 July!

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Free online courses

Upskill in your downtime by studying a free online course in an area that interests you. You’ll build valuable work and life skills to utilise in your career now and into the future.

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Distance education has never felt so connected

One of the benefits of joining a huge online community is the incredible support you get every step of the way. And it’s not just limited to your studies. Everything you need to be your best, inside and outside Cloud Campus, is available at your fingertips. We’re set up for online chat, Facebook messaging, Skype, phone, email and more, ensuring you can get the support you need, fast, and to help you connect with students and staff.

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Study support

Connect with Deakin's best teachers, study mentors, student success coaches and tutors whenever you need to, so you never lose momentum on the way to achieving your study goals.

Australia's highest rated tech support

Learn on a premium online learning platform backed by the top-ranked tech support in Australia.~ Our dedicated IT support staff are available after regular hours and you can access our online library 24/7.

Personal support

A wide range of personal support services are available to all Deakin students, including mental and physical health services, financial support, disability support and legal advice.

I am currently living abroad and was able to attend classes with students both locally in Australia and around the globe – the technology and interaction was seamless.

Timothy Hipworth

Master of Business Administration (MBA) student

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Get in touch

We're ready to help you make an informed choice. Our friendly advisers are available to speak to you one-on-one about your study options, support services and how we can help you further your career.

Domestic students 
1800 693 888
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International students
+61 3 9034 6205
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*2019 Student Experience Survey, based on undergraduate students
#ARWU Rankings 2019
~According to the Voice Project IT Service Quality Support Benchmark Survey
^Australian Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards, 2017, 2018, 2019 winner
^^Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2019 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
***Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018