COVIDSafe

Deakin is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff, students and university community. We are currently working to manage our on-campus activities while ensuring a COVIDSafe environment for everyone.

Continuing forward and supporting our community

Since the impact of COVID-19, we have navigated through a complex and evolving situation. While uncertainty remains, what we do know is that we can blend our approaches to learning, working and research with on-campus and off-campus arrangements regardless of our physical locations.

Future student information

Deakin is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the ongoing safety of the University community. Campus-based courses will commence online and, as social distancing measures are relaxed, we'll support you to transition back to campus-based learning.

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Current student information

Classes and seminars for all upcoming study periods will continue to be held online. We are currently planning for the gradual return of on-campus practical classes and other activities that require campus facilities. This will be subject to government and University guidelines.

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International student information

We have a dedicated team coordinating our response to this global event, so please check regularly for updates.

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HDR student information

Our HDR advisers are currently working with students who's candidature has been directly impacted by COVID-19. We are currently planning for the gradual return of activities that require campus facilities. This will be subject to government and University guidelines.

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Staff information

We assure staff that the safety and wellbeing of our community is top priority. Please browse the large range of questions we have answered for you.

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Visitor information

All visitors are to commit to contributing to a COVIDSafe environment.

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Campus access

Access to campus by staff, students and visitors is currently restricted to help maintain health and safety protocols. Staff and visitor access is reviewed case-by-case. Students are to be guided by the requirements as outlined by their faculty.

Be aware of your responsibilities

If you're on-campus or thinking about attending campus, we all have an individual responsibility to contribute to keeping Deakin's campuses safe. These include:

  • continue working from home if you can
  • wear your face covering
  • maintain a 1.5m physical distance from others
  • check occupancy levels prior to entering a space to enable 4sqm per occupant
  • self-check and stay home if you're unwell
  • wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • use hand sanitiser when available
  • clean or wipe down equipment you use.

Useful websites

To ensure you're accessing the latest and most reliable news, please visit these websites for further coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information.