Deakin is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our students, staff and University community.

Continuing forward and supporting our community

Since the impact of COVID-19, we have navigated through a complex and evolving situation, putting the safety of our Deakin community first. We continue to tailor learning experiences for each course to achieve the best possible mix of online and on-campus activities that support our students and successfully blend our approaches to learning, working and research.

Future student information

Deakin is combining online and on-campus activities, ensuring COVIDSafe campuses that adhere to government restrictions.

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Current student information

Deakin is combining online learning resources and experiences with on-campus learning, ensuring our campuses are COVIDSafe.

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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 whose candidature has been directly impacted by COVID-19. We are planning for the gradual return of activities that require campus facilities. This is 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 need to be aware of their responsibilities and commit to contributing to a COVIDSafe environment.

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Be aware of your responsibilities

If you're on campus or needing to attend campus, be aware of your individual responsibilities to contribute to keeping Deakin's campuses safe.

Conditions of entry for COVIDSafe campuses

By attending campus and using Deakin University’s facilities, you agree to adhere to the Victorian Government and Deakin University’s COVID-19 related restrictions and requirements that are in place at the time of entry, including the below.

  • You are declaring you are well and without COVID-19 symptoms. If you’re unwell, you should not be here.
  • You will record your attendance via the check in QR code to support contact tracing, and adhere to space capacity constraints.
  • You will notify Deakin if you have tested positive to COVID-19 by calling Security on 1800 062 579.
  • You will follow all COVIDSafe instructions as sign-posted and advised by staff.

General COVIDSafe reminders:

  • check your health and wellbeing – use the Symptom Checker – and stay home if you're unwell
  • wear your face mask as required
  • check occupancy levels prior to entering a space to adhere to capacity constrains
  • each time you enter a building, or change levels within a building, you must check in using the unique QR code displayed, no matter how long you intend to stay
  • maintain 1.5m physical distance from others and avoid physical greetings
  • 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.