DeakinStart

Based in Warrnambool and selected Deakin Learning Centres, DeakinStart is a free two-week program that prepares you for life at university.

What is DeakinStart?

DeakinStart is a free two-week (three days per week) tertiary preparation program delivered at Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus and Deakin Learning Centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee.

DeakinStart offers a supported and inclusive learning environment to help prepare you for life at university and ease your transition into university study.

The program is designed to assist you whether you are a potential applicant or have already received a university offer.

What will I learn?

Topics covered include learning at university, critical thinking, academic writing and researching, referencing, literacy and numeracy skills, introduction to the library, career guidance and an overview of student services. Students will also be introduced to studying online and the Deakin student portal.

When does DeakinStart begin?

The two-week program will be conducted part-time from Thursday 14 February to Saturday 23 February 2019 at our Warrnambool Campus and Deakin Learning Centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee.

The program will run three days a week (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) and each day will have two sessions. Morning sessions will run from 10am-12.15pm and afternoon sessions will run from 12.45-3pm. You can choose the days and sessions you would like to attend. Every session will offer different content and topics.

Cost

DeakinStart is a free program, there are no fees.

Further information

Information evenings will be held at the Warrnambool Campus and Deakin Learning Centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee on:

  • Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 6pm
  • Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 6pm

Download the DeakinStart Warrnambool information flyer

Download the DeakinStart Deakin Learning Centres information flyer

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