The Burwood Campus is a short trip away from Melbourne's central business district and offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. Settled alongside parkland, there is a wide range of learning and social spaces. At Waurn Ponds, you’re surrounded by expansive grounds and updated facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world.
Information technology facilities
Explore Deakin's IT facilities located at our Melbourne Burwood Campus.
Specialised computer labs and equipment
Deakin regularly invests in its labs and equipment. Our specialised labs include dedicated robotics, cyber security and VR, as well as modern educational technologies. You’ll have access to current software and hardware throughout your studies coupled with a hands-on approach to learning.
Deakin DISCovery Lab
The DISCovery Lab provides a design thinking and ideation space for students. You'll be able to work on real industry projects in an agile project and collaborative lab set-up, giving you a taste of the real-world. The lab features high-end workstations and equipment and flexible learning spaces that mimic modern-day work environments.
Robotics and Internet of Things Lab
The Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) Lab has the latest in computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems. You can also access professional software products, such as programming IDEs, games engines, VR and content development systems.
Facilities to help you get a head start
Experience learning in our modern facilities and prepare yourself for a career in just about every industry. By studying information technology, you'll be at the forefront of technology and gain the necessary skills and knowledge to make a difference. Our courses come inbuilt with practical experience opportunities and with close relationships to industry, helping you prepare for your career and build invaluable industry connections. Plus, you’ll gain professional accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) upon graduation – a highly regarded accreditation by future employers.