International students

Join thousands of international students studying at Deakin. You will be choosing a highly ranked university that values industry-based learning, innovative teaching and excellent graduate outcomes.

The best part? You will be living in beautiful Australia – famous for its beaches, nature and exciting cities.

We are a world-leading university

Deakin is ranked among the Top 1% of universities worldwide.*

World-class degree programs

Deakin is a global leader ranked in the top 1% in a number of study areas, including accounting and finance, architecture, education, communication and media studies, nursing, medicine^ and law.# Deakin is also ranked 3rd in the world for sport science** and 8th in the world for postgraduate sports management.***

*ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings
^QS World University Rankings by Subject

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**ShanghaiRankings Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments
***Sport Business International 

All the support you need

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. We can support you on every step of this exciting journey. Find out more about Deakin's support services for international students.  

The Australian Government supports international students by implementing the Education Services for Overseas Students Framework (ESOS Framework). Find out more here.

Choose a degree for you

Ready to get started at Deakin?

Find a course

Discover Deakin's Melbourne Burwood Campus

Find out what it's like to study at our Melbourne Burwood Campus. Take a tour around campus and the City of Melbourne with a few of our international students as they share their stories and experiences.

Student stories

Have you ever wondered what life is like as an international student? Follow the journey of current Deakin international students on the Navigator Blog.

Visit the Deakin Navigator blog

How to apply

As an international student, you can apply directly to Deakin online or via mail; alternatively you can apply with the help of one of our international agents.

Many courses accept applications throughout the year with intakes in all three trimesters, so use our step-by-step guide to apply now.

Find out how to apply

Your country or region and Deakin

Deakin welcomes students from more than 120 countries. Visit our country and region pages to learn more about Deakin’s presence in your country, and discover the stories of current international students and graduates.

Find out more about your country or region and Deakin

Madihah - Malaysian student

"Being an international student, I have found no difficulties in making new friends and adapting to the culture. I feel no alienation here and it overwhelmed me because being a Muslim, and wearing a ‘hijab’ wrapped around my head, this foreign environment actually welcomed me."

Read more of Madihah's story

Feel at home at Deakin

Your Deakin community

There is a reason that Deakin students are among the most satisfied students in Australia.

We are known for our innovative teaching methods, giving students hands-on, practical industry experience, and delivering the very best support to our students.

Getting into Deakin

Applying for university does not have to be difficult. We have representatives all around the world who can meet with you (or talk over the phone) to answer any questions you might have about visas, entry requirements and life at Deakin.

Discover a Deakin representative in your country

Meeting our entry requirements

If you do not meet our language or academic entry requirements straight away, do not worry.

We offer lots of different pathways to Deakin – some of them you can even do in Australia.

Read more about pathways into Deakin

You will love studying at Deakin

When you are in Australia, you won’t have a chance to miss home – we’re a vibrant, multicultural society that welcomes people from all over the world.

You will make lifelong friends at Deakin – while living on campus, gaining industry experience or meeting the very friendly locals.

Before you arrive

Apart from your sunglasses and sense of adventure, you will need to organise a few other things before coming to Deakin.

Find out what to pack, which important documents to take with you, and what to expect when you land in Australia.

Find out what to do before you arrive

Improve your English

Future international students can study at the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) to improve their English.

DUELI operates in both Geelong and Melbourne, and enables students to study for, and sit, the IELTS examination.

Read more about DUELI

Contact us

International student enquiries

+61 3 9034 6205
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China Office (Beijing)

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Beijing 100062

China Office (Wuhan)

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Wuhan 430070

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Jakarta 10220

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Malaysia Office

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Vietnam Office

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+84 093 856 1616
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South Asia Office

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+91 11 2654 4700
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Unit 202–203 Square One, 2nd Floor
Plot No. C2, Saket Place
Saket District Centre
New Delhi 110017

Sri Lanka Office

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+94 11 743 9213/4
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Parkland Building
12th floor (Regus)
33 Park Street
Colombo 02
Sri Lanka

Pakistan Office

Latin America Office

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+598 2707 1806 ext. 2317
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Deakin International
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+45 29 330 222
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