The airport pick-up service is free to all eligible international students arriving in Australia.
Requests must be lodged at least 3 full business days prior to your departure flight. You will be unable to submit a request unless you meet this criteria.
University shut down period
Deakin is closed for the Christmas period from 12pm Thursday 21 December 2023 until 9am Wednesday 3 January 2024 inclusive.
In keeping with the rule requiring airport pick-up applications to be made 3 days prior to departure date, any pick-up requests with departure dates prior to Monday 8 January 2024 that are received during the period of Deakin’s closure will not be able to be processed.
The airport pickup service is not available on Monday 25 December 2023, Tuesday 26 December 2023, Sunday 31 December 2023 or Monday 1 January 2024.
If you are arriving during our closure and up until Monday 8 January 2023, please submit your pick-up request before 12pm Thursday 21 December 2023 (and adhere to the 3 business day rule), otherwise you will have to make alternative arrangements. You can consult the websites for Melbourne Tullamarine Airport or Avalon Airport for details about your transport options.
Use this form if you:
- Are an International degree student, exchange/study abroad student or English language student of Deakin University and
- You require us to assist you with booking an airport pickup on your first time arrival to Australia.
If you have issues completing this form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
I understand that the airport pickup service is free to all international degree/exchange/study abroad and English Language students, but that family members accompanying me may be required to pay a fee directly to the driver.
I understand that the University requires at least 3 business days to confirm my airport pick-up. I am aware that my request may not be processed if I lodge an application less than 3 business days prior to my departure. I understand that I am responsible for the information provided in this application and that any incorrect information may result in my application not being processed in time for my arrival.
I understand that I am responsible to carry all luggage outside of the airport.
I understand everyone traveling in a motor vehicle must be wearing a child restraint, booster seat or seat belt that is properly adjusted and fastened. This is the law in Australia. The type of restraint to use depends on the person's age and size. To find out more see the VicRoads website.
I understand that due to time constraints I will not be able to make any stops on the route from the airport to the destination nor will I able to make any purchases, currency transactions or complete a COVID test at the airport if I wish to use this service.
By submitting this form to Deakin for airport pickup, I consent to the release of my personal information relevant to this request to required areas of Deakin. Additionally, I consent to the release of relevant information to ToGoTo Australia, to finalise arrangement of my collection from my arrival airport. Deakin University has entered a contract with ToGoTo Australia. For further details please read Deakin's Information and privacy for students.