Experience a world-class education

Whether you want to study abroad to gain new life experiences or a world-class education, Australia is a great place to live, study and work. Melbourne, a city renowned for its art, sport and food, ranks in fifth place of the world’s best cities for students.* Australia’s education system also has an impressive international reputation. Deakin students graduate with work-ready skills and are highly sought after by employers around the world.

Living in Australia

Living in Australia

Deakin’s four campuses are located in Victoria – a vibrant and multicultural state. Learn more about our Deakin communities and what to expect from life in Australia.

Fees and scholarships

Fees and scholarships

Make your dream of studying at university in Australia a reality. Learn how university fees work, how to calculate and pay your fees and discover international scholarship opportunities.

 

Top 1% of universities worldwide

 

#1 in the world for sport science

 

#5 in the world for education

 

#16 in the world for nursing

 

Top 3 business school in Victoria

 

Award-winning university career service

Sources

Before you arrive

Discover everything you need to know before you arrive in Australia, ready to start your new life as a Deakin student.

Information for parents and families

Ensure you have all the information you need to best support your child as they begin their journey at university.

My favourite memory of my time in Australia is when I visited Mount Buller, it was the first time for me to experience real snow and learn to ski.

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#1 Victorian university for student support^

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. From orientation and welcome sessions to academic support and social activities, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Chat to a student ambassador

Chat to a student ambassador

Do you want to know more about life as an international student in Australia? Start a chat with a Deakin international student ambassador and have your questions answered, straight from the source.

Working in Australia

Depending on the conditions of your visa, you can work part time while you study at Deakin. We can support you in your job search, and once you graduate you might be able to stay in Australia with a post-study work visa.

Accommodation

Whether you want to experience on or off-campus living, there’s a room or house to welcome you. Discover more about your accommodation options and how we can support you.

Health and safety 

Australia is a safe place to live and study with a low crime rate and reliable emergency services. On campus, you’ll learn alongside students from a diverse range of backgrounds in a welcoming and friendly environment.

Transport

Victoria has a safe and reliable public transport system that can help you get where you need to go. If you have a driver licence in your country, you could be eligible to drive in Australia.

Footnotes

*QS Best Student Cities 2023  
^2021 Student Experience Survey, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

Get help or contact Deakin

Our friendly advisers are available to speak to you one-on-one about your study options, support services for international students and how we can help you study at Deakin in Australia.

Phone: +61 3 9918 9188

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