Scholarships for international students
We have great scholarship opportunities for international students who have something special to offer our university and community. These scholarships can assist you with course fees, living costs, and smaller items like your books and study materials.
Take advantage of our pathways to Deakin
You might need to spend some time improving your academic scores before you start your Deakin course. You can do this at Deakin College – located on campus in Australia, which means you can get to know your campus, fellow students and Deakin staff before you start your degree.
Get your degree from Deakin
We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees to international students. And once you've graduated, you'll be able to connect with other Deakin alumni in the United States and around the world.
Spend some time studying at Deakin
Complete part of your undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree with Deakin's study abroad program and you'll earn credit points towards your degree back home. Choose to study one to two trimesters or a complete a full academic year as an exchange student.
We offer courses and subjects across all major disciplines. Some of our courses that we offer are particularly in demand in the United States include Business, Marking and communications, Sports management, Health and Medicine
You can work part time while you study
You’ll be able to work up to 40 hours a fortnight while you’re studying in Australia on a student visa. If you’re not studying during trimester 3 (our non-compulsory trimester) you can work unlimited hours. Here at Deakin, we have a service called Job Search Essentials that can help you get job ready and find part-time work.
Meeting people at Deakin
There's always an opportunity to make new friends here at Deakin. From surfing at world-famous beaches to discovering new food – whatever you're into, we've got the club, society or event to help you settle into your new surroundings.
Find a place to call home
With a welcoming student community and lots of on-campus shops and services, Deakin will feel like home in no time at all. We have student accommodation at each of our campuses and a service to help you get settled if you'd like to live off campus.
Apply for your student visa online
As a student from the United States, you may be eligible to study and live in Australia on a student visa. Once your student visa has been issued, it will be valid for your whole course of study (as long as you meet all your visa conditions). You can apply for your student visa online or with the help of one of our representatives in your country.
Australia might be famous for its sunny beaches, but we also have lush rainforests and mountain ranges that see snow in winter.
Our weather varies a lot – you’ll want light clothes to wear in summer and a warm coat for winter (and don’t forget clothes to wear to the bea
Thank you Deakin, for making one of my dreams a reality. I reminisce about all the moments I’ve had in one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever been to. Not a day goes by where I don’t wish that I was back in Melbourne.