Life at Deakin

There's more to university life than just textbooks and lectures. At Deakin, we've got so much to offer.

From making new friends and learning about your course during orientation to getting the individual support you need to do well, we've got you covered.

Have the best university experience

There’s a reason why we’re rated one of Australia’s top universities. On campus, we can help you get all the support you need for your course, career and general wellbeing. Join a club (we’ve got everything from anime to basketball) or hit the town with new friends – we’ll give you the low-down on where’s best to eat and shop. Get ready for a great time.

Experience Deakin

Why study at Deakin

Our student satisfaction ranks the highest among all the Victorian universities, and has done for the last nine years.

It's thanks to everything from our first-rate teaching to our varied work placements that make us the first choice for students.

Find out more about why you should study at Deakin


Whether you choose to stay for a week, a trimester or a year – we have just the place for you.

Discover our on and off campus accommodation

Orientation and getting started

Nervous about starting university? There's no need to be – we've got everything in place to help you through the process.

Find out more about orientation and getting started

Support services

We've got heaps of services for you to make the most of, from health and wellbeing support to career advice.

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Everything you need to know about your big day.

Learn more about graduations

A day in the life

Want to know what life as a Deakin student is really like? From undergraduates or postgraduates to international or online students, we've wrapped up what being at Deakin is all about.

Find out more about a day in the life of a Deakin student

Student life

Away from the textbooks, there's a whole campus and local area to explore. We'll help you find great accommodation, the best eateries and work out which clubs and societies to join.

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Your career head start

At Deakin, you’ll be provided opportunities for real-world experiences that build your practical skills and knowledge.

Find out more about our practical and applied approach to learning

Deakin campus locations

Check out Deakin's campuses and all they have to offer.