Student life

Getting started at university is a fun and exciting time, giving you the chance to make new friends and follow your passions. We're here to help you find somewhere great to live, discover the societies you'd like to join and explore your campus' best local spots to shop and eat.

Discover Deakin

We want you to make the most out of your life at university while you study. Explore the great spots on campus to eat at or hang out with friends, join a club that aligns with your interests and access services for health and recreation.

Clubs and societies

We've got loads of sports, cultural, academic, religious and social clubs and societies at each of our campuses.

Learn more about clubs and societies

Health and wellbeing

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and there are a range of services available to you.

Learn more about health and wellbeing

Sports and fitness

Sport has always been at the heart of Deakin. We have gyms, fitness classes, basketball courts and sports ovals.

Learn more about sports and fitness

Food and shopping

Check out the best places to eat around campus. Whether it's for breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks, there are plenty of great places to choose from, catering for everyone including vegetarians and those on special diets.

We make shopping straightforward, with all our campuses kitted out with a range of amenities for purchase. Many of our campuses also have off-campus shops nearby.

Find out more about food and shopping

Getting to campus

There are several options to get to campus, including public transport, shuttle buses and parking facilities. Most campuses also have visitor parking available.

Find out more about how to get to campus

Parking

For students and staff who drive to campus, we have parking facilities available. Most campuses also have visitor parking available.

Find out more about campus parking

Deakin University Student Association (DUSA)

DUSA is your voice at university. They're your student association, run by students for students. DUSA is a community with services for all students, including clubs and societies, advocacy services, welfare, events, sporting programs, trips and short courses so you can get the most out of university life.

Visit the DUSA website for more information

Career planning

Our Graduate Employment division is dedicated to preparing you for the jobs and careers of the future. Through DeakinTALENT's programs and services you can research different career options, hone your interview skills, look for casual work while you study or find a graduate job.

Find out more about DeakinTALENT

Current students

New to Deakin? Welcome! To find out more about student life on campus visit the current student website.

Learn more about life at Deakin