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 our inspiring campuses

Take a look at our campuses and get a feel for why we're the #1 university for student satisfaction in Victoria.

Your library... more than just books

Deakin's libraries are open seven days a week in Trimester 1 and 2. They offer audiovisual rooms, photocopying, printing and scanning services and free WiFi.

Find out more about libraries

Life at Deakin

Where to eat

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.

Find out more about where to eat


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 shopping


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


Whether you'd like to live on or off campus, with other students or on your own, we can help you find a perfect place to call home.

Find out more about accommodation

Clubs and societies

Step away from the textbooks and get social with any one of the great clubs and societies at Deakin. From sports and social clubs to academic, cultural and religious societies, we've got something for everyone.

Find out more about clubs and societies

Getting to Deakin

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 each of our campuses

Books and merchandise

All of our campuses have bookshops and merchandise stores, meaning you won't need to go far to find course material or Deakin-branded swag.

Find out more about our bookshops and merchandise

Sport and gyms

We have great sporting facilities across our campuses including gyms, fitness classes, basketball courts and sports ovals with pavilions.

Find out more about sport and gyms