Deakin University Student Association

Deakin University Student Association (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.

What does DUSA do?

DUSA ensures Deakin students are provided with a range of opportunities, activities and services to help you achieve your personal and academic goals.

By being a part of DUSA, it means you will the have the security of knowing there is someone looking out for you and putting your interests first. Free advocacy service, welfare – survival centre, scholarships, transport assistance programs and links to a legal service are some of the many ways DUSA looks out for Deakin students.

DUSA also encourages Deakin students to apply for positions on the student council and strives to empower students to create social and environmental change within their campus.

DUSA wants you to get involved and will support you throughout your time at Deakin. Sign up for a yearly membership and let your student association help you make your uni experience one memorable!

Learn more at the DUSA website

Become a DUSA member

Joining DUSA will provide you with access to services, membership package, discounts, short courses, sporting teams, trips and tours and a range of clubs and societies. You'll be helping the association continue to do what it does best: providing support for you and your fellow students while you study.

Become a DUSA member now

What's DUSA all about?

DUSA bookshops

Located on campus and online in Burwood, Geelong and Warrnambool, the DUSA bookshops are your one-stop-shop for affordable textbooks and general items. You can purchase stationery, course equipment like lab coats or nursing packs. Or top up your Myki, buy general books, travel books, confectionery, gifts and more. Did you know? Purchasing items at the DUSA bookshops like textbooks funds DUSA services like the scholarship program and student representation.

Student representation

Shape your experience at university by getting involved in student representation. Be part of the Student Council and help build DUSA.

Play sport

DUSA's sporting team, the Deakin Dragons, provides opportunities to represent your University on a state, national and international levels.

Free legal advice

Deakin Legal Service for Students is here to help. It's confidential and it's free.


Are you struggling with university workload? Or perhaps you've received a notice of academic misconduct? DUSA advocacy can assist you.

Safe spaces

Women’s rooms exist across all campuses and are a place for female-identifying and gender non-conforming students to relax, socialise and study in a welcoming and supportive environment. Queer rooms in Burwood and Waurn Ponds are designed to foster a sense of community for queer-identifying students.

Visit the DUSA website for more information

Contact us

DUSA – General enquiries
1300 555 528
Email DUSA