Why study at Deakin?

With Deakin, you get it all: innovative teaching, award-winning courses and world-class facilities. Our flexible study options, opportunities to study abroad and work placement programs mean you don't just study a course at Deakin – you get a great experience while getting ahead in your career.

Choose Deakin

Study at a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university and join more than 61,000 high‑achieving students who’ve chosen Deakin for its excellent graduate outcomes and practical, hands-on approach to learning.

Learn from industry leaders

With a broad network of industry partners at your disposal, you'll graduate with the knowledge and confidence to successfully enter the workforce and navigate the jobs of the future.

Discover our industry connections

Workplace learning to get ahead

Get real-world work experience when you study at Deakin. Our industry contacts means you can get started with a workplace internship, paid placement or work-integrated learning program.

Learn about workplace learning

Supporting your study

Our student mentors and learning advisers can support you with everything from effective note taking and structuring assignments to preparing for exams and oral presentations.

Learn about study support

Flexible study options to suit you

We know life can be complicated and you might be juggling all sorts of commitments. We offer flexible study options to suit your lifestyle – choose to study full or part time, take some units online, or study wholly online at Deakin's Cloud Campus.

Find out more about our flexible study options

Start Anytime

At Deakin we understand that juggling work, life and study can be complicated. That’s why we offer Start Anytime, so that you can fit your studies around your life and other commitments.

Find out more about Start Anytime

Get a fresh perspective. Study abroad.

If you want to learn a different language, travel the world or understand more about different cultures, studying abroad could be for you. We offer lots of short- and long-term programs: from volunteering projects and international study tours to internships and exchange programs.

Get out of your comfort zone, you never know what it could lead to – from new friends to an international career.

Learn more about overseas study

Digital Deakin

At Deakin, we’re digital innovators. We use cutting-edge technology to provide personal and flexible learning experiences for our students. This includes helping you manage your course requirements, stay in control of your study, improve your skills and find your way across campus, all at the touch of a button.


DeakinSync is your personalised study hub, tailored to your course and individual learning needs. Manage everything from your enrolment and course material to email, calendar and career plan. It's everything you need to succeed in the one place.

Find out more about DeakinSync

Deakin Genie

Deakin Genie is your voice-controlled personal assistant – ready to answer your questions and help you stay on top of your studies.

Find out more about Deakin Genie

Deakin Scout

Deakin Scout is your smart, personalised navigation and wayfinding app that provides location-based services – whether you’re running late trying to find a lecture theatre or looking for a place to eat.

Find out more about Deakin Scout

Elite athlete friendly university

As one of Australia's leading sports universities, Deakin is a proud member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) network. Our highly-regarded EAFU program helps elite athletes manage their academic aspirations against the demands of training and competition.

Find out more about our EAFU program

Deakin campus locations

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

Deakin's commitment

We welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to Deakin. We're committed to enabling students and staff to respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, culture and values.

Learn more about our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples