Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus building projects

To stay at the forefront of health, sports, science, engineering, technology and design, we're constantly transforming our Waurn Ponds Campus with exciting upgrades and new facilities.

New state-of-the-art facilities

Deakin's Waurn Ponds Campus strives to offer state-of-the-art and accessible facilities so we can provide the best experience and services to our current and future students.

While we're undertaking our building projects, we aim for minimal disruption to our students, staff and visitors.

Current building projects

IISRI Expansion

Deakin will be at the forefront of technological advancement for the Australian Defence industry, with the expansion of the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI).

Learn more about the IISRI Expansion

Building KA Infill and Level 5 Refurbishment

Deakin is increasing space and creating a modern and flexible new work environment through the redevelopment of Building KA at the Waurn Ponds campus.

Learn more about the Building KA upgrade

Nicol Drive South Extension

Deakin is extending its internal campus road network to provide access to new zones as part of the Geelong Future Economy Precinct.

Learn more about the Nicol Drive South Extension

Geelong Future Economy Precinct infrastructure development

Deakin’s Waurn Ponds Campus will become the epicentre of world-leading research and innovation with the development of the new Geelong Future Economy Precinct.

Learn more about the Geelong Future Economy Precinct infrastructure development

Renewable Energy Microgrid

Deakin is partnering with AusNet Services and Mondo Power to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid on our Waurn Ponds Campus.

Learn more about the Renewable Energy Microgrid

Campus Entrance Upgrades

The two campus entrance points are being upgraded to alleviate traffic congestion and make it quicker, easier and safer to enter and exit the campus.

Learn more about the Campus Entrance Upgrades


Deakin is building an Imaginarium at its Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus to provide students with an immersive and collaborative learning environment.

Learn more about the Imaginarium

Geelong Waurn Ponds Student Accommodation Expansion

The accommodation expansion at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will add 320 beds and a contemporary, affordable, high-quality living experience for students.

Learn more about the accommodation expansion

Contact us

If you have any queries or concerns about any of the building projects on campus, please call +61 3 5227 1100.