Past students (Alumni)

Through every step in your career and your life, Deakin will be there with you. As a Deakin graduate, you'll always be part of our community, even after you've completed your studies.

Connect with your alumni community

Join the over 300,000 Deakin graduates across Australia and throughout the world who make up our alumni community. Reconnect and meet with fellow alumni across the globe, continue your lifelong learning journey through our programs and benefits, and get involved to find out how you can make a difference for current and future Deakin students.

Benefits and resources

Deakin alumni can access a range of excellent benefits such as career resources, discounts on study fees, Library access, and more.

Meet our alumni

Be inspired by the stories of your fellow alumni. Find out what they have achieved with their Deakin education.

Get involved

Get involved

There are plenty of ways to stay involved with Deakin, catch up with friends and classmates and make new connections. Take part in educational and networking events, connect with an alumni chapter, or volunteer your time and support current Deakin students to thrive.

Find out how to get involved
Support Deakin students and research

Support Deakin students and research

From the Student Emergency Assistance Fund helping students in need, to the Deakin Trailblazers Fund supporting researchers to tackle some of the world’s most important problems, there are many ways to make an impact through tax-deductable donations.

Find out more about donating to Deakin

Alumni awards

The Deakin Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding members of our alumni community who exemplify Deakin’s values. Our award winners have achieved outstanding success in their communities, professions or given exceptional service to the University.

Learn about our award-winning alumni or make a nomination

Deakin alumni discount

Invest in your future success and take your career to new heights. Deakin alumni are eligible to receive a 10% reduction per unit on enrolment fees on any postgraduate award course at Deakin. Terms and conditions apply.

Learn more about the alumni discount

Academic transcripts and documents

Need a copy of your transcript or a replacement testamur? We can help, with details on how to order academic documents in print format and how to use My eQuals to access, download and share digital copies.


An appellation (post-nominal) or award abbreviation are the letters denoting the qualifications you receive after you graduate. They show the breadth of your education and professional status and can be used on business cards, CVs or email signatures.

Connect with us

Stay in touch with us to hear about the latest alumni opportunities, Deakin news and research and much more. You can email the Alumni Engagement team or connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn.