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.

Support Deakin students and research

From the Student Emergency Assistance Fund helping students in need, to the Deakin Early Career Researchers 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

Give back to the future

Give back to the future

Deakin Achieving Potential Scholarships change the future for disadvantaged students. Donations of $100 or more will be matched by Community Bank at Deakin University until 30 June 2023, up to $50,000. Your generosity is their possibility.

Deakin alumni discount

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.

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.

Discover our stackable short courses

Interested in returning to study? Our stackable short courses have been designed to give you maximum flexibility in minimum time. Each course can be undertaken individually or in parallel with others. Complete one for a standalone qualification or stack multiple towards a full Deakin degree.

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.