Get involved

From professional development and networking events to volunteering your time or supporting current students to thrive, there are many ways for alumni to get involved with life at Deakin.

Providing opportunities to connect and expand your networks

There's always something to do and experience with Deakin. We present a range of professional development and networking events for alumni, as well as highlighting other opportunities for alumni across the University.

Explore Deakin events

Nominate outstanding alumni for the Deakin Alumni Awards

The annual Deakin University Alumni Awards acknowledge exceptional alumni around the world who have achieved success in their communities and their professions, and those who have given outstanding service to the University.

Find out more and make a nomination

Chapters and networks

Chapters and networks

At Deakin, we recognise the importance our alumni place on maintaining graduate links, building professional and industry networks, and developing national and international connections. Our chapters and networks are a great way to get involved.

Discover our chapters and networks

Volunteer as a mentor

Deakin’s Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training, and Education (CREATE) runs a series of career clinics for people from refugee backgrounds in Victoria and are seeking industry professionals to participate as volunteer mentors. Find out more information and apply on the CREATE website, or email us to express your interest in other mentoring opportunities at Deakin.

Support Deakin students and research

We invite our alumni to join us in our mission of being Australia’s most progressive university, working hard to realise the best future for all of our communities. Whether it's supporting educational opportunity through scholarships or creating impact through new discoveries and innovation in research, there are many ways you can make a difference to what you're passionate about.

Find out more about donating to Deakin

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.