Meet our alumni

Our Deakin alumni are a global community of over 350,000 changemakers united by their drive to make our world a better place.

Featured alumni

The individual journeys of our alumni are distinct and inspiring. Discover how our Deakin graduates are blazing new trails – from combining creativity with social change and enriching communities through sport to breaking down social barriers through research.

Bruce Peterson

Bruce Peterson | Founder

Bruce Peterson has moved from teacher to business owner to art-world disruptor. He started immersive digital art galleries like THE LUME.

Neary Ty

Neary Ty | News reporter

Neary Ty is representing and connecting with the community as the first Asian woman to report for Nine News Melbourne.

Headshot of Deakin alum Brianna Blok.

Brianna Blok | Zoos Victoria intern

Brianna Blok is thriving as a Baillieu Myer intern at Zoos Victoria caring for the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum.

Sam Saili

Fa’aso’otauloa Sam Saili | CEO

Fa’aso’otauloa Sam Saili is filling technology gaps in the Pacific Islands as CEO of SkyEye Pacific, based in Samoa.

Headshot of Deakin alum Johanna Mousley.

Johanna Mousley | Orthopaedic registrar

Johanna Mousley loves the way orthopaedic surgery combines her passions for sport and art.

Giovanni Siano

Giovanni Siano | Founder

Business founder Giovanni Siano, of Home Instead Geelong, attributes much of his business success to studying Deakin’s MBA.

Alumni award winners

Our alumni award winners have achieved outstanding success and made life-changing contributions through their professional careers and in voluntary capacities. Discover more about their journeys.

Learn more about our award-winning alumni

More alumni stories

Deakin graduates have gone on to enjoy careers ranging from creative arts and teaching to management, nursing and more. Browse some of their stories below.

Contact us

Don’t miss out on the exclusive benefits of being a Deakin graduate. Email the Alumni Engagement team to stay in touch with your 350,000-strong global alumni community. You can also update your details on our alumni community page.