Meet our alumni

We're proud of our graduates and their achievements – big and small. Their personal stories are inspiring, make us reflect, and highlight the remarkable things that can be achieved with an education from Deakin.

Introducing our alumni

Over 300,000 Deakin alumni are spread throughout Australia and around the world, working across every industry.

Amran Dhillon

Anaesthetics registrar

'The experiences I have had on leadership committees and advocating for my own peers has had the biggest impact on where I want to be in my career.'

Read Amran's story

Susan MacEwan

Marketing specialist

'By studying commerce and arts I was able to strike a balance between both the commercial and creative worlds, something that is still important to me today.'

Read Susan's story

Wilson Lai

Business manager, Industrial design and innovation

'Change brings opportunities and you need to look at not only the short term but the long term with optimism.'

Read Wilson's story

Desiree Paizis

Public health specialist

'Being the first in my family to go to university, I was completely driven by the opportunities that Deakin could provide me.'

Read Desiree's story

Geoffrey McDermott

Biotech scientist

'There is nothing more rewarding than being part of a team that builds amazing tools for other researchers.'

Read Geoffrey's story

Shokoofeh Azar

Author

'Being a fiction writer, to me, means learning how to look at ourselves and the world in a unique way.'

Read Shookoofeh's story

Alumni profiles and stories

Discover some inspiring stories from our alumni and find out where studying at Deakin has taken them.

Tell us your story

Tell us your story

If you're interested in sharing the story of where your Deakin experience has taken you, we'd love to hear from you.

Email the Alumni Engagement team

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

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.