Clubs and societies

Uni isn't just about books and study – you're also here to meet new people, try new things, share knowledge and discover your hidden talents. Make the most of your time at Deakin by joining one of our clubs and societies.

Uni is better with DUSA

The Deakin University Student Association (DUSA) is run for students by students. We’re here to help you get the best out of your uni experience with opportunities, activities and services. Join DUSA at an event, in a sports club, on a trip, or in a short course.

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Join a club

From sport, health and personal development to religious, political and course-specific groups, there's more than 90 clubs and societies across our campuses. You're sure to find one that suits your interests!

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Boost your knowledge

Are you passionate about a subject or want to expand your knowledge? Many of our clubs and societies focus on academic interests, faculties and schools, such as the Deakin Nursing Association or Deakin Engineering Society.

Meet new people

Want to meet people who share your interests, no matter how niche? Join one of our many social clubs, such as the Deakin Table Tennis Club, Deakin Anime Club or Deakin Geelong Queer Collective.

Expand your horizons

Learning a language? Planning a holiday? Or want to connect with your culture? Deakin's cultural clubs include the Deakin Chinese Student Society, Deakin University Indian Club Burwood, Japanese-Australian Social Society and more.

Get active

Get active

Whatever sport you're into, or if you want to try something new, there's a Deakin sports club ready to welcome you. Get active with the Deakin University Basketball Club, Deakin Ducks Football Club or Deakin University Netball Club.

Share your faith

Share your faith

Want to connect and share your faith with others? Discuss your spirituality at one of our religious societies, such as the Christian Union, Islamic Society of Deakin University, Our Lady of Fátima Catholics Society and more.

Discover our campuses

Want to find out more about life at Deakin? We have four campuses in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool, which feature world-class facilities and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

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