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Food and shopping

Whether you're after a coffee or a spot for lunch with friends, you'll find it at your local campus.

All your needs catered for

You'll find a great food culture at each of our campuses, with vegetarian, vegan, halal, or gluten and dairy-free meals on offer. Enjoy single-origin coffee, locally supplied ingredients and ethical produce at one of our many cafes and restaurants. If you've got leftovers to heat up or a home-cooked meal, you can use the fridges and microwaves at the one of the microwave hubs on any of our campuses.

Where to eat on campus

Melbourne Burwood

Burwood has a range of cafes on both sides of the campus. Choose from sandwiches, salads, sushi, burgers and pasta. Two cafes are fully licensed, check out Sage or FooMoo for a Friday night drink.

Geelong Waterfront

Enjoy a delicious coffee, snack or lunch with sea views at Waterfront Pantry. The cafe and event space is located at our Geelong Waterfront Campus and open Monday to Friday.

Geelong Waurn Ponds

Grab a sandwich or rice paper rolls at one of our cafes at Waurn Ponds. At the Market Hall, you'll find a range of local and international foods for all tastes and budgets.

Warrnambool

Enjoy fresh seasonal and local produce at Brother Fox cafe, open to students, staff and visitors.

Hosting an event or meeting?

Hosting an event or meeting?

Deakin’s caterers are developing menus that use fresh, seasonal produce and accommodate for dietary requirements and preferences. We provide catering for a range of activities at the University, from external guests or staff meetings, to student events.

Where to shop off campus

Melbourne Burwood

Take a five minute tram to Burwood One shopping centre, home to a 24-hour supermarket, gym and food court. A short bus ride will take you to Box Hill Central, a local shopping mall, or Chadstone, the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere.

Geelong Waterfront

You'll find Geelong Westfield and Market Square only a five minute walk from campus. Both malls have a range of clothing stores, supermarkets, chemists and banks, with a post office located at Market Square.

Geelong Waurn Ponds

Visit the post office, shop for groceries or try out some new cafes and restaurants at the Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre, just a short bus ride from campus. Across the road from campus you'll find the Waurn Ponds Homemaker Centre for furniture, hardware and entertainment.

Warrnambool

Gateway Plaza has a supermarket, chemist, post office and bank, as well as clothes, entertainment and beauty stores. Just short bus ride away or a three-minute drive with free all-day parking.

Student facilities

Student facilities

Your campus isn’t just your home base for study. It’s an engaging environment that gives you all the tools you need for success, including future-focused facilities that support every aspect of your learning.