Career practitioners

#1 university for teaching quality*

Find the resources you need to help your students achieve their ultimate career goals. Book a visit with our expert advisers or we can come to your school.

Help them achieve their career goals

Choosing Deakin gives students access to progressive, real-world learning from industry leaders.  We're here to help you support your students to feel prepared to take on tomorrow. Discover all the information they need to make a confident decision for their future.

We’re here to help you help them

We know that this is a busy time for students and for career practitioners too. Our team is ready with all the information and resources you need to help your students navigate this important stage of life.

Book an in-person visit

We're looking forward to having you on campus for tours and presentations, as well as attending your school events in person.

Book an online presentation

We can tailor our online presentations to suit your needs. Tell us what you’d like us to present to you and we’ll meet you online.

Book a Deakin Art Gallery school program

The Deakin University Art Gallery offers vibrant and diverse education programs based on current exhibitions and the art collection. All programs are free of charge and can be tailored to suit your schools' needs and/or interests.

Book now

Experience Deakin

Experience Deakin

Join us for Open Day this August to get course information, chat with expert staff and current students, and enjoy fun entertainment. Plus, there are year-round opportunities to connect with Deakin, from in-person campus tours to unparalleled one-on-one support with our expert advisers.

Resources for career practitioners

All you need to know about Deakin and our courses is right at your fingertips. Access our Careers Network News, undergraduate course guides and other Deakin publications.

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Order a brochure or guide

Go to our publications order form to select from our full range of brochures and guides. These are great to have on hand to help students make a decision about their future study.

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Pathways finder tool

Even if your students don’t achieve their desired ATAR, our handy pathways finder tool will help you and your students discover pathways to their dream course. Explore options like bridging units, transitioning from TAFE, campus transfers, or our associate degrees.

Use our pathways finder tool

Online tools to help your students

With the help of our online tools, you can support your students as they explore their course and future career options. Students can use our ATAR calculator to get a feel for courses in their range and then explore our courses by ATAR. Additionally, our inspiring career stories showcase real-world journeys from student to successful graduate, helping students find their perfect career fit.

Get the latest Deakin study and careers information

Sign up and receive our careers network bulletins, annual mailouts and information on upcoming events and activities, so you can keep your students informed and feeling confident.

Deakin Guaranteed ATAR

Deakin Guaranteed ATAR

At Deakin, we are providing lower upfront guaranteed ATARs for eligible students from under-represented schools, rural or regional locations and Indigenous backgrounds. The Deakin Guaranteed ATAR gives students the best chance to get into the course they really want.

Do you have high-achieving students?

Do you have high-achieving students?

Have you heard about the Deakin Accelerate program? High-achieving high school students can boost their ATAR and get a preview of university life by completing two first-year university units while they’re still in Year 12.

Meet our Future Students team

Our amazing Future Students team are based in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool, and are at the ready to help you with any questions or requests you may have.

Our Melbourne team

Roula Karakostas
Director, Future Students
+61 3 9246 8067
Email Roula
Luke Bryden
Manager, Future Student Engagement 
+61 3 9244 5193
Email Luke
Janine Kuster
Manager, Future Student Pathways and Programs 
+61 3 9246 8035
Email Janine
Luke Ridgwell
Coordinator, Future Student Engagement 
+61 3 9246 8076
Email Luke
Lauren Abel (maternity leave)
Coordinator, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9246 8359
Email Lauren

Tara Dixon
Coordinator, Pathways and Programs
+61 3 9244 5903
Email Tara

Pat Hearne
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9244 5071
Email Pat
Sid Sharma
Coordinator, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9244 3077
Email Sid

Belinda Wriedt
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9244 6006
Email Belinda


Millie Sedlarevic
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9246 8118
Email Millie

Nicollette Raftopoulos
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9246 8814
Email Nicollette

William Trinh
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 9244 5949
Email William

Alex Smith
Senior Officer, Programs
+61 3 9246 8188
Email Alex

Our Geelong team

Alex Campbell 
Coordinator, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 5227 8996
Email Alex

Aiden Gillard
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 5227 3987
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Natasha Fridey
Senior Officer, Pathways and Programs
+61 3 5227 2373
Email Natasha

Our Warrnambool team

Mikala Todd
Senior Officer, Future Student Engagement
+61 3 5563 3087
Email Mikala


*2022 Student Experience Survey, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

Contact us

Our expert advisers are here to support you with all of the information and resources you need. Contact us today.

+61 3 9246 8604