Cloud Campus - Support services

Student support doesn’t end in the learning environment. Personal support and guidance is readily available across the University, including legal advice, financial support, disability support, and mental and physical health services.

As a Cloud Campus student you can connect to other students and access University services without having to leave home. On this page you will find information about a range of services that offer personal support and assistance with general study requirements. If you need support in an area that's not included here you can always contact Student Central, who can direct you to services right across the University.

DeakinSync Cloud Communities

DeakinSync Communities is an online communication space where you can connect with other Cloud Campus students. As well as providing a great opportunity to get to know other students studying in the cloud, you can use Communities to share learning and study tips, ask questions or start your own group.

Click on the Communities tile on the homepage of DeakinSync to connect with your Cloud Campus community.

Collaborating online

As a Cloud Campus student, you will be communicating and collaborating regularly in your online spaces.

Group assignments and collaborations are commonplace in many units, which can present unique challenges for all students. We’ve put together some resources and tips to help you have the best experience collaborating online.


DeakinTALENT programs and services are designed to help you explore job roles that match your skillset.

Create an account to explore career interests, your skills and employment opportunities.

Ask a

At Deakin we provide accessible and confidential medical services for all current students and staff.

Cloud Campus students can organise a phone or Skype consultation with a Deakin nurse.

Ask Counselling

Ask Counselling is an online space where students can ask anonymous questions and have them answered by a counsellor. Free confidential psychological support is also available over the phone.

Ask a chaplain

Our Multifaith Chaplains deliver an important link for students to the wisdom and guidance offered by all religions. Chaplains can be contacted by phone, email or on campus by appointment.

LGBTIQ+ support and resources

Our communitis aim to create an inclusive culture by promoting awareness of how our sex, gender and sexuality can shape our everyday experiences.

Disability Support Services

Deakin offers information, support and services for all students with disability, health or mental health conditions. Cloud Campus students can access support by phone and email.

Financial aid

Books, technology and other costs associated with Uni add up!

Cloud Campus students can access a range of financial services via phone or email such as interest-free loans, emergency essentials and budget planning.

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