Get Cloud Campus Ready

Before you get started there are a few important things you need to do to set up your digital workspace, like setting up your student email and logging in to DeakinSync, your personal learning portal. Navigate your way through the links to set up your online learning environment and if you get stuck on anything you can always reach out to IT Help. Everything you need to get started as a Cloud Campus student is right here at your fingertips.

Set up the essentials

Check Deakin's computer requirements

Check your browser and settings

Download free software from the Software Library

Set up your Deakin email and calendars on your devices

Forward your emails to a personal account if preferred

Discover the DeakinSync personal learning portal

Log in and personalise your DeakinSync

Get to know your unit sites

Learn about navigating your unit site

Access your units via DeakinSync

Search topics on the unit site help guides

Finding your unit resources

Participate in online discussions

Set up your unit site calendar

Setting up Bb Collaborate Ultra for live classes and seminars

View recorded classes and seminars via Deakin Video

Use Skype for Business to videoconference

Learn about collaborating online

Learning resources and tools

Use the Library to research information

Submit your assignments online

Use Turnitin to check for plagiarism

Upload video assignments using DeakinAir

Take quizzes

Use WordPress for blogs and assessments

Use Portfolio to store, reflect and present your learning

Join Deakin's Cloud Campus Facebook group

Store and share files using OneDrive

Use tools for online collaboration

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