Cloud study support

Deakin has a team of staff and students dedicated to providing study support services to help you get the most out of your cloud learning experience. Visit DeakinSync for personalised information and services.

New students

UniStart sessions
UniStart sessions - both face-to-face and online - are held at the beginning of each trimester for all new undergraduate and postgraduate students. Find out more.

Orientation courses
Get the knowledge, skills and resources to study with confidence.

UniStart is an online resource for new and returning undergraduate students.

Preparing to Succeed is an online course preparing postgraduate for study success.

Success  coaches

All new undergraduate Cloud Campus students are assigned a Success Coach.

Success Coaches are:

  • experienced Students Helping Students peer mentors
  • connect regularly online with students from their own faculty via email.
  • foster confidence for online learning,
  • help the new Cloud Campus students to access services and support.

For more information, please email


You have to study, so why not study in a group led by a student who has successfully completed the unit?

CloudPASS is the online version of regular PASS for Cloud based units. Students who study in the Cloud or on campus can attend.

CloudPASS sessions (at a set time each week) are conducted in Skype for Business, a program available to all Deakin students.

Check out the CloudPASS timetable.

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