Need help or support?

Deakin is here to support you through every stage of candidature. Help is available across a wide range of services to support your studies, wellbeing, participation in international programs and life after completing your degree.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Access services, programs and support to assist you in maintaining good mental health and wellbeing during your higher degree by research.


Deakin provides a wide range of support services to help you succeed in your studies including:

  • >  Academic
  • >  Careers Advice
  • >  Conferences
  • >  Information Technology
  • >  Student Services
  • >  International Research Partnerships
  • >  Equity and Diversity
  • >  Library
  • >  Travel

International students

Contact Student Central for specialised support or make an appointment to speak with an International Student Support Officer.

In-country, joint degree and cotutelle program support

Students enrolled in international in-country, joint degree or cotutelle programs should seek support from the International Research Partnerships office.

Advice on completing a research degree

Practical advice on how to complete your degree and make the most of your experience.

Advice for life after the PhD

Deakin provides a range of support and career services to help you after you complete your degree.

HDR Contacts

For HDR related enquiries, search for the appropriate Graduate Research Academy team or contact your institute, faculty or school for advice and support.

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