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International Student Connect

An inclusive program tailored for international students, offering a range of activities aimed at fostering connections, adjusting to life in Australia and learning where to get support.

International Student Connect

Starting university is an exciting time but it can feel a little overwhelming at first. Our international student program is designed to support you as you settle into life in Australia and commence your studies at Deakin.

If this is your first trimester as an international student at Deakin, we encourage you to try as many activities as possible – you’ll make new friends, practise your English skills, explore your campus, discover Deakin’s support services and learn about Australian culture.

How you can get involved

Why get involved?

  • Participation is free.
  • You can choose the activities you want to participate in.
  • It’s a great opportunity to sharpen your English language skills.
  • You’ll learn more about Australian lifestyle and culture.
  • You'll make new friends at your campus.
  • You’ll learn more about where to seek specific help at Deakin.
  • You’ll begin to develop social networks both at Deakin and in your wider community.

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