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Campus and Beyond

Social events and travel opportunities to connect with other students and explore Victoria in weeks 6 and 9.

Campus and Beyond


Discover a world outside of uni with our campus and beyond program! Comprising organised group activities in weeks 6 and 9, we will take you to some of Victoria’s most wonderful attractions and give you a taste of Aussie culture. Everything is arranged for you, so can just enjoy the sights and sounds of your adopted home and make new friends along the way.

Upcoming events

Events for Trimester 2, 2024 will be announced shortly.

Past events

Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens

Students enjoyed a guided garden tour of this beautiful urban oasis followed by a picnic, and leisurely exploration of the NGV.

Surf Coast tour

A day trip through the Surf Coast including Torquay, Bells Beach and Anglesea. Students discovered where to surf, hike, ride and camp, and visited the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery on the way home.

Students walking along Surfcoast beach

Wurundjeri cultural walk

A guided tour around Abbotsford and the surrounding area with a local Wurundjeri educator. Students enjoyed learnings about Wurundjeri culture and history, followed by lunch at Abbotsford Convent.

Students walking in nature

Bellarine Peninsula tour

Just a short drive from Geelong are the charming seaside
and bayside towns of Ocean Grove, Queenscliff and
Portarlington. This half-day trip covered ferry ports, local
fishing spots and beautiful places to swim!

Group of students at Queenscliff, Victoria

Melbourne Zoo trip

70 Deakin students spent a great day out at the Melbourne Zoo, the home of over 320 species of animals – including koalas, kangaroos, crocodiles, kookaburras, wombats, dingoes and other Australian classics.

Three international students standing in front of a mural at the Melbourne Zoo

Volunteering opportunities in Geelong

Volunteering is a great way to build personal skills and confidence while also contributing to your community. Join for fun, friends and adventure!