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Wellbeing at Deakin

Wellbeing is about feeling happy, comfortable and safe. We’re committed to your wellbeing because it will give you the best chance of success as a student.

Wellbeing at Deakin

Deakin is a ‘healthy university’, which means we aspire to create an environment and a culture in which you can thrive. Our values include sustainability, respect and diversity, and we take a holistic view of wellbeing which encompasses many different dimensions, from your financial security to your physical safety to your self-esteem.

Dimensions of wellbeing

Download the DeakinWELLBEING app

It features tools that will build and track new habits, podcasts for practising mindfulness, and our digital wellness coach Charley who will help you cope with the pressures of study by developing resilience.

Our services

Counselling and Psychological Support

We offer free and confidential counselling for students located in Australia, with specialised counsellors for First Nations, medicine, and nursing and midwifery students.

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Medical services

Deakin Medical Centres offer on-campus, accessible and confidential services provided by qualified and experienced medical doctors and nurses. Services include vaccinations, wellbeing coaching and travel health.

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We know being a student can be challenging. We are here to help you build a routine that will allow you to feel good about yourself and thrive. Our programs and resources are designed to make you feel connected and supported.

Health and wellbeing news

Vision and values

Contact us

If you have a question about our services, please contact our health and wellbeing centre on the phone or email below. For after-hours or weekend home visits from a doctor, contact 13Sick.