New students

If you have just started university or are returning after a long break, get prepared for study with the following resources.

Orientation programs


Learn about study at Deakin, using online tools, submitting assignments, and much more.

(Staff may need to self-register

In addition, new postgraduate students can join Preparing to succeed.

UniStart sessions

UniStart workshops

UniStart sessions take place during Orientation and throughout the trimester. If you missed a session you can access the recordings.

Student mentors

Deakin's student mentors can help you make a great start.


Helping you develop your English language and communication skills.

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