New students

Welcome to Deakin! We have the resources to get you prepared for study.



UniStart is the first place to visit for all new Deakin students.

Learn about study at Deakin and all the essential things you need to know in your first Trimester – and if you still have a question, we are on hand to help!

Before accessing UniStart, use this handy self-assessment to work out your orientation needs.

In addition, new postgraduate students can first join Preparing to succeed (join via DeakinSync).

Orientation sessions

UniStart workshops

Before O' Week, check your Orientation itinerary for the full list of orientation information sessions and other events.

UniStart orientation session take place during O' Week and throughout the trimester. If you missed a session, you can access a recording.

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