Why Study at Deakin University

Deakin University aspires every day to combine excellent research and outstanding teaching with a strong focus on the communities they serve. Deakin strives to prepare their graduates for the jobs and skills of the future. Deakin has many strong partnerships with industry, and works closely with its national and international partners to equip students with the skills necessary for 21st century lives and careers.

Deakin researchers are making a difference through world-class research and innovation. Deakin also has a strong sense of community and serves as an economic, social and cultural catalyst enriching each of the communities it serves.

Areas of Study

  • Architecture and built environment
  • Business
  • Education and Teaching
  • Engineering and Design
  • English Language Courses
  • Environment
  • Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Health Sciences and Allied Health
  • Humanities, Social Sciences and Languages
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Media, Communication and Creative Arts
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Psycology
  • Sciences
  • Sports


Living on campus is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the Deakin experience. Join Deakin’s resident community and get to know your neighbors from all around the world. Not only will you become part of a diverse and close-knit community, you’ll be able to walk to your classes and enjoy everything the University has to offer with ease.

Life on campus is so much more than just a comfy bed in a safe building. You’ll be connected to a supportive student community and enjoy a whole range of exclusive activities across the year. This encouraging environment will ensure you’re able to create a balanced study/social life.

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • Warrnambool Campus