Deakin University 

Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Deakin enjoys a reputation for being accessible, helpful and friendly. It has a longstanding record for its use of cutting-edge information technology while providing highly personalised experiences, whether in the cloud on Deakin's media-rich campuses or through a combination of cloud and campus learning.



  • Deakin was Victoria's fourth university and the first in regional Victoria. In 2014 Deakin celebrated its 40th anniversary.
  • Deakin has been strengthened by a series of successful mergers with strong partners, each of whom has contributed significantly to our character and approach.
  • Deakin operates in a global, connected world with the digital economy influencing every aspect of our activities.


Deakin is forging a new path both locally and globally as a leading provider of innovative learning and a positive university experience. We are proud to be in the top 3 per cent of universities across all three of the major international university ranking systems (the Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings), assessed from 17 000 universities worldwide.


  • At Deakin University, not only do we believe, but our researchers are making a positive impact on the lives and well-being of people – not just in Australia, but around the world – through exceptional innovation and research.
  • Using our industry, government and institutional networks, we are striving to build on our global research footprint across four key themes: Improving Health and Wellbeing; Designing Smarter Technologies; Enabling a Sustainable World and Advancing Society and Culture.


At Deakin, we're seeking people who are adaptable, creative, and ready to meet challenges. In return we offer competitive salaries, great benefits and a flexible work environment.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (6)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
201 100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
293 62
355 -31
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
301 -50
251 50
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.


Housing services

  • Off-campus housing
  • On-campus student residences

Library services

The Library is central to student learning. As a hub for accessing information and technology – the space needs to be responsive to those demands.

Our library reflects the varied needs of our students, with options to collaborate with peers in group study rooms, or access quiet zones and solo study pods.

ICT services

Our wireless network is called eduroam.

Student Life

Campus life

Each Deakin location offers a unique atmosphere and study environment. You have the flexibility to choose when, where and how you study.

Student clubs

There are many clubs and societies at Deakin that you can join and be part of, whether it's sports orientated or hobby interests, you'll sure to find one that you're into. Perhaps there is a sport or hobby that you've always wanted to try. Nows your chance to really get involved.

DUSA Clubs and Societies

DUSA's has many clubs and societies. Joining a club or being part of a student community is a great way to get involved and make friends with students who has similar interest as your own. Check out the types of clubs DUSA offers and be part of the student community.

Geelong, Victoria, Australia