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Professor Jane den Hollander
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Campus locations

  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Warnambool Campus
  • Cloud Campus (online)

Deakin University is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and has a long standing record for using cutting edge technology while providing a personalised learning experience. Deakin has developed a strong reputation for innovation and in this digital age has been driving the digital frontier in the use of new and emerging technologies in teaching. 

With over 54,000 students, Deakin is Australia’s 7th largest university. Its four faculties offer a comprehensive range of courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, psychology and teaching. Twenty-five per cent of Deakin’s students study wholly in the cloud and all students benefit from Deakin’s technology-rich environment.

Ensuring its graduates are prepared for 21st century lives and careers is a key focus for Deakin, and it has introduced a number of initiatives to strengthen its partnerships with industry and optimise the employment outcomes of its graduates. Deakin also encourages opportunities for students to engage in globally connected study, fostering intercultural empathy and understanding. 

Deakin has a strong international focus and reputation, with almost 10,000 international students choosing to study at Deakin. Deakin has international offices in South Asia, China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. Deakin has received the Governor’s Export Award for Education and Training for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). Our 221,000 alumni live and work across the globe and their success is the best measure of Deakin’s success. 

Deakin is ranked in the top 2 per cent of the world’s universities in each of the major rankings and ranks 39 in the QS ranking of the world’s newer universities. Deakin is known for its strong partnerships with industry, governments and its communities. Deakin’s Innovation Precinct at Waurn Ponds provides an important link between technological innovation and successful industry outcomes, strengthening and streamlining pathways for commercial research. The Innovation Precinct integrates Deakin’s high level research capabilities with industrial scale infrastructure and strong industry partnerships, directly benefitting regional economies.