Established in 1974, Deakin is one of Australia’s most progressive universities, leading in the innovative use of digital technologies and online learning, and blending this capability across its distinctive campus precincts in Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool.
‘Balanced excellence’ in education and research
Deakin has achieved a balance of high-quality research with an education experience that is consistently rated as one of the best in the country.
For 12 consecutive years, Deakin has been rated number one for student satisfaction in Victoria. Deakin provides opportunities for learners at all stages of their lives and careers, enabling flexible and non-traditional pathways into education.
The University’s four faculties offer a comprehensive range of courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, psychology and teaching.
Deakin has a thriving research culture known for its multidisciplinary collaborations and is rated in the top 1 per cent of universities in the world.
Community, government and industry engagement
Deakin emphasises mutually beneficial partnerships and real-world impact across its areas of strategic priority: health and wellbeing, smarter technologies, sustainability, society and culture, and building safe and secure communities.
Deakin’s industry precincts provide an important link between technological innovation and successful industry outcomes.
A global university
Deakin is global in its outlook, activities and impact, with partnerships in 57 countries and offices in China, India, Latin America, Europe, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Pakistan and Singapore.
Over 325,000 alumni live and work across the globe and their achievements are the best measure of Deakin’s success.