Deakin has five campuses, one in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on Victoria’s south-west coast. Deakin’s head office is at the Geelong Waterfront Campus. The fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where over 15,000 students study predominantly online. With 61,000 students, Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities and all students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment.
Deakin’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 an inclusive and student-focussed culture and a reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience for all its students. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning and to providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs. Deakin prides itself on developing career-ready graduates who are innovative, resilient, and well prepared for rapidly changing workforce needs. Deakin has a strong focus on teaching, with student satisfaction and the employability of its students as key indicators of success.
Deakin has a strong international focus and reputation, with 14,000 international students choosing to study at Deakin. The University has international offices in South Asia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Latin America. Our 230,000 alumni live and work across the globe and their success is the best measure of Deakin’s success.
Deakin is on a strong research trajectory ranking 211 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (10th of Australia’s 39 universities). Research at Deakin focusses on innovation and robust partnerships with industry and business and it is building a formidable international reputation in areas of emerging national social, economic and political priority. Deakin’s manufacturing innovation precinct provides an important link between technological innovation and successful industry outcomes, strengthening and streamlining pathways for commercial research.