Location Geelong,Australia Facilities
Funding Type Public No of Students
Type University Scholarship
Year of Establishment 1974 Marketing Material

Deakin University

1. Overview of the institution

In their 40th Year, Deakin University has over 47,000 students, of whom 17% are international students. Over the years, the university has strengthened its position through mergers and alliances with partners that are in line with their mission and vision. In 2014, Deakin has been awarded Premier's Award for International Education Provider of the Year for its overall commitment to international engagement. They have also received several awards for student satisfaction and leading the way for Student Learning.

2. Location and facilities

Deakin has four campuses that have their own unique study environment: the Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and Warrnabool Campus.

Melbourne Burwood Campus has innovative architecture, wireless hotspots and wide open spaces for both undergraduate and post-graduate students. Geelong Waterfront Campus is located in the central business district of Geelong. Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is home to the technology precinct of the university. It is located at the west of Geelong. Warrnambool Campus is located on the banks of Hopkins River.

Every campus has its own medical facilities alongside the fitness and recreation centres. Deakin University has made sure they provide their students with counselling services if required. The student welfare is the university’s top priority. 

3. Departments/Subject areas

Faculty of Arts and Education

School of Communication and Creative Arts

School of Education

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights

Centre for Partnerships and Projects in Education

Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific

Centre for Teaching and Learning Languages

Faculty of Business and Law

Deakin Graduate School of Business

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

School of Information and Business Analytics

School of Law

School of Management and Marketing

Faculty of Health

School of Psychology

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Health and Social Development

School of Nursing and Midwifery

School of Medicine

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

School of Architecture and Built Environment

School of Engineering

School of Information Technology

School of Life and Environmental Sciences


Institute of Koorie Education

Research Institutes and Centres

Alfred Deakin Research Institute

Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)

Strategic Research Centres

Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology

Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation

Centre for Integrative Ecology

Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR)

Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention

Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation

Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations

Centre for Molecular and Medical Research

Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research

Deakin Population Health

Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Treatment

Pattern Recognition and Data Analysis

4. Scholarships

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5. Rankings

2014 QS World University Rankings: 360th in the world

2013 Times Higher Education: 301- 350 in the world

2013 Times Higher Education: 13th in Australia

2014 Times Higher Education Top 100 Universities under 50 years of age rankings: 59th in the world

2014 Academic Rankings of World Universities : 401-500 World

2014 Academic Rankings of World Universities : 19th in Australia

2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Rankings : 17th in Australia

6. Careers: Unique student support

The University supports students in their career path by giving them opportunities whilst still at university. As part of the Student Ambassador Programme, the student gets an opportunity to learn transferable skills by performing liaison between university and students.

The internship scheme for international students runs in the third term. International students are given the opportunity to work with local organisations to enhance their employability skills.

The university’s job-shop not only helps streamline the above mentioned programmes but also helps students with their career pathway direction.