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From the beginnings as Victoria’s first regional university 45 years ago, to their current ranking among the top two per cent of universities worldwide, Deakin University has had a consistent goal – to work in partnership with local and international industries, governments, communities and educational organisations to make a difference in the world.

Deakin University has a longstanding record for using cutting-edge technology while providing a personalised learning experience. Deakin aims to be at the forefront of digital change, enabling globally connected and innovative education and research.

As a dynamic, young university, Deakin was the first Australian university to set up an office in India, and now has partnerships with dozens of India’s premier universities, research organisations and businesses. Through its Deakin India Research Initiative (DIRI), Deakin has committed over $10 million to research in India. In 2008, Deakin became the first Australian university to open an independent office in Beijing. Since then, Deakin has expanded its operations into the industrial heartland of China, with office locations opening in Wuhan and Chengdu. In Indonesia, Deakin has forged links with over 40 universities to support joint research programs and to foster the upskilling of Indonesian academics through Deakin PhD programs.

Why Study at Deakin University?

  • Deakin is a global institution connecting with students and partners around the world through their offices in China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Latin America and Sri Lanka.
  • At Deakin, they are continuously advancing education through progressive teaching, innovative research and global engagement. Their cutting-edge technologies, communications and environments provide an enriching experience for the Deakin community.
  • With over 40 years of experience as one of Australia’s leading tertiary education providers, Deakin’s won numerous awards and teaches over 53,000 students each year. Deakin University offers their students world-class programs and endless opportunities.
  • Research at Deakin grows every year, and is supported by four world-class research institutes and 13 strategic research centres.
  • No matter what course they study, all Deakin students develop eight key skills that are highly valued by employers and prepare students for any career path they choose to go down.
  • Deakin University has more than 500 active partnerships in 57 countries supporting academic and research collaboration, and is always seeking new avenues of engagement.
  • Deakin University is known as a globally connected university, with five popular campuses – including their online Cloud Campus – and technology-rich learning centres across outer metropolitan Melbourne.
  • Deakin has maintained the highest level of overall student satisfaction among universities in the Australian State of Victoria for eight years in a row.