Why Deakin?

We're digital innovators

At Deakin we’re always looking forward. We are agile and responsive to change. We have a history of using cutting-edge technology to provide personal and flexible learning experiences, amazing facilities and support for students so that their education prepares them for jobs of the future.

A global perspective to teaching and learning

At Deakin, we’re continuously advancing education through progressive teaching, innovative research and global engagement. We provide a global, enriching experience for students and other Deakin community members through cutting-edge technologies, communications and environments.

We’re in the top 2%

With internationally recognised quality of research and teaching, Deakin ranks 211 in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) putting Deakin in the top 2% of the world’s universities.**

* Quacquarelli Symonds (QS); QS Stars University Ratings
** Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings

A history of world-class opportunities

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. We offer our students world-class programs and endless opportunities. 

We’re known as a globally connected university, with five popular campuses – including our online Cloud Campus – and technology-rich learning centres across outer metropolitan Melbourne.

Research with a positive impact

Our researchers discover innovative solutions to real-world issues facing the globe. 

Research at Deakin grows every year, and is supported by four world-class research institutes and 13 strategic research centres.

Education for every career

No matter what course they study, all Deakin students develop eight key skills: digital literacy, communication skills, critical thinking, problem solving, discipline-specific knowledge, self-management, teamwork and global citizenship.

These are skills highly valued by employers, and prepare students for any career they choose to go into.

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