Deakin University, Melbourne City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke St, Melbourne 03 9244 6100
  • Academic staff 1,424 (2009)
  • Admin. staff 3,350 (2011)
  • Affiliations ASAIHL, DETC, Australian National Business Schools (ANBS) Limited
  • Campus Suburban and Regional
  • Chancellor David Morgan
  • Established 1974
  • Location Geelong, Melbourne, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
  • Postgraduates 12,489 (2011)
  • Students 41,635 (2011)
  • Type Public
  • Undergraduates 28,432 (2011)
  • Vice Chancellor Jane den Hollander
  • Vice principal
Deakin University is an Australian public university with nearly 40,000 higher education students in 2010. It receives more than A$600 million in operating revenue annually, and controls more than A$1.3 billion in assets. It received more than A$35 million in research income in 2009 and had 835 research students in 2010. In 2009, its academics authored 33 books, 233 refereed conference papers, and 705 refereed journal papers. It has campuses in the coastal cities of: Geelong, Melbourne, and Warrnambool, Victoria. The University was named after the leader of the Australian federation movement and the nation's second Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin.
Undergraduate course guide
Deakin's undergraduate course guide introduces you to Deakin University, including the range of courses we offer, the support services you will receive and an insight into life as a Deakin student.Learn about our campuses, flexible study options, student services, pathways, what's new at Deakin, as well as the ATAR you need to get into your dream Deakin course.
The Geelong Waterfront campus (38.1439°S 144.3603°E) is Deakin's newest campus, located on Corio Bay, in the central business district of Geelong. Originally built as the Dalgety's Woolstores in 1893, the buildings have been extensively renovated to create a modern campus centre, whilst retaining most of the original internal elements.he original campus of Deakin University (38.1979°S 144.2973°ECoordinates: 38.1979°S 144.2973°E) is located in the regional city of Geelong in the suburb of Waurn Ponds, 72 kilometres south west of Melbourne. The campus, serviced by the Princes Highway and the Geelong Ring Road, is approximately 5 kilometres from the Geelong Central Business District and is in close proximity to Bells Beach and the Great Ocean Road and has a student population of 4,700 (2010) pursuing courses in arts, business, education, engineering, management, media and communication, law, medicine, health sciences, information technology, psychology and science.