Join us at Dragon Festival

By Deakin Student Life

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Celebrate diversity, healthy living and connectedness at Deakin’s first ever Dragon Festival. Enjoy a range of exciting, on-campus events including music, food, mindfulness, sporting activities and much more.

Dragon Festival will be held from 18-31 March, with activities happening across all five campuses, including our Cloud Campus.

A highlight on the events calendar is the Twilight Fiesta on Thursday 23 March at Geelong Waterfront Campus. This free community event features traditional performances, live music, henna tattoos, kids activities, flavours of the world and more.

There’s something for everyone. 

Download the Dragon Festival app now to get full event details, including locations and times! 


You might be interested in our Experience and Employment Expo; or want to indulge in Taco Tuesday; watch Capoeira performers; participate in a yoga class, sword fighting or DUSA’s Survival Day; or attend a Cultural Diversity Market.

Enter our competition for a chance to win

Each time you attend a Dragon Festival event at the Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront or Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, make sure you swipe your Deakin Card to enter our competition. Swipe at every event for multiple entry and be in the running to win a prize. 

Please read our Dragon Fest Competition Terms and Conditions for prize information, competition rules and timelines. 

Join in the fun, meet new people and learn about culture, wellbeing and sport at Deakin. We look forward to celebrating with you!


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  • Just downloaded app at 4pm and its asking for password also ;-(.
    Why was this setup as an app, would have been much easier to follow on eventbrite or facebook event.

    • Anna Hager Post author

      Hi Ramona, thank you for letting us know. We are looking into this now. In the meantime, please use deakin2017 as the password. Please let me know if there are any issues and I will be in touch as soon as possible. Have a lovely day. Anna

  • Claire Terpstra

    Just downloaded app now and still asks for a password?

    • Anna Hager Post author

      Hi Claire, thank you for letting me know. Please check if there are any updates for the app, as that should rectify the problem. Otherwise, please try the password deakin2017. You can also email me at if you have any further questions. Have a lovely afternoon. Anna

  • Where to swipe the Deakin card ?? there are no particular point of entry locations at Burwood campus.

    • Anna Hager Post author

      Hi Mohammad, thank you for your enquiry. You’ll find a white tent with one of our staff members set up in the middle of the activities at Melbourne Burwood Campus, Mutant Way. Please swipe your card there. Let me know if you have any further questions and enjoy the activities today! Anna

  • while exploring the event on mobile app it is asking for a password , please help me on same

    • Anna Hager Post author

      Good morning and thank you so much for your email! We have removed the password requirement from the app. If you download the most recent app update, you will be able to access all the information straight away. Please let me know if there are any issues and we will assist further. Have a lovely day. Anna

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