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Volunteer for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

October 28, 2019

Sport and Recreation

Sport has always been at the heart of Deakin, and is one of our greatest strengths.

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Enjoy a weekend of first-class road racing by getting among the action as a volunteer at the annual Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race.

Held from 30 January–2 February 2020, the event is inspired by the prestigious ‘spring classics’ of Europe, and is once again set to deliver intense competition with some of the world’s best cycling on display

The 2020 event will see the Deakin University Elite Women’s Road Race become part of the UCI Women’s World Tour calendar – the pinnacle of world cycling – for the first time.

Set in the picturesque yet challenging terrain of Geelong and the Surf Coast, the race demands riders who can tackle steep climbs and cross winds while hitting incredibly high speeds.

‘The skill, endurance and attitude of these female athletes is truly inspirational,’ says Deakin Vice-Chancellor Iain Martin.

Volunteer at this world-class event

Boost your future employability by gaining volunteer experience at this prestigious event!

To register as a volunteer, simply enter your details via the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race registration form.

variety of positions and time slots are available across the three days, meaning you’ll have a chance to get on the sidelines of one of Australia’s most exciting sporting events.

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
30 January–2 February 2020

You can also follow all the action via #cadelroadrace and #DeakinWomensRace. 

Win a signed copy of Cadel Evans’ autobiography!

Update: this competition has now closed. The winners are Sunil Kongadi and Prajval Rao Krishnapur.

To celebrate the recent renewal of Deakin’s partnership with the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, we are giving away two signed copies of Cadel’s autobiography The Art of Cycling to Deakin students.

Please note if you are a Cloud Campus student and you win a prize, we will ask you for your postal address.

Cadel Evans’ autobiography giveaway

The promoter of this competition is Deakin University ABN 56 721 584 203 of 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong VIC 3220

  1. Information on how to enter forms part of these Terms and Conditions. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and entries must comply with these Terms and Conditions to be valid.
  2. This competition is governed by the laws in force in the State of Victoria, Australia.

The Competition

  1. The competition is free to enter and is strictly current Deakin students.
  2. Entrants must complete the competition form and submit an entry in the manner set out in the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Staff employed by Deakin University and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter the competition.

Competition period

  1. The competition period is from Monday 28 October 2019 to 5pm Friday 8 November 2019.


  1. The prize consists of 2 x Cadel Evans Signed Autobiography books.
  2. The total retail value of the prize pool is $99.98.

How to enter

  1. Entrants must complete the competition form providing their full name, student number, Deakin email address and mobile phone number. Students may only enter once.

 Selection and notification of winner

  1. Winners will be selected at random.
  2. Winners will be contacted via email or phone.
  3. Winners names will be published on the Deakin Life blog on 12 November 2019.
  4. Prizes are not transferable and are not redeemable for cash. Deakin’s decision is final and binding – no correspondence will be entered into. Deakin accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries or other communications. Entries will be deemed void if forged, manipulated or tampered with in any way.
  5. Entrants consent to Deakin using their name, image or voice for promotional purposes. Entrants agree to make themselves available for a photograph and interview in the event that theirs is the winning entry and if requested by Deakin.
  6. Winners consent to their name and photograph being published on Deakin social media and other digital channels if requested to in any and all forms as determined by the Division of Student Life.

 Privacy collection, use and disclosure statement

Personal Information provided to Deakin University by entrants will be used to notify the winner of the competition. A photograph of the winners may be published on Deakin University’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and Instagram and other digital channels such as the Deakin Life blog.

Deakin University complies with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) in its treatment of personal information. Entrants have a right to access their personal information held by the University. Requests for access to personal information are managed under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic).

The University’s information privacy policy may be viewed at or by contacting the Privacy Officer at

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