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27 July 2021

End of Victoria’s lockdown and an easing of restrictions – what this means for Deakin

A broad range of restrictions will be eased across Victoria at 11.59pm tonight as the current state lockdown comes to an end.

While our campuses will reopen for permitted/exempt teaching and learning activities, government advice is to continue to study from home if you can.

What the easing of restrictions means for you

What this means for your learning and other uni activities


For the remainder of this week, teaching and learning activities will continue to be delivered online. Some practical activities may be scheduled for immediate return from Wednesday 28 July 2021 – please check your unit sites regularly for updates. Other on-campus experiential learning and teaching will be scheduled to return from Monday 2 August 2021.

Clinical or other placements and work-integrated learning 

Approved student health and medical placements will continue where partner institutions remain open.

Work-integrated learning will continue to be online or will remain postponed where required. Affected students will be directly contacted.   

Please check your unit sites for the most up-to-date information.  

Research activities

Research projects that require on-campus facilities can continue, in consultation with your faculty/institute.

Accessing services on campus

The following Deakin support services will be opening on campus, but you can also continue to access them online:

 If you do need to attend campus, you must:

Where to get assistance

As we continue to experience uncertainty in our community, it is normal to feel some anxiety and even frustration. Deakin has a range of student support services available:

Staying well

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