Deakin Spirit

Deakin spirit shines bright with the Olympic dream

The last two-weeks we have all been very fortunate to watch some of the most dedicated athletes in the world fulfil...

Josh Dunkley-Smith to row for gold as Oarsome Foursome dominates semi

GEELONG’S Josh Dunkley-Smith will row for Olympic gold in “clash of the titans” final on the difficult, swirling waters of...

Henry Frayne to compete in long and triple jumps events yet again at the Olympics

For Deakin alumnus Henry Frayne, his Olympic debut and graduation, took place in the same year. He completed his Bachelor...

Joshua Dunkley-Smith preparing to row at Rio

It’s been a huge year for Joshua Dunkley-Smith and after achieving silver medal in the Men’s 4 World Rowing Cup...

Jaime Ryan sets her sights on sailing Gold at Rio

Aiming for Gold at the Rio Olympics, Australian sailing star Jaime Ryan has teamed up with big brother Will in...

Rowena set to realise her dreams at Rio

‘Train while the others are sleeping. Dream big, train hard!’ This little gem that appears on Rowena’s Twitter account sums...

Swimming superstar Belinda Hocking wins laurels at the Victorian Sports Awards

Deakin’s very own swimming superstar Belinda Hocking scooped up the Kitty McEwan Award for the Victorian Female Athlete of the...

Deakin Spirit at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

As the 2016 Olympics fast approach it is with great pride and excitement that we look forward to seeing a...

Elite Athlete Sports Grants – now open

Deakin University is proud to support elite and emerging athletes as they balance the demands of high-level sport with their...

Deakin Indigenous Dragons back to back Gold

On Friday 24 June, the team travelled to Brisbane to compete in the 21st Annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student...

Meet two athletes walking the path to Rio

The journey each athlete takes to the Olympics is unique. Rhydian Cowley is training for the 20-kilometre men’s race walk...

How an Olympic swimmer prepares to race in Rio

When Travis Mahoney was a primary school student, he had to write down his life dream, which was: ‘To swim...

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