Deakin Spirit

Women in sport – a Deakin priority

Women’s sport participation is on the rise and consistent excellence in a wide variety of disciplines, has enabled female athletes...

Congratulations to our 2016 Elite Athlete Sports Grant recipients

At Deakin, succeeding as an athlete doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice other aspects of your life, including your studies....

Athlete profile: Belinda Hocking

Athlete profile Discipline: swimming Degree: Bachelor of Education (Primary) Belinda Hocking began her sporting career at the tender age of...

Deakin student Maddie Boyd drafted in first AFL Women’s league

Already established as the leading code in Australia, AFL is set to become even bigger, with its first national women’s...

Exclusive offer – WNBL Deakin Melbourne Boomers 2016 opening game

The countdown is on! The Deakin Melbourne Boomers will kick off their 33rd season with a home game against Adelaide...

My key to success – meet Olympic medallist and Deakin student Joshua Dunkley-Smith

When Joshua Dunkley Smith left school, he wanted to continue doing something active and outdoors on a regular basis. Having...

Celebrating Rio Olympic and Paralympic success

For the past few weeks we have feverishly followed Deakin students, alumni and staff live out their athletic dreams at...

Cheer for our alumni at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Today marks the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and it is with great pride and excitement that we...

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...

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