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Items with Category: Latest Student News 2018

Apply for a Deakin Hallmark to get an edge when you graduate

Working hard and studying smart at university is essential to getting good grades, but employers want more. They are interested in capabilities and experience that demonstrate your ability to perform in the workplace. And graduate positions are very competitive. How will you show employers what…

Get cheap DUSA merch before the end of the year!

Listen up, students! Are you a fan of a sale? Because it’s the end of the year, we’re selling our iconic 2018 membership hoodie and t-shirt packs for only $40! You don’t have to buy a membership (although we strongly recommend that you do) to…

Deakin’s holiday closure period

You’ve made it to the end of 2018 – congratulations! It’s undoubtably been a big year for you, filled with study, work and personal commitments, challenges and achievements. We hope you have a happy and safe holiday, enjoy the food and festivities, and take a…

Don’t forget to check your Cloud Campus exam location

Have you confirmed your exam location? The Trimester 3 exam timetable will be released on Monday 10 December 2018 and as a Cloud Campus student you have until Thursday 10 January 2019 to change your exam location (or a $150 fee per unit will apply).…

Enjoy your holidays by avoiding these summer hazards

It’s almost summer! Which means the beach, the pool, travelling, hanging with friends, eating, parties, adventures and enjoying our beautiful country. We want you to enjoy your holidays, so here’s some important safety information about summer in Australia to ensure that you look after yourself…

How to write a literature review

You’re probably used to writing essays by now (if not, we’ve got some tips here). But have you ever written a literature review? A literature review is an exploration of the published literature on a particular topic. By ‘literature’ we mean books, academic journal articles,…

We’re creating a safer campus entry and exit at Waurn Ponds

We’re upgrading the two entrance points at the Waurn Ponds Campus to alleviate traffic congestion and make it quicker, easier and safer to enter and exit the campus. Traffic lights will be installed at both intersections on Pigdons Road, at Alfred Deakin Drive (Entrance 1)…

Tips for your assessments in the Cloud Campus

Deakin has a range of services and resources you can use to write and plan your assignments. There’s support available for every phase of your assignment, from researching your topic to receiving feedback. Take a look at some of our favourite services and see if…

Being sun smart this summer could save your life

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australia. Being sun smart at all times, but especially in summer, is critical to your health. Skin can burn in just 15 minutes…

The library’s summer reading guide

Need a book to get lost in while you’re on break? We’ve got gripping thrillers, fascinating histories, swoony romances, gritty crime novels and sweeping fantasies to cater to every taste! Scroll down to see some staff favourites from our latest batch of Nook Books, and…

Did you know you can top up your Deakin Card online?

The easiest and fastest way to top up your Deakin Card is online. You can top up on any device, wherever you are and the transaction is immediate. You just have to go to the Deakin Card website and follow the simple instructions. You can use the…

What is Deakin Video?

You may have noticed a few changes to the way we are delivering class capture in Trimester 3. Deakin Video combines class capture and streaming with video creation and management in one seamless system. Deakin Video will be introduced in stages, beginning with a transition…

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