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Items with Category: Student News August 2018

Deakin’s continuing commitment to Respect. Now. Always.

At Deakin, we’re committed to the prevention of sexual harm, to providing compassionate support for victims and survivors, and to ensuring our campuses, including our online spaces, are safe. We have worked very hard to build our respectful, inclusive and safe culture and we will…

Run the Melbourne Marathon with Deakin

Interested in running the 2018 Melbourne Marathon? DUSA and DeakinACTIVE are teaming up to get you over the finish line. Register now to join Team Deakin and train and run with fellow Deakin students in your choice of event (marathon, half marathon, 10km run, 5.7km…

This year, you will get a My Health Record

At the end of 2018, every Australian will be given a My Health Record – a digital summary of their health information – unless they advise they do not want one.  My Health Record is a secure, online summary of your health information. You can…

The finalists are in! Vote for your favourite retro t-shirt design

The Deakin Merchandise Shop received over 200 entries for the ‘You Design Deakin’ vintage-themed t-shirt design competition. There is a lot of talent at Deakin! The choice was hard but the panel has selected four finalist t-shirts. Now, it’s time for you to choose your…

Do you have something on your mind? Ask a counsellor online.

If you’ve got something on your mind, a good place to start is Ask Counselling – a blog and resource for students having emotional or psychological issues, either at uni or in their personal life. Ask Counselling contains questions asked by Deakin students and answered by Deakin counsellors.…

Your guide to Cloud Campus exams

As a Cloud Campus student, you know the best way to stay on top of things is to plan ahead, so let’s start thinking about exams. Where you sit your exams Do you have your exam venue sorted? Now’s the time to confirm your location.…

Get expert library advice anytime, anywhere

Are you the kind of person who is most productive while everyone else is sleeping? It’s no secret that night owls and early birds often study alone. Now that the Burwood Library will be joining the Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses with 24/7 access, it’s…

Do you need support with your studies?

Building your own support network can be an important part of succeeding at your studies. You might share your online learning experience with other Cloud Campus students, speak to a mentor about writing an assignment, or talk through an issue with a counsellor. Take a…

Get involved in spirituality at Deakin

You might not know know that Deakin has a vibrant spiritual community – there are lots of ways for you to get involved and enhance your studies, your personal wellbeing and your outlook on life.  Connect with people online Our Deakin chaplains have a new…

Check your enrolment before census date

Census date is the last day you can withdraw from a unit, intermit or discontinue your course. If you withdraw by the census date it means that the units from that study period won’t appear on your academic transcript and you may not be fully…

Contract Cheating Awareness Week

Ever heard of contract cheating? Contract cheating is when you ask someone else to produce all or part of an assessment task that you submit as your own work, including paying for help from a third party. It can often happen accidentally when you get help…

Your last chance to apply for study abroad in Trimester 1, 2019

Applications for study abroad in Trimester 1, 2019 closed in July, but we’re giving you another chance to apply! We’ve re-opened a number of exchange programs with key partner universities for T1, 2019. This is a limited, second-round of opportunities! To sweeten the deal, we’re…

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