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Items with Category: Student News January 2018

Join in the summer fun with a DUSA adventure

Counting down the days until uni starts? Run out of things to watch on Netflix? Feel like getting out and about and trying something new? DUSA have some fantastic activities coming up – see a new part of Victoria, make some new friends (human or…

Two new Student Central hubs are coming to Burwood

Navigating university administration can sometimes be confusing! You’ve probably got a little lost at some stage trying to find the right person, in the right location, to get the right information. So, we’re creating a better campus experience for you through the creation of two…

Get ready for Deakin Scout, your new guide to getting around campus

You’ll never get lost on campus again with Deakin Scout at your fingertips. Deakin Scout is launching later this trimester and is our new app that will help you find your way around at Deakin. It’s innovative, simple and convenient, and will make a busy…

Are you an athlete? Apply now for a 2018 Elite Athlete Sports Grant

We’re proud to support elite and emerging athletes as they balance the demands of high-level sport with their studies. So, if you’re an athlete, why not apply for financial support to help you achieve your sporting and academic aspirations? Our Elite Athlete Grant Program provides…

How to build your exam confidence

If you’re studying in Trimester 3, you’ve probably got an exam coming up. Exams are an opportunity to show off what you know and should make you feel energised to perform at your best. But in reality, you might be feeling anxious. This is normal…

How to work effectively with a study buddy

Finding the right study buddy can infinitely improve your chances of succeeding as a Cloud Campus student. It can also make learning easier and more fun! Here’s five tips from fellow Cloud students on how to find the right study buddy and work together successfully…

How to look after yourself as a Cloud student

Many Cloud students reach a point during the Trimester when juggling study, work and a personal life gets all a bit too much. At the start of a new year it’s a good idea to set some goals on how you’re going to achieve balance…

How to sit your exam in the Cloud

Did you know that as a Cloud student, you have a choice as to where you sit your exams? Deakin has over 100 exam locations around Australia and the world to make it convenient for you to sit your exams, wherever you might be. We’re…

How to ace your assignment

Got an assignment deadline looming? Here are five excellent Deakin resources you might not know about that will help you ace your assignment. Assignment planner If you’re not sure where to start with your assignment, check out Deakin’s Assignment Planner. This handy tool is designed…

Why you should join Deakin at Pride March

The Midsumma Pride March is a celebration of the LGBTIQ+ community that takes place every year in January. Part parade, part party, the March is a colourful display of unity and inclusion. Pride marks the end of Midsumma, Victoria’s premier LGBTIQ+ cultural festival. Maybe you’ve never attended…

Need to talk to someone? Visit Ask Counselling

If you’re feeling down, overwhelmed or you just need to talk to someone, we’re here for you. Deakin has counsellors at all campuses ready to help you if you’re struggling and need support. The most important thing to remember is you’re not alone, and there is professional…

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