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Items with Category: Student News March 2018

How to be green at Deakin

We’re proud of our commitment to your health at Deakin. When you prioritise your health and look after yourself, you set yourself up for success, both academically and personally. Sustainability is a priority for us: here are some initiatives you can be a part of…

Achieve great things in T1 with the Library

New year, new challenges! The Library is looking forward to helping you with your student journey and with achieving your dreams. We’re here to help – can’t wait to meet you all (in person or online!) Getting Started Missed our Orientation sessions? Never fear! You…

Our Deakin values. Your community. Your safety.

Last week, we welcomed more than 12,000 new students to our Deakin community during OWeek. OWeek is a key part of the student experience. We hope all of our new students have enjoyed learning about their course and our services and supports, along with participating…

Five reasons you need to have global experience

Getting your university qualification is your ticket to play, but how do you separate yourself from your peers after you graduate? Here are five reasons some global experience will give you the edge you need to succeed. Feed your inner entrepreneur Whether you’re interested in…

Brooke Stratton is heading to the Commonwealth Games!

In exciting news, Deakin student and long jumper Brooke Stratton will be heading off to the Commonwealth Games in April! Brooke recently qualified 1st at the Australian Championships and Commonwealth Games selection trials and will join the Australian Commonwealth Games team. The Games will be…

Join DeakinACTIVE and get healthy in T1

Have you heard about DeakinACTIVE? We’ve recently launched new fitness centres at Burwood and Geelong Waurn Ponds with new decor, new equipment and new programs! So, if you’ve been thinking about joining a gym and improving your health and fitness, now’s the perfect time to…

Join us for an inspiring discussion of multiculturalism

Our state is one of the most multicultural communities on the planet. Cultural Diversity Week runs from Saturday 17 March – Sunday 25 March and it’s Victoria’s largest multicultural celebration, featuring an exciting program of festivals and events across metropolitan and regional areas. We often…

FREE digital newspaper subscriptions for all students

Breaking news: as a Deakin student, you can now get unlimited access to the latest news through a free digital subscription to online publications the Australian and the Geelong Advertiser! Valid until Tuesday 19 February 2019, the subscription covers desktop and mobile content for both…

Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day

Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Women make up 52 per cent of Deakin’s academic staff and 67 per cent of Deakin’s professional staff and contribute with enthusiasm, intelligence and dedication to every…

New parking spaces now available at Burwood Car Park 12

The Car Park 12 expansion works are almost complete with several new sections now open. The expansion project has provided an additional two levels of car parks as well as new end-of-trip facilities, including secure bicycle storage and change room facilities with lockers and showers.…

Dragon Festival: save the date and get involved

Dragon Festival is our celebration of student life at Deakin: diversity, health, sport, connectedness and having fun! Starting with the Campus Clash on Sunday 18 March 2018 and finishing on Thursday 22 March 2018, Dragon Festival is full of activities, entertainment, food, pop-ups and opportunities…

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