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Items with Category: Student News October 2018

What to do if you’re sick or injured

If you’re sick or injured, sometimes it can be difficult to know what to do and where to go. Here’s a quick summary of your options. Emergencies If your health problem is an emergency, go straight to Emergency at your nearest hospital or call 000…

How to stay safe when you’re not on campus

When you’re on Deakin’s campuses, there’s always someone looking out for you. You can use the SafeZone app to immediately access Deakin Security services, or call them directly on 1800 062 579. But what about when you’re out and about off campus? Here’s some information about what to do…

Celebrate Diwali with Deakin

Every year, millions of people diverse faiths come together to celebrate the festival of lights, Diwali.   Diwali is one of the most important occasions on the Hindu calendar. It’s an annual celebration that signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over…

The Boomers 18/19 season is about to begin!

The Deakin Melbourne Boomers are ready for huge season. Last year, they came runners-up in the WNBL competition. This year, they’re going for the win! So, now’s your chance to experience the action of professional women’s basketball. It’s an affordable way to support women’s sport…

How to access Deakin’s health services as a Cloud Campus student

When you’re concentrating on your studies it can be challenging to find the time to concentrate on your health. This is particularly true of Cloud Campus students who also have to focus on work, family and many other commitments. If you need support, Deakin has…

Announcing the new online DUSA Bookshop

The DUSA Bookshop is embracing the digital age! In 2019, we’re launching a new online DUSA Bookshop. It will feature enhanced navigation and browsing capabilities, a Click & Collect service and alternative payment options. And it will be open for business 24/7. You’ll be able to…

Our top tips for preparing for your exams

When it comes to preparing for your exams, sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin. That’s why you should take some time to plan your revision to make sure you make the most of your time. As exam time draws closer and revision ramps…

Easy ways to avoid a parking fine

Our parking inspectors are pretty good at their jobs. But fines are avoidable, and there are easy ways to prevent those small mistakes that hurt your bank balance. Remember to always pay for your parking. Here’s how. Short term parking: CellOPark It’s really easy to…

Apply now for the 2019 Connect Program

Do you want to help new students to make a great start at Deakin? Are you enthusiastic, approachable, motivated and reliable? Do you know your campus like the back of your hand? Then, you should apply for the Connect Program! It’s a great way to…

Five minute self-care techniques

Completing a degree is a challenging process, especially when there are plenty of other commitments taking up space in your schedule. Putting time aside to look after yourself while studying is important, but when it comes to self-care it can be easy to plan big…

Get on your bike this Ride2Work Day

Around 1.2 million Australians commute by bicycle to work. Join them and pedal your way to Deakin’s campuses for Ride2Work Day. Arrive by bike to one of our campuses on Wednesday 17 October 2018 and you’ll receive a Deakin KeepCup and a $10 coffee/food voucher…

More Library Hacks to save you time

Earlier this year, the library shared a few of its Library Hacks, helping you to: Find unit material. Get resources posted to you if you’re a Cloud Campus student. Use Google Scholar via the library. Locate books on the shelves. Since then, we’ve made a…

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