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Student News September 2018

Could a DeakinACTIVE gym membership change your life?

If you haven’t checked out our DeakinACTIVE campus gyms at Geelong and Burwood, now’s the perfect time. The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and as the end of trimester approaches, it’s a good idea to check in with your physical and…

Save the date for our Mid-Autumn celebrations!

In many countries in Asia, Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, when there is a full moon. It’s an ancient harvest festival symbolising family reunion. In 2018, Mid-Autumn falls on Monday 24 September. Mid-Autumn is known…

Connect with other Cloud Campus students

Connecting with your fellow Cloud Campus students is an important part of succeeding at your studies. Having a group of people to talk to and compare experiences will strengthen your support network. Other students who have gone through similar challenges can provide you with valuable…

Unwind at DUSA’s Stress Less Week

There’s no denying uni life is tough. Preparing for your final exams and assignments can be stressful, especially while juggling work, family, a social life and other commitments. This is why it’s important to take some time out and do something to unwind! From Monday 10…

Your Cloud Campus tools and resources

What practical support do you need to succeed in your studies? Deakin provides a range of services designed to support your journey as a Cloud Campus student. Explore some of our favourite services and decide which are right for you. The Library Cloud Campus students…

Thursday 13 September is R U OK? Day

Thursday 13 September 2018 is R U OK? Day. It’s a day when everyone is encouraged to reach out to someone close to them and ask, ‘are you OK?’  Staying connected and having meaningful conversations is something we can all do. You don’t need to be…

Re-enrol now to win 1 of 20 $200 gift cards

Re-enrolment for 2019 is now open – and if you re-enrol early, you could score $200! Simply re-enrol before Friday 5 October 2018 to go into the draw to win 1 of 20 $200 Coles Myer gift cards. If you are a continuing student and…

Be a part of Diwali Festival of Lights 2018

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, an annual celebration that signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. It’s a joyful milestone celebrated by people across the world irrespective of their culture or religion. Diwali…

Introducing automatic renewals at the library

There’s enough to keep track of when you’re a uni student, and one of our goals in the library is to make managing your studies as smooth as possible. If you’re tired of logging in to check your library loans and renew those essential texts,…

So, you’ve just received feedback on your assignment. Now what?

Getting feedback on an assignment is an important part of the learning experience. But sometimes it can be hard to know how to interpret feedback, especially if the comments aren’t what you expected, or if you’re unsure what they mean. It’s important not to take…

Come to the Postgraduate and Honours Study Expo

Are you thinking about further study after you finish your undergraduate degree? Join us at the Postgraduate and Honours Study Expo to learn all about your options at Deakin. You’ll have the opportunity to speak with academics and specialised support staff regarding courses, careers and…

How to get motivated and stay motivated

What motivates you? Motivation is a key aspect of completing your studies at the Cloud Campus, especially if you’re studying part time and fitting your studies around your other life commitments. We spoke to Cloud Campus students who have succeeded at their studies and they…

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