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Student News January 2019

You said, we did: give feedback on your units in eVALUate

At Deakin, we’re committed to high-quality teaching, up-to-date course content and a challenging and stimulating learning environment. Regular feedback from you about your experience at university is vital to ensure we know where we can improve. Each trimester we run the eVALUate survey. It’s an important opportunity…

How we’re supporting women in sport

By Deakin’s Vice-Chancellor Jane den Hollander AO Whether it’s kicking a footy from 50 metres or cheering for an incredible three-point shot, sport is integral to the Australian way of life, and our women are some of the best players. From basketball and surfing to…

Check out DUSA’s new website and online bookshop

We’ve refreshed things online for 2019 and are excited to introduce our new website and online bookshop.  These new DUSA spaces are designed to make engaging with us online simpler and more user-friendly. Website Our website now features a fresh look, improved navigation and new…

3 ways to find more time in your day

Time. We all want more of it, but as the pace of life in the 21st century increases, it feels like we actually have less! As you make plans for the new year, it’s a good idea to think about how you’re going to manage…

Walk with Deakin in the Pako Festa Parade, a multicultural celebration

It’s a carnival of delicious cultural food, traditional dancing, music, activities, entertainment and fun. The largest free multicultural event in Australia, Pako Festa, will be held in Geelong on Saturday 23 February 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Generations’ and more than 100 000 people will attend this vibrant…

FREE digital newspaper subscriptions for all students until 2020

Breaking news: as a Deakin student, you’ll have access to the latest news for free for another 12 months! Our very popular digital newspaper subscriptions to The Australian and The Geelong Advertiser have been extended until Tuesday 18 February 2020. Staying up to date on current affairs and…

Show your support for our LGBTIQ+ community at Pride March 2019

Deakin’s involvement in Pride March 2019 has been cancelled due to the extreme weather forecast. At Deakin, we believe in inclusion and we support diversity. Join the Deakin LGBTIQ+ community at Melbourne’s iconic Midsumma Pride March on Sunday 3 February 2019. Part parade, part party, Pride March celebrates…

How to decide where to live at Deakin

One of the most important decisions you will make at university (after where you’re going and what you’re studying) is where you’ll live. When making this decision, it’s a good idea to consider your budget, your daily routine, your study goals and your lifestyle habits.…

The most important study habits to build this trimester

Developing strong study habits is an important part of succeeding as a Cloud Campus student. So what study habits have you built this trimester? Now is a great time to reflect on your habits and examine how they’re working for you. We’ve compiled a few…

Need support? Check out our range of Cloud Campus services

Deakin provides a host of services and resources to support your studies throughout the trimester. You might not have had a chance to learn about this range of support, so we’ve put together a list of services and resources for you to explore as the…

Visit a Deakin Medical Centre for all your healthcare needs

Our Deakin Medical Centres have doctors, nurses and other health professionals ready to help you with your health. They provide free, confidential services and are conveniently located on each Deakin campus. So if you’ve got a medical condition or you need a check-up, why not…

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