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Empower yourself with UniStart or Preparing to Succeed

How do you make a great start to your studies? As a commencing student you are automatically enrolled in one of two Orientation resources to help kick-start your learning journey and set yourself up for study success.

Undergraduate students are enrolled in UniStart and Postgraduate students are enrolled in Preparing to Succeed. Both resources are delivered through CloudDeakin and appear in your unit tiles in DeakinSync.

Undergraduates: visit UniStart

UniStart is all about helping you get the best start to your studies by showing how things are done at Deakin and teaching you how to consolidate your existing skills and knowledge. You can watch your Orientation session recordings, find guides to accessing your unit information and learn about the range of resources and support services available to you throughout your study journey. You can also connect with other students and start building your learning community. Explore UniStart today!

Postgraduates: visit Preparing to Succeed

Preparing to Succeed focuses on the experience of commencing postgraduate students. Whether you have just finished an undergraduate degree, or you’re returning to study after a long break, Preparing to Succeed has the resources you need to make a great start. You’ll find recordings of your Orientation sessions, learn more about what to expect at Deakin, access an introduction to Deakin’s online learning environment and get tips on how to set your career goals while balancing your studies with your other life commitments. You can also connect with other students and share your learning experiences. Visit Preparing to Succeed today!  

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