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From President and Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, Professor Iain Martin
Congratulations on your decision to study at Deakin College!
You’ve made an excellent choice. Deakin College graduates receive the very best preparation for a successful university career, with more than 22,000 students progressing into a renowned Deakin University degree.
Deakin College provides a technology-rich and inclusive learning environment focused on helping all its students achieve a smooth transition to university-level studies.
For the last 9 years, we’ve achieved the highest overall student satisfaction rate among Victorian universities. Your time at Deakin College, and subsequently Deakin University, will prepare you for a meaningful career in our fast-paced digital world.
We look forward to welcoming you when you successfully complete your studies at Deakin College.
As a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university, more than 61,000 high-achieving students choose Deakin for its outstanding graduate outcomes and innovative learning resources.
Deakin’s practical, hands-on approach to learning means you will gain the real-life skills that employers are seeking. From our $55 million engineering training facility to our dedicated studios and hi-tech equipment for the creative arts, our state-of-the-art facilities help students become highly sought-after graduates.
Real-world learning is a cornerstone of life at Deakin University. Our courses are informed by industry and delivered by academic staff who are leading experts and influencers in their respective fields, able to share valuable industry insights. Deakin University maintains close links with industry, government, departments, professional associations and other educational providers to ensure courses are developed and reviewed with industry and professional input.
Through exceptional industry connections and work placement programs, both in Australia and overseas, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience to excel in your studies and your future career. And with flexible study options, you can work toward your well-recognised qualification on campus or online.
When you choose to study at Deakin, you can be confident you are choosing from among the world’s best. We’ve been ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide^ and awarded a five-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
For nine years running, Deakin has scored highest for overall student satisfaction# in Victoria. Students tell us they are particularly happy+ with our teaching, learning environment, work placements and support.
And there is plenty of support available. Whether you just want to improve your study skills or get help with a tricky assignment, you can rely on student mentors, online resources and academic staff to lend a helping hand. Our easy-to-use online system, DeakinSync, helps like-minded students connect online, collaborate and support each other.
* 2020 Student Experience Survey, UA benchmark group Victorian universities
^ Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020
# Australian Graduate Survey 2010–2015, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2020 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
+ More satisfied than the national average, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website (2020 update).