The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin University’s busiest campus, with around 26,000 students and 1500 staff.
Here you can enjoy all the wonderful benefits of Melbourne’s thriving metropolis while studying amongst leafy green parklands.
Located approximately 16 kilometres from the city centre the campus boasts architecturally designed buildings and state of the art teaching facilities.
The campus offers many study and break out areas for socialising and downtime. The campus also boats many sporting facilities, cafes and an impressive library.
Deakin College classes are taught in a purpose-built centre right in the heart of the campus.
The best way to get to the Burwood campus via public transport is by tram. The #75 tram comes directly from the centre of the city and stops right out the front at stop #63 Deakin University/Burwood Highway.
There are a number of bus routes that travel directly past the campus, including route 281 which stops inside the campus.
There is also a Deakin shuttle bus – route 201 – which provides a service from Box Hill bus terminal and train station.
The closest major train station to the Melbourne Burwood Campus is Box Hill station which is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines. Burwood station on the Alamein line and Jordanville station on the Glen Waverley line are also close by.
The campus is around a 30-minute drive from Melbourne’s CBD. The best way to navigate your way to campus is to use Google Maps or your GPS.
Deakin provides a free carpool matching service to both students and staff to help you find someone to carpool with. If you decide to carpool and are bringing someone else in your car you can use the carpooling car park.
While there are quite a few car parks available on campus, they can fill up quickly – especially at the start of Trimester 1 and 2. For short-term or one-off parking, use the CellOPark app. If you visit campus regularly, it might be best to buy a parking permit.
If you’re the type that likes to be active and keep fit then cycling into campus might be a great option as there are many bike trails in the area. The campus boasts a secure bike cage and there are showers and lockers available.
Finding Your Way Around Campus
It may take a little time to get your bearings on campus. The Deakin way-finding app Deakin Scout will help you find your way. Don’t worry, it won’t be long before you know your way around like a local!