Prepare for Week One

There is so much to look forward to! Get ready to kick off your time at Deakin College with a packed first week.

New to Australia?

Starting life in a new country is an incredible experience, but one you will need to be prepared for. Find essential resources for international students preparing to arrive here.


Find out how to select your subjects and choose your timetable.


Orientation is your first taste of life as a Deakin College student. It starts the week before your classes begin.


Explore both on-campus and off-campus accommodation options here.

Important dates

Make sure you know when Orientation, Census, exams and holidays are.

Campus directions and maps

Find your way to and around our campuses

Safety and security

We have Deakin security officers on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Connect with other students

Make friends at Orientation and get involved through the Student Committee and the Deakin University Student Association (DUSA).