How to enrol

Congratulations on your acceptance to Deakin College!

Steps to Enrol

Please see below step-by-step guide to enrol online as a new student.

Please note: Enrolments are now closed and will reopen for Trimester 1, 2022 on 25th January 2022.

Step 1

View your course video

Find out more about your course and pathway options.

Step 2

Download your Course Outline

Your Course Outline details the units/modules you will need to take in order to progress to your bachelor degree of choice.

Step 3

Read the Online Enrolment Guide

The Online Enrolment Guide includes detailed, step-by-step instructions on choosing your units/modules using your Course Outline, and enrolling in your course.

Step 4

View the Enrolment Instructions video

Watch as we guide you through logging into the Student Portal and selecting your units/modules.

Step 5

Log in and enrol in your units

Once you have read your Online Enrolment Guide and watched the Enrolment Instructions video, it’s time to log in, select your units/modules and timetable.

Please use Chrome or Firefox on a laptop or desktop computer, not your mobile.

Step 6

Complete the Academic Skills Assessment

This activity will help us understand what you might find difficult in your studies at the College and how we can help you be successful.

Step 7

Join Orientation

Orientation is the beginning of your journey at Deakin. It introduces you to your new life as a Deakin College student. It all starts the week before your classes begin and is packed full of useful online information sessions and activities.

Step 8

Set-up your Deakin University Username and Password

You will need to obtain a Deakin University password to use the computers on-campus, in the computer labs and to access Deakin University’s online services. You can set up your username and password after 24 February 2022.

Step 9

Get you student ID card

Once you have set up your Deakin Username and Password you can apply for a student ID card. You will need a student ID card as proof for on campus security that you are a student and also for ID at exams.

Step 10

Start classes

Classes commence on Monday 28 February 2022. If you’re studying online, you will find the Zoom links to your classes in Moodle after Wednesday 23 February by clicking on the relevant unit/module under ‘Course Overview’. If you’re having trouble, watch our ‘How To’ videos.

Enrolment help

To discuss part-time study, unit/module selection or pathway options, contact your Academic Coordinator:

Kristy Nikas
Academic Co-ordinator (Commerce) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 5121
Jeffrey Skolnick
Academic Co-ordinator (Business) – Burwood and
Academic Co-ordinator (Masters Qualifying Program) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 5121
Dr Wendy Beatty
Academic Co-ordinator (Communication, Design, Film, TV and Animation) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 6064
Catherine Sicurella
Academic Co-ordinator (Health Science) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9244 6309
Owen Makin
Academic Co-ordinator (Information Technology) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 5227 3603
Shanal Uduwana
Academic Co-ordinator (Foundation) – Burwood
P +61 (0) 3 9246 8479
Dr Liam Lyons
Academic Co-ordinator (Engineering) – Waurn Ponds
Academic Co-ordinator (Construction Management) – Waterfront
P +61 (0) 3 5227 8135
Tamara Camilleri
Academic Co-ordinator (Science) – Waurn Ponds
P +61 (0) 3 5227 8136

Join Deakin College staff for help with your enrolment in your course. Click on a link below to join. All times listed are Melbourne time:


  • Diploma of Business - Tuesday 25th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Commerce - Friday 28th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Communication - Thursday 27th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Construction Management - Tuesday 25th Jan at 3pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Design - Thursday 27th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Engineering - Tuesday 25th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Film, TV and Animation - Thursday 27th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Health Sciences - Thursday 27th Jan at 3pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Information Technology  - Tuesday 25th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Diploma of Science - Friday 28th Jan at 1pm - Join here
  • Foundation Program - Friday 28th Jan at 1pm - Join here

For Student Portal or Moodle login problems, please complete this form to request a reset of your Student Portal password. For any other IT issues, please email

You can also find your way around the Student Portal by watching the ‘Student Portal Introduction’ video.

The live Enrolment Chat on the Student Portal will be open during the enrolment period.

Log in to the Student Portal to see the chat window

Our new students usually have lots of questions. We have collected a list of frequently asked questions and provided the answers.

See our FAQs page