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Deakin University is a public university in Victoria, Australia. Established in 1974 with the passage of the Deakin University Act 1974, the university was named after the second Prime Minister of Australia, Alfred Deakin.
Its main campuses are in Melbourne's Burwood suburb, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront and Warrnambool, as well as the online Cloud Campus. Deakin also has learning centres in Dandenong, Craigieburn and Werribee, all in the state of Victoria.
Deakin University consistently ranks highly in student satisfaction; in the 2019 Student Experience Survey, Deakin had the fourth highest student satisfaction rating nationally, and the highest student satisfaction rating out of all Victorian universities. Deakin has had the highest undergraduate student satisfaction ratings out of all Victorian universities every year since 2010, and has consistently placed in the top two for highest postgraduate student satisfaction out of all Victorian universities every year since 2010.
The Deakin story
With over 40 years of experience as one of Australia's leading tertiary education providers, Deakin's won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year. We offer our students world-class programs and endless opportunities.
Deakin University has a strong governance system delivering high standards of decision-making and accountability. As Deakin continues to move into a bold and exciting future, it aims to meet and exceed the highest standards in the quality of their courses, research and community engagement.
Deakin is a leading university enabling globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to our communities. They have a student-focused culture with a reputation for being accessible and friendly.
The Deakin University is a Public university located in Melbourne.
The Deakin University was founded in 1974.
The current president of Deakin University is John Stanhope.
According to verified online sources, the Deakin University enrolls a total of 108754 students.
According to the main website, the Deakin University has a total student population of 54377 undergraduate students and 54377 graduate students.