Written by Caromes, December 2017
Deakin University, Australia, is a top-rated university with world-class outcomes. Industry-focused degrees and a strong international outlook mean that Deakin graduates are ready for the global workplace.
According to QS and Times Higher Education, Deakin is ranked in the Top 2% of universities worldwide and is among the top 50 young universities in the world for 2017. Deakin offers a wide range of degrees that are relevant to the jobs of the future. Be it the Sciences from innovative nanotechnology facilities or the Arts at one of the world’s largest motion capture labs, Deakin brings together the latest in technology to complement learning.
Deakin’s practical approach to learning puts emphasis on real-world experience and professional practice. In many programs, students are able to experience first-hand practical experience right away during their first year of study – Engineering students build, Education students teach, Nursing students experience clinic work. As a result, Deakin graduates are job-ready and equipped with the professional tools sought by employers in an increasingly competitive global workplace. With the intention of improving student employability, Deakin places a premium on work experience and internships. To ensure that the degrees provided by the university develop skills and knowledge that are continuously relevant and in demand from employers, Deakin University actively remain a close connection with industry partners from all around the world.
Deakin have four modern campuses located in engaging and welcoming communities. Each campus offers a unique and stimulating teaching, learning and research environment. Students have access to state-of-the-art learning resources and an excellent student support network to assist them in every step of their learning journey and beyond. The university’s Cloud Campus offers a wide range of degrees and units online, allowing students to engage in a convenient and personalised learning experience using the latest digital tools in the market. This makes the Cloud Campus is a highly visual, media-rich, interactive learning environment. Students will be given the freedom to make the most of this great learning experience, unconstrained by time or space, with no compromises in learning quality.
From the student’s first contact with Deakin, until they graduate and further beyond in their career, Deakin staff will be there to provide support along the entire way. Deakin University staff will cater relevant information and important advice appropriately to interested students. Students will be assisted on decision making for courses of study, future career opportunities, application and admission process, on-arrival orientation programs, familiarisation of the campus and the surrounding areas, and accommodation options.
Student mentors will also be around to assist students who are in need for academic help, social assistance and emotional support.Since a large majority of these mentors are current International Deakin students, it is likely that newly-arrived students will be paired with a mentor who speaks the same native tongue or is from the same country.
Range Of Courses
Deakin offers hundreds of courses across four faculties, 17 schools and a range of research institutes and strategic centres. To suit the career objectives of a wide variety of students, Deakin University offers a wide range of courses in numerous disciplines ranging from Architecture and Built Environment to Humanities and Business to Health. Students will be taught by staff who have industry experience as leaders and innovators in their fields. This would allow students to garner confidence during lessons and a chance to apply what is learnt in lessons to potential real-life career experiences.
Deakin maintains close links with industry, government, professional associations and other educational providers to ensure our courses are developed and reviewed with industry and professional input. Additionally, because of Deakin's industry connections, professional accreditation is available through many Deakin degrees.
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