Deakin University Overview
Established in 1974, Deakin was Victoria's fourth university and the first in regional Victoria. Today, Deakin operates in a global, connected world with the digital economy influencing every aspect of its activities. The University enjoys a reputation for being accessible, helpful and friendly. It has a longstanding record for its use of cutting-edge information technology while providing highly personalised experiences, whether in the cloud on Deakin's media-rich campuses or through a combination of cloud and campus learning. Deakin was awarded a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds (QS); the rating indicates Deakin is world-class in a broad range of areas, has cutting-edge facilities and is internationally renowned for its research and teaching.
Deakin is in the top 50 of the QS ranking of the world’s universities under 50 years. Deakin is now in the top 3% of the world's universities in each of the three major international rankings.
Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with Deakin University.