Deakin University is an Australian University located in Melbourne, Victoria.
It was formally established in 1974. It was Victoria's fourth university, the first to be established in regional Victoria.
The first campus that was established was Waurn Ponds. The University was a result of merging State College of Victoria (formerly known as Geelong Teachers College).
The Burwood campus is on site of the former Burwood Teachers' College. It provided live-on-site accomodation for country students.
The main building on site was the 116-year-old Stonnington Mansion.
The University is divided into four facilities, covering arts and education, business, law and science and engineering and built environment.
Burwood Campus Edit
The University largest campus is Burwood which is located 45 minutes by tram from Melbourne, CBD. The campus has around 27,700 students.
Facilities at the campus include multi-story car parks, art gallery, motion capture facility, gymnasium, sports hall, cafe, food outlets, bookshop, library, medical centre, counselling services and a bar.
The campus provides single room on-campus accommodation for 600 students in a mixed gender setting.
Geelong Waterfront Campus Edit
The campus is Deakins newest campus, located on Corio Bay in the central business district of Geelong. More than 4,500 students are based at the campus. It hosts students from the schools of Architecture and Built Environment, Health and Social Development, Psychology and Nursing and Midwifery and Business and Law.