Deakin University is an Australian public university with over 40,000 students. It has campuses in the coastal cities of: Geelong, Melbourne, and Warrnambool, Victoria. The University was named after the leader of the Australian federation movement and the nation's second Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin.
The largest campus of the University is in Melbourne's eastern suburb of Burwood, on Burwood Highway, about 45 minutes by tram (route 75) from the Melbourne CBD. Located alongside Gardiner's Creek parklands, it has had a number of new multi-story buildings constructed in recent years and the campus has about 19,000 undergraduate and postgraduate on-campus students.
Some facilities at the Melbourne campus include the Deakin University Art Gallery, Motion.Lab - motion capture facility, a purpose built gymnasium and sports hall, cafes, food outlets and a bar.
There is a wide range of student and faculty clubs, social activities and events. DUSA (Deakin University Student Association) also offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities and special interest groups.
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City Population: 4,169,103
University Population: 41,635
Climate: Moderate, oceanic climate, and well known for changeable weather conditions.
Nearest Airport: Melbourne Airport