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					                                                            | MELBOURNE | GEELONG | WARRNAMBOOL | OFF CAMPUS




WARRNAMBOOL
WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS
                        14
                     AUGUST
                              GEELONG
                              WATERFRONT CAMPUS
                              WAURN PONDS CAMPUS
                                                      21
                                                   AUGUST
                                                                MELBOURNE
                                                                BURWOOD CAMPUS
                                                                                              28
                                                                                           AUGUST
WELCOME TO DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Deakin’s Open Days are a fun and informative way               We hope you have fun at Open Day and find all the
for you to gain valuable information on courses                information you need to become a Deakin student.
and facilities as well as experience university life           And don’t forget to take some time to enjoy the
for yourself.                                                  entertainment and enter the competition to win
Be sure to attend some of the many information                 an Apple iPad 2!
sessions held throughout the day, and check out our
state-of-the-art facilities and contemporary buildings.




    VIBRANT ATMOSPHERE

  Each Deakin campus boasts a range of modern facilities
  and a unique atmosphere – from the inspiring architecture
  and bayside appeal of Geelong Waterfront Campus, to the
  bustling cafe culture of our Melbourne Burwood Campus,
  the spectacular coastal location of our Warrnambool
  Campus and the mix of activity and open spaces at our
  Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.




    INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  You will be taught by staff with industry experience who
  have been recognised as leaders and innovators in their
  fields. Many courses provide the opportunity to gain
  valuable, practical understanding and develop workplace
  skills through industry placements, work experience and
  internships.




    FLEXIBILITY TO CHOOSE

  Flexibility is a key feature of Deakin’s courses and study
  options. Deakin provides the choice of four locations and
  allows you to fit study around life and work commitments
  with full-time, part-time, online and off-campus options.
  You can also get a head start on your career by utilising
  initiatives such as Deakin’s trimester system or Gap Year
  Program.
  A GREAT LEARNING CULTURE

At Deakin, we want you to have a meaningful learning
experience while enjoying all the university has to offer.
Deakin’s facilities and services ensure you can achieve
this. Students tell us Deakin’s supportive staff and friendly
environment makes it a great place to meet different
people with new ideas, be treated as an individual with
freedom of thought and make lifelong friendships along
the way.




  GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

To enrich your learning experience, we offer a range of
opportunities to gain a global perspective. Our Study
Abroad and Exchange Office offers various programs
including short-term study programs, study tours and
international volunteering placements in a variety of
overseas locations.




  INDUSTRY-RELEVANT DEGREES

Deakin offers a balance of theoretical and practical
experience, and utilises cutting-edge technology and
research to ensure our courses equip you with the skills
employers are after. Deakin maintains close links with
government, professional associations and other education
providers to ensure our courses are developed and
reviewed to industry standards with professional input.




  DIVERSE RANGE OF COURSES


Deakin offers a broad range of courses including general
degrees such as Arts and Commerce, professional degrees
such as Law and Engineering and specialist disciplines
such as Nutrition and Sport. We also offer a wide range
of combined courses such as the Bachelor of Nursing/
Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology).
GET THE MOST OUT OF DEAKIN



TIPS
• Talk to Deakin staff and students at Open Day about our
  courses and university life.
• Find out how to apply for courses and key dates.
• Get advice about how to complete your application and
  ask about any extra requirements.

IF YOU’RE A SCHOOL LEAVER,
ASK YOURSELF:
•	 What subjects do I most enjoy at school?
•	 What jobs do I think I might enjoy or be interested in?
•	 Do the courses I am interested in lead to jobs that I am
   interested in?
•	 Do I want to study or work internationally?

IF YOU’RE A NON-SCHOOL LEAVER OR A MATURE-AGE APPLICANT,
ASK YOURSELF:
•	 Do I want to study part time, full time, on or off campus?
•	 What information do I have on pathways?
•	 What previous study or work experience could earn me
   Credit for Prior Learning?
•	 What courses lead to the job I want?
•	 What information do I have on how to apply?

IF YOU’RE LOOKING AT POSTGRADUATE STUDY,
ASK YOURSELF:
•	 Am I interested in postgraduate study by coursework
   or research?
•	 What are the entry requirements for the course I am
   interested in?
•	 Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
•	 Do I want to study part time, full time, on or off campus?
•	 How will I fit study around my lifestyle commitments?
•	 What industry recognition will I receive from this qualification?

WHEN TALKING TO DEAKIN COURSE ADVISERS,
ASK YOURSELF:
•	 What choice of units are there?
•	 Are there any compulsory units?
•	 What are the opportunities for a placement in industry?
•	 What major sequences are offered?
•	 Where does the course lead?
•	 What are the possible employment outcomes for this course?
•	 What are the course entrance requirements (ATAR, Pi form,
   STAT, grade point average etc.)?
•	 How do I apply?
•	 What are the alternative pathways if I don’t get in?




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     | MELBOURNE | GEELONG | WARRNAMBOOL | OFF CAMPUS
WELCOME TO DEAKIN OPEN DAY
Information sessions for non-school leavers, VCE students and parents, and postgraduate students will run throughout
each Open Day. A schedule of general information and academic presentations can be found in this guide – just look
under a particular campus and your area of interest for what’s on, when and where. For Warrnambool see pages 4–7,
for Geelong Waurn Ponds see pages 8–15, for Geelong Waterfront see pages 16–19, and for Melbourne see pages 20–31.


                COURSE INFORMATION CENTRE                                                        PATHWAYS TO DEAKIN
                The Course Information Centre will give you access                               Representatives from tertiary institutions will be
                to the full range of course information in one                                   available at each campus in the Course Information
                convenient location.                                                             Centre to discuss your pathway to Deakin.

                CAMPUS TOURS                                                                     CAMPUS ACTIVITIES
                Tours depart every 30 minutes from 10.30 am                                      Once you have all the course information you need,
                from the Course Information Centres at the                                       be sure to take some time to sit down and enjoy the
                Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds and Waterfront                                          music, entertainment and activities that Deakin's
                campuses. At Melbourne Burwood Campus, the                                       Open Days offer.
                tours depart outside Building X, Lecture Theatre 12,
                just near the Library.                                                           OPEN DAY COMPETITION
                                                                                                 Win an Apple iPad 2. Simply complete the
                ACCOMMODATION TOURS                                                              survey inside the back cover and place it in the
                Take a tour of the student accommodation at the                                  competition box at each Deakin Open Day for
                Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn                                          your chance to win.
                Ponds Campus and the Warrnambool Campus.
                Visit the accommodation stand to find out about                                  SUPPORT TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE
                tours and more.                                                                  Talk to staff at Open Day about Deakin's excellent
                                                                                                 education and support services to assist you with
                CAMPUS MAPS                                                                      your transition into and throughout university life.
                To navigate your way around Open Day, be sure                                    Programs include disability support; scholarships;
                to use the campus maps found on page 4 for the                                   and programs to recognise, reward and provide
                Warrnambool Campus, page 8 for the Geelong                                       advanced learning opportunities for high-achieving
                Waurn Ponds Campus, page 16 for the Geelong                                      students; and assistance to develop study and
                Waterfront Campus and page 20 for the Melbourne                                  learning skills.
                Burwood Campus.
                                                                                                 FIRST AID
                DEAKIN INTERNATIONAL                                                             St John's Ambulance service will be available at the
                Deakin welcomes students from around the world.                                  Geelong and Burwood Open Days.
                For more information, visit the Deakin International
                stands at each campus throughout Open Day.                                       GO ONLINE
                                                                                                 Visit the Deakin web site at www.deakin.edu.au
                CLUBS AND SOCIETIES                                                              to catch up on all the latest news about Deakin,
                Get more out of uni life by joining one of Deakin’s                              read graduate profiles and find out about Deakin’s
                clubs or societies. This is a great way to meet people                           campuses, courses and study options. Take some
                and make new friends. Visit the on-campus displays                               time to explore the Open Day web site
                during Open Day to find out how you can get                                      www.deakin.edu.au/openday where you’ll also be
                involved.                                                                        able to hear some of the day’s sessions.

Visitors may be photographed and/or video recorded by Deakin University staff during Open Day.



DEAKIN WELCOMES PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY TO OPEN DAY
For information about accessibility on campus, go to the campus maps at www.deakin.edu.au/campuses.
iLecture will be used for some of the Open Day sessions which means a recording and transcript can be made available on request.
Large print copies of Open Day information can also be provided. Please phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733).
If you are in Warrnambool and wanting to attend Open Day in Warrnambool, please call 03 5561 1114 to reserve a WCA/PMTP taxi.
If you are in the Geelong region and wanting to attend Open Day at either Geelong campus, please call 03 5278 5785 to book a
WCA/PMTP taxi, compliments of Deakin.
Individuals with disability can be accommodated during Open Day with Auslan interpreters and note takers. If you would like to
discuss and make arrangements for your needs beforehand, please email drcentre@deakin.edu.au or phone:
Rita Jennings                Jan Johnson                     Pearl McNally or Elizabeth Williams
in Geelong on                in Warrnambool on               in Burwood on
03 5227 1427                 03 5563 3256                    03 9244 6255.
WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS
Sunday 14 August | 10 am–2 pm | Princes Highway, Warrnambool

Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus is set on the banks of the Hopkins River, close to local surf beaches. The campus
is a friendly, close-knit community of staff and students. On-campus facilities include purpose-built teaching and
learning spaces, extensive recreational facilities and on-campus accommodation.



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                                                                                           Sherwood Park Railway Station                        R A I LWAY         LINE
                   PRINCES                        H I G H WAY                                                                                  To Warrnambool          ®
                  To Melbourne
HOW TO GET TO THE WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS                                            STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Travel by car from Melbourne takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes                 Student support services include study skills, careers and employment,
(Melway reference 626 D8). On Sundays, a V/Line train departs Southern          JobShop, a medical centre and health service, counselling, financial
Cross railway station at 9 am and arrives at Sherwood Park railway station,     assistance, on and off-campus accommodation, international student
adjacent to Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus, at 12.09 pm. For information           support and chaplaincy.
on trains, visit www.vline.com.au.
                                                                                Visit the Division of Student Life's 'get involved, get connected, get results'
CAMPUS FACILITIES                                                               information stand on Open Day to find out about the services on offer.
Deakin’s Warrnambool Campus has a cafe; fitness club; basketball, netball
                                                                                WARRNAMBOOL FITNESS CLUB
and tennis courts; and a golf course which help students enjoy their
                                                                                Come and visit the Warrnambool Fitness Club on Open Day. You’ll have
university experience. The campus is currently undergoing a major and
                                                                                access to cardio and weight training facilities with qualified staff on hand to
exciting construction project which is due for completion in 2012 and will
                                                                                assist. There’ll be many fitness demonstrations on throughout the day.
result in a fantastic new cafe, bar and courtyard.
                                                                                Why not test your fitness with an indoor rowing competition?
LIBRARY
How can Deakin’s Library and information services make your study easier?
Take a tour of the Library on Open Day and discover what it can offer you.




                                                                                                                                                                  Warrnambool Campus
                                              See for yourself how wonderful the city of Warrnambool really is! Hop on the free bus
                                              courtesy of the Warrnambool City Council for a 1.5 hour guided tour of Warrnambool. Departs
                                              at 2.15 pm from the campus bus stop – places are limited so book early! Contact the Council's
                                              Business Support Team on 03 5559 4925 or email businesssupport@warrnambool.vic.gov.au.




WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS GENERAL INFORMATION SESSIONS
Thriving at Deakin – finding accommodation                                      Take your studies further –
10.00–10.45 am                                                                  information session for non-school leavers
12.00–12.45 pm                                                                  1.00–2.00 pm
Building G, Room G1.01, Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre                            Building B, Room B3.03
Find out about on and off-campus accommodation options available for            If you are a current TAFE student or graduate, in the workforce, currently
Deakin students, the financial considerations involved in living away from      studying at another institution or a gap year student – this information
home, and how and when to apply. Hear insights from staff and students          session is for you. Find out how to apply for university study as a non-school
about Deakin's on-campus accommodation and pick up some useful tips             leaver. Hear about Deakin’s flexible study options, information on Credit for
about how to find the most suitable off-campus accommodation via the            Prior Learning, how to fill out VTAC Pi forms and tips for sitting the Special
Division of Student Life's 'House-me' service.                                  Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Learn about the scholarships available
                                                                                and our range of study support services that will help you make a smooth
This presentation will be followed by a tour of the on-campus
                                                                                transition into Deakin.
accommodation facilities. For more information please visit
www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/services-facilities/accommodation.            Deakin at Your Doorstep –
The difference is Deakin –                                                      Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences
information session for VCE students and their parents                          1.30–2.00 pm
10.00–11.00 am                                                                  Building B, Room B3.01
Building B, Room B3.03                                                          Find out how the Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences –
                                                                                a two-year, full-time (or part-time equivalent) course – will introduce you
Discover more about Deakin and what the University can offer you.
                                                                                to university study in a supported tertiary environment. Discover the
Be informed about how to apply through VTAC, SEAS (Special Entry Access
                                                                                pathways into a range of targeted degrees, providing you with up to
Scheme), HECS-HELP, scholarships and the different costs associated with
                                                                                18 months Credit for Prior Learning. You will also hear about the academic
studying at university. Learn about the support services available at Deakin,
                                                                                and problem solving skills you will develop during your studies. The course
including the Disability Resource Centre, careers and employment and
                                                                                is ideal for people returning to study or for students who may not meet the
study skills. Discover alternative pathways to study at Deakin and hear from
                                                                                entry requirements for their desired Deakin degree.
a current Deakin student.
WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


ARTS AND EDUCATION                                                                 ENGINEERING
Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more about the         Hands-on experience in Deakin’s Engineering courses ranges from
following courses:                                                                 designing and building a Formula SAE racing car to building robots.
•	Arts	and	Education	    •	Journalism                                              As a student, you will also have the chance to take part in Industry-Based
•	Australian	Studies		   •	Literary	Studies                                        Learning, internships and final-year industry-based projects to gain
•	Public	Relations	      •	Politics	and	Policy		                                   workplace experience and develop valuable networks. Speak to staff at the
•	Sociology	             •	Media	and	Communication.                                Course Information Centre during Open Day to find out more about the
                                                                                   following courses:
Arts and Education                                                                 •	Civil	Engineering	 	                •	Mechatronics	and	Robotics	Engineering
10.30–11.00 am                                                                     •	Mechanical	Engineering	             •	Electrical	and	Electronics	Engineering*.
12.30–1.00 pm                                                                      * Subject to approval at time of printing.
Building B, Room B3.05                                                             Why study Engineering at Deakin?
Why study an Arts or Education degree? Why at Warrnambool? Arts and                12.00–12.30 pm
Education has it all – including Australian Studies, Journalism, Literary
                                                                                   Building B, Room B3.05
Studies, Media and Communication, Politics, Psychology, Public Relations,
Sociology and Teaching. Find out what an Arts or Education degree can              Deakin’s Engineering graduates are entering an industry in which their
offer you and the range of career opportunities they can provide.                  skills and knowledge are in demand. Learn why Deakin’s Engineering
                                                                                   course – with specialisations in Civil, Mechanical or Mechatronics and
Australian Studies – Australia today and tomorrow                                  Robotics,	or	Electrical	and	Electronics*	–	can	build	you	a	successful	career.
10.30–11.00 am                                                                     * Subject to approval at time of printing.
Building B, Room B3.01                                                             Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
What can we learn from Australia’s past to shape our future? Hear how
Australian Studies develops skills in recognising the impact of the past on
the present and possible career opportunities in education, government,
                                                                                   ENVIRONMENT
media, tourism, museum and cultural organisations.                                 Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more about
                                                                                   Environment courses offered at Deakin, including:
Sociology – understanding and analysing societies                                  •	Fisheries	and	Aquaculture	          •	Freshwater	Biology		
11.00–11.30 am                                                                     •	Marine Biology.
Building B, Room B3.01 
                                                                                   Marine Biology, Freshwater Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture display  
Study the people around you and ultimately yourself. The rich, the poor, the
strong, the weak, the powerful, the oppressed and more. Come and hear
                                                                                   All day
how you can change the way you see yourself and the world around you.              Building J, Room J2.27 
                                                                                   See the environmental science display and find out about our Marine
Public Relations                                                                   Biology and Freshwater Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture courses,
11.30am–12.00 pm                                                                   and potential graduate employment opportunities. Academic staff and
Building B, Room B3.01                                                             researchers in marine biology, freshwater biology and fisheries will be on
                                                                                   hand to answer questions, demonstrate some exciting research equipment
Is it all spin? This talk will explain how public relations has roots in Ancient
                                                                                   and to discuss the courses and their current research projects. Tours of
Greek democracy, why professional communication is vital for business and
                                                                                   laboratory and teaching facilities will be conducted during the day.
government and what skills are necessary for a successful career in this field.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.                       Marine Biology, Freshwater Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture
                                                                                   11.00 am–12.00 pm
BUSINESS                                                                           Building J, Room J.201, Alfred Deakin Lecture Theatre
                                                                                   Hear about the benefits of studying marine biology, freshwater biology
Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre during Open Day to find out
                                                                                   and conservation management of aquatic sources at Warrnambool, with
more about:
                                                                                   its proximity to a range of aquatic environments – making it a ‘classroom
•	Accounting and Accounting Information Systems                                    without walls’. Fieldwork, practical experience and industry placement
•	Commercial Law                                                                   opportunities will prepare you for a rewarding career.
•	eBusiness
                                                                                   Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
•	Economics and Finance

                                                                                   LAW
•	Management and Marketing.

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Management –
                                                                                   The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and combined Law courses are designed
your choice, your decision
                                                                                   principally as qualifications for entry to the legal profession, incorporating
11.00 am–12.00 pm                                                                  features such as practical legal skills training in moot, mediation, arbitration
Building B, Room B3.03                                                             and witness examination. Regular, compulsory practical experience
                                                                                   placements throughout the course offer you the opportunity to experience
Not sure which Business degree to choose? This session will inform you
                                                                                   legal environments first-hand and develop useful workplace contacts.
about the career opportunities available with a degree in Commerce or
Management, and the benefits of studying a combined course.                        Law – opening the door to a world of opportunities
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw for more course information.                        12.00–1.00 pm
                                                                                   Building B, Room B3.03
                                                                                   A distinctive feature of Deakin’s Law program is its deliberate orientation
                                                                                   towards commercial law. The Deakin LLB degree requires you to study a
                                                                                   range of units relevant to commercial law practice.
                                                                                   Visit www.deakin.edu.au/law for more course information.
WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


HEALTH                                                                              OPTOMETRY
Career opportunities in the health sector have never been better.                   Optometry*
Job growth is strong and continues to increase steadily as public health
issues such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sedentary lifestyles and
                                                                                    11.00–11.30 am
ageing populations affect health care systems not only in Australia but             Building B, Room B3.05 
around the world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find           Deakin’s accelerated Optometry program will be enrolling students for the
out more about:                                                                     first time in 2012. Find out more about this growing profession and how this
•	Exercise	and	Sport	Science		     •	Food	and	Nutrition                             exciting program leads to registration as an optometrist – the primary health
•	Health	Sciences		    	           •	Public	Health	and	Health	Promotion	            care professional involved in detection and management of eye disease,
•	Occupational	Therapy	            •	Social	Work	                                   dispensing corrective lenses, and rehabilitation of conditions of the visual
•	Psychology	          	           •	Nursing                                        system. Come and see where Deakin Optometry can take your career.
•	Medicine			          	           •	Optometry.                                     * Subject to approval at time of printing.

Health Sciences
11.30am–12.00 pm                                                                    PSYCHOLOGY
Building G, Room G1.01, Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre                                Studying Psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest




                                                                                                                                                                     Warrnambool Campus
                                                                                    growing and most diverse professional fields in Australia and around the
Find out how the flexible nature of Deakin's Bachelor of Health Sciences
                                                                                    world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more about:
provides you with the ability to try many subject areas and to structure
your own course by combining two health-related major sequences,                    •	Psychology
with a wide range of elective study areas, according to your interests              •	Nursing/Psychology.
and career aspirations.
                                                                                    Psychology
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.                          1.30–2.00 pm
                                                                                    Building B, Room B3.05 
MEDICINE                                                                            Psychology is the study of mental processes and human behaviour. With
Medicine Surgery                                                                    subject matter that is deeply relevant to so many areas of human activity,
                                                                                    study in psychology complements a wide range of career choices. Deakin’s
1.00–1.30 pm                                                                        Psychology courses are recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA)
Building B, Room B3.01                                                              and the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Deakin’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery is a four-year, graduate-         Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
entry program that will prepare you for work as an intern in regional,

                                                                                    TEACHING
metropolitan and interstate hospitals, as well as careers in medical research,
academia, and hospital and government medical administration. A graduate-
entry program requires successful completion of an undergraduate degree.            Teaching at Deakin covers a range of study areas including Teaching (Primary),
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.                          Physical Education, Teaching (Secondary)/Arts, Teaching (Science)/Science,
                                                                                    Education (Applied Learning), Early Childhood Education, Koorie Teacher

NURSING AND MIDWIFERY                                                               Education and LOTE. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find
                                                                                    out more.
Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more about:
                                                                                    Primary teaching as a career!
•	Nursing
                                                                                    Rewarding, challenging and fulfilling
•	Nursing/Midwifery
•	Nursing/Psychology                                                                11.00–11.30 am
•	Nursing/Public Health and Health Promotion.                                       1.00–1.30 pm
                                                                                    Building G, Room G1.01, Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre
Nursing and Midwifery                                                               Bachelor of Education (Primary) – discover the rewards of studying a Primary
12.00–12.30 pm                                                                      Teaching degree. Hear from our friendly staff about selection, course
Building J, Room J2.01, Alfred Deakin Lecture Theatre                               information and career options.

Nursing is a career rich with opportunity. As a Deakin Nursing graduate you
                                                                                    Early Childhood Education –
will be highly sought-after for your nursing knowledge, communication
skills, professionalism, enthusiasm and problem-solving capabilities.
                                                                                    establishing the foundation for solid learning
You will be well prepared to pursue a career as a registered nurse in a             12.00–12.30 pm
range of work areas including hospitals, homes, hospices, aged care, clinics,       Building B, Room B3.01
schools, universities, community health centres, government agencies
                                                                                    Do you want to extend your early childhood studies and/or upgrade your
and industries.
                                                                                    early childhood qualifications to the four year early childhood degree level?
Nursing clinical laboratories open for inspection                                   Our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education was developed to address the
All day                                                                             potential shortage of four-year degree trained kindergarten and childcare
                                                                                    centre teachers. Discuss course information and career options with staff and
Building F, Rooms F2.04 and F2.05 
                                                                                    students and find out how to apply directly to Deakin.
Nursing prepares you for practice within a range of health care settings and
equips you with the knowledge and skills to provide safe and quality care           Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
for patients with a variety of complex illnesses. Visit our clinical laboratories
and discover how you can move into a fulfilling career in nursing. 

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
    GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS
     Sunday 21 August | 10 am–3 pm | Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds

     On the western edge of Geelong, the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is Deakin’s second largest, with more than
     4300 on-campus students. Services and facilities include extensive recreational facilities and expansive landscaped
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CAMPUS FEATURES                                                                   HOW TO GET TO THE GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS
The campus is well serviced by buses and located near trains and local            Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is located on the western edge of
shopping centres. It has a range of student services including a cafe and bar,    Geelong, 72 km south-west of Melbourne. Travel by car from Melbourne
restaurant, hairdresser, medical centre and a childcare centre.                   takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes (Melway reference 464 J5). V/Line trains
                                                                                  run every hour on the hour from Southern Cross station starting from
LIBRARY                                                                           9 am. Once you arrive at Geelong station, hop on the free Deakin Open Day
The Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus Library has recently been refurbished              shuttle bus to make your way to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
and is truly a library for the 21st century. Tours will run throughout Open       For more information and to confirm public transport services please visit
Day at both Geelong campuses so be sure to join a tour to learn tips and          www.vline.com.au.
tricks for using the Library to assist your study.
                                                                                  CATCH THE OPEN DAY SHUTTLE BUSES
STUDENT SUPPORT                                                                   The Deakin University (DU) shuttle bus and the Gordon Institute of TAFE
Student support services include study skills, careers and employment,            (GIT) shuttle bus will travel continuous loops between the Geelong railway
JobShop, a medical centre and health service, counselling, financial              station, Gordon Institute's Geelong Campus, Deakin's Geelong Waterfront
assistance, on and off-campus accommodation, international student                Campus, Gordon Institute's East Geelong Campus and Deakin's Geelong
support and chaplaincy. Visit the Division of Student Life's 'get involved, get   Waurn Ponds Campus.
connected, get results' information stand on Open Day to find out about
the services we offer.                                                                        PICK UP: Geelong station          PICK UP: Gordon Geelong Campus
                                                                                              TO:     Gordon Geelong            TO:      Deakin Waurn Ponds
DEAKIN YMCA                                                                                           Deakin Waterfront                  Gordon East Geelong
Deakin YMCA offers a range of team and individual sporting opportunities                              Gordon East Geelong                Deakin Waterfront
                                                                                                      Deakin Waurn Ponds                 Gordon Geelong
in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Visit Deakin YMCA (Building da, next to                             Geelong station
                                                                                      BUS
the Course Information Centre), on Open Day to check out the full range of
health, fitness and sport and recreation opportunities available. Why not             GIT                 9.30 am                            9.45 am
drop in for a tour with one of our friendly health and fitness instructors?           DU                 10.00 am                               –
For more information please visit www.deakin.ymca.org.au.
                                                                                      GIT                    –                              10.30 am
DEAKIN POSTGRADUATE STUDY                                                             DU                 11.00 am                               –




                                                                                                                                                                    Waurn Ponds Campus
Deakin has more than 150 postgraduate courses on offer, so you can find a                                                                   11.30 am
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relevant course that will provide you with the skills to help give your career




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a boost. Our off-campus/online course delivery gives you a real choice                DU                 12.00 pm
about where and when you study and our trimester system may enable                    GIT                    –                              12.30 pm
you to fast-track the completion of your degree. Eligible students can
also commence studies and pay no upfront fees by taking advantage of                  DU                  1.00 pm                               –
FEE-HELP. Visit www.goingtouni.gov.au for more information on FEE-HELP.               GIT                    –                               1.30 pm
Visit the postgraduate information stand on Open Day to find out more                 DU                  2.00 pm
about postgraduate study at Deakin or visit www.deakin.edu.au/postgrad.                                                                      2.30 pm
                                                                                      GIT                    –
                                                                                      DU                  3.00 pm                               –

GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS                                                          GIT and
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                                                                                              Both buses drop off back at Geelong railway station for the 3.30 pm
                                                                                              and 4.30 pm trains to Southern Cross railway station.

GENERAL INFORMATION SESSIONS
The difference is Deakin –                                                        Thriving at Deakin – finding accommodation
information session for VCE students and their parents                            11.00 am–12.00 pm
10.00–11.00 am                                                                    2.00–3.00 pm
1.00–2.00 pm                                                                      Building ib, Room ib3.232
Building ib, Room ib3.232                                                         Find out about on and off-campus accommodation options available for
Discover more about Deakin and what the University can offer you. Find            Deakin students, the financial considerations involved in living away from
out about how to apply through VTAC, SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme),          home, and how and when to apply. Hear insights from staff and students
HECS-HELP, scholarships and the different costs associated with studying at       about Deakin's on-campus accommodation and pick up some useful tips
university. Learn about the support services available at Deakin, including       about how to find the most suitable off-campus accommodation via the
the Disability Resource Centre, careers and employment and study skills.          Division of Student Life's 'House-me' service.
Discover alternative pathways to study at Deakin and hear from a current
                                                                                  This presentation will be followed by a tour of the on-campus
Deakin student.
                                                                                  accommodation facilities. For more information, please visit
Take your studies further –                                                       www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/services-facilities/accommodation.
information session for non-school leavers                                        Consider MIBT for your pathway to Deakin
12.00–1.00 pm                                                                     1.30–2.00 pm
Building ic, Room ic3.101                                                         Building ic, Room ic3.101
If you are a current TAFE student or graduate, in the workforce, currently        Find out why Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) is a
studying at another institution or a gap year student – this information          popular choice for both local and international students as a pathway to
session is for you. Find out how to apply for university study as a non-school    second year study at Deakin University. With increasing competition for
leaver. Hear about Deakin’s flexible study options, information on Credit for     places at universities it is good to know that you have another pathway
Prior Learning, how to fill out VTAC Pi forms and tips for sitting the Special    option to study at Deakin. MIBT is located at the Burwood, Waterfront and
Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Learn about the scholarships available           Waurn Ponds campuses and offers courses in Commerce, Computing,
and our range of study support services that will help you make a smooth          Engineering, Health Sciences, Management, Media and Communication
transition into Deakin.                                                           and Science. For more information, please visit www.mibt.vic.edu.au.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


BUSINESS                                                                       COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA
As part of a Deakin Business degree, you can choose to combine areas           Communication and media offers graduates many employment
of specialisation as you progress throughout your degree, allowing you         opportunities – from journalism and public relations, to writing,
to tailor your degree to your interests and for maximum employment             film direction and multimedia development. Strong industry relations,
opportunities. To find out more about our full range of courses speak to       work placements, accreditation and an emphasis on developing
staff at the Course Information Centre.                                        practical skills distinguish Deakin’s Communication and Media courses.
                                                                               Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more.
Combined courses with Commerce and Law –
just one more year for twice the gain!                                         Communication is the key to success
10.00–11.00 am                                                                 12.00–12.30 pm
12.00–1.00 pm                                                                  Building ia, Room ia1.006, Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre
Building ib, Room ib3.311                                                      Discover how to become a journalist or public relations professional
Find out about combined courses offered in Business and Law, and how           and work in areas such as media, event management, communications,
you can get two degrees by studying just one extra year. Come along to this    publications and much more.
session to hear a discussion on the benefits of combined courses, and listen
                                                                               Arts and Education
to current students talk about their experiences.
                                                                               12.30–1.00 pm
Bachelor of Management – gain a professional advantage                         Building ia, Room ia1.006, Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre
11.00–11.30 am                                                                 Why study an Arts or Education degree? Arts and Education has it all –
Building ka, Room ka3.411                                                      from Languages and Literature to Dance and Drama; from Education and
2.30–3.00 pm                                                                   Teaching to History and Politics. Find out what an Arts or Education degree
Building ib, Room ib3.311                                                      can offer you and the range of career opportunities they provide.

Deakin’s Bachelor of Management provides you with the skills necessary         Professional and Creative Writing
to manage business and be an effective leader. A degree in Management
can lead to careers in virtually every area of business and government in
                                                                               1.00–1.30 pm
Australia and overseas. www.deakin.edu.au/management                           Building ka, Room ka3.403
                                                                               Hear how literary studies and professional and creative writing can lead
Bachelor of Commerce – diverse career options                                  to careers in social policy, social work, education, human services, public
11.00 am–12.00 pm                                                              policy and governance, cultural heritage, museums, information and library
2.00–3.00 pm                                                                   studies and more.
Building ia, Room ia1.006, Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre                      Media and Communication
The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is Deakin’s most popular degree.
                                                                               2.30–3.00 pm
It combines a solid foundation in business studies with the flexibility
to choose from more than 20 major sequences. The BCom is the
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recommended pathway for those considering a future in professional             Find out about Deakin’s Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication) –
accounting, financial planning, marketing and many other careers.              a unique multi-skilled qualification suitable for many careers and
Come along to find out more. www.deakin.edu.au/bcom                            job markets.

Business Information Systems – be the business face of Facebook                Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.

2.00–2.30 pm
Building ka, Room ka3.411
A degree in Business Information Systems is a great foundation for a
                                                                               ENGINEERING
                                                                               Engineering at Deakin is growing. Hands-on experience in Deakin’s
business career. Ever wondered how organisations juggle social media
                                                                               Engineering courses ranges from designing and building a Formula SAE
and eBusiness, and keep their information secure? Who manages business
                                                                               racing car to building robots. Students have the chance to take part in
information in an organisation? Who advises on technology and integrates
                                                                               Industry-Based Learning, internships and final-year industry-based
that technology into the business? The answer is: Information Systems (IS)
                                                                               projects to gain workplace experience and develop valuable networks.
professionals. IS graduates are in high demand and this demand will only
                                                                               Speak to staff at the Course information Centre to find out more.
grow. www.deakin.edu.au/infosys

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw for more course information.
                                                                               Society of Automotive Engineers racing car display
                                                                               All day
                                                                               Building na, Geelong Technology Precinct
                                                                               Come and see the highly successful Deakin Racing Team's racing car on
                                                                               display and ask the team your questions.

                                                                               Civil Engineering laboratory
                                                                               All day
                                                                               Building kc, Room kc1.101
                                                                               Visit the recently renovated and refurbished civil engineering laboratory.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


Geelong Technology Precinct (GTP) display
All day
                                                                                   HEALTH
                                                                                   Career opportunities in the health sector have never been better.
Building na, Geelong Technology Precinct                                           Job growth is strong and continues to increase steadily as public health
At the GTP, researchers and industry combine to solve real world problems.         issues such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sedentary lifestyles and
The precinct focuses on Deakin’s core research capabilities in materials,          ageing populations affect health care systems not only in Australia but
biotechnology, chemistry, and environmental engineering, along with                around the world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find
regional strengths in manufacturing. Come along and see:                           out more about:
•	results of research into carbon fibre composites                                 •	Exercise	and	Sport	Science		   •	Food	and	Nutrition
•	electron microscopes which allow scientists to investigate the surfaces of       •	Health	Sciences		    	         •	Public	Health	and	Health	Promotion	
  materials on a nano-scale: from gekos to superhydrophobic fabrics; from          •	Occupational	Therapy	          •	Social	Work	
  nanopowdered wool to solar cells                                                 •	Psychology	          	         •	Nursing
•	T2! Deakin’s answer to the Ford Global Challenge – a Model-T for the             •	Medicine			          	         •	Optometry.
  21st century
•	hands-on demonstrations for you to touch, see and feel!                          Health Sciences
                                                                                   10.00–10.30 am
Engineering display
                                                                                   2.00–2.30 pm
All day                                                                            Building ka, Room ka3.406
Building na, Geelong Technology Precinct
                                                                                   Find out how the flexible nature of Deakin’s Bachelor of Health Sciences
Discover activities and displays including ‘finite element modelling and           provides you with the ability to try many subject areas and to structure
simulation analyses’, ‘battlebots’, ‘artificial intelligence control system        your own course by combining two health-related major sequences, with
with simulation’, ‘robots with legs’, ‘fun with engineering' and 'sense and        a wide range of elective study areas, according to your interests and career
communicate’ and others.                                                           aspirations.

Haptics and robotics laboratory                                                    Social Work
10.30–11.30 am                                                                     10.30–11.00 am
12.00–1.00 pm                                                                      Building ka, Room ka3.406




                                                                                                                                                                  Waurn Ponds Campus
Building na, Geelong Technology Precinct                                           12.30–1.00 pm
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                                                                                                                                                                      Geelong
Haptics and robotics are engineering the future – join us for a
demonstration of this exciting area.                                               The four-year Bachelor of Social Work provides a progressive, innovative
                                                                                   and broad-based approach to social work in local and global contexts.
Why study Engineering at Deakin?
                                                                                   This course has an emphasis on engagement with rural and regional
10.30–11.00 am                                                                     communities, race and gender issues, community development and
1.00–1.30 pm                                                                       anti-oppressive and empowerment approaches to social work practice
2.00–2.30 pm                                                                       and social policy.
Tours depart from the Course Information Centre, Building da, KD Stewart Centre,   Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
15 minutes prior to commencement of sessions
Deakin ambassadors will lead groups through the Geelong Technology
Precinct, Building na, Room na1.014, 15 minutes prior to the
commencement of the session. Deakin’s Engineering graduates are
entering an industry in which their skills and knowledge are in demand.
Learn why Deakin’s Engineering course – with specialisations in Civil,
Mechanical,	Electrical	and	Electronics*	and	Mechatronics	and	Robotics	–	
can build you a successful career in engineering.
*Subject to approval at time of printing.

Tour the Geelong Technology Precinct
11.00 am
12.30 pm
1.30 pm
Building na, Geelong Technology Precinct
Deakin ambassadors will lead groups to the Geelong Technology Precinct,
Building na. Regarded as having the potential to become Australia’s version
of ‘Silicon Valley’, the Geelong Technology Precinct is an outstanding
research and development hub focusing on advanced materials, intelligent
systems and biosciences, with many industry partners co-located here.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                           INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
As a Deakin Information Technology (IT) or Business Information Systems          As a student in Deakin’s International Studies programs you will develop
(BIS) student, you will gain an edge in the job market through the               skills in analysing and interpreting forces shaping political, economic, social
combination of hands-on experience and high-level theoretical training           and cultural activity in the world today. You will also gain a systematic
that our courses provide. Whether developing state-of-the-art computer           understanding of other countries, as well as cross-cultural competencies,
games or studying business applications of information technology, you           through an internationally-oriented curriculum. In addition, you will have
will learn by doing, rather than just seeing. Speak to staff at the Course       the opportunity to travel and study in a culture other than your own for
Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.                             an enriched international learning experience. Speak to staff at the Course
                                                                                 Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.
IT displays
10.00 am–2.00 pm                                                                 International relations
Building ka, Rooms ka5.225 and ka5.226                                           11.00–11.30 am
Visit our display of all things Information Technology! This interactive
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display will allow you to see examples of what we teach in IT.                   The international relations major sequence focuses on understanding
                                                                                 conflict and cooperation, war and peace in contemporary international
New initiatives in IT @ Deakin                                                   politics. Students examine the system of states before, during and after the
10.30–11.00 am                                                                   Cold War, the nature of power and security, global issues, human rights and
Building ka, Room ka5.110                                                        Australia’s place in the world.

Deakin’s IT courses have been updated with industry input to reflect             Middle East studies
industry needs, offering areas of study that are of crucial importance to
                                                                                 11.30 am–12.00 pm
IT development and applications, tailored to produce the graduate skills
that employers are looking for.
                                                                                 Building ic, Room ic3.101
                                                                                 Ever wondered what the Arab–Israeli conflict is all about? Or why Iran’s
Computing networking demonstration – Cisco                                       nuclear program is a source of international concern? Or what the anti-
11.00–11.30 am                                                                   government protests in the Middle East are about? Come and hear why
Building ka, Room ka5.231, Cisco Lab                                             studying the Middle East and North Africa can answer all these questions
                                                                                 (and more!) and increase your job opportunities.
Jump-start your IT career – discover the advantages of Cisco certification,
which can open up new IT networking career opportunities.                        International Studies – where will it take you?
You don’t get to 500 million friends without computer science                    11.30 am–12.00 pm
11.30 am–12.00 pm                                                                Building ib, Room ib3.311
Building ka, Room ka5.110                                                        Like the idea of combining study with travel? Hear how the Bachelor of
                                                                                 International Studies broadens your understanding of the world and opens
See how you can make a difference with the click of a button. We bust the
                                                                                 the door to fantastic opportunities overseas.
myths of a computer science career, and show you how rewarding it is to be
a computer scientist who creates software solutions to change and improve        Arts and Education
the way we live, work and have fun.
                                                                                 12.30–1.00 pm
Games Design and Development                                                     Building ia, Room ia1.006, Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre
12.00–12.30 pm                                                                   Arts and Education has it all – from languages and literature, dance and
Building ka, Room ka5.110                                                        drama, education and teaching to history and politics. Hear what an Arts or
                                                                                 Education degree can offer you and the range of career opportunities
This is an exciting and fast-growing area of IT, due in part to the popularity
                                                                                 it provides.
of systems such as XBox, PlayStation, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo
GameCube. Find out more about the Game Design and Development                    Languages – see where they can take you
course at Deakin by attending this session.
                                                                                 1.00–1.30 pm
IT Security                                                                      Building ic, Room ic3.101
1.00–1.30 pm                                                                     Find out about our Arabic, Chinese, Italian and Indonesian language
Building ka, Room ka5.110                                                        programs and the opportunities to study overseas so you can immerse
                                                                                 yourself in the language and culture while studying.
Fina out about IT Security – computer crimes, cryptography, digital
evidence and forensic IT investigation, communication and mobile security,       Politics
system security and security management – and the growing
                                                                                 1.30–2.00 pm
skills shortage.
                                                                                 Building ib, Room ib3.311
Business Information Systems – be the business face of Facebook                  The power of politics: Hear how to make better sense of the world in which
2.00–2.30 pm                                                                     we live, and understand the current social and political challenges we face.
Building ka, Room ka3.411                                                        Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
A degree in Business Information Systems is a great foundation for a
business career. Ever wondered how organisations juggle social media
and eBusiness, and keep their information secure? Who manages business
information in an organisation? Who advises on technology and integrates
that technology into the business? The answer is: Information Systems (IS)
professionals. IS graduates are in high demand and this demand will only
grow. www.deakin.edu.au/infosys

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


LAW                                                                             OPTOMETRY
The Bachelor of Laws and combined Law courses are designed principally          Optometry*
as qualifications for entry to the legal profession, incorporating features
such as practical legal skills training in moot, mediation, arbitration and
                                                                                10.00–10.30 am
witness examination. Regular, compulsory practical experience placements        Building ka, Room ka3.411
throughout the course offer you the opportunity to experience legal             12.00–12.30 pm
environments and develop useful workplace contacts. Speak to staff at the       1.30–2.00 pm
Course Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.                     Building ka, Room ka3.410
Law – opening the door to a world of opportunities                              Deakin’s accelerated Optometry program will be enrolling students for the
                                                                                first time in 2012. Find out more about this growing profession and how
10.00–11.00 am                                                                  this exciting program leads to registration as an optometrist – the primary
1.00–2.00 pm                                                                    health care professional involved in detection and management of eye
Building ia, Room ia1.006, Peter Thwaites Lecture Theatre                       disease, dispensing corrective lenses, and rehabilitation of conditions of the
The first 30 minutes of each session will be given by a Deakin academic         visual system. Come and see where Deakin Optometry can take your career.
regarding ‘Law at Deakin'. The second half will be a current Deakin student’s   * Subject to approval at time of printing.
perspective.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/law for more course information.
                                                                                PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                                Studying Psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest

MEDICINE                                                                        growing and most diverse professional fields in Australia and around the
                                                                                world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more
Medicine Surgery                                                                about:
11.00–11.30 am                                                                  •	Psychology
1.00–1.30 pm                                                                    •	Nursing/Psychology.
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                                                                                Psychology




                                                                                                                                                                 Waurn Ponds Campus
Deakin’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery is a four-year, graduate-
entry program that will prepare you for work as an intern in regional,          12.30–1.00 pm




                                                                                                                                                                     Geelong
metropolitan and interstate hospitals, as well as careers in medical            Building ka, Room ka3.406
research, academia, and hospital and government medical administration.
                                                                                Psychology is the study of mental processes and human behaviour.
A graduate-entry program requires successful completion of an
                                                                                With subject matter that is deeply relevant to many areas of human
undergraduate degree.
                                                                                activity, study in psychology complements a wide range of career choices.
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.                      Deakin’s Psychology courses are recognised by the Psychology Board of
                                                                                Australia (PBA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS).


NURSING AND MIDWIFERY                                                           Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.

Nursing is a career rich with opportunity. As a Deakin Nursing graduate you
will be highly sought-after for your nursing knowledge, communication
skills, professionalism, enthusiasm and problem-solving capabilities.
                                                                                SPORT
                                                                                Career outcomes in the sporting industry are exciting and diverse.
You will be well prepared to pursue a career as a registered nurse in a
                                                                                Australia is a sport-loving nation and our focus on sport as a discipline,
range of work areas including hospitals, homes, hospices, aged care, clinics,
                                                                                health science, profession, recreational activity and lifestyle has never been
schools, universities, community health centres, government agencies and
                                                                                greater. With the increase in obesity and chronic disease rates, the emphasis
industries. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more
                                                                                on physical activity and sport is likely to keep increasing.
about:
•	Nursing                                                                       Exercise and Sport Science
•	Nursing/Midwifery                                                             12.30–1.00 pm
•	Nursing/Psychology                                                            Building ib, Room ib3.232
•	Nursing/Public Health and Health Promotion.
                                                                                2.00–2.30 pm
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12.00–12.30 pm                                                                  Discover how this leading degree opens up employment opportunities
                                                                                in the sport, community health, recreation and fitness industries. Find out
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                                                                                more about the flexible course structure and professionally accredited
Nursing prepares you for practice within a range of health care settings and    stream of units available within this newly offered course at the Geelong
equips you with the knowledge and skills to provide safe and quality care       Waurn Ponds Campus.
for patients with a variety of complex illnesses. Discover how to move into a
fulfilling career in nursing.                                                   Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


SCIENCE                                                                            SOCIETY AND POLITICS
Science at Deakin covers a range of study areas including the Bachelor of          Deakin’s programs in Society and Politics are as diverse as the careers they
Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Forensic Science and the Bachelor of Science.      represent. Our programs are carefully designed to equip graduates with
Students gain experience through innovative practical programs, as well as         the knowledge and skills vital for gaining meaningful careers within the
professional practice units, which have been designed to enable students to        education sector, government departments, community services and the
develop job skills and an understanding of future workplaces. Speak to staff       health industry. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre on Open
at the Course Information Centre at Open Day to find out more.                     Day to find out more.

Science display                                                                    Sociology – understanding and analysing societies
All day                                                                            10.00–10.30 am
Building ka, Rooms ka3.103 and ka3.104, Science Laboratories                       Building ic, Room ic3.101
Take a tour through the Science Laboratories to see the sophisticated              Study the people around you. The rich, the poor, the strong, the weak, the
equipment used in teaching and research. Talk with the current students            powerful, the oppressed and all in between. Hear how you can learn to
conducting experiments and giving demonstrations on forensic detection.            change the way you see the world.
Meet at building ka, Room 3.109 for tours on the half hour. Tour of
laboratories (level 3 and 4) every half hour from 12.45 pm, with the last          Philosophy
tour leaving at 2.15 pm.                                                           10.30–11.00 am
Science                                                                            Building ic, Room ic3.101
                                                                                   Philosophy for life – from world religions to Freud; from ethics to political
11.00–11.30 am
                                                                                   philosophy. Deakin’s philosophy program will challenge you and your
Building ka, Room ka3.403                                                          thinking.
Science at Deakin offers you flexible study and transferable skills. It is
an excellent generalist degree, which gives you a broad knowledge of               The relevance of Criminology
contemporary science. A Bachelor of Science has very diverse career                11.00–11.30 am
outcomes in fields such as research and teaching.                                  Building ib, Room ib3.311
Biomedical Science                                                                 Crime, security, policing and punishment – come and learn how
                                                                                   Criminology looks at these areas and find out how you can work in
11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                                                   criminology, policy development, intelligence, paralegal and
Building ka, Room ka3.406                                                          security services.
The growth industry of the 21st century, a degree in biomedical science
can lead you to a career in biomedical research, veterinary science, genetic       Anthropology – what’s it all about?
counselling, patent law, genetic engineering, hospital and laboratory              12.00–12.30 pm
science, pharmaceutical/medical sales, as well as further studies in medicine.     Building ib, Room ib3.232
Zoology and Animal Science – new course in 2012                                    Anthropology is the study of lives of people in a range of societies. Find out
                                                                                   what you will learn and its relevance for you and your career.
12.30–1.00 pm
Building ka, Room ka3.410                                                          History – why study the past?
This new course for 2012 is targeted towards students with an interest             1.00–1.30 pm
in animal biology. This course will explore animal diversity, ecology and          Building ib, Room ib3.311
behaviour, comparative physiology, biochemistry, genetics, evolutionary
                                                                                   ‘The insistence of the past in the present: history at Deakin.’ Join this talk to
biology and animal nutrition. The course offers a significant field-based
                                                                                   explore our stimulating and challenging history program.
component allowing students to gain hands-on experience in these study
areas using native Australian fauna and ecosystems.                                Australian Studies – Australia today and tomorrow
Forensic Science                                                                   2.00–2.30 pm
1.30–2.00 pm                                                                       Building ic, Room ic3.101
Building ka, Room ka3.406                                                          What can we learn from Australia’s past to shape our future? Hear how
                                                                                   Australian Studies develops skills in recognising the impact of the past
Interested in a career in pharmaceutical and chemical industries, risk analysis,
                                                                                   on the present and find out about career opportunities in education,
or insurance investigation as a forensic scientist within the criminal justice
                                                                                   government, media, tourism, museum and cultural organisations.
system? Then come and join this discussion on forensic science at Deakin.
                                                                                   Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
GEELONG WAURN PONDS CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


TEACHING
Teaching at Deakin covers a range of study areas including Primary,
Physical Education, Teaching (Secondary)/Arts, Science, Applied Learning,
Early Childhood Education, Koorie Teacher Education and LOTE. As a Deakin
teaching student, you will participate in a highly-rewarding professional
experience program that allows time working in schools alongside
experienced teachers. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre on
Open Day to find out more.

Postgraduate information
All day
Course Information Centre
If you are already a teacher, education professional, graduate of a non-
teaching-related award or just interested in postgraduate study options in
Teaching, come and chat with us about our exciting range of postgraduate
courses in Education.

Master of Teaching
10.00–10.30 am
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Learn about this exciting new pre-service teaching course designed
to enable bachelors degree graduates from various disciplines to gain
teaching qualifications in one of three strands: early childhood, primary or
secondary education. Choice and flexibility in timing and location of study
are distinctive features of the Master of Teaching.




                                                                                Waurn Ponds Campus
Primary Teaching – reinvent your career
10.30–11.00 am




                                                                                    Geelong
1.30–2.00 pm
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Have you graduated from university but want to change your career?
Discover the way to challenge young minds with primary education.
Find out more about the Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary) available
at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.

Teaching as a career – rewarding, challenging and fulfilling
11.30 am–12.00 pm
2.00–2.30 pm
Building ka, Room ka3.403
Discover the rewards of studying a primary teaching degree. Hear from our
friendly staff discussing selection, course information and career options.

Early Childhood Education –
establish a solid foundation for learning
12.30–1.00 pm
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Do you want to extend your early childhood studies and/or upgrade your
early childhood qualifications to the four-year early childhood degree level?
Our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education was developed to address the
potential shortage of four-year trained kindergarten and childcare centre
teachers. Discuss course information and career options with staff and
students and find out how to apply directly to Deakin.

Applied Learning
2.30–3.00 pm
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Graduate Diploma of Education (Applied Learning) – learn how this
postgraduate course opens up career opportunities to teach using applied
learning in secondary schools, TAFEs and the ACE sectors. Find out about
the selection process and specific course information.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
GEELONG WATERFRONT CAMPUS
Sunday 21 August | 10 am–3 pm | 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong
The Geelong Waterfront Campus is Deakin’s newest campus, located on Corio Bay, in the central business district
of Geelong. Originally built in 1893, the buildings have been extensively renovated to create a modern and
impressive campus centre. More than 2100 students are based at the Geelong Waterfront Campus.


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CATCH THE OPEN DAY SHUTTLE BUSES                                                   HOW TO GET TO THE GEELONG WATERFRONT CAMPUS
The Deakin University (DU) shuttle bus and the Gordon Institute of TAFE            Deakin’s Geelong Waterfront Campus is located on the foreshore of
(GIT) shuttle bus will travel continuous loops between the Geelong railway         Corio Bay in the central business district of Geelong. Travel from central
station, Gordon Institute's Geelong Campus, Deakin's Geelong Waterfront            Melbourne to the campus takes about 1 hour by car (Melway reference
Campus, Gordon Institute's East Geelong Campus and Deakin's Geelong                401 H2). V/Line trains run every hour on the hour from Southern Cross
Waurn Ponds Campus.                                                                railway station from 9 am. Once you arrive at Geelong railway station you
                                                                                   can walk to the campus or take the shuttle bus.
             PICK UP: Geelong station          PICK UP: Gordon Geelong Campus
                                                                                   For more information and to confirm public transport services for the day
             TO:     Gordon Geelong            TO:      Deakin Waurn Ponds
                                                                                   please visit www.vline.com.au.
                     Deakin Waterfront                  Gordon East Geelong
                     Gordon East Geelong                Deakin Waterfront          LIBRARY
                     Deakin Waurn Ponds                 Gordon Geelong
                                                                                   The campus also houses an impressive Library for both academic and
    BUS              Geelong station
                                                                                   community purposes, a special collection of rare and antique books and
    GIT                  9.30 am                           9.45 am                 a display of part of the University’s art collection. The Geelong Waterfront
    DU                  10.00 am                               –                   Campus Library and the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library is open to
                                                                                   all visitors. If you live near a campus of the University and need to access
    GIT                     –                              10.30 am                the Library and information resources you are welcome to visit the Library
    DU                  11.00 am                               –                   in person.
    GIT                     –                              11.30 am                Library tours will run throughout Open Day at the Geelong Waterfront
    DU                  12.00 pm                                                   Campus so be sure to join a tour to learn tips and tricks for using the
                                                                                   Library to assist your study.
    GIT                     –                              12.30 pm
    DU                   1.00 pm                               –                   STUDENT SUPPORT
                                                                                   Student support services include study skills, careers and employment,
    GIT                     –                              1.30 pm                 JobShop, a medical centre and health service, counselling, financial
    DU                   2.00 pm                                                   assistance, on and off-campus accommodation, international student
                                                                                   support and chaplaincy.
    GIT                     –                              2.30 pm
    DU                   3.00 pm                               –                   Visit the Division of Student Life's 'get involved, get connected, get results'
                                                                                   information stand on Open Day to find out about the services we offer.
 GIT and     Both buses drop off back at Geelong railway station for the 3.30 pm
   DU        and 4.30 pm train to Southern Cross railway station.                  BOOKSHOP
                                                                                   Campus bookshops provide just about everything you need for your
HISTORY
                                                                                   studies: academic and general books, stationery, calculators, computer
Originally built in 1893, the Geelong Waterfront Campus buildings have
                                                                                   software and art and photographic materials. Visit the DUSA Bookshop
undergone extensive redesign and refurbishment to create a modern and
                                                                                   for more information.
impressive campus. The campus retains and acknowledges its history as the
hub of the Victorian wool industry throughout most of the last century.




                                                                                                                                                                     Waterfront Campus
GEELONG WATERFRONT CAMPUS GENERAL INFORMATION SESSIONS



                                                                                                                                                                         Geelong
The difference is Deakin –                                                         Take your studies further –
information session for VCE students and their parents                             information session for non-school leavers
10.00–11.00 am                                                                     12.00–1.00 pm
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Discover more about Deakin and what the University can offer you.                  If you are a current TAFE student or graduate, in the workforce, currently
Find out about how to apply through VTAC, SEAS (Special Entry Access               studying at another institution or a gap year student – this information
Scheme), HECS-HELP, scholarships and the different costs associated with           session is for you. Find out how to apply for university study as a non-school
studying at university. Learn about the support services available at Deakin,      leaver. Hear about Deakin’s flexible study options, information on Credit for
including the Disability Resource Centre, careers and employment and               Prior Learning, how to fill out VTAC Pi forms and tips for sitting the Special
study skills. Discover alternative pathways to study at Deakin as well as hear     Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Learn about the scholarships available
from a current Deakin student.                                                     and our range of study support services that will help you make a smooth
                                                                                   transition into Deakin.
Consider MIBT for your pathway to Deakin
11.00–11.30 am                                                                     Thriving at Deakin – finding accommodation
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Find out why Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) is a
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popular choice for both local and international students as a pathway to           Find out about on and off-campus accommodation options available for
second year study at Deakin University. With increasing competition for            Deakin students, the financial considerations involved in living away from
places at universities it is good to know that you have another pathway            home, and how and when to apply. Hear insights from staff and students
option to study at Deakin. MIBT is located at the Burwood, Waterfront and          about Deakin's on-campus accommodation and pick up some useful tips
Waurn Ponds campuses and offers courses in Commerce, Computing,                    about how to find the most suitable off-campus accommodation via the
Engineering, Health Sciences, Management, Media and Communication                  Division of Student Life's 'House-me' service.
and Science. For more information, please visit www.mibt.vic.edu.au.
                                                                                   For more information, please visit
                                                                                   www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/servicesfacilities/accommodation.
GEELONG WATERFRONT CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


ARCHITECTURE AND BUILT                                                       Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction
                                                                             Management
ENVIRONMENT                                                                  11.30 am–12.00 pm
Facilities at our Geelong Waterfront Campus are first class and include an   Building D, Room D4.303 Costa Hall Lecture Theatre
expansive modern design studio, fully equipped workshop, a photographic
                                                                             Our combined course in Design (Architecture) and Construction
studio and computer laboratories. As a student you will have access to
                                                                             Management gives our graduates the edge in the industry by placing
the latest computer-aided modelling, and the processes of parametric
                                                                             them at the forefront of contemporary debates concerning energy usage,
modelling. At Deakin, we incorporate the very latest technology – in both
                                                                             workplace design and climate change adaptation.
design and construction – to support you on your path to becoming a built
environment professional. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre    Buildings R us! – Constructing a better future
to find out more.
                                                                             12.00–12.30 pm
Design exhibition                                                            Building D, Room D4.303, Costa Hall Lecture Theatre
All day                                                                      The Bachelor of Construction Management course covers the disciplines
Building D, Room D4.319, a+b Studio                                          of construction management and quantity surveying and is accredited by
                                                                             national and international professional bodies.
View the display of cutting-edge architectural design work.
                                                                             Cool buildings, hot planet
Computer-aided design
                                                                             12.30–1.00 pm
All day
                                                                             Building D, Room D4.303, Costa Hall Lecture Theatre
Building D, Rooms D4.177 and D4.179, Computer Labs
                                                                             Design encompasses ideas, history, philosophy, design and communication,
Leading computer-aided design – explore the role of computer-aided
                                                                             as well as building science and technology, with a global perspective.
modelling in the architectural design process.
                                                                             Deakin’s Design course emphasises real application from day one.
Architectural History and Theory                                             Postgraduate coursework opportunities
All day                                                                      1.00–1.30 pm
Building D, near Room D4.163                                                 Building D, Room D2.194
View the display and speak with the staff whose passion is architectural
                                                                             Find out how lifelong learning continues within the School of Architecture
history and theory.
                                                                             and Building for recent graduates and those with extensive experience in
Architectural graphics                                                       the industry:

All day                                                                      •	Master of Architecture
                                                                             •	Master of Architecture (Design)
Building D, Room D4.319, a+b Studio
                                                                             •	Master of Construction Management (Professional)
Talk to students demonstrating their work in design, communication           •	Master of Facilities Management
and graphics.                                                                •	Master of Planning (Professional)
                                                                             •	Master of Urban Design.
Building environmental studies
All day                                                                      Sustainable design
Building D, Room D4.102, Environmental Lab                                   1.00–1.30 pm
Consider alternative approaches to construction that lower environmental     Building D, Room D4.303, Costa Hall Lecture Theatre
impacts. See what students are working on to lower the environmental         Deakin’s School of Architecture and Building is a leader in sustainable
impact of construction.                                                      design. With units teaching and integrating sustainable practices spread
                                                                             across the curriculum, Deakin graduates possess the expert knowledge
Research and higher degrees                                                  required to lead architecture in the 21st century.
All day
Building D, Level 4, Research Precinct                                       Women in architecture and construction management
See the direction of industry-leading research by staff and students from
                                                                             1.30–2.00 pm
the School of Architecture and Building.                                     Building D, Room D2.194
                                                                             This talk will focus on the career opportunities both nationally and
Architecture and Built Environment                                           internationally for women in construction professions, including
11.00–11.30 am                                                               architecture and construction management.
Building D, Room D2.193, Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre                        Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
Find out what’s distinctive about Architecture and Built Environment at
Deakin and why so many students travel from Melbourne to study at
Deakin’s Geelong Waterfront Campus.
GEELONG WATERFRONT CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


HEALTH                                                                       NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
Career opportunities in the health sector have never been better.            Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out more about:
Job growth is strong and continues to increase steadily as public health     •	Nursing
issues such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sedentary lifestyles and    •	Nursing/Midwifery
ageing populations affect health care systems not only in Australia but      •	Nursing/Psychology
around the world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find    •	Nursing/Public Health and Health Promotion.
out more about:
•	Exercise	and	Sport	Science		    •	Food	and	Nutrition                       Nursing and Midwifery
•	Health	Sciences		    	          •	Public	Health	and	Health	Promotion	      11.00–11.30 am
•	Occupational	Therapy	           •	Social	Work	                             2.00–2.30 pm
•	Psychology	          	          •	Nursing                                  Building D, Room D4.303, Costa Hall Lecture Theatre
•	Medicine			          	          •	Optometry.
                                                                             Nursing is a career rich with opportunity. As a Deakin Nursing graduate you
Occupational Therapy                                                         will be highly sought-after for your nursing knowledge, communication
10.00–10.30 am                                                               skills, professionalism, enthusiasm and problem-solving capabilities.
                                                                             You will be well prepared to pursue a career as a registered nurse in a
12.30–1.00 pm
                                                                             range of work areas including hospitals, homes, hospices, aged care, clinics,
Building D, Room D2.194                                                      schools, universities, community health centres, government agencies
Find out how successful completion of Deakin’s Bachelor of Occupational      and industries.
Therapy allows graduates to work in Australia and overseas, where there is
growing demand for professionally qualified occupational therapists.         Nursing clinical laboratories open for inspection
Social Work                                                                  All day
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10.30–11.00 am
1.30–2.00 pm                                                                 Nursing prepares you for practice within a range of health care settings and
                                                                             equips you with the knowledge and skills to provide safe and quality care
Building D, Room D2.193, Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre
                                                                             for patients with a variety of complex illnesses. Visit our clinical laboratories
The four-year Bachelor of Social Work course provides a progressive,         and discover how you can move into a fulfilling career in nursing.
innovative and broad-based approach to social work in local and global
contexts. This course has an emphasis on engagement with rural and           Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
regional communities, race and gender issues, community development

                                                                             PSYCHOLOGY
and anti-oppressive and empowerment approaches to social work practice
and social policy.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.                   Studying Psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest
                                                                             growing and most diverse professional fields in Australia and around
                                                                             the world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out
                                                                             more about:
                                                                             •	Psychology




                                                                                                                                                                 Waterfront Campus
                                                                             •	Nursing/Psychology.




                                                                                                                                                                     Geelong
                                                                             Psychology
                                                                             12.00–12.30 pm
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                                                                             Psychology is the study of mental processes and human behaviour.
                                                                             With subject matter that is deeply relevant to so many areas of human
                                                                             activity, study in psychology complements a wide range of career choices.
                                                                             Deakin’s Psychology courses are recognised by the Psychology Board of
                                                                             Australia (PBA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

                                                                             Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS
Sunday 28 August | 10 am–4 pm | 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood
This thriving campus is Deakin’s largest and attracts 17 000 undergraduate and postgraduate on-campus
students. It boasts open and inviting spaces for socialising and studying, innovative architecture, spacious new
buildings and wireless locations. Features include the Deakin University Art Gallery, and the Deakin Motion.Lab –
motion capture facility.

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The Melbourne Burwood Campus is located in Melbourne’s eastern                  See the innovative, vibrant learning spaces at our new-look Library.
suburbs, about 45 minutes by tram from the Melbourne city centre.               Tours will run throughout Open Day, giving you the inside scoop on the
Trams run every 10–15 minutes throughout the day, departing from the            facilities, plus the latest tips to assist your study.
corner of La Trobe and Spencer streets in the Melbourne CBD (No. 75),
stopping at the campus. Alternatively, travel from Melbourne by car takes       DEAKIN POSTGRADUATE STUDY
about 30 minutes. The campus is also serviced by frequent buses and             Deakin has more than 150 postgraduate courses on offer, so you can find a
several bike tracks and is in close proximity to the Box Hill and Burwood       relevant course that will provide you with the skills to help give your career
railway stations. For more information on public transport services, please     a boost. Our off-campus/online course delivery gives you a real choice
visit www.viclink.com.au.                                                       about where and when you study and our trimester system may enable
                                                                                you to fast-track the completion of your degree. Eligible students can also
CAMPUS FEATURES                                                                 commence studies and pay no upfront fees by taking advantage of
The Melbourne Burwood Campus has a modern gymnasium, food court,                FEE-HELP. Visit www.goingtouni.gov.au for more information.
restaurants and bar, internet cafe, retail shops, a medical centre and a
                                                                                Visit the postgraduate information stand on Open Day to find out more
childcare centre.
                                                                                about postgraduate study at Deakin, or visit www.deakin.edu.au/postgrad.
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
                                                                                DEAKIN YMCA
During Open Day, the Deakin University Art Gallery will display Discovery, an
                                                                                Deakin YMCA offers a range of team and individual sporting opportunities
exhibition of recent work by Deakin University honours and PhD candidates
                                                                                in the state-of-the-art sports hall. Visit Deakin YMCA (Building HE, adjacent
from the School of Communication and Creative Arts.
                                                                                to the lower level of the multilevel car park) on Open Day to check out the
ELGAR ROAD                                                                      full range of health, fitness and sport and recreation opportunities available.
A most recent addition to the Melbourne Burwood Campus is the Elgar             Why not drop in for a tour with one of our friendly health and fitness
Road precinct. Contemporary buildings and landscaping are home to               instructors. For more information, please visit www.deakin.ymca.org.au.
Deakin’s business schools and the International Centre.
                                                                                THE LEARNING SPACE: BUILDING H, LEVEL 1
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES                                                        Visit Deakin’s new innovative learning centre. Hear from current
Student support services include study skills, careers and employment,          Deakin students about some of the activities and services on offer within
JobShop, a medical centre and health services, counselling, financial           'The Learning Space' to help you succeed in your studies. Open 12–3 pm
assistance, on and off-campus accommodation, international student              on Open Day.
support and chaplaincy. Visit the Division of Student Life's 'get involved,
get connected, get results' stand to find out about the services we offer.




MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS GENERAL INFORMATION SESSIONS
The difference is Deakin –                                                      Take your studies further –
information session for VCE students and their parents                          information session for non-school leavers
10.00–11.00 am                                                                  12.00–1.00 pm
1.00–2.00 pm                                                                    Building HD, Rooms HD3.008 and HD3.009
Building HD, Rooms HD3.008 and HD3.009                                          If you are a current TAFE student or graduate, in the workforce, currently
Discover more about Deakin and what the University can offer you. Find          studying at another institution or a gap year student – this information
out about how to apply through VTAC, SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme),        session is for you. Find out how to apply for university study as a non-school
HECS-HELP, scholarships and the different costs associated with studying at     leaver. Hear about Deakin’s flexible study options, information on Credit for
university. Learn about the support services available at Deakin, including     Prior Learning, how to fill out VTAC Pi forms and tips for sitting the Special
the Disability Resource Centre, careers and employment and study skills.        Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Learn about the scholarships available
Discover alternative pathways to study at Deakin as well as hear from a         and our range of study support services that will help you make a smooth
current Deakin student.                                                         transition into Deakin.

                                                                                                                                                                  Burwood Campus
Thriving at Deakin – finding accommodation                                      Consider MIBT for your pathway to Deakin                                             Melbourne

11.00 am–12.00 pm                                                               3.00–3.30 pm
2.00–3.00 pm                                                                    Building HD, Rooms HD3.008 and HD3.009
Building HD, Rooms HD3.008 and HD3.009                                          Find out why Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) is a
Find out about on and off-campus accommodation options available for            popular choice for both local and international students as a pathway to
Deakin students, the financial considerations involved in living away from      second year study at Deakin University. With increasing competition for
home, and how and when to apply. Hear insights from staff and students          places at universities it is good to know that you have another pathway
about Deakin's on-campus accommodation and pick up some useful tips             option to study at Deakin. MIBT is located at the Burwood, Waterfront and
about how to find the most suitable off-campus accommodation via the            Waurn Ponds campuses and offers courses in Commerce, Computing,
Division of Student Life's 'House-me' service.                                  Engineering, Health Sciences, Management, Media and Communication
                                                                                and Science. For more information, please visit www.mibt.vic.edu.au.
This presentation will be followed by a tour of the on-campus
accommodation facilities. For more information, please visit
www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/services-facilities/accommodation.
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


ARCHITECTURE AND BUILT                                                            Business – Sport Management and Sport Development
                                                                                  11.00–11.30 am
ENVIRONMENT                                                                       12.00–12.30 pm
Our courses in Architecture and Built Environment incorporate technology,         Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13
philosophy and electronic media and are hands on from the beginning,
                                                                                  Deakin’s Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) gives you specialist
allowing you to turn imaginative ideas into solid objects. Speak to the staff
                                                                                  sport management knowledge and a broad business degree. Our Bachelor
at the Course Information Centre to find out more.
                                                                                  of Sport Development, the only course of its kind in Australia, focuses on
Architecture and Built Environment                                                the development of sport, and community development through sport.
                                                                                  A combined Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business
11.30 am–12.00 pm                                                                 (Sport Management) is also available. www.deakin.edu.au/sport
Building L, Room L1.08, Lecture Theatre 10
                                                                                  Further your career with an MBA
What’s distinctive about Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin?
Our courses in Design (Architecture) and Construction Management give             12.00–12.30 pm
our graduates the edge in the industry by placing them at the forefront of        Building X, Room X2.05, Lecture Theatre 12
contemporary debates concerning energy usage, workplace design and
                                                                                  Deakin’s 5-star Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to
climate change adaptation.
                                                                                  extend the creative, analytical, interpersonal and technical skills that
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.                      underpin business careers and professional success.

                                                                                  Combined courses with Commerce or Law –
BUSINESS                                                                          one more year, twice the gain!
                                                                                  12.30–1.30 pm
As part of a Deakin Business degree, you can choose to combine areas
of specialisation as you progress throughout your degree, allowing you            Building X, Room X2.05, Lecture Theatre 12
to tailor your degree to your interests and for maximum employment                2.30–3.30 pm
opportunities. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre to find out        Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13
more on Open Day.                                                                 Find out about combined courses offered in Business and Law. Combined
Bachelor of Commerce – diverse career options                                     courses are highly valued by employers and can place you at the front of
                                                                                  the queue. Come along to this session to hear a discussion on the benefits
10.00–11.00 am                                                                    of combined courses, and listen to current students talk about their
2.30–3.30 pm                                                                      experiences. www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw
Building X, Room X2.05, Lecture Theatre 12
                                                                                  Business Information Systems – be the business face of Facebook
The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is Deakin’s most popular degree.
It combines a solid foundation in business studies with the flexibility           1.30–2.30 pm
to choose from more than 20 major sequences. The BCom is the                      Building X, Room X2.05, Lecture Theatre 12
recommended pathway for those considering a future in professional                A degree in Business Information Systems is a great foundation to a
accounting, financial planning, marketing and many other careers.                 business career. Ever wondered how organisations juggle social media
Come along to find out more. www.deakin.edu.au/bcom                               and eBusiness, and keep their information secure? Who manages business
                                                                                  information in an organisation? Who advises on technology and integrates
Property and Real Estate
                                                                                  that technology into the business? The answer is: Information Systems (IS)
10.00–11.00 am                                                                    professionals. IS graduates are in high demand and this demand will only
1.30–2.30 pm                                                                      grow. Bachelor of Business Information Systems is a business degree that
Building I, Room I2.07, Lecture Theatre 1A                                        offers excellent employment opportunities and graduate salaries.
                                                                                  www.deakin.edu.au/infosys
Property and Real Estate – practical, profitable and in-demand.
Deakin University delivers Victoria’s only three-year property course with        Tourism Management
Certified Practising Valuer (CPV) accreditation. If you are interested in ‘real
                                                                                  1.30–2.00 pm
life’ practical education you can relate to, which is followed by an enjoyable
career that offers a diverse range of well-paid employment opportunities in       Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13
Australia and overseas, then property and real estate is the ideal discipline.    The Bachelor of Management/Advanced Diploma of Tourism is a unique
The course is also available combined with the Bachelor of Commerce.              program offered in conjunction with Box Hill Institute. It is designed to
www.deakin.edu.au/property                                                        equip you with ‘hands on’ skills and experience required for a career in the
                                                                                  tourism industry, and the skills necessary to manage business and be an
Bachelor of Management – gain a professional advantage                            effective leader. Studies are undertaken concurrently at our Melbourne
11.00 am–12.00 pm                                                                 Burwood Campus and Box Hill Institute.
Building X, RoomX2.05, Lecture Theatre 12                                         Visit www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw for more course information.
Deakin’s Bachelor of Management provides you with the skills necessary
to manage business and be an effective leader. You will develop
generic skills of communication, problem solving, planning, organising,
managing change and working cooperatively with others. You will gain
an understanding of the latest practices and perspectives on key issues
such as change, innovation and technology, globalisation, and employee
participation and performance. A degree in Management can lead to
careers in virtually every area of business and government in Australia and
overseas. www.deakin.edu.au/management




22 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY OPEN DAY 2011
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA                                                          Public Relations – managing communication
                                                                                 1.30–2.00 pm
The workforce of the 21st century is global. Arts disciplines provide the
understanding and cultural sensitivity necessary to be competitive and
                                                                                 Building P, Room P1.28
relevant, both nationally and internationally. And it is Arts disciplines that   Public Relations (PR) is more than just publicity. Practitioners work in a
provide a foundation for lifelong, independent learning. Speak to staff at       variety of roles across all levels of business, government and not-for-profit
the Course Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.                  organisations. Some communicate with employees; others deal with the
                                                                                 media, manage social responsibility programs or lobby for change. Others
ART DISPLAYS, EXHIBITIONS AND TOURS                                              promote fashion or the arts, communicate health messages, or raise funds
Film and Video student show reel, Photography slideshow,                         for vital community work. Find out why Deakin PR graduates are ready for
Performing Arts video footage, Arts display                                      any communication task, from Facebook, to face-to-face.
All day                                                                          Literature
Building P, Room P1.03
                                                                                 2.00–2.30 pm
Come to Building P where you will find an exhibition of student work in a        Building P, Room P3.06
range of media.
                                                                                 Do you have a passion for literature? Study literature ranging from ancient
Student exhibition                                                               Greek drama, Shakespeare and other classics, to recent world fiction, poetry
All day                                                                          and film, with opportunities for creative writing, as well as critical analysis.
Building B, Lecture Theatre 3, Foyer                                             Media and Communication – is new media gr8?
Enjoy displays of student work from Graphic Design, Visual Arts,                 2.30–3.00 pm
Photography and more in our impressive new gallery space.                        Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Performing and Creative Arts tour                                                Discover how courses in media, communication and journalism prepare
All day                                                                          you for a variety of career pathways. From traditional forms of media to new
                                                                                 media innovations, you will find relevant, innovative and dynamic courses
Tours depart from the foyer of Building P throughout the day
                                                                                 at Deakin that will expand your horizons.
Meet in the foyer of Building P (just near the Art Gallery) to be guided by
current students. Deakin’s Performing and Creative Arts facilities, including    Professional and Creative Writing
the television studio, editing labs, performance spaces and multimedia labs,     2.30–3.00 pm
will be available at intervals throughout the day.                               Building P, Room P1.28
Motion capture studio                                                            Hear how literary studies and professional and creative writing can lead
11.00–11.30 am                                                                   to careers in social policy, social work, education, human services, public
                                                                                 policy and governance, cultural heritage, museums, information and library
2.00–2.30 pm
                                                                                 studies and much more.
Building B, Room B1.81, Deakin Motion.Lab
Experience the most sophisticated motion capture studio in Australia – the       Visual Communication Design
cutting-edge technology used to make Avatar, Lord of the Rings and Happy         3.00–3.30 pm
Feet is now available to students in Animation, Film and TV, Dance, Drama,       Building P, Room P1.28
Game Development and Multimedia at the Deakin Motion.Lab.
                                                                                 Hear how you can gain knowledge in visual design strategies through
Visual Arts                                                                      studio courses and apply this knowledge to computer-aided design with a
                                                                                 particular emphasis on theories and practices of typography, design history,
11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                                                 packaging, branding, design and society and global design strategies.
Building P, Room P1.28                                                           The Visual Communication Design program will also offer you the
Why study Visual Arts? Where can it lead? Interested in careers across a         opportunity to collaborate with others across arts disciplines to inform
variety of traditional media including painting, drawing or 3D modelling,        interesting dialogues and new art forms.
or in new technologies, including digital/photo imaging and computer-
                                                                                 Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
generated prints? Learn more about the variety of ways you can study
visual arts and the careers to which it can lead.
                                                                                                                                                                    Burwood Campus
                                                                                                                                                                       Melbourne
Film and Digital Media
12.30–1.00 pm
Building P, Room P1.28
Take a candid look at the Film and Digital Media course in relation to the
film, animation and photography industries. At Deakin, you’ll develop
creative and critical thinking at the same time as receiving a practical and
theoretical grounding in the production and application of film, video,
television, photography and animation.

Arts and Education
1.00–1.30 pm
Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Why study an Arts or Education degree? Arts and Education has it all –
from Languages and Literature, Dance and Drama, Education and Teaching
to History and Politics. Come and hear the Dean of Arts and Education
explain what an Arts or Education degree can offer you and the range of
career opportunities it provides.
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


ENGINEERING                                                                   Marine Biology, Freshwater Biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture
                                                                              12.00–12.30 pm
The shortage of engineers in Australia is expected to continue and
even increase over the next few years. The demand for professional
                                                                              Building T, Room T1.11
engineers across all streams is expected to rise for at least the next        Hear about Deakin’s unique studies in Marine Biology, Freshwater Biology
10 years. For up-to-date course information speak to staff at the             and Fisheries and Aquaculture. Deakin’s Marine Biology course is the
Course Information Centres during Open Day to find out more.                  only stand-alone marine biology degree program in Victoria. It is located
                                                                              at Warrnambool, close to remarkable marine environments along the
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) racing car display                      Great Ocean Road coastline. Freshwater Biology is the only course offered
All day                                                                       in Australia that has a core focus on the management of freshwater
Building HB, Course Information Centre                                        resources and freshwater biology. Fisheries and Aquaculture emphasises
                                                                              the management and conservation of fisheries resources and sustainable
Come and see the highly successful Deakin Racing Team's racing car on
                                                                              aquaculture.
display and ask the team your questions.
                                                                              Fossils and rocks – tour of the Earth Science Museum
Why study Engineering at Deakin?
                                                                              1.00–1.30 pm
12.30–1.00 pm
                                                                              Building T, Room T2.09
Building L, Room L1.08, Lecture Theatre 10
                                                                              Take a tour of the history of life and earth guided by Professor Guang Shi.
Deakin’s Engineering graduates are entering an industry in which their
                                                                              This unique collection documents the history of marine life over millions of
skills and knowledge are in demand. Learn why Deakin’s Engineering
                                                                              years, and provides a powerful insight into the geological past.
course – with specialisations in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and
Electronics*,	and	Mechatronics	and	Robotics	–	can	build	you	a	                Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
successful career in engineering.

                                                                              HEALTH
* Subject to approval at time of printing.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
                                                                              Career opportunities in the health sector have never been better.
                                                                              Job growth in the sector is strong and continues to increase steadily as

ENVIRONMENT                                                                   public health issues such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sedentary
                                                                              lifestyle and ageing populations affect health care systems not only in
All our Environment courses feature an emphasis on field work and             Australia but around the world.
professional practice. Practical components also put students in touch with
the environment industry through involvement with local councils, Parks       Practical work experience programs are an important part of many Deakin
Victoria, the Department of Sustainability and Environment, community         Health courses and provide students with the opportunity to gain practical
groups and businesses dealing with critical environmental issues.             knowledge and skills under the supervision of qualified practitioners in
Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre during Open Day to            their chosen area of study. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre
find out more.                                                                to find out more about:
                                                                              •	Exercise	and	Sport	Science		      •	Food	and	Nutrition
School of Life and Environmental Sciences display                             •	Health	Sciences		    	            •	Public	Health	and	Health	Promotion	
All day                                                                       •	Occupational	Therapy	             •	Social	Work	
Building T, ground floor                                                      •	Psychology	          	            •	Nursing
                                                                              •	Medicine			          	            •	Optometry.
Visit the School’s display, which includes a unique collection of fossils
and rocks, including Brachiopods that existed more than 200 million           Food and Nutrition
years ago.
                                                                              10.30–11.00 am
Combined Environmental Management                                             Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
and Wildlife and Conservation Biology                                         1.00–1.30 pm
11.00–11.30 am                                                                Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2
Building T, Rooms T1.11 and T1.12                                             Food generates more than 40 per cent of all retail sales and a growing
                                                                              importance is being placed on the nutritional aspects of the food we
Hear everything you need to know about Environmental Management and
                                                                              consume. The food industry is a major employer of graduates both locally
Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Deakin.
                                                                              and internationally. Learn about our popular Food and Nutrition course
Environmental management is a multidisciplinary field which focuses on        which can lead to a variety of career possibilities including work as a
finding solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems.        nutritionist, food scientist/food technologist and management roles within
Content in the course focuses on 'real-world' problem solving and the         the food industry. You will also find out how this course can lead to a career
development of applied solutions to environmental issues at local, national   in dietetics.
and international levels.

Our Wildlife and Conservation Biology course offers theoretical and
practical experience in wildlife ecology, landscape and vegetation
management, biodiversity and conservation, animal biology and wildlife
research, leading to an exciting range of careers. This course has a strong
hands-on focus, with both field experiences and professional practice being
key features preparing you for employment or further research-based study.
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


Health Sciences
10.30–11.00 am
                                                                                HISTORY AND SOCIETY
                                                                                If you’re committed to the wellbeing of society and individuals, there are a
2.30–3.00 pm                                                                    broad range of studies – from sociology to criminology, Australian studies
Building B, Room B1.77, Lecture Theatre 3                                       through to history and philosophy – that will prepare you for a fulfilling
Find out how the flexible nature of Deakin’s Bachelor of Health Sciences        career within the public or private sectors. Speak to staff at the Course
provides you with the ability to try many subject areas and to structure your   Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.
own course by combining two health-related major sequences in a wide
range of areas according to your interests and career aspirations.
                                                                                Anthropology – what’s it all about?
                                                                                10.30–11.00 am
Social Work                                                                     Building P, Room P3.06
11.30 am–12.00 pm                                                               Anthropology is the study of the lives of people in a range of societies.
Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2                                       Find out what you will learn and its relevance for you and your career.
The four-year Bachelor of Social Work course provides an approach to
social work which emphasises the need for personal, community and social
                                                                                History – why study the past?
development in urban/rural and local/global contexts.                           11.00–11.30 am
                                                                                Building P, Room P1.28
Public Health and Health Promotion
                                                                                ‘The insistence of the past in the present – history at Deakin.’ Join this talk
12.30–1.00 pm                                                                   to explore Deakin’s stimulating and challenging history program.
3.00–3.30 pm
Building B, Room B1.77, Lecture Theatre 3                                       Philosophy
The Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion and combined courses         11.00–11.30 am
provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to tackle population            Building P, Room P3.06
health issues by providing a strong foundation in evidence-based practice,      Philosophy for life – from world religions to Freud, ethics to political
program planning and evaluation, health education, media, determinants          philosophy, Deakin’s philosophy program will challenge your thinking.
of health, community engagement and policy development and analysis.
                                                                                Australian Studies – Australia today and tomorrow
Occupational Therapy
                                                                                12.00–12.30 pm
1.30–2.00 pm
                                                                                Building P, Room P1.28
Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2
                                                                                How has Australia come to where it is today? What can we learn from the
Find out how successful completion of our Bachelor of Occupational              past to shape our future?
Therapy allows graduates to work in Australia and overseas, where there is
growing demand for professionally qualified occupational therapists.            Arts and Education
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.                      1.00–1.30 pm
                                                                                Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
                                                                                Why study an Arts or Education degree? Arts and Education has it all – from
                                                                                Languages and Literature, Dance and Drama, Education and Teaching to
                                                                                History and Politics. Come and hear the Dean of Arts and Education explain
                                                                                what an Arts or Education degree can offer you and the range of career
                                                                                opportunities it provides.

                                                                                The relevance of Criminology
                                                                                2.00–2.30 pm
                                                                                Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2
                                                                                Crime, security, policing and punishment – hear how Criminology looks
                                                                                at these and more. Find out how you can work in criminology, policy

                                                                                                                                                                  Burwood Campus
                                                                                development, intelligence, paralegal, security services, and more within             Melbourne
                                                                                Australia.

                                                                                Sociology – understanding and analysing societies
                                                                                2.00–2.30 pm
                                                                                Building P, Room P1.28
                                                                                Study the people around you and ultimately yourself. The rich, the poor, the
                                                                                strong, the weak, the powerful, the oppressed, and more. Hear how you can
                                                                                change the way you see to world.

                                                                                Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                             Business Information Systems – be the business face of Facebook
                                                                                   1.30–2.30 pm
Deakin’s IT courses accurately reflect the needs of the burgeoning IT
and business sectors. From communications to entertainment, finance
                                                                                   Building X, Room X2.05, Lecture Theatre 12
to security, these courses are tailored to produce outstanding graduates           Business Information Systems graduates are the information systems
with diverse and highly employable IT skills. Speak to staff at the Course         professionals of the future, with every type of industry offering graduates in
Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.                               this area well-paid and challenging careers.

Information Technology display                                                     You don’t get 500 million friends without computer science
All day                                                                            2.00–2.30 pm
Building T, Room T1.01                                                             Building B, Room B1.20, Lecture Theatre 11
Come and visit our display of all things IT! This interactive display will allow   See how you can make a difference with the click of a button. We bust the
you to see examples of what we teach in IT. Bring a friend to join in the fun!     myths of a computer science career, and show you how cool it is to be a
                                                                                   computer scientist who creates software solutions to change and improve
Games display                                                                      the way we live, work and have fun.
All day                                                                            Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech and www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw for more
Building T, Room T1.05                                                             course information.
Gaming and interactive technology – visit the games lounge and see how
to design computer games.

New initiatives in IT @ Deakin                                                     INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
                                                                                   Deakin’s International Studies programs will develop your skills in analysing
10.30–11.00 am                                                                     and interpreting forces shaping political, economic, social and cultural
Building B, Room B1.20, Lecture Theatre 11                                         activity in the world today. You will also gain a systematic understanding
Deakin’s IT courses have been updated with industry input to reflect               of other countries through an internationally-oriented curriculum, that
industry needs, offering areas of study that are of crucial importance to          includes the opportunity to travel and study in a culture other than your
IT development and applications; producing graduate skills that employers          own. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre during Open Day to
are looking for.                                                                   find out more.

Network Engineering and Cisco                                                      International Studies – where will it take you?
11.00–11.30 am                                                                     11.30 am–12.30 pm
1.30–2.00 pm                                                                       Building P, Room P3.06
Building T, Room T1.02, Cisco Lab                                                  Do you like the idea of combining study with travel? Come and hear how
Jump-start your IT career with a Bachelor of Network Engineering and               the Bachelor of International Studies broadens your understanding of
discover the advantages of Cisco certification, which can open up new              the world while opening the door to fantastic opportunities overseas.
IT networking career opportunities.                                                Followed by: international internships – listen to what our international
                                                                                   internship students have to say about their experiences abroad.
IT Security
                                                                                   INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS
11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                                                   Bachelor of International Studies students have participated in internships
Building B, Room B1.20, Lecture Theatre 11                                         with the following organisations, including:
Find out about IT Security – computer crimes, cryptography, digital
                                                                                   GERMANY           Australian Embassy, Berlin
evidence and forensic IT investigation, communication and mobile
security, system security and security management – and the growing                NEPAL             Hope for Himalayan Kids, Pokhara
skills shortage.                                                                   KENYA             World Youth International, Owiti Children’s Home,
                                                                                                     Mutumbu
Games and Animation
                                                                                   SOUTH KOREA Cheonan Multicultural Family Support Centre, Cheonan
12.00–12.30 pm
                                                                                   USA               US congress, Washington DC
2.30–3.00 pm
                                                                                   TIMOR-LESTE       Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dili
Building B, Room B1.81, Deakin Motion.Lab
                                                                                   CHINA             Xiamen Foreign Language School, Fujian Province
Come and see the best motion capture facility in Australia and how
IT degrees in games and interactive media make use of it.                          INDIA             MM Trust (human rights), Trichy
                                                                                   COLUMBIA          High Council to the Columbian President for
Multimedia and Interactive Design                                                                    Reintegration, Bogota
12.30–1.00 pm                                                                      NETHERLANDS Spanda Foundation (NGO), The Hague
Building B, Room B1.20, Lecture Theatre 11                                         SOUTH AFRICA Projects Abroad Human Rights Office, Cape Town
Building interactive web sites and developing interactive media have               LAOS              Luang Children’s Home, Luang Prabang
become important areas of information technology. Learn more about how
                                                                                   CANADA            Sustainable Cities (NGO), Vancouver
the new course in multimedia and interactive design can add to your skills
and knowledge of information technology.                                           JAPAN             Kumamoto International Foundation, Kumamoto
                                                                                   CAMBODIA          Aziza Ghori Charitable Foundation, Phnom Penh
Games Design and Development
1.00–1.30 pm
Building B, Room B1.20, Lecture Theatre 11
This is an exciting and fast-growing area of IT, due in part to the popularity
of systems such as XBox, PlayStation, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo
GameCube.
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Middle East studies
12.30–1.00 pm
                                                                               LAW
                                                                               Law at Deakin is a commercially focused, practically oriented degree,
Building P, Room P3.06                                                         providing all the academic requirements needed for admission to
Ever wondered what the Arab–Israeli conflict is all about? Or why Iran’s       legal practice. All students undertake compulsory practical assessment tasks
nuclear program is a source of international concern? Or what all the          including mock trials, arbitrations and witness examinations and complete
anti-government protests in the Middle East are about? Come and hear why       legal experience before graduating. Students may choose to study on or off
studying the Middle East and North Africa can answer all these questions       campus and participate in international study opportunities. Speak to staff at
(and more!) and increase your job opportunities.                               the Course Information Centre during Open Day to find out more.

International relations                                                        Law at Deakin
1.00–1.30 pm                                                                   10.00–11.00 am
Building P, Room P3.06                                                         12.00–1.00 pm
The international relations major sequence focuses on understanding            2.30–3.30 pm
conflict and cooperation and war and peace in contemporary international       Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2
politics. Students examine the system of states before, during and after the   The first 30 minutes of each session will be given by a Deakin academic
Cold War, the nature of power and security, global issues, human rights and    regarding ‘Law at Deakin'. The second half will be the perspective a current
Australia’s place in the world.                                                Deakin student.
Languages – see where they can take you!                                       Visit www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw for more course information.
1.30–2.00 pm
Building P, Room P3.06
Languages at Deakin – find out about Deakin’s Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian
and Italian language programs, and how you can immerse yourself in the
language and culture by studying overseas.

Politics – is it fun to study and can it get me a job?
2.30–3.00 pm
Building P, Room P3.06
The power of politics – hear how to make better sense of the world in which
you live and understand the current social and political challenges we face.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.




                                                                                                                                                                Burwood Campus
                                                                                                                                                                   Melbourne
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                                                                                OPTOMETRY
                                                                                Optometry*
                                                                                11.00–11.30 am
                                                                                Building I, Room I2.05, Lecture Theatre 2
                                                                                3.00–3.30 pm
                                                                                Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
                                                                                Deakin’s accelerated Optometry program will be enrolling students for the
                                                                                first time in 2012. Find out more about this growing profession and how
                                                                                this exciting program leads to registration as an optometrist – the primary
                                                                                health care professional involved in detection and management of eye
                                                                                disease, dispensing corrective lenses, and rehabilitation of conditions of the
                                                                                visual system. Come and see where Deakin Optometry can take your career.
                                                                                * Subject to approval at time of printing.



                                                                                PERFORMING AND CREATIVE ARTS
MEDICINE                                                                        Deakin encourages ‘convergence learning’ across the range of programs
Medicine Surgery                                                                offered in performing, creative and digital arts. As a Dance and Drama
                                                                                student you will collaborate with Film and Computer Animation students to
11.30 am–12.00 pm                                                               create truly unique performances. Speak to staff at the Course Information
1.30–2.00 pm                                                                    Centre during Open Day to find out more.
Building B, Room B1.77, Lecture Theatre 3
                                                                                ART DISPLAYS, EXHIBITIONS AND TOURS
Deakin’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery is a four-year, graduate-
entry program that will prepare you for work as an intern in regional,
                                                                                Film and Video student show reel, Photography slideshow,
metropolitan and interstate hospitals, as well as careers in medical            Performing Arts video footage, arts display
research, academia, and hospital and government medical administration.         All day
A graduate-entry program requires successful completion of an                   Building P, Room P1.03
undergraduate degree. Speak to the staff at the Course Information Centre
during Open Day to find out more.                                               Come to Building P where you will find an exhibition of student work in a
                                                                                range of media.
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
                                                                                Student exhibition
                                                                                All day
NURSING AND MIDWIFERY                                                           Building B, Lecture Theatre 3, foyer
Speak to staff at the Course Information Centres during Open Day to find        Enjoy displays of student work from graphic design to visual arts and
out more about:                                                                 photography in our impressive new gallery space.
•	Nursing
•	Nursing/Midwifery
                                                                                Performing and Creative Arts tour
•	Nursing/Psychology                                                            All day
•	Nursing/Public Health and Health Promotion.                                   Building P, foyer
Nursing and Midwifery                                                           Tour Deakin’s performing and creative arts facilities, including the television
                                                                                studio, editing labs, performance spaces, and multimedia labs which will
10.00–10.30 am                                                                  be available at intervals throughout the day. Meet in the foyer of Building P
12.00–12.30 pm                                                                  (just near the Art Gallery) to be guided by current students.
2.00–2.30 pm
Building B, Room B1.77, Lecture Theatre 3                                       Drama – what motivates you?
Nursing is a career rich with opportunity. As a Deakin Nursing graduate         10.30–11.00 am
you will be highly sought-after for your nursing knowledge, communication       Building P, Room P1.28
skills, professionalism, enthusiasm and problem-solving capabilities.           Hear how Deakin’s Drama students are taught to become dynamic,
You will be well prepared to pursue a career as a registered nurse in a         independent and entrepreneurial, equipped to perform, create, direct,
range of work areas including hospitals, homes, hospices, aged care, clinics,   design, teach and produce.
schools, universities, community health centres, government agencies
and industries.                                                                 Motion capture studio
Nursing clinical laboratories open for inspection                               11.00–11.30 am
All day                                                                         2.00–2.30 pm
Building W, Rooms W2.08 and W2.12                                               Building B, Room B1.81, Deakin Motion.Lab
Tours depart every 30 minutes from the Course Information Centre.               Experience the most sophisticated motion capture studio in Australia – the
                                                                                cutting-edge technology used to make Avatar, Lord of the Rings and Happy
Nursing prepares you for practice within a range of health care settings and
                                                                                Feet is now available to students in Animation, Film and TV, Dance, Drama,
equips you with the knowledge and skills to provide safe and quality care
                                                                                Game Development and Multimedia at the Deakin Motion.Lab.
for patients with a variety of complex illnesses. Discover how you can move
into a fulfilling career in nursing.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
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Visual Arts
11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                                               PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                               Studying Psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest
Building P, Room P1.28                                                         growing and most diverse professional fields in Australia and around the
Why study visual arts? Where can it lead? Are you interested in careers        world. Speak to staff at the Course Information Centre during Open Day to
across a variety of traditional media including painting, drawing or 3D        find out more.
modelling, or in new technologies, including digital/photo imaging and
computer-generated prints? Learn more about the variety of ways you can        Psychology
take visual arts and the careers to which it can lead.                         11.00–11.30 am
Dance                                                                          1.00–1.30 pm
                                                                               Building B, Room B1.77, Lecture Theatre 3
11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                                               Psychology is the study of mental processes and human behaviour. With
1.00–1.30 pm
                                                                               subject matter that is deeply relevant to so many areas of human activity,
Building P, Room P1.29                                                         study in psychology complements a wide range of career choices. Deakin’s
Discover why Deakin’s Dance graduates are confident self-starters, and why     Psychology courses are recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia
we are the leaders in choreography and contemporary dance innovation.          (PBA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Return at 1.00 pm to enjoy a live performance by Deakin’s dance students.
                                                                               Visit www.deakin.edu.au/hmnbs for more course information.
Film and Digital Media
12.30–1.00 pm
Building P, Room P1.28
Take a candid look at the Film and Digital Media course in relation to the
film, animation and photography industries. At Deakin, you’ll develop
creative and critical thinking at the same time as receiving a practical and
theoretical grounding in the production and application of film, video,
television, photography and animation.

Arts and Education
1.00–1.30 pm
Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Why study an Arts or Education degree? Arts and Education has it all – from
Languages and Literature, Dance and Drama, Education and Teaching to
History and Politics. Find out what an Arts or Education degree can offer
you and the range of career opportunities they provide.

Visual Communication Design
3.00–3.30 pm
Building P, Room P1.28
Hear how you can gain knowledge of Visual Communication Design
strategies through studio courses and apply this knowledge to computer-
aided design with a particular emphasis on theories and practices of
typography, design history, packaging, branding, design and society and
global design strategies. The Visual Communication Design program
will also offer you the opportunity to collaborate with others across arts
disciplines to inform interesting dialogues and new art forms.

Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.


                                                                                                                                                            Burwood Campus
                                                                                                                                                               Melbourne
MELBOURNE BURWOOD CAMPUS – STUDY AREA INFORMATION SESSIONS


                                                             SCIENCE
                                                             Science at Deakin offers a wide range of courses including the Bachelor
                                                             of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Biological Science and the Bachelor of
                                                             Science. Students gain experience through innovative practical programs,
                                                             as well as professional practice units, which have been designed to enable
                                                             you to develop job skills and an understanding of future workplaces. Speak
                                                             to staff at the Course Information Centre on Open Day to find out more.

                                                             Sciences display
                                                             All day
                                                             Building M, Room M1.02, Biology Lab
                                                             Come and see an interactive display highlighting the life science disciplines
                                                             offered at Deakin.

                                                             Biomedical Science
                                                             11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                             Building I, Room I2.07, Lecture Theatre 1A
                                                             The growth industry of the 21st century, a degree in Biomedical Science
                                                             can lead you to a career in research, hospital and laboratory science,
                                                             pharmaceutical/medical sales, as well as preparing you for further studies in
                                                             Medicine at the Deakin Medical School.

                                                             Secondary Teaching and Science
                                                             11.30 am–12.00 pm
                                                             Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
                                                             Come and discuss selection, course options and career outcomes with staff
                                                             and students for our exciting Bachelor of Teaching (Science)/Bachelor of
                                                             Science degree program.

                                                             Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)
                                                             12.00–2.30 pm tours on the half hour
                                                             Building L, Foyer
                                                             CCMB conducts research involving cellular and molecular biology.
                                                             Come and take a tour through the research laboratories where research
                                                             students will explain their work. In addition, there will be a demonstration
                                                             using a confocal microscope, cell culture facilities and research equipment.

                                                             Science
                                                             12.00–12.30 pm
                                                             Building I, Room I2.07, Lecture Theatre 1A
                                                             Science at Deakin offers you flexible study and transferable skills, and
                                                             provides the option to study in broad or specialist areas. The Bachelor
                                                             of Science is an excellent generalist degree that gives you a thorough
                                                             knowledge of contemporary science, providing the basis for diverse career
                                                             outcomes. There are also specialist degrees available in areas such as
                                                             Biomedical or Biological Science.

                                                             Biological Science
                                                             12.30–1.00 pm
                                                             Building I, Room I2.07, Lecture Theatre 1A
                                                             Biological Science develops an understanding of modern biology
                                                             through the integrative study of genes, cells, organisms and communities.
                                                             Hear about the flexible units offered, diverse career options available and
                                                             the opportunity to focus on electives such as animal and plant biology,
                                                             physiology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and evolutionary
                                                             biology.

                                                             Fossils and rocks – tour of the Earth Science Museum
                                                             1.00–1.30 pm
                                                             Building T, Room T2.09
                                                             Come and take a tour of the history of life and earth guided by Professor
                                                             Guang Shi. This unique collection documents the history of marine life over
                                                             millions of years, and provides an insight into the geological past.

                                                             Visit www.deakin.edu.au/scitech for more course information.
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SPORT                                                                              Teaching as a career – rewarding, challenging and fulfilling
                                                                                   11.00–11.30 am
Career outcomes in the sporting industry are exciting and diverse.
Australia is a sport-loving nation and our focus on sport as a discipline,
                                                                                   2.00–2.30 pm
health science, profession, recreational activity and lifestyle has never          Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
been greater.                                                                      Bachelor of Education (Primary) – discover the rewards of studying a
                                                                                   primary teaching degree. Find out about selection, course information and
We offer a variety of sport courses in a number of exciting areas: you can
                                                                                   career options and then view the Raymond Trotter Flexible Learning Centre
study sport as a health science, a business, as education (teaching), or even
                                                                                   (for details see the 12.00 pm information session).
the development of sport within the community. Our graduates’ career
outcomes are just as diverse. Speak to staff at the Course Information             Secondary school physical education teaching
Centre during Open Day to find out more.
                                                                                   11.30 am–12.00 pm
Exercise and Sport Science                                                         1.00–1.30 pm
10.30–11.00 am                                                                     Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13
12.30–1.00 pm                                                                      Discover the opportunity to become a PE secondary school teacher.
2.00–2.30 pm                                                                       Find out about selection, course options and other career possibilities.
Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13
                                                                                   Secondary Teaching and Science
Discover how this leading degree opens up employment opportunities in
                                                                                   11.30 am–12.00 pm
sport, community health, recreation and fitness industries. Talk to staff at
the sport stand in the Course Information Centre to find out more and to           Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
organise a tour of our specialist laboratories and new facilities.                 Discuss selection, course options and career outcomes with staff and
                                                                                   students for our exciting Bachelor of Teaching (Science)/Bachelor of Science
Sport Management and Sport Development                                             combined degree program.
11.00–11.30 am
12.00–12.30 pm
                                                                                   Raymond Trotter Flexible Learning Centre – classroom of the future
Building HC, Room HC2.005, Lecture Theatre 13                                      12.00–3.00 pm
                                                                                   Building N, Room N3.10
With hands-on placement experience throughout our courses, Deakin
Sport students hit the ground running. Our graduates can benefit from              The Raymond Trotter Flexible Learning Space is designed to give student
work experience placements in a variety of sporting environments, such as          teachers more classroom teaching experience and challenge how teaching
AFL and NRL football clubs, the Australian Weightlifting Federation, Surf Life     education is delivered. Meet some of our current students and staff and talk
Saving Australia, the Victorian Institute of Sport and Bicycle Victoria, just to   to them about what it’s like to be a teacher.
name a few.
                                                                                   Secondary Teaching and Arts
                                                                                   12.00–12.30 pm
TEACHING                                                                           Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Teaching at Deakin covers a range of study areas including Teaching                Discuss selection, course options and career outcomes with staff and
(Primary), Physical Education, Teaching (Secondary)/Arts, Teaching                 students for our exciting Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts
(Science)/Science, Education (Applied Learning), Early Childhood Education,        combined degree program.
Koorie Teacher Education and LOTE. Speak to staff at the Course Information
Centre on Open Day to find out more.
                                                                                   Early Childhood Education –
                                                                                   establishing a solid foundation for learning
Postgraduate teaching information                                                  12.30–1.00 pm
All day                                                                            Building I, Room I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Building HB, Course Information Centre
                                                                                   Our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education has a range of exciting career
If you are already a teacher, educational professional, graduate of a non-         outcomes. The course has been developed as a new teacher education
teaching-related award or just interested in your postgraduate study               program to address the shortage of four-year trained kindergarten and
options in teaching, come and chat with us about our exciting range of             childcare centre teachers. Discuss course and career options with staff and
postgraduate courses offered to further your skills.                               students and find out how to apply directly to Deakin.                         Burwood Campus
                                                                                                                                                                     Melbourne

Master of Teaching                                                                 Visit www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed for more course information.
10.00–10.30 am
Building I, RoomI I2.02, Lecture Theatre 1
Learn about this exciting new pre-service teaching course designed
to enable bachelors degree graduates from various disciplines to gain
teaching qualifications in one of three strands: early childhood, primary or
secondary education. Choice and flexibility in timing and location of study
are distinctive features of the Master of Teaching.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I apply to study at Deakin?                                               What Access and Equity programs are available?
Undergraduate course applications for Australian residents are                   Deakin is committed to providing equitable access to educational
made through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)                     opportunities for individuals who might not otherwise have the
at www.vtac.edu.au. Here you will find information on:                           opportunity to benefit from higher education. You can apply to the Deakin
•	the application process                 •	clearly-in ATARs                     Access and Equity Program for undergraduate courses through VTAC’s
•	VCE prerequisites                       •	fees                                 Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS). There are a number of categories
•	extra requirements                      •	SEAS                                 under which individuals can apply. www.vtac.edu.au
•	middle-band selection.                                                         Are scholarships available?
                                                                                 Deakin offers a variety of scholarships to financially assist students
 » Are you a current Year 12 student?
                                                                                 during their studies. Find scholarship information for academic
  Your application will be assessed based on your ATAR, any extra
                                                                                 excellence, accommodation and Deakin Access and Equity at
  requirements and consideration of the middle band.
                                                                                 www.deakin.edu.au/scholarships.
 » Are you a non-school leaver or are you currently studying at another
   institution including TAFE?                                                   What is a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)?
  You should apply through VTAC. Your application will be assessed               A CSP is a placement for which the government pays a proportion of
  based on previous academic results and the completion of any extra             the tuition costs and the student funds the balance. Eligible students
  requirements including a VTAC Personal information (Pi) form. For more         may obtain loans via the Higher Education Contribution Scheme-Higher
  information, please refer to the VTAC Guide or www.vtac.edu.au.                Education Loan Program (HECS-HELP).

 » Are you an international student studying Year 12 in Australia?               Can I visit on-campus accommodation at Open Day?
  You should apply through VTAC. All other international students                Yes. There will be regular campus tours of residences at Warrnambool,
  should apply through Deakin International on +61 3 9244 5095 or                Geelong Waurn Ponds and Melbourne Burwood campuses.
  www.deakin.edu.au/international.                                               www.deakin.edu.au/residences

Where can I find out about postgraduate studies?                                 Who can join Deakin Alumni?
Staff will be located at the Course Information Centres at the                   Graduates and former staff of Deakin and its antecedent institutions
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and Melbourne Burwood Campus.                         are invited to become members of the online Deakin University Alumni
Visit www.deakin.edu.au/postgrad for more information and details                Community. This allows you to continue your relationship with the
about upcoming events.                                                           University. Membership is free. Visit www.deakin.edu.au/alumni.

How can I apply for postgraduate study?                                          Can I study off campus at Deakin?
Applications for most postgraduate courses can be completed online and           Many of Deakin’s courses can be studied off campus. Rather than attend
you can track your progress once you have applied. For information on:           classes you study using a variety of methods, including online technologies,
                                                                                 study guides and audiovisual materials. You can also switch between on
•	postgraduate coursework programs, visit                                        and off-campus studies. This is a great option for students who have work
  www.deakin.edu.au/apply                                                        and/or family commitments. Ask a staff member at Open Day if the course
•	postgraduate research programs, visit                                          you are interested in is available off campus.
  www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/research.
                                                                                 How do I find out more?
Some courses have alternative application processes, for more information        If you can’t get to a campus, visit us online at www.deakin.edu.au.
visit www.deakin.edu.au/postgrad.                                                At www.deakin.edu.au/openday you will be able to hear the
                                                                                 sessions from Open Day and you can take virtual campus tours at
                                                                                 www.deakin.edu.au/tour.



FURTHER READING
To request copies of the following publications, please email enquire@deakin.edu.au or phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733). Alternatively, visit
www.deakin.edu.au/future-students to download a copy.
•	Undergraduate Course Guide 2012                       •	Postgraduate Course Guide 2012                    •	Undergraduate Course Guide for International
•	undergraduate career booklets                         •	postgraduate study area booklets                    Students – contact Deakin International on
•	Undergraduate Studies Handbook (online only)          •	Postgraduate Studies Handbook (online only)         +61 3 9244 5095 or email
•	Pathways to Deakin 2012                               •	Off-Campus Course Guide 2012                        deakin-international@deakin.edu.au.
•	Accommodation Guide 2012                              •	2012 VTAC Guide – sold in newsagencies from
•	Scholarships Guide 2012                                 late July and also available from VTAC.

COURSE ENQUIRIES
Phone 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)
Monday to Friday, 8.30 am–5.00 pm
or email enquire@deakin.edu.au
for information regarding:
•	course	guides	and	brochures
•	application,	selection	and	enrolment	information
•	fees	and	charges.


32 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY OPEN DAY 2011
OPEN DAY SURVEY 2011
Go into the draw to WIN one of 3 Apple iPad 2s and register to
receive more information on Deakin courses, publications and
events. Simply complete this form and place it in the competition
box at any 2011 Deakin Open Day. A winner will be drawn at the
Warrnambool Open Day, the Geelong Open Day and the Burwood
Open Day 15 minutes prior to the conclusion of each day.

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                                                                                                      7. As a result of attending Deakin Open Day are you more or less likely
3. What study options are you interested in?                                                             to choose a Deakin course?
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                                                                                                         useful event?
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                                                                                                      9. Are there any courses that Deakin doesn’t offer which interest you?
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     Environment                                 Exercise Science
     Food and Nutrition                          Government and Community                             Course
     Health                                      International Studies
     Information Technology                      Law                                                  Campus/Off campus
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                                                                                                      10. We value honest and open feedback. Would you be willing to
     Nutrition and Dietetics                     Optometry
                                                                                                          participate in occasional market research conducted by the
     Performing and Creative Arts                Property and Real Estate                                 University on a variety of topics? (You can unsubscribe at a later
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including Apple iPad Smart Cover to be won to the value of approximately $814 RRP each, and the winners will be drawn from entries lodged at any one of the four Open Day events. The winners
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1 Gheringhap Street                                     221 Burwood Highway
Geelong Victoria 3220                                   Burwood Victoria 3125
Melway reference 401 H2                                 Melway reference 61 B5

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2012
DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
TRIMESTER DATES
 TRIMESTER 1
 Teaching period                      5 March–1 June
 Easter holiday/                      6 April–15 April
 intra-trimester break
 Study period                         4 June–6 June
 Examination period                   7 June–15 June
 TRIMESTER 2
 Teaching period                      9 July–5 October
 Intra-trimester break                24 September–30 September
 Study period                         8 October–10 October
 Examination period                   11 October–19 October
 TRIMESTER 3
 Teaching period                      12 November 2012–15 February 2013
 Intra-trimester break                24 December 2012–2 January 2013*
 Study period                         18 February–20 February 2013
 Examination period                   21 February–1 March 2013

*Dates to be confirmed


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details of course offerings and other information published here. For the most up-to-date course
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