Administration and Governance

Services supporting the University in finance, audits, planning, quality and standards, risk and compliance and reporting.

Academic Programs Approval and Review

Deakin’s comprehensive course approval and review processes ensure that its courses are highly personal, engaging and relevant learning experiences which educate learners for the jobs and skills of the future.

Committee Resource Centre

Providing advice and secretariat services to the University's central decision making bodies: the University Council, Academic Board and the Senior Management Group

Deakin Portfolio Office

An independent body, reporting to the Portfolio Board, that administers the policies and procedures governing all capital and unbudgeted operating costs


Financial assistance and support for policy, reporting, committee support, investment, oversight and prevention of fraud and compliance and control frameworks

Global engagement

Promoting internationalisation and providing guidance for working with international students, planning, developing partnerships and internationalising the curriculum

Information and Records Services

The primary mission is to support the governance and preservation of records, objects and related information relative to the University origins, development, achievements and activities

Internal audit

Independent, objective assurance and advisory activities for Deakin's risk management, control and governance processes

Office of the University Solicitor

Legal information for staff including legal advice and services, legislation and resources.


Deakin’s Strategic Plan Delivering Effective Partnerships is based on the notion that the University can best achieve its objectives by working in partnership.

Risk and Compliance

Providing specialist risk and compliance support and advice, assisting in identifying, analysing and managing risks and compliance obligations in order to meet its strategic objectives

Strategic intelligence and planning

Reports and information from surveys, including forecasting and modelling, reporting and analytics and business intelligence

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