Deakin University is an Australian public university with approximately 47,000 higher education students in 2014.
Current Vice-Chancellors (CEO) is Jane den Hollander.
Established in 1974, the University was named after the leader of the Australian federation movement and the nation’s second Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin.
It has campuses in Geelong, Warrnambool and Burwood, Melbourne in the state of Victoria.
The university receives more than A$600 million in operating revenue annually, and controls more than A$1.3 billion in assets. It received more than A$35 million in research income in 2011 and had 1,493 research students in 2012. In 2009, its academics authored 33 books, 233 refereed conference papers, and 705 refereed journal papers.