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Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.
Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.
To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their Deakin degree
Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
You must study a full-time load while on exchange
You must have a credit average of 60 or above with no fails on your academic record (students who do not currently meet these criteria will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser)
You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application
Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.
While on exchange students continue to pay Deakin fees (upfront-payments, HECS-HELP, or FEE-HELP). Host University tuition fees will be waived.
General costs may include an application fee, flights, visas, accommodation, meals, textbooks, living expenses and insurance (insurance is provided by Deakin for the duration of your Exchange Program – students travelling beyond the program dates are strongly recommended to purchase additional cover).
OS-HELP may be available to domestic students. Please refer to the Deakin OS-HELP webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
Centrelink payments continue while on exchange
Successful applicants may receive a Travel Grant from the Study Abroad and Exchange Office (unless receiving a Scholarship)
Is this your first preference?
Students must ensure that they apply for a minimum of two universities
Students must submit a minimum of two individual applications.
Students must rank their applications in order of preference
A Trimester Abroad will earn you 60 points towards the Global Citizenship Program. • OS-HELP may be available to domestic students ($7,764 per semester if you are studying in Asia). Please refer to the Deakin OS-HELP webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
• Centrelink payments continue while on exchange
Deakin has a large number of Partner Universities to choose from, however, not all Partner Universities offer the same number of exchange places:
• Category A Universities have very limited exchange places available
• Category B Universities have some exchange places available
• Category C Universities have many exchange places available
Do you need to submit an exchange application for a second preference?
• Students who choose a Category A University as their first preference must also select a Category B University or a Category C University as a second preference and submit an additional exchange application
• Students must NOT apply for more than one Category A University
• For students who choose a Category B University or a Category C University as their first preference it is optional to submit an exchange application for a second preference
When applying for two Host Universities (first preference and second preference), please ensure you submit two individual exchange applications and rank them in order of preference.