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BUDDY PROGRAM

Every trimester hundreds of students from around the world come to Deakin University to begin their study abroad or exchange experience.
To give them a chance to meet current Deakin University students (and provide you with a chance to meet international students) the Study Abroad & Exchange Office has established 'The Buddy Program'.

The Buddy Program is designed to help Study Abroad & Exchange (SA&E) students settle in and find their way around Deakin University and the home cities of our campuses.
The main intention of the program is to:

 Help create a supportive network for SA&E students yet to arrive

 Offer SA&E students friendly, practical and competent assistance upon arrival

 Answer questions from SA&E students about Deakin University and Australia

 Actively assist SA&E students to settle in post-arrival

 Help SA&E students make a smooth transition into Deakin University and Australian
 life And that's where you come in!

Buddies are students like you – students who have an interest in studying abroad and travelling, know a thing or two about Deakin University and love meeting new people and making new friends from different parts of the world.

Sounds like fun? Contact the Study Abroad and Exchange office to register your interest education-abroad@deakin.edu.au