Clubs @ Melbourne
Amnesty International @ Deakin University
We belong to the overseeing body of Amnesty International and aim to promote a more informed culture where human rights are embraced, valued and protected. We aim to mobilise people and empower members to campaign, conduct research and raise money in accordance with Amnesty's mission whilst remaining independent of any government, business, religion or political groups.
For more information, contact Anna Farrant
Australian Labor Party Club (ALPC)
The Deakin ALP Club is a group of progressive, engaged and active students looking to make a difference by getting involved in the political scene. The group often meets at uni and pub nights to discuss current issues and listen to many interesting guest speakers. We also go on tours, help out on campaigns and contribute ideas in policy forums.
For more information, contact Dan Juleff
Australian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS)
AUJS Deakin is the Jewish students’ representative body at Deakin University’s Burwood campus, co-ordinating year-round social, cultural and political events on and off campus.
AUJS Deakin provides Jewish students with a fun environment in which they can meet other Jewish students and receive the opportunity and encouragement to create friendships as well as the opportunity to participate in a unique range of events and campaigns organised by AUJS. AUJS members get many benefits as well as discounted entrance to local businesses and AUJS regional and national events, and being a nationwide organisation running in every major university, we promote each member's personal connection to the Jewish community!
Burwood Student Theatre Company (BuST Co)
BuST Co provides the opportunity for students to participate in a variety of plays, musicals and other theatre performances. There are also movie nights, trivia nights, and other social activities for members and friends. Each year the Company runs a major musical production, which in the past have included: Guys & Dolls, City Of Angels, A Slice Of Saturday Night, West Side Story, Sweet Charity, Footloose, Fame - The Musical, Chicago and Grease.
Christian Union (CU)
Christian Union serves to Connect people with Jesus, Grow them in their relationship with Jesus, and to help them to Stand for Jesus on campus. There's some great fellowship and friendship, and provides opportunities for students to learn more about Jesus. We meet several times each week, including in Engage Groups (small groups reading the bible, praying and getting to know each other), The Bible Talks (12pm each Wednesday during Trimester 1 and 2), Training sessions, and conferences/camps.
Deakin Anime Club (DAC)
DAC seeks to unite fans of Japanese culture and animation: artists, writers and people who just like to watch anime. We are one of the most active clubs on campus, running weekly screenings of anime, games, special anime-themed events.
Deakin Cheerleading Club
Deakin University Cheerleading Club is divided into two competitive squads. One is a more casual team, with the emphasis being on having fun and learning the basics of cheerleading- stunting, tumbling and dance. The other squad competes at a more advanced level and demands a higher level of commitment. Cheerleading is a fun way to get fit and make friends for life.
For more information, contact Aimee Mensink
Deakin Chinese Student Society (DCSS)
The Chinese Student Society (DCSS) is a club aimed at Chinese students (including students who can speak Mandarin). By organising various activities, DCSS will enrich students lives and promote the Chinese culture. DCSS plan to attend formal competitions and represent Deakin University.
Once you join our clulb, you will have the opprtunity to attend our many events and make some new friends!
For more information, contact Nan Xiao
Deakin Commerce Society (DCS)
The Deakin Commerce Society (DCS) was established in 2002 as the Deakin Accounting and Finance Students Society (DAFSS) and in its short history has quickly developed a reputation as a professional and innovative society that is well recognized within the Deakin community and the Australian business landscape. The DCS is the premier commerce related student society and is also the largest academic society on the Deakin Burwood Campus. The society focuses on both the academic and social aspects of a student's university career and provides opportunities to its members which could not otherwise be possible. The DCS is committed to ensuring that members receive the best possible opportunities from their membership and it prides itself on offering something for everyone at Deakin Burwood.
Deakin Deck Regiment (DDR)
The Deakin Deck Rigment club is a group of Deakin University students who share an interest in card games, mainly Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic:the Gathering. However, we are open to more card games being introduced. We welcome all members, from competitive players to people who are just interested in learning how to play. We have regular meetings and tournaments, which also include prizes for all participants and additional prizes for the winners. We aim to expand our community further and further and hope to acquire more likeminded members who share our interests.
For more information, contact Tim Pierce
Deakin Enviro Club
The Deakin Enviro Club is a place where students can meet like-minded people, become aware of current environmental issues and get hands on experience with nature in a friendly, fun environment. Events are run throughout the year - all of which involve environmental awareness, protection or appreciation in some way. We strive to reduce environmental impacts and encourage all of our members to make positive environmental changes with us, both individually and on campus.
For more information, contact Kate Senior/Adam Kloppenburg
Deakin Futsal Club
The Deakin Futsal Club is a social indoor soccer club who meet regularly. All students are welcome to join.
For more information, contact Tomasz Ng
Deakin Greek Club
The Deakin University Greek Society, commonly know as DUGS, is a developing student body, established by enthusiastic and passionate Greek students who aim to maintain, represent and promote Greek culture.
Once you become a member of DUGS, you will have the opportunity to network with Greek students on and off campus by attendingclub events such as Souvlaki Days, Greek Cake Stall Days and Tavern Nights.
For more information, contact Stav Karabatos
Deakin Indonesian Club
The Deakin Indonesian Club brings together Indonesian students from all course degrees and aims to unite Indonesian students to engage and contribute to society in terms of cultural recognition within the foreign community. Joining our club will give students opportunities to learn about Indonesian culture by leading and sharing experience through socially fun club activities.
Club events such as our Welcome BBQ party, sports competitions, and night gatherings are held regularly and open for all students including non-Indonesian students.
For more information, contact Satria Budi Prasetyo
Deakin Nursing Society (DNS)
The Deakin Nursing Society (DNS) is proud to be one of the most active student societies at Burwood, not to mention the fastest growing, with membership numbers more than doubling in 2012. DNS is aimed at nursing and nursing combined degree students, but provides benefits to all students, from first year orientation to graduation. The society is an invaluable resource that connects students with one another, faculty staff and the wider nursing community. Members are supported in various aspects of their university life, be it through the provision of scholarships, social events, free food days, professional seminars or individual assistance and guidance. No matter what type of student you are, being part of DNS will enrich your university experience.
Visit our new website to see lots of pics, info on upcoming events, to buy second hand nursing books and uniforms and lots more! www.dns.org.au
For more information, contact Rosie McNeil
Deakin Soccer FC
This Club welcomes any Deakin University Student with an interest in playing soccer and meeting other likeminded students.
For more information contact Sheraz Shuja/Seb Sterel
Deakin Social Club
Experience university life - the silliness, the traditions and the fun of college years. The club makes your university life special. From loneliness to everlasting friendship, your sparkling smile is what this club is all about. You build relationships with people from all over the world. Expect the unexpected, but believe in Deakin Social Club to give you and your loved ones special memories that will last a life time.
For more information contact Jerry Ma
Deakin Study Abroad Club (DSAC)
The Deakin Study Abroad Club is designed to help international exchange students integrate into Australian university life as much as possible during their stay in Melbourne. We aim to provide these exchange students with social events and forums to interact with other incoming exchange students at Deakin. We also encourage domestic students returning from overseas exchange to join our club to share their overseas experiences and help welcome the incoming students.
DSAC provides a great opportunity for Deakin students of all nationalities to share travel plans, advice and experiences through our exclusive Facebook group and by holding regular events, such as movie, football and trivia nights, plus our fun end of semester event.
For more information, please email email@example.com
Deakin TV (DTV)
Deakin TV is a student community television production house operated by Deakin University students. We support Deakin students in producing their own television programs for broadcast on various mediums, including the internet and Channel 31. We also promote the general appreciation of film and television through screenings, workshops and information sessions.
For more information, contact Zoe Dahlenburg
Deakin Ultimate Frisbee Club
The Deakin Ultimate Frisbee Sport Club provides members with regular opportunities for physical activity and social interaction in a team environment that promotes the 'spirit of the game' and honest sportsmanship. The club promotes equal membership opportunities to all members as often as possible to spread the knowledge and skills of Ultimate Frisbee throughout the Deakin University community.
Deakin University Biomedical Society (DUBS)
The Deakin University Biomedical Society (DUBS) aims to provide an atmosphere for all students who are interested in all or any aspects of the biomedicine area. This includes both health and science and any other areas which fit within. The club strives to uphold all the values of the current scientific community, as well as its members, while still being open to ever changing scientific ideals. DUBS is a great way to meet and socialise with many people who have a similar interest and passion as we meet on an events basis throughout the year.
For more information, contact Sinem Gultekin
Deakin University Dance Performance Group
Deakin University Dance Performance Group aims to provide dancers of all levels with practical experience in improvisation, Contemporary dance composition and technique. Regular sessions are held once or twice a week, with guest teachers and third year dance students. We aim to hold two yearly performances as a minimum, including a flash mob choreographed by group members in Summer 2012-2013.
For more information, contact the President
Deakin University Education Society (DUES)
DUES is the faculty society for all students studying education at the Deakin Burwood Campus. Organising social and educational events. DUES aims to coordinate social and academic events for its members throughout the year to help create a community of early childhood, primary and secondary teaching students within the faculty. We also aim to provide an inclusive environment for students to study and socialise.
For more information, contact Leah Sheppard
Deakin University Football Netball Club
The Deakin University Football Netball Club (DUFNC) aims to deliver a mixture of football, netball, sporting events and social events. Membership with DUFNC provides access to social netball competitions run on the university campus. Furthermore, DUFNC runs great social events including our sports cruise. We also organise Burwood's Football teams (Men's and Women's) and Netball teams (Women's and Mixed) for the Southern University Games. A DUFNC Membership is a great way to meet and socialise with many people who have similar interest and passion in football and netball as well as having a good time.
For more information, contact Jack Duke
Deakin University Islamic Society
The Islamic Society of Deakin University is a society which helps Muslim students and staff fulfill their social and religious needs on campus. We also provide a general awareness of the Islamic faith for all and have fun events open to students of all different religious and cultural backgrounds. We hold weekly Friday prayers, Quran classes, regular gatherings over pizza or a BBQ and our Signature Day Trips to the Snow. We have Ramadan Iftars as well as Soccer Sessions. Most of the time we kick back and have a good time.
Sign up to our FREE mailing list for updates on events that ISDU will be holding an campus news concerning Muslims. Don't forget to also support us by signing up to ISDU financially at Buidling A (DUSA Office). As a non-profit organisation, we rely on your support... to support you.
Contact Jazeer Nijamudeen with questions, concerns or feedback anytime.
Deakin University Italian Club (DUIC)
Deakin University Italian Club (DUIC) is a club for students who have a real passion for all things Italian. If you enjoy celebrating and sharing Italian culture, food, music, language, history and more, this is the club for you! DUIC brings students from all backgrounds together to celebrate everything and anything Italian. You don't have to be or speak Italian to join, merely share a passion for Italy.
For more information, contact Alexander Colussa
Deakin University Psychology Society (DUPS)
Psychology is one of the largest Schools on campus, and it's our job to make that world a lot smaller. DUPS is a must-have for all students in the School of Psychology. Talks from practicing Psychologists, people on the forefront of research, and opportunities to volunteer, are all provided, as well as big get-togethers and awesome parties. So join the society on everyone's mind, and GET PSYCHED!
For more information, contact Hudson Kent
Deakin Uni Sport Studies Club (DUSSC)
The Deakin University Sports Studies Club (DUSSC) aims to provide professional development, social and career networking opportunities for all students enrolled in Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Management, Sport Development and Physical Education degrees. Membership with DUSSC procides access to informative seminars, great social and sporting events, relevant employment and placement position advertisements plus a monthly enewsletter. Membership with DUSSC is a great way to begin your progression into the sports, exercise and health industries.
For more information, contact Dora Pandeloglou
Deakin University Travel Society (DUTS)
Are you a Travelholic? Whether you are passionate about travel, seeing the world or it is just a casual pastime of yours you can be sure that the Deakin University Travel Society (DUTS) will cater to your every need. Our aims are to provide members with a cost efficient means of travel through group savings and structured planning. Create trips and tours of your choice and travel, party, sightsee and explore with like-minded fellow members.
Feminist and Equality Network Deakin (FEND)
FEND is a group of women and men dedicated to exploring feminism and pursuing equality here and around the world. FEND is interested in exploring a diverse range of gender-based issues, from sexualisation of women in the media and unequal pay to sexual harassment, the termination of female foetuses and rape. FEND is an inclusive club, with all genders, ages and sexualities welcome.
For more information, contact Stephanie Rendell
Food and Nutrition Science Students (FANS)
FANS is a club that has been created for the benefit of Food Science and Nutrition students.The club holds social events throughout the year that enable similar minded foodies from first, second and third year the opportunity to meet and interact. FANS also offers career events that aim to lessen the divide between students and their potential employers.
For more information, contact Emily Scott
Hong Kong Student Society (HKSS)
Hong Kong Student Society (HKSS) was established by enthusiastic and passionate Hong Kong/Chinese students who aim to maintin, represent and promote Hong Kong culture. The club is aimed at Hong Kong students and people that are interested in Hong Kong. The club allows members to have more opportunities to unite and expand their social lives by participating in various events and activities.
Malaysia Society of Deakin
Aims to unite all Malaysian students and represent the needs of support for Malaysian students at Deakin, whilst providing all students with further understanding of Malaysian culture.
For more information, contact Andrew Sun Jia Neoh
Mature Age Student Club
The Mature Age Student (MASC) provides support, and study assistance for mature age students, whether they are studying on or off-campus, full time or part time. With social events, such as regular informal gatherings and family friendly get-togethers, to encourage interaction and bolster peer support to those of us whose age or life experience may set us apart from our chronologically younger counterparts.
For more information, contact The Mature Age Club
Philosophy at the Pub
Meeting every Wednesday at Einstein's, from 3pm to discuss philosophical concepts. Past study of philosophy not at all required. Find us on facebook - Philosophy at the Pub - Deakin or email us.
Physical Education Student Society (PESS)
PESS is a fun-loving and very relaxed Social club group of dedicated and active Deakin Students striving to promote fun and physical activity through University life within the Deakin Community. Have Fun, Enjoy Life, Be Active and JOIN PESS!
PlanetUNI is brand new in 2012 and welcomes all current students to join. PlanetUNI is part of Planetshakers City Church Melbourne. At PlanetUNI, we offer you an opportunity to connect with people and be part of a community that is all about making your Uni years the best years of your life. Come and get involved as we run several major events throughout the year such as stress buster carnivals, day trips, trivia and games nights, barbecues and other major events in Melbourne.
Deakin Pride Queer Society
We are a non-political club that organises on and off campus events for people to meet and socialise. Our members include gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, straight, staff, students, and other people who are unable to be pigeon holed. You don't have to be queer, but you do have to be social.
For more information, contact Honorah Edwards/Joshua Judson
Creating a network for professional and creative writing students, providing extra -curricular workshopping opportunities. Creating a hub for students to engage in Crossfire,Verandah and other university art journals.
VGen Deakin University
VGen is an Australia wide youth movement connected with World Vision. As a DUSA VGen member you will be joining not only a Deakin Club but a nation wide one. VGen’s goal is to inspire, educate and empower young people to respond to issues of social injustice and poverty. At Deakin, through VGen you can get involved in fundraising, education, social awareness and action while being a part of a fun, social group of like minded students.
For more information, contact Jessica Kitchen