Entries by DUSA Intern

Surf’s Up! DUSA Hit the Waves at Byron Bay

  On April 24 – 27, DUSA offered students a Byron Bay Surf Trip, packed with surfing lessons, tours and kayaking. Over the course of 3 days, students enjoyed everything the beautiful beach town had to offer and made some lasting memories. We asked team leader, Zoe Saheicha, a few questions on the good times, […]

An Island Adventure with DUSA

On Friday 3 May, Deakin students were lucky enough to experience the trip of a lifetime! Setting out from Port Fairy Wharf, students were en route to Lady Julia Percy Island to explore what team leader Nathan Sykes calls “a local treasure”. Students couldn’t pull their eyes away from the marine life, which included both […]

We Want Your Help! Contract Cheating Research Study

Have you faced an Academic Integrity allegation? Did your allegation involve Contract Cheating? How did you find the whole process? Participants will receive a $50 Coles-Myer gift card! We are looking for students who have received an allegation of Contract Cheating to take part in a DUSA/Deakin research project. Our research project is looking at […]

Hey Cloud Students, What’s Your Natural Habitat?

Cloud Campus Students we have a challenge for you! We want you to take a photo of your individual ‘campus’ and show us your own little slice of Deakin. Your campus could be a desk where you work on your latest masterpiece. Notes and papers strewn haphazardly across the surface, with precarious piles of textbooks […]

Contract Cheating: Forewarned is Forearmed

Now that Trimester 1 is well and truly underway it’s important not to be drawn in by the false promises of Contract Cheating websites – a common trap for students experiencing difficulties with their studies. But with that quick fix not only comes the risk of getting caught and failing your unit, it brings a […]

2019 PRIDE Week!

From April 1-5 DUSA will be decking out all our campuses in rainbow to celebrate PRIDE Week and to show our solidarity, love, acceptance and support of the LGBTIQ+ community. Whether you’re a member of the community or an ally, we want you to come along and join in! The last half decade has been […]

Introducing Deakin Genie and Scout

Awesome digital tools for when you’re learning, lost or need answers quickly… We know you’ve got lots to do and lots questions to ask, so we’re proud to support three super useful digitals tools for you to weave into your life at Deakin…to use when you want, where you want. Deakin Sync, your personalised online […]

Battle of the Campuses

A team of 50 students from Burwood travelled down the highway to Waurn Ponds and returned home with their first Campus Clash Cup in hand! In Deakin’s annual Campus Clash the team from Burwood took on the combined might of Geelong and Warrnambool across nine different sports, coming out victorious by the slim margin of […]

Contract Cheating; Potentially Your Biggest Regret

The easy way, the quick fix, always seems like the best option at the beginning but it never is. Contract Cheating is a prime example of this. Sure, you won’t actually have to write the assignment and put in the hard yards, but you could lose everything you’ve already worked for. Contract cheating is where […]

Time to Skill Up and Vacay with DUSA

Trimester 1 is full to the brim with amazing trips and short courses. Everything from surfing trips, to RSA courses, to self-defence workshops and Auslan courses. There is something for everyone, so without further delay let’s get stuck in. T1 Trips There are so many amazing trips on offer in T1 it’s hard to choose […]