Established in 1974, Deakin University was Victoria’s fourth university and the first in regional Victoria. Deakin University’s first campus was established at Waurn Ponds. The University was the result of a merger between State College of Victoria, Geelong (formerly Geelong Teachers College) and the Gordon Institute of Technology (now the Gordon Institute of TAFE). Deakin enrolled its first students at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus in 1977. Deakin today has over 42,000 students and is Australia’s ninth-largest university.
Deakin was awarded a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds (QS); the rating indicates Deakin is world-class in a broad range of areas, has cutting-edge facilities and is internationally renowned for its research and teaching. The 2015 Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) placed Deakin University among the top 400 universities in the world. Deakin is in the top 50 of the QS ranking of the world’s universities under 50 years and ranks 45 in the 2015 Times Higher Education ranking of the top100 universities under 50 years.
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