Deakin Uni Update


  • Update from the Faculty of Business and Law


Compulsory career planning unit for commerce students!  Preparing to find a job will soon be an integral part of the course for commerce students at Deakin, with a compulsory unit in career planning being piloted.  The compulsory Personal Insight unit will provide career development experiences for students, and has a clear focus on students co-creating their professional identity.  The unit is the Bachelor of Commerce’s key vehicle for creating awareness and engagement in University initiatives, which include planning for choice of majors and alignment to career aspirations, the Career Portal, Work Integrated Learning and international mobility initiatives.  The Personal Insight unit is a journey of discovery in which students explore intrapersonal and interpersonal aspects of themselves with the goal of creating a personal portfolio of career resources, to assist them to gain Work Integrated Learning placement(s) and be better prepared to find a graduate role.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Commerce by browsing Commerce at Deakin


  • Update from the Faculty of Arts and Education


Entertainment production students gain industry experience promoting new Australian film! First year entertainment production students at Deakin are helping to promote the new Australian film, Pawno (2016).  Meeting with director Paul Ireland and writer Damian Hill in a masterclass at the university, students are encouraged to learn firsthand about producing entertainment today.  Social media platforms, festival circuits and online media exposure are some of the topics they explore while promoting the film in student groups. This is just one of the exciting opportunities available to those studying the Bachelor of Entertainment Production, which is a new degree that joins a passion for entertainment to the possibility of student learning in a hands-on, collaborative and supported environment.  Find out more about the Bachelor of Entertainment Production by browsing Entertainment Production at Deakin



  Visual Merchandising at Kangan

If you are a visually creative individual who loves all things fashion and retail, then our Diploma of Visual Merchandising qualification can lead to your perfect creative career as a Visual Merchandiser.  Visual merchandising has become a vital feature in the promotional mix when it comes to creating a striking visual retail presence.

Students who enrol in the nationally accredited Diploma of Visual Merchandising course will gain relevant skills in –


  • designing, planning and implementation of visual merchandising concepts • explore colour theory, graphics, drawing and multimedia  • design and construct safe and effective props and displays • digital art and design  • graphic arts • retail merchandising  • visual merchandising


Find out more by visiting Diploma of Visual Merchandising at Kangan Institute