Prehistoric remnants transformed into futuristic experience



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A virtual reality and 3D printing project is creating sensory dinosaur encounters.

The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. Dr Ben Horan, Director of Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab, and Dr Kaja Antlej, Industrial Design Lecturer and researcher in digital heritage interpretation, are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.

The project illustrates how the use of new technologies can create more dynamic and engaging avenues to promote the sciences, …

Deakin University Sport Management Program In World’s Top 10



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Deakin University’s Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked in the word’s top 10, for the second year running.

The program, run by the Deakin Business School, has been ranked seventh globally in SportBusiness International’s Postgraduate Sports Rankings, up from ninth in 2015 and the only Australian university in the top 25.

Professor David Shilbury, Chair in Sport Management, says this achievement confirms Deakin’s position as Australia’s number one university for sport management. …

Melbourne ranked best city in Australia for international students



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The ratings measure cities on their quality of universities, affordability, lifestyle, employment prospects and student community.

Additional factors such as pollution, safety, transparency and tolerance are also taken into consideration.

Seven Australian cities made it into the top 75 best student cities this year with Sydney coming fourth, Canberra (17), Brisbane (18), Adelaide (26), Perth (35) and Gold Coast (69).

Melbourne city received a perfect score (100/100) for student mix, …

Exciting New Scholarships At Deakin University



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New Scholarships

Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students.

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University. The two new scholarships are the following;

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; …

New MBA and Masters of Leadership Program



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Deakin MBA now available as two-year course paired with Master of Leadership

We are excited to announce a new dual master’s course at Deakin – the MBA /Master of Leadership – starting in Trimester 2, 2015 (July).

This new, two-year course combines Deakin’s highly ranked MBA program with a deep understanding of leadership in professional settings. Graduates of the program will receive two master’s degrees after just two years of study, …

10 Reasons to Live and Study in Melbourne, Victoria



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Studying is extremely important, however it is also important to take breaks, and taking breaks is easy in Victoria, as there are thousands of things to occupy your time! Victoria’s Capital City, Melbourne, is one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is constantly praised by those who live here and also visitors from overseas and interstate. The below list includes some of Victoria’s and Melbourne’s best features.

  1. Food: Melbourne’s great mix of cultures has created the perfect platform for diverse and delicious food.

Medicine Interviews for Deakin University



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Deakin University Medicine Interviews taking place across Canada.

 Interested in studying Medicine in Australia? Dr. Scott McCoombe from Deakin University School of Medicine will be holding student interviews across Canada for students interested in applying to the School of Medicine at Deakin. 

Contact KOM today to set up an interview!

Times and locations will be updated to the below schedule in the next coming days!

His schedule is as follows:

Contact KOM to let us know what date and city suits you and  we’ll help set up an interview. …

New Deakin Masters Programs for 2015!



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Deakin University aims to be Australia’s most progressive university – relevant, innovative and responsive in all its activities. Scholastic excellence, top quality research, industry partnerships and tailored courses are some of the reasons why students all over the world choose Deakin University.
Deakin has recently completed a review of their suite of postgraduate business programs and we wanted to share with you the new master’s degrees available to students in 2015.
These new degrees will equip business professionals with the skills demanded by employers. …

5 Tips when Choosing Your Study Abroad Destination



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So you’re thinking about studying abroad?! You look at a map of the world and think, where to start? What to study?!!! Here’s some tips and things to think about when choosing your study abroad destination. 

First of all,

Get some help!
I’ve been working within the education industry for a few years now, traveled and met many university reps to know that there is soooooo much choice out there. Having a wide variety of choice is great, …

Study in Melbourne – the world’s most liveable city third year in a row



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MELBOURNE has taken out the hat-trick when it comes to the best city in the world to live in.

The Victorian capital came out top among 140 cities for providing the best living conditions for the third year in a row.

Consider studying in Melbourne, Australia.  KOM Consultants’s partner universities in the Melbourne area include La Trobe University, Deakin University and RMIT.  Each university has it’s own strengths and we encourage students to take a look.  …