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The Port Phillip Ferry - A Highly Recommended Experience

Friday, 09 November 2018

By Alvia

  I have been to Melbourne from Geelong like a 100 times. But I still vividly remember the excitement of waking up in a freezing morning to visit Melbourne for the 101st time, because this...

What do do over Summer in the Geelong Region

Thursday, 01 November 2018

By Tash

I’ve gotta say, I’m very excited to have finished all my studies for this year – it’s a great feeling to relax after a long year of hard work and stressful assignments! While this is a...

Plants and Trees in Geelong

Monday, 22 October 2018

By Aki

  I am undertaking a patisserie course at Gordon TAFE. Around July to August this year, there was a unit about sugar work which is about making decorations with candies. We were taught how to...

The Quickest Guide to the Towns of The Bellarine

Friday, 12 October 2018

By Natalie Richards

  Join us on a whirlwind tour of the must see towns and activities on The Bellarine. Ready? Let’s go…   Barwon Heads Barwon Heads is where the river meets the sea. Situated in a...

Animal Encounters

Monday, 08 October 2018

By Natalie Richards

  As the late, great Steve Irwin so aptly said “We don’t own the planet Earth, we belong to it. And we must share it with our wildlife”. Geelong and The Bellarine is lucky enough to...

October Events Beckon

Thursday, 27 September 2018

 Humans in Geelong Expo Deakin Waterfront Campus 07 October 2018, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM Humans in Geelong Expo 2018 - FREE community event highlighting our amazing locals. Live performances,...

Capturing your overseas experience

Thursday, 20 September 2018

by Simone

  During your time as an international student you will have new experiences, meet new friends, taste new food and enjoy adventures. In the years to come, you’ll want to reflect on your...

Aussie Food Experiences

Saturday, 08 September 2018

Courtesy of Insider Guides

Ever tried a lamington? What about pavlova? Do you know what Vegimite is made of? And yes we do eat the animal featured on the Australian coat of arms - kangaroo! Insider Guides have compiled a...

Living with a difference

Monday, 03 September 2018

By Sanjay

  Now, that I had finally secured admission at Deakin University, the thought of accommodation haunted me and my parents. For I was a person who had never been out of the country and now had...

Mountains are calling and I must go!

Monday, 03 September 2018

By Zohaib

  You Yangs Regional Park offers a range of distinctive granite peaks from the flat volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong, less than an hour from Geelong. It is perfect place for...


Monday, 27 August 2018

By Tayyaba

   Hello everyone, my name is Tayyaba and I am from Pakistan. I am currently doing a Masters in Engineering (Professional) from Deakin University, Waurn Ponds. I believe that everything...

Deakin University Australia China Organisation

Thursday, 09 August 2018

by Cindy

  Recently I was lucky enough to come and join in a small seminar session held by the Deakin University Australia China Organisation (DUACO). DUACO is a society based in Geelong. It was...

Top 3 Favorites

Friday, 27 July 2018

By Aki

  Hi there, I am a international student in Geelong from Tokyo. I study Patisserie at the Gordon TAFE. Today, I will introduce my top 3 favorites in Geelong which are: 1) PLACES 2) EATING...

Why I Like Geelong

Thursday, 12 July 2018

By Tash

  HISTORY: The Wadawurrung people, traditional owners of this area, named the bay ‘Jillong’ and the land surrounding it ‘Corayo’. Jillong means ‘a place of native companions’, or...

Journey to Geelong

Friday, 22 June 2018

By Chirag

  I landed and arrived outside Melbourne airport at 12:30am, on a cold night with 48 kilograms of baggage on me. I didn’t know what to do and where to go, that being my first night on the...
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