Conference Venue

Deakin University, Australia (Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus)

Address: 75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216 

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Deakin has five campuses (including our online Cloud Campus), five research institutes and 11 strategic research centres, four corporate centres, courses on offer at three regional learning centres, and an additional six regional study spaces. 

Get the best of both worlds at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. Access our world-class education programs and superb facilities while relaxing in a pretty, rural environment, close to some of Australia's best surf beaches. 

Geelong at a glance

- Geelong sits at the start of one of the world’s most beautiful coastal drives, the Great Ocean Road.
- Surf beaches, whale watching and the famous Twelve Apostles are on your doorstep.
- On campus there are heaps of outdoor areas and spacious new buildings, perfect for both socialising and studying.
- Waurn Ponds Campus has incredible sports facilities – from a stadium, sports hall and courts, to a deluxe health club, complete with gym, work-out studios and group fitness classes. 



How to get to Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus 


1. Train

Geelong’s Waurn Ponds train station is the closest station to the campus. V/Line trains operate throughout the day on the Geelong–Melbourne line and take just over an hour and 15 minutes.

2. Public bus services

There are plenty of bus services that run from the Geelong CBD, Geelong railway station and the Waurn Ponds railway station to the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.