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Community Bank Deakin University

Australia's first university Community Bank reinvests profits back into the Deakin University community. Discounts and exclusive offers are available to staff, students and alumni.

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What is Community Bank Deakin University?

Community Bank Deakin University is a partnership between Deakin University and Bendigo Bank.  Profits from people banking at Community Bank Deakin University are reinvested into Deakin University through things like scholarships, grants to students, upgrades to facilities and many more.


What is Bendigo and Adelaide Bank?

We are one of Australia's biggest banks, with more than 7,000 staff helping our 1.9 million customers to achieve their financial goals


What is Bendigo Bank?

Bendigo Bank is one in Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s network of brands.


Where can I find a Bendigo Bank branch?

We are located all over Australia, use our branch locator to find us.


What identification (ID) do I need in Australia?

You will need to take your physical passport into a Bendigo Bank branch when you are in Australia.


When do I get my Debit Mastercard®?

Once you have presented your ID at your nominated branch, you will receive your card.


What ATM’s can I use my Debit Mastercard in without being charged a fee?

You can use any Bendigo Bank, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, ANZ Bank or Westpac Bank ATM without being charged a fee.


What is the $25 AUD bonus*?

It is a special offer for students who open a Student Account with Bendigo Bank. We will deposit $25 into your bank account, once you have met the below criteria.


When do I get my $25 AUD bonus*?

$25 will be paid to you Bendigo Student Account within 10 days of doing both of the following:

  • Presenting your ID to a branch

  • Activating your Debit Mastercard when you receive it

*This offer is only valid for the first 500 customers.


What are the features of Bendigo Student Account?

This everyday transaction account features

  • No monthly account service fee

  • Easy access to your cash with a Debit Mastercard (available to collect as soon as you arrive)

  • Unlimited fee-free e-banking transfers, BPAY, Pay Anyone

  • Unlimited fee-free phone banking transfers

  • Unlimited fee-free Bendigo ATM & branch withdrawals

  • Unlimited fee-free EFTPOS withdrawals and Retail purchases within Australia

  • There are Bendigo Bank ATMs on Burwood and Geelong campuses

  • Ability to transact internationally (fees and charges will apply)

  • e-Banking access

  • Access to a national branch network of over 600 outlets

  • Learn more about the Bendigo Student Account.


How do I deposit money into my Student Account?

You can transfer money to your new account through any bank.  You will need:

Bendigo Bank’s Swift code - BENDAU3B

Your nine digit account number.


How do I withdraw money from my Student Account?

You can withdraw money from your Student Account when you arrive in Australia and have taken your passport to a branch.  You will be able to use your Debit Mastercard in store, online, at ATM's and Bendigo Bank branches.


What does it cost?

Please note:

  • Exchange rates apply for the day your funds are received by Bendigo Bank;

  • The remitting or any intermediary bank may deduct fees from the payment prior to us receiving the funds. This may reduce the amount you expect to receive;

  • A $2 AUD fee is charged for payments received in Australian dollars;

  • A $10 AUD fee is charged for payments received in a foreign currency.

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