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.
Let's make great things happen together
It's as simple as doing your banking with us. When you open an account, take out a loan or buy insurance at Deakin University Community Bank®, you’ll be helping build a stronger university community.
Make your money go further
We reinvest profits back into the Deakin community. It could be more scholarships, support for clubs, funding for research, or projects that make your university an even better place to study and work.
Take advantage of special offers on Bendigo Bank home loans, credit cards, and so much more. Staff, students and alumni can all help the university community, simply by doing your everyday banking.
Special offers for Deakin staff and alumni
Deakin University Community Bank® delivers a full suite of Bendigo Bank products to meet all of your banking needs. Here are some popular offers to reward you and your university.
Offers on Everyday Account
Offers on Home Loans
Choose your repayments weekly, fortnightly, or monthly
0% for 18 months on balance transfers5
Special offers for Deakin students
Our student banking range gives you easy access to your money when you need it most.
And with Bendigo Bank's highly-rated internet banking app, you'll always be in control.
Receive $25 in your Student Account**
Share trading with Bendigo Invest Direct
0% for 18 months on balance transfers5
It is a collaboration between Bendigo Bank and Deakin University to provide banking services and return profits to the Deakin University community.
- Scholarships to support young people pursuing their dreams
- Funding grants to help researchers become leaders in their field
- Sustainable infrastructure projects to make Deakin an even better place to work and study
- Financial support for clubs, societies and community-building activitie
Yes! There's a Customer Hub at the Burwood Campus in Melbourne, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood – Building HF, Level 2. Open 9.30am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday.
There are ATM's on the Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds and Geelong Waterfront campuses.
Don't forget you can also visit any Bendigo Bank branch to do your banking or open an account - just remember to mention you want to support Deakin University.
Supporting the initiative is easy. All you need to do is open an account or transfer your banking to Deakin University Community Bank®. You can do this online, or face-to-face at the Customer Hub on the Melbourne Burwood campus. You can also visit any Bendigo Bank branch in Australia – just remember to mention you want to support Deakin University.
To check your project’s eligibility and to apply for funding, visit the Deakin University website.
All Bendigo Bank products and services are available, including transactional and savings accounts, home and personal loans, credit cards, insurance, business banking and financial planning.
You can also get access to agribusiness financial products from Rural Bank.
Don't forget to check this page for special offers available to students, staff and alumni.
Offers only available to Deakin students, staff and alumni.
*No monthly service fee if you deposit $2000 each month or hold a home loan with us (otherwise $6 per month). Unlimited fee free e-banking transfers, BPAY, Pay Anyone, phone banking transfers, Bendigo ATM & branch withdrawals and retail purchases within Australia.
#Discount is off of the Residential Variable Rate and is made up of the applicable lending tier depending on your aggregate lending amount, plus a discount of 0.05% per eligible product, up to a maximum of 0.15% off the tiered rate. a list of eligible products can be found on our website.
**$25 offer limited to first 500 valid entries received. Only open to Deakin University students 16yrs+. Starts 9am AEDT 01/11/2018. Ends once 500 valid entries received. Max 1 entry/person.
Bendigo Invest Direct is a service provided by CMC Markets Stockbroking Limited ABN 69 081 002 851 AFSL No. 246381 (“CMC Markets Stockbroking”), a Participant of the ASX Group (Australian Securities Exchange), SSX (Sydney Stock Exchange) and Chi-X (Chi-X Australia) at the request of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd ABN 11 068 049 178, AFSL 237879 (“Bendigo"). For a copy of the terms and conditions relating to the Bendigo Invest Direct services and the Financial Services Guides for CMC Markets Stockbroking or Bendigo (or other relevant disclosure documents), contact us on 1300 788 982 or via email to Bendigo Invest Direct. Neither CMC Markets Stockbroking nor Bendigo are representatives of each other. To the extent permitted by law, Bendigo will not guarantee or otherwise support CMC Markets Stockbroking’s obligations under the contracts or agreement connected with Bendigo Invest Direct.
1To receive the Special rate of $17.95 per trade, please include “Deakin” in the Community Bank field in your online application. This rate is available to Deakin students/staff/alumni - Australian residents only.
2 Terms, conditions, fees, charges and lending criteria apply. All information is correct as at 1 April 2019. Full details available on application. Credit provided by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 237879.
4Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Refer to the Bendigo Credit Card Insurance (Qantas Platinum Mastercard, Platinum Rewards Mastercard and Low Rate Platinum Mastercard) Terms and Conditions for further information. Bendigo Bank does not guarantee any benefits under this insurance. Complimentary insurance covers: AWP Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177 AFSL 245631 (trading as Allianz Global Assistance) under a binder from the insurer, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 AFSL 234708 has issued an insurance group policy to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL and Australian credit licence 237879 (Bendigo Bank) which allows eligible Bendigo Bank account holders and cardholders to claim under it as third party beneficiaries. Any advice on insurance is general advice only and not based on any consideration of your objectives, financial situation or needs.
5Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. All information, including interest rates and fees, is correct as at 1 July 2019 and is subject to change. Full details available on application. Lending criteria apply.
0% for 18 months balance transfer offer applies to all successful applications for a new Low Rate Mastercard completed and submitted between 12:01am AEST 1 July 2019 to 11:59pm AEST 31 August 2019.
At the end of 18 months from account opening, any remaining unpaid balance transfer amount will attract the standard retail purchase interest rate 11.99% and will receive up to 55 days interest free on the outstanding amount. Offer subject to minimum monthly repayments being made as per your monthly statement and the account not otherwise being in default.
The balance transfer rate will apply to the first balance transferred up to 80% of your approved available credit limit. A balance transfer fee of 2% is applied on the amount transferred and is charged to your Bendigo Bank credit card account.
Balance transfers must be processed by Bendigo Bank staff in accordance with this offer and not made via other payment methods including BPAY® or direct deposit. We will not be responsible for any delays that may occur in processing payment to your other card account(s) and will not close the account(s).
Bendigo Bank may vary or end this offer. One account per customer. Offer is not available when closing/transferring from another Bendigo Bank credit card account or if you have held the product in the last 12 months. Offer not available to staff or in conjunction with any other Bendigo Bank offer including Mortgage Bundling, the Connect package, Deals or Shareholder products.
Credit provided by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 237879.