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University community

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.

Special offers

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

The Everyday Account is our most convenient transaction account letting you easily manage your money.

  • No monthly
    service fee*
  • Unlimited e-banking and phone banking transfers
  • Unlimited Bendigo Bank ATM, EFTPOS and branch withdrawals
  • Enter promo code

Offers on Home Loans

For your first home, next home or investment property. We've got the perfect home loan to suit your situation.

  • Save up to 0.15% off
    the Connect Package rate#
  • Choose either a variable or fixed interest rate
  • Choose your repayments
    weekly, fortnightly, or monthly
  • Loan terms
    up to 30 years

Share trading with Bendigo Invest Direct

Dreaming of an overseas trip? A home deposit or working less? BID is our easy-to-use, affordable online share trading platform.

  • Receive a  
    free account
  • Start with
    just $500
  • Special rate 
    $17.95 per trade1
  • To receive this special rate
    please include “Deakin
    in the Community Bank field
    in your online application

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**

The first 500 students to open a Student Account, order and activate a Bendigo Bank Debit Mastercard® receive $25 in their new account.

  • No monthly
    service fee
  • Unlimited ATM, online and EFTPOS access
  • e-banking and phone banking anywhere, anytime
  • Enter promo code

Get your free personalised card

Make the cards you use every day a little bit more 'you'!
Personalising your card only takes 5 minutes. Enter the promo code to waive the fee.

  • Change the image on 
    debit, credit or
    Easy Money card
  • Use your own photo
  • Choose from our
    online gallery
  • Enter promo code

Share trading with Bendigo Invest Direct

Want an overseas trip? A new car? Or financial independence?
Check out Bendigo Invest Direct, our easy-to-use, affordable online share trading platform.

  • Receive a  
    free account
  • Start with
    just $500
  • Special rate 
    $17.95 per trade1
  • To receive this special rate
    please include “Deakin
    in the Community Bank field
    in your online application


What is Deakin University Community Bank®?

It is a collaboration between Bendigo Bank and Deakin University to provide banking services and return profits to the Deakin University community.

What sort of projects do the profits support?

  • 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 activities

Is there a Bendigo Bank presence at Deakin University?

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.

How do I get involved or support the initiative?

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.

I have a project, am I eligible and how do I apply?

To check your project’s eligibility and to apply for funding, visit the Deakin University website.

What products are offered by Deakin University Community Bank®?

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.

If you’re interested in talking to us about your banking, we would love to hear from you

Or call Ashley Wijey on

0408 768 978

Additional information

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.

Mastercard® and the Mastercard® brand mark are registered trademarks of Mastercard® International Incorporated.

Up to 55-day interest-free period consists of your 30 day statement cycle, plus 25 days to the payment due date. The number of interest-free days will vary for each transaction, depending on which day in the 30-day statement cycle the purchase was made.

To earn Qantas Points with the Qantas Platinum Mastercard, you must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program and provide your Qantas Frequent Flyer number to Bendigo Bank. Membership of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program is subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, which can be found at Qantas.com/terms. A joining fee may apply. Qantas Points are earned on eligible transactions at the applicable conversion rate of 0.6 Qantas Points per dollar, are transferred monthly to the Frequent Flyer account and are capped at 20,000 points per month – see Bendigo Credit Card Terms and Conditions for details or call 1300 236 344. Ineligible transactions are, for example, BPAY transactions, cash advances, payments to the Australian Taxation Office, cash equivalent transactions, business transactions, balance transfers, and transactions for gambling or gaming purposes, any fee or charge, including any government charges or duties, interest and finance charges payable or paid on your credit card, transactions which are disputed, fraudulent or involve the abuse or unauthorised use of your credit card and payments and  purchases which are refunded or reimbursed. To obtain your complimentary QFF membership go to qantaspoints.com/ffjoinbendigo.

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.

Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. All information is correct as at 25/01/18 and is subject to change. Full details available on application. Lending criteria apply. Interest rate and annual fee current at 01/01/17. Rates and fees are subject to change. Credit provided by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 Australian Credit Licence 237879.