RESPECT: Our Community Values
Deakin is a nurturing environment with a collaborative culture of respect that allows all students to thrive academically and grow as people. Residents and staff share the responsibility of building and maintaining a healthy and happy community, and all experiences are guided by our RESPECT values.
Our Community Values - RESPECT
Responsive: We are responsive and empathetic to the needs of individuals and cohorts, while being compassionate, inclusive and considerate of differences.
Encouraging : We support and encourage those who strive towards academic goals, nurture those who stand up for what is right, encourage personal accountability and foster resilience.
Safe: We are responsive to the needs of students living on campus, ensuring them a safe and secure living environment.
Proactive: We proactively encourage collaboration, information sharing and knowledge transfer to enhance the student residential experience.
Enjoyable: We offer an enjoyable, enriching and positive environment with diverse activities to facilitate socialisation, promoting and encouraging student health and wellbeing.
Connected: We foster community minded and engaged students by encouraging connectedness, contribution and a sense of belonging.
Tolerant: We nurture tolerance by welcoming diversity and actively encouraging cultural sensitivity, awareness and empathy.
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