Congratulations to Deakin Business School, Burwood, Australia for now being part of 1 % of the EQUIS accredited leading business schools!


Deakin Business School has become a large and successful institution with a clear sense of direction and purpose with ethics, responsibility and sustainability very well reflected in its strategy. DBS enjoys a high level of support from the business and local community as well as from alumni and stakeholders.

“Our EQUIS accreditation reflects the culmination of many years of hard work and dedication by Deakin faculty, staff, students, alumni and a wide array of stakeholders. It elevates Deakin Business School to international best practice, providing global credibility and highlighting the quality of education and learning experiences we provide for our graduates,” commented Mike Ewing, Dean of Deakin Business School.

With a strong programme delivery, Deakin Business School is recognised in Australia as one of the leaders for online-learning with an excellent capacity to use AI and machine learning to its advantage. Students are prepared for the jobs of the future and enjoy a student-centric approach. DBS offers them an excellent experience across all campuses, including a virtual one.

Mike Ewing, Dean of Deakin Business School, added: “The road to EQUIS accreditation has seen Deakin Business School work towards a stronger presence globally, with true international relevance and impact, and a stronger global mindset underpinning all our activities. We’re building even better global industry relationships, and we continue to offer students many diverse and unique opportunities to take part in study tours and internships around the world.”

Alfons Sauquet, Quality Services & EQUIS Director, said: “We are delighted to see the institution’s quality recognised by EQUIS. We were very impressed by the school and its online learning environment as well as its use of cutting-edge and technology-enabled learning. EQUIS accreditation ensures a continuous quality improvement process, benchmarking the school against international standards.”

EQUIS has now accredited 187 schools across 44 countries. There are currently no substitutes for such an in-depth assessment of quality. More information on our website.