Building knowledge and understanding

The Deakin Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education (CREATE) aims to build knowledge and understanding of how best to support people from a refugee background to rebuild their careers after leaving their home country through obtaining meaningful employment and accessing vocational training and education.

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Our Work

Helping people from refugee backgrounds rebuild their careers

CREATE is an award winning research centre that helps people from a refugee background rebuild their careers through access to education and meaningful employment.

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Support we offer

Careers Clinics

Deakin CREATE is running a series of free career clinics for people from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds to assist in the re-establishment of their careers in Australia.


Access a range of documentation and resources, including crisis support, fact sheets and employer guides.


Deakin is committed to providing access to higher education for students seeking asylum or from refugee backgrounds residing in Australia to help with the cost of university study.

Support our work

If you share our passion for making a long-term difference to the lives of refugees and the communities they seek to call home, please consider joining us in our mission of change.

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