Workday and Deakin University

Deakin University is ranked among the top 50 young universities in the world. With over 40 years of experience as one of Australia’s leading tertiary education providers, Deakin has a history of being innovative and cutting-edge. It offers excellent facilities, exceptional instruction, and flexible learning options to its 60,000 students, whether on campus or online.

Workday opens up a whole new way of working for us and creates an opportunity for us to make more time for what really matters in the finance team.

Kerrie Parker


  • No system upgrades for more than 10 years

  • Legacy system housed within a complex integration environment and heavily customized over its 20-year lifespan

  • Inaccurate data made reporting and analytics difficult

  • Complete transparency with real-time consolidations, more efficient transactions, and better control

  • Improved speed and efficiency, enabling more time to partner with the business

  • Greater agility and insights for faster and smarter decision-making

  • Global user community support

  • Continuous updates and new capabilities ensure an always up-to-date system