The Future Belongs to the Ready
During the pandemic, interest and enrolment had declined for Deakin University’s core target. We needed to connect with Melbourne students, living through one of the world’s toughest lockdowns.
Looking into a crystal ball, many saw doom and gloom. Uncertainty for the future was at an all-time high.
A classic poem of hope — as relevant today as when it was penned almost 100 years ago.
We reimagined Berton Braley’s classic 1919 post-WW1 poem into a modern promise of ‘Opportunity’.
Performed by a First Nations / Jamaican poet, we used the ocean as a metaphor for life – turbulent and unpredictable one moment, beautiful and serene the next.