News And Media
Blast the glass ceiling
UQ Contact Magazine sits down with AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu, a blast and drill mining specialist with BHP, to learn how she is leading the charge for the next generation of Indigenous women in STEM.
Mon 6 Jan 2020
Father's friend ignited a longing for the law
AIEF Scholarship Student Kirrah Stothers speaks to The Australian about her decision to go to boarding school for her senior years and work toward her goal of attending university to become a lawyer.
Tue 3 Dec 2019
Students meet the man in charge
AIEF Scholarship Students Benjamin (Marist College Ashgrove) and Charlotte (Ipswich Girls' Grammar School) talk to The Australian about meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during their participation in the Work Exposure in Government (WEX) Programme.
Wed 23 Oct 2019
Young dreams come true as stars align
AIEF Alum Keiryn Lenoy (Pymble Ladies’ College, 2010) and students from her Deadly Tennis program appear in The Australian, alongside the inspirational Ash Barty and Evonne Goolagong Cawley.
Thu 10 Oct 2019
AIEF announces Governor-General as Patron-in-Chief
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) has announced the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), as its new Patron-in-Chief.
Wed 2 Oct 2019
First in the family
Shae Marr, who recently completed her studies on an AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship, is proud to be among the CQUni students who are first in their family to graduate.
Tue 1 Oct 2019
How family tragedy helped Watson create positive change
AIEF Alum Connor Watson (Knox Grammar School, 2014) talks to NRL.com about creating opportunities for Indigenous youth.
Tue 3 Sep 2019
Scholarship students gather to celebrate
An article in the Koori Mail about the AIEF Class of 2019 Year 12 Graduation event in Sydney.
Wed 28 Aug 2019
Graduation the start of a dream run
AIEF Scholarship Graduates Harry Doolan and Eliza Shaw speak to The Australian about the how their education has opened up a world of new possibilities.
Tue 20 Aug 2019
An inspired choice to show power of learning
AIEF Alum Neerim Callope (St Augustine's College, 2010) talks to The Weekend Australian about speaking alongside his father at the AIEF Class of 2019 Graduation Celebration, and inspiring the next generation of Indigenous students.
Sat 17 Aug 2019
Love of drama signals path to better future
Leana Scott from Bourke became AIEF’s 500th graduate after completing Year 12 at Loreto Normanhurst in 2018. She speaks to The Australian about becoming a strong role model for her three younger sisters who are following in her footsteps at school in Sydney on AIEF Scholarships.
Tue 9 Jul 2019
Banking on Indigenous success
AIEF Alum Jess Tedim talks about her experiences working for the Commonwealth Bank in her home town of Walgett.
Mon 8 Jul 2019