2018 EAA Newsletter

2018 EAA Newsletter Issue 1 Highlights from 2018 IAES at Sydney University “One of my most treasured endeavours” The Hon Bob Hawke AC What our Alumni have to say Highlights of the EAA Sponsor “Thank You” Sundowner reception in Perth Download Newsletter

Ross’s story

Engineering Aid Australia Alumni & Mentor for Indigenous Careers in Engineering Oct 2012 – Present As a senior Indigenous professional and alumni of the EAA Summer School, I cannot recommend the program highly enough. Aspiring students will derive immense value from attending the program for years to come, as I have. Each year I am…

Fletcher’s story

As you are likely aware, I participated in the IAES back in 2012 at the age of 16 before commencing my senior years at high school. At the time, I held strong interests in construction and building but had no idea how I could translate that into a successful career. The concept of “engineering” was…

Levi’s story

IAES greatly influenced my decision in choosing engineering as it provided a way to see into the workforce and what everyday life may be like as an engineer. It offered me information to any questions I may have had regarding a career in engineering and provided knowledge on the different streams that I could choose…

Leon’s story

100 Days of Deadly Mob Leon Oriti, Bardi and Karrajari on my mother’s side I was raised my whole life in Perth. My Aboriginality comes from my mother who is from the Kimberley region. Unfortunately she passed away 2 years after I was born, though left me with a gigantic extended family who share their…

Ezra’s story

100 Days of Deadly Mob 22 November 2016 · Ezra Jacobs-Smith, Whadjuk, Yued and BallardongNyoongar, English and Irish “I studied mining engineering for three years and learnt a lot about the mining, and oil & gas industries in that time – particularly how dependent we have become on them. The benefits of mining, our homes, cars,…

Jack’s story

Summary – IAES Communities session presentation, January 2020 Jacks Story by Jack Coppins – Undergraduate Mechanical Engineer, Aurecon &Former IAES Student (2015) My engineering pathway began when my teacher asked me what kind of job I wanted to pursue after school. I didn’t really have a dream job or any real idea of what I…