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"No act of kindness, however small,
is ever wasted."

– Aesop

Our Mission

To create a long-lasting positive impact on the lives of those who need it the most, in the countries we love.

Who We Are

We are a not-for-profit student-run association that encourages young individuals to work together in partnership with a variety of charities to foster social change.

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Unique Charities Assisted (Post-2012)

Where We Help

Every year, our leadership team shortlists two Australian and two Sri Lankan charities for our members to choose from during Orientation Week.

Our 2019 charities are: The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) & The Foundation of Goodness

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team comprises of 15 – 20 conscientious individuals from a diverse range of degrees and tertiary institutions per year.  The work that they undertake throughout the year is underpinned by the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.

Get to know our executive team members below.

Vihanga Akash Silva

President

Emily Carvalho

Vice-President

Ravindu Jayasena

Secretary

Devyansh Singh

Treasurer

What We Do

Our organisation orchestrates a variety of events each year in order to have an advantageous impact on the wider community.  All the proceeds from our events benefit various charities in Australia and Sri Lanka. 

Like What You See?

Membership for our association is $5, which requires renewal on a yearly basis.

It gives you access to:

  • Exclusive partner discounts (student savings yaas!)
  • Discounted SLAYA event tickets
  • International student support
  • Monthly newsletters with early event releases
  • Bonus competition entries
  • Network expansion

… all while assisting worthwhile charities!

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Acknowledgements

Country Acknowledgement

We wish to acknowledge the traditional spiritual and cultural custodians of this land, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and their Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and culture.

Inclusivity Acknowledgement

SLAYA is committed to being a diverse and inclusive space for all people, irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.