Australasian Union of Jewish Students

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Australasian Union of Jewish Students

The Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) is a federation of Jewish student societies at Australian and New Zealand universities and other higher education institutions. It was founded in 1948 at the University of Sydney and is affiliated with the World Union of Jewish Students. AUJS' constitution lists its four pillars as Judaism, activism, Zionism, and pluralism. AUJS runs social, educational, political and religious events on University campuses.


All of the organisation's activities are based on the four pillars of Judaism, Zionism, Pluralism and Activism.


Basic Training Winter Escape Political Training Seminar

Israel programmes[edit]

AUJS operates the Taglit-Birthright Israel programs for Australian students. This program offers students subsidised trips to Israel. Every year AUJS sends over 300 participants to Israel on the Taglit-Birthright Israel trips. AUJS also offers other Israeli-based programs.

Program details

  • AUJS Academy
  • AUJS Aviv (incl. MASA Scholarship Application)
  • AUJS Leadership Development Program (LDP)

Constituent organisations[edit]

AUJS operates on national, regional and campus levels. Most Regional organisations have a representative on the National Executive. Similarly, each campus organisation has a representative on that Region's Executive. AUJS is an affiliate of the Zionist Federation of Australia and Executive Council of Australian Jewry.

Active campuses[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

New South Wales[edit]


South Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]


New Zealand[edit]



  • [2] about AUJS
  • [3] AUJS National Constitution

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