The Special Region of Yogyakarta is often Australian students’ number one destination when studying in Indonesia because of its rich cultural heritage, laid back lifestyle and beautiful surroundings. AIYA Yogya was established in 2015 and is led by a dedicated group of young Australians and Indonesians. You can engage with the Chapter by following them on social media:

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Committee Members

She is called Aul, she's currently a final year student of International Relations. As an International Relations student, she's very interested in cross-cultural thingies and public diplomacy. She has been involved in AIYA since 2022 and got many opportunities in experiencing her interests and will gain more.

Aulia Regina

Chapter President

Muhammad Zaky Al Aqsa, commonly known as Zaky, is a final year student majoring in International Relations. He has an interest in cross-cultural communication and the arts, particularly in graphic design. His fascination with intercultural exchange motivates him to join AIYA.

Muhammad Zaky Al Aqsa
Vice President

Everyone calls her Farah, though perhaps those very close call her Ros. She is a final year student majoring in International Relations. Farah is fond of activities related to tourism, social issues, child welfare, and other aspects of international relations. This passion led Farah to join AIYA Yogyakarta, seeking to gain new experiences by synergizing and collaborating with the organization's activities.

Farah Rosada


Owen is an undergraduate student at Universitas Gadjah Mada. He has a strong passion for Accounting, Finance, Banking, and Consulting. Outside his professional interests, he also enjoys programs related to International Leadership. In terms of community service, he is fond of activities related to education, environment, and healthcare. Owen is an energetic individual who commits for responsible for the decisions he makes.

Natanael Affarouqi Owen Jeremiah


Rahman was born and raised in Tasikmalaya, Jawa Barat. Currently, he studying International Relations at Universitas Islam Indonesia. He loves to learn new things, broaden his network, and make a positive impact on his surroundings. Through AIYA, he hopes could be fulfill his potential and learn more about Australian culture.

Muhammad Rahman Ashidieq
Public Relations Officer

She goes by her first name Feri, a fresh graduate of English Literature. She fancies the relationship among countries and issues happening around, one of them is the postcolonialism issue, specifically the study of Orientalism. Besides, she is also an Arsenal and Eden Hazard big fan.

Feri Choirun Nisa

Professional Program Event Officer

Mikha Christy is a penultimate student studying Philosophy as a way to learn more about the world around her. She’s eager to thrive and often can be found tackling new projects.

RA Mikha Christy P

Public Relations Officer

Resilient and collaborative Public Relations student deeply passionate about Event Organizing, Communication, and Marketing. Recognized for successfully managing multiple events, actively engaged in both local and international organisations, and committed to volunteer activities. Ready to contribute meaningfully to the community and make a lasting impact in the field.

Hasna Ghifari Hanifa
Education Events Officer

A senior year psychology student at the Islamic University of Indonesia with a demonstrated keen interest in the areas of education, public mental health, and cross-cultural matters.

Shuvaira Najmi Hanida

Education Officer

Bunga Adya is a second year student, pursuing communication and science studies at Kalijaga state islamic university. Her passion to socialize with new people from different background aspire her to join a bilateral organization. As a communication student, Bunga aims to strengthen the relationship between Australia and Indonesia for mutual collaboration.

Bunga Rufaida Adya

Events Organiser Socio-Cultural

I am an economics student at Institut Teknologi Bisnis AAS Indonesia. I like new challenges by joining several activities such as organizations and volunteering. I am sure that with the opportunity to become a member at AIYA Yogyakarta I can develop my abilities in the future.

Ovilia Husna
Education Events Officer

Dhafa is a final year student at the Faculty of Agriculture University of Gadjah Mada. During his studies, he was active in several organizations, volunteers, and internships related to agriculture, education, and social matters. Joining this organization can hopefully open up many good opportunities and contribute to strengthening Indonesia and Australia's relationship.

Muhammad Dhafa Putra Bahagia
Events Officer Socio-Cultural

Rahmat Naufal is a student in University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta majoring in International relations . he is interested in educational system of The Australia, and willing to continue masters in Australia. as a dream superhero he believes that AIYA will be platform to know more about How to live in Australia as student.

Rahmat Naufal

Professional Program Events Officer

Gita is a first year of international relation student. She is interested in peace studies, politics and empowerment woman. Gita applied for public relation at AIYA to gain more professional experiences and knowledge regarding communications officer.

Elmira Lunggita Suprapto

Public Relations Officer

Always stepping outside of her comfort zone is something that could describe Karin. She explores anything that piques her interest, including music, social issues, tourism, and even cross-cultural communications. Through these experiences, Karin says she has learned invaluable lessons about having an open and curious mindset. She believes venturing into unfamiliar territory expands her perspective and helps her connect more deeply with people from all walks of life. This thirst for new adventures is what led Karin to AIYA. Karin is excited to step outside her comfort zone once again through meaningful involvement with AIYA. She looks forward to utilizing her diverse interests and experiences to contribute to AIYA's vision of fostering greater cultural awareness and understanding worldwide.

Maria Karina Putri Kinanti

Community Specialist

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