Student Membership

The Independent Education Union is a registered organisation of employees that works to protect and advance the professional and industrial interests of its Members. Membership is free for students.

University and TAFE Students studying Education are entitled to a Student Membership. To join This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to send an email or phone the IEU office on 9373 1000.

The IEU provides assistance with meeting Teacher Registration Requirements
  • How to progress from Graduate to Proficient status
  • How to meet the 7 Professional Standards for Teachers, to attain Proficiency
  • Compiling paperwork - what constitutes 'evidence'
  • The Appropriate Person's role and responsibilities

Student Members are entitled to the following benefits:
Industrial Expertise

When you are seeking and preparing for your first teaching position you are entitled to confidential advice and assistance by phone and email about:

  • Your employment contract - we recommend you seek advice prior to signing your contract.
  • Salaries and working conditions at Catholic and Independent schools
  • Your Duty of Care to students
  • How to access support and assistance in your Early Career years.


The discount buying service exclusive to Members and provides a discount on a wide range of products and services, from movie tickets to laptops and more.

Advise ShopRite of your IEUwa Student Membership number when making purchases.

For more information click here to visit the ShopRite Website or call 1300 650 214.

Black Swan State Theatre Company

Black Swan State Theatre Company offer IEUwa Members concession priced tickets to all their main stage productions. To receive your discount just quote the code ‘IEU’ and have your membership number handy at the time of booking.

For more information click here