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The Bark March - feature story about Corey Payne - March 2012
The Bark March published a feature story about FDN Chairman Corey Payne in the March issue Read more
University of Sydney Open Day – 27/08/11
The University of Sydney Open Day on the 27th of August was a great opportunity for a hopeful future and for students to and see the facilities and the courses available. Due to increased popularity of certain courses taught by Sydney University lectures a
good turnout was present. Read more (PDF) (opens in new window)
First grade NRL players line-up for a university degree The Australian – 26/08/11
The days of rugby league players holding council stop-go signs or pulling a beer at the local pub after training are a thing of the past. And while most NRL players earn enough not to worry about extra employment, there is a growing trend towards beefing
up qualifications to enhance job prospects after football. Read more
Old hands show the way - Sun Herald - 19/09/10
Bulldogs player Corey Payne has a mission off the football field: to improve participation rates in tertiary education among young people from Sydney’s south-west. And he’s assisted by postgraduates
at the University of Sydney Read more
Corey Payne vistis Sarah Redfern students – Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser - 28/04/10
Chairman of the Future Direction Network, Corey Payne visited students of Sarah Redfern High School and spoke to them about his program aimed at helping secondary students in Sydney’s south-west to not only consider tertiary education, but to also engage in it Read more
Bulldog Inspiration – Fairfield Advance - May 2010
Former Westfields Sports High School student and current Canterbury Bulldogs team member Corey Payne visited the school to help inspire students to study at University Read more
Corey Payne encourages students to go to university - Canterbury Bankstown Express - 09/05/10
Corey Payne visited Revesby De La Salle, Westfields Sports and Sarah Redfern High Schools recently to encourage students in south-west Sydney to aim for a University degree Read more
Sydney reaches out – Australian Financial Review - 19/04/10
Students enrolled in the Master of Management course in the faculty of economics and business at the University of Sydney have begun work on Read more
No payne no gain - Alumni Magazine - 2010
COREY HAS LONG been driven by a mission to improve participation rates in tertiary education among young people from Sydney’s south-west. So, he developed a project called the Future Direction Network (FDN) Read more