Thanks to crowdfunding, philanthropic donations and generous bequests, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is able to embark on life-changing research, award scholarships and international residencies, upgrade to cutting-edge facilities, create prizes to help elevate the literary landscape and more.
Through individual, industry and community collaboration, the University is reimagining the future – by using diamonds to find tumours, prose to prevent ageing and the heart to fight dementia. Together, we're making a difference.
Every gift we receive makes a positive difference to our work and contributes to the important role that research and education performs within our community - both in Australia and globally.
You may wish to consider helping us in one or more of the following ways:
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Options to support the humanities and social sciences include the following, which may be established on a faculty-wide basis or within a specific academic department or subject:
Endowed gifts, which have a long-lasting impact and provide the faculty with increased certainty in the planning process, work in the follow ways:
The financial support is one side of it, but actually allowing yourself to do it is the other. To say, 'I can take three months out of my life to focus on my practice'. I felt so privileged to be able to go.
I have established a prize for undergraduates and a scholarship to enable students to travel to Japan during their postgraduate studies in Japanese culture. I have also decided to leave a bequest to the University to support research in the study of Japanese literature.