Investing in humanities education and research gives tomorrow's leaders and big thinkers a head start. Your support allows our students to pursue their dreams, deepens the exceptional expertise of our academic community, and advances the general knowledge of society today.
Student scholarships help remove financial barriers to education, allowing our brightest and hardest working students to strive towards excellence in their chosen fields. Meanwhile, funding for research and teaching helps our Faculty to stay at the top of international rankings tables for universities.
Here are some examples of scholarships and other projects set up in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences thanks to generous gifts from our community:
Investing in humanities research allows our academics to tackle the big issues and problems of the world today.
Your support means our scholars can push themselves harder, follow their curiosity further and discover the insights that genuinely expand the wider community’s understanding of politics, history, society, philosophy, art, economics, education, languages and cultures.
Here are some of the recent projects that were made possible by generous contributions:
I am grateful for the opportunity to delve further into an area of Armenian history that has not been widely researched. I am hoping to make new discoveries and better understand what was happening in Armenia prior to 301, a period in history that we currently know very little about.
There is low visibility of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in economics or the finance industry so it would be wonderful to be part of changing that landscape. Our vision is for students to come out of their degree with no debt, unencumbered and ready to pursue the economics career of their dreams.