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Impact of giving

Giving today. Changing tomorrow.

Each and every gift to the University of Sydney has an impact, no matter the size. Together, we’ve achieved amazing things. Here are just some of the stories of impact our donors are having on students, research and the world.

Latest impact stories

16 December 2022

Personalised cancer care fast-tracked at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, the University of Sydney and the University of Wollongong are collaborating closely in the foundation of the Arto Hardy Biomedical Innovation Hub which aims to accelerate personalised cancer treatment.
16 November 2022

Jennie Mackenzie donates 20 million to Charles Perkins Centre

Jennie Mackenzie's generous donation will offer critical support to early career researchers and encourage collaboration across disciplines at the Charles Perkins Centre. 

15 November 2022

Unleashing the power of education

Cody always knew he wanted to attend university, but many barriers stood in his way. A scholarship helped him to overcome some of the financial pressures.
25 October 2022

The tale of two engineers

There are many ways we can choose to remember the people we love, but for John Alan Gibson, his legacy was best celebrated by supporting the next generation of rural students to pursue engineering at Sydney.
07 October 2022

Preserving a body of work

Thanks to a pioneering group of donors, rare pathological specimens will be preserved for future generations of students to study vital elements of human diseases.
06 October 2022

Going with your gut

Ellie à Beckett left the majority of her estate as a gift in her will to advance bowel cancer research. Nine years on, researchers are edging closer to improved patient outcomes, with help from some surprising collaborators - your gut microbiome.

05 October 2022

Empowering a brighter future

A scholarship has bolstered Rameen Malik's vision of an equitable resource sector at home and around the world.
05 September 2022

Keeping music in mind

A donor-funded collaboration between the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is exploring whether musical interventions could help those at risk of cognitive decline.

29 August 2022

Historic $478m investment to change Australian healthcare forever

The University of Sydney today announced its largest ever capital investment, a landmark $478 million to build a nation-leading biomedical precinct to fast track research and patient care in New South Wales.
08 August 2022

Exhibition pays tribute to landmark Australian Seashores book

An exhibition of seashore imagery pays homage to the landmark Australian Seashores text that changed how Australians viewed the coast, influencing generations of marine scientists and becoming an enduringly popular guide for general readers.