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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.

Latest impact stories

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.

27 July 2022

$3.5m donation ensures the future of Tibetan Buddhist studies in Australia

Khyentse Foundation's $3.5m gift guarantees the future of Tibetan Buddhist studies at the University, including teaching, research and community outreach.
01 June 2022

Charles Badham: a champion of accessible education

Some of our most enduring lessons as a university come from those who served us during our founding years. Their steadfast dedication and vision continue to guide us as a university for all.

03 May 2022

New arrivals welcomed through Refugee Language Program

Volunteer teachers and tutors are working with recently arrived refugees to build English language skills and settle into Australia through the University of Sydney's Refugee Language Program.

03 May 2022

Showing up for others, thanks to supporters

Student bursaries remain a critical lifeline for students in desperate need of financial support. For Tim Bishop, they have enabled him to focus on realising his career aspiration as a linguist whilst raising a young family.
16 March 2022

Australia's sustainable transport future gets $7.9 million boost

Neil Smith, an internationally successful transport business owner, envisions a green transport future for Australia and is donating $7.9m to the University to help make that a reality.