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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

15 October 2020

A scholarship with the power to change young lives

The future is bright for Sakuni and Emmanuel, the first students to be receive scholarships and bursaries from the Adam Scott Foundation.
15 October 2020

The unique gift of friendship

We can never know when a lifelong friendship has just started or what amazing things that friendship might bring our way.
12 October 2020

University gifted rare original works by Shakespeare precursor and Faulkner

A copy of Ben Jonson's Folio (1616) and a complete set of the works of William Faulkner in first editions have been given to the University of Sydney by two separate donors.
22 September 2020

The Sydney Nursing School receives million-dollar gift

The Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation has made another generous donation to the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery to fund the salary of the school's newly appointed Head of School and Dean.
03 August 2020

Where's Woodhouse?

A project calling on members of the public to shed light on photos taken in Greece by a renowned classicist more than a century ago has yielded more than 600 responses from around the world.
11 July 2020

WIRES uses bushfire donations to support University koala research

WIRES are giving donations from the general public, in response to this year's bushfires, to the University's Koala Health Hub to support their koala research and care.
21 June 2020

University of Sydney students fire up rapid PPE prototyping

A student team has created a prototype of a reusable face shield, demonstrating how to turn university resources into a rapid manufacturing solution to respond to medical emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 June 2020

$20 million gift to establish a cancer immunotherapy laboratory

Philanthropy provides major support for developing immunotherapy to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases.
10 June 2020

Vale Peter Weiss AO

It is with great sadness that we record the passing of alumnus Peter Weiss AO, who died at home over the weekend, aged 84.
22 May 2020

Philanthropy supports new Indigenous healthcare model

Donation enables social and emotional wellbeing and scholarships to become part of Indigenous health course.