Impact of giving - The University of Sydney
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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

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.
20 May 2020

Scholarship supports education and teaching of Indigenous language

In life and death moments, clarity and purpose can be found. Kelli Owen's moment showed her that she wanted to help Aboriginal kids know their traditional language. A scholarship helped her do it.
19 May 2020

A legacy that could change lives

Susan and Stephen Wolkowicz are leaving a generous bequest to the University of Sydney to advance congenital disorder research. The donation will fund a scholarship named after their late son Paul Wolkowicz.
11 May 2020

Snow Medical funds COVID-19 research

A $5.5m gift to the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne will aid coronavirus research gaps and fast-track economic recovery.
07 May 2020

New medical foundation invests in COVID-19 research funding

Snow Medical has announced a $5.5m gift to the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne to plug coronavirus research gaps and fast-track economic recovery.

22 February 2020

Peter Weiss gives four million for lung research

Renowned Sydney businessman and philanthropist Peter Weiss AO is advancing medical knowledge of lung disease with $4 million of funding for critical research.