The campaign to support the University of Sydney has reached its goal of $600 million two years early. Our new goal is to reach $750 million by 2017.
A scientist researching the genetics of type 2 diabetes and a published author and children’s advocate are linked by a common goal – supporting inspirational research.
Man’s best friend is getting a better chance at a longer life, thanks to Katherine Howard, her husband David Simmons and University of Sydney researchers.
There may be generations between them, but retired civil engineer Richard Smith and University of Sydney student Alex Gibson both understand the value of education in overcoming financial adversity.
On the surface it appears that Professor Iain McGregor and Mr Barry Lambert don’t have much in common, however, an extraordinary gift from Barry and his wife, Joy, has united the two men for a very important purpose.
A bequest of more than $2 million will help attract the world’s best feline researchers to work with the Faculty of Veterinary Science’s team of feline clinicians and researchers.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust has provided ongoing support to the University of Sydney in an almost unbroken chain for over 100 years, providing funds for scholarships, fellowships, library funding and donations for the purchase of specialist equipment to almost every conceivable faculty and University cause.
Highly regarded lighting engineer Professor Webb saw amazing potential of new and restored lighting to show off the historic features of the Great Hall which dates back to the 1850s.
A donation of $15 million from Chinese-Australian entrepreneur and chairman of Kingold Group Dr Chau Chak Wing will establish a landmark new museum at the University of Sydney.
With a family tree full of doctors and a strong belief in education, it is little wonder that when Lisolette Brasch thought about leaving a legacy, she chose to leave a bequest that would support students at Sydney Medical School.