INSPIRED stories

For the love of cats

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 – a century of support

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.

From adversity to a legacy

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.

Victory for the future of rugby

Sydney University Football Club’s elite athlete development program is set to be enhanced thanks to a generous gift by David Mortimer committing to establish a world-class high performance gym.

Good chemistry

Three generations of one family studied the same course at the University of Sydney,and now share the same workplace. But even more remarkable is the scholarship they have established in perpetuity that will benefit many talented and deserving students and the pharmacy profession well into the future.

Major gift to child health research

Landmark research on child health will be fast-tracked into real-world solutions thanks to a $5 million gift to the Charles Perkins Centre from the Financial Markets Foundation for Children.