Impact of giving

Supporting ANU is an investment in Australia’s future. Learn how donations have made a difference in the lives of gifted students and resulted in research that addresses global issues.

 Jack Tsang with Peggy and Stephen Tsang

Setting the foundations for corporate law »

"I think I have reached a stage in life where it is necessary to reflect and thank those individuals and organisations that have supported me over...
Robert Walker

A physical legacy »

Native Melbournian Robert Walker chose to transfer to Canberra for his honours year based on the reputation of the ANU Research School of Physics...
 Harold Mitchell AC

Foundation funding key to independent aid research »

Devpolicy Director Professor Stephen Howes said the funding has been key to building this reputation. "The funding is absolutely critical for us to...
Danielle Dries

Scholarship priorities Indigenous health »

When Peter Sharp AO passed away in 2011, he left a large hole in the ACT community. For more than 22 years Peter had served as the medical Director...
ANU friends and supporters at University House Gardens

$1 million to support languages »

Language studies at ANU were boosted by a single anonymous donor who pledged one million dollars to support three new endowments. The gift received...
Suzanne, Perry and Peggy Daroesman

A gift from the heart »

It doesn't take much to give – even when you might not have a lot. That's the philosophy of long-time ANU friend, alumna and former University...
Graham Tuckwell

A stellar year for philanthropy »

The largest gift ever given to an Australian university for the benefit of students by an alumnus to his alma mater will go much further than...
Ellie Fogarty

Learning with the world’s best »

In 2011, ANU alumna Ellie Fogarty was chosen as one of the eight candidates selected by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to take part in the...
The Hon Andrew Leigh MP, Former ANU V President Jess Saunders, the Hon Gai Brodtmann MP, ANU V President Katrina Marson and ANU V Vice-President Magda

ANU student volunteers recognised for Canberra contribution »

ANU student society, 'ANU Volunteers' (ANU V) recently won the best new volunteering group award for their contribution to the Canberra community....
Michelle in China with international ceramic delegates.

26 Stories »

For Michelle Lim, ceramic artist, the support she has received through the generosity of donors equates to much more than money. In 2010 Michelle...

Making history with a Victorian bushfire community »

On the morning of 7 February 2009, after a protracted drought and weeks of record temperatures, the state of Victoria faced extreme fire danger...
Brad Carron-Arthur

Brad crosses the line for charity »

Story by Sarina Talip After a four month marathon journey, Brad Carron-Arthur has fulfilled his goal of running from Canberra to Cape York to raise...

A riff of kindness »

Alumnus Stuart Ross reflects on jazz, the kindness of a stranger and his inspiration to give back. I grew up in a small country town called...
Gina

Waiting for a diabetes cure »

Gina Nagle was just three years old when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. At the time she was in hospital, unconscious and had been given up...

Donors’ support crosses the globe »

Anyone who thinks that archaeology is a dusty, backward-looking task with little contemporary relevance should ask the women of Jebel Khalid for...
Adam Schwebel

Scholarship makes a real difference »

From a very young age I had a passion for native vegetation and all things green. In 2008 I was very excited to be offered a position at The...
Professor Jim Williams and family

From small things, big things grow – a personal story of workplace giving »

When Jim was asked in the 1980’s to come to ANU he confidently said “no.” At the time he was living in Melbourne and had a Centre for Excellence to...
Dr Daniel Connell

Bequest leads new direction in managing international climate risk »

In 2000 Beryl John, inspired by the University's leading environmental research, committed a bequest in her will to ANU. Established in her mother's...
Dr Matthew Cook

Endowment allows researchers to get on with their work »

In the early 1980's, ANU Alumnus Alan Harvey was diagnosed with Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID). CVID is a rare disease that leaves your...
Michael Bungay Stanier

Alumnus fighting malaria one mosquito net at a time »

Businessman, philanthropist, Rhodes Scholar and ANU alumnus Michael Bungay Stanier reflects on doing great work, ending Malaria and his days at ANU...

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