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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.

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25 Mar 2019

Bachor Undergraduate Science Scholarship opens opportunities

When Hans-Albert and Connie Bachor arrived in Australia from Germany in 1981, they found themselves in unfamiliar territory. "We wanted to try all…

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25 Mar 2019

Helping his community grow and be healthy

Christopher Hagan, a 22-year-old first year medical student from Koorawatha, is the recipient of the 2018 Peter Sharp Scholarship, which supports an…

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John Mitchell
09 Jan 2019

Generous gift to research real-world solutions to poverty

Farmer, philanthropist and ANU alumnus, John Mitchell OAM, has donated $1.25 million to ANU to find universal solutions to the issues affecting the…

Supporting novel cancer immunotherapy
10 Dec 2018

Supporting novel cancer immunotherapy

Lea was someone who spent her entire life giving love, compassion, and support to all she met and shared her life with. She valued and adored people…

01 Nov 2018

Yasmin Poole named Sharpe & Abel Scholar

A Law and International Relations student who learned to walk again after back surgery for scoliosis, Yasmin Poole, has received the 2018 Sharpe…

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24 Sep 2018

Scholarships help Matthew pursue his passion

Matthew Shepphard is from Bonny Hills, New South Wales, and is currently in his first year of studying for a Bachelor of Health Science at ANU. He is…

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24 Sep 2018

Zoe believes in the positive impact of philanthropy

Zoe Turner is in her final year of actuarial studies at the College of Business and Economics at ANU. Zoe is a recipient of the National…

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07 Sep 2018

Cricket Scholarship recipient puts his best foot forward

Growing up in Canberra, Lewis was a keen athlete who played cricket, soccer and rugby. "For as long as I can remember, I've always been passionate…

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21 Aug 2018

ANU launches program for India’s up-and-coming researchers

The Australian National University's (ANU) College of Science and College of Health and Medicine have launched the Future Research Talent program to…