The University of Newcastle, Australia

Your kindness is making an impact

Thank you for being part of our philanthropic community.

We are so grateful for your generosity and kindness. We hope you feel proud of the ripple effect of positive change you are making across the world, through supporting students, researchers and community programs at the University of Newcastle."

- Rebecca Hazell
Director of Advancement

Rebecca Hazell, Director of Advancement

Annual Supporter Thank You Reception 2020

Don’t take our word for it…​

Video: Alex was able to gain financial stability and focus on his studies towards his dream of being a teacher.
Video: Elle was given the opportunity to study and fulfil her hope to make the world a better place.
Professor Jenny May AM - Betty Fyffe Chair of Rural Health and Director of the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

We are very grateful to our community for all your support, including your very generous philanthropic gifts. Thank you for supporting our researchers in their vital work to build better futures, and for helping our students to become everything they aspire to be."

Professor Jenny May AM
Betty Fyffe Chair of Rural Health and Director of the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Nathan Towney - Pro Vice-Chancellor – Indigenous Strategy and Leadership

Thank you for your generous support of our students and in particular for providing a record number of scholarships for Indigenous students. Education is key to closing the gap and by helping to provide equal opportunities to access Higher Education for all, you are part of the solution. Thank you very much."

Nathan Towney
Pro Vice-Chancellor – Indigenous Strategy and Leadership
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Harry - Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) and Singapore Alumni Scholarship recipient

I’m so thankful to the donors who have empowered me to give 100% to my studies and chase my dream. I’m living proof you can go from being vulnerable and disadvantaged to smashing barriers and breaking stereotypes. It’s my time to make a difference.”

Harry
Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) and Singapore Alumni Scholarship recipient
Chrystal - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, 2016

Receiving the scholarship was the first time I’d ever experienced the complete kindness of strangers. It has inspired me to give back."

Chrystal
Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, 2016
Review of the year

Review of the year

A look at the impact of your generosity in 2019

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Professor Billie Bonevski - University of Newcastle Women in Science Chair

Thank you for your generous philanthropic support of research at the University of Newcastle. Your generosity has enabled high quality research in a number of disciplines that is changing lives for the better.  We really appreciate your support and the difference we are making together.”

Professor Billie Bonevski
University of Newcastle Women in Science Chair
Professor Lee Smith - Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science

Thank you so much for your extraordinary and generous support.
Your gifts make a real difference to what our students and researchers can achieve.
I see it every day – in students’ enthusiasm, as they make new discoveries in learning, and in our results, with new research breakthroughs made possible through your support.
Thank you so much – you are an inspiration!"

Professor Lee Smith
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science

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