In Their Own Words

Monday, 14 September 2020

As our world continues to face uncertainty, your help provides a student with stability, financial assistance and reassurance that their dreams are not lost. These students will give back to our communities in the future in so many ways – thank you

In Their Own Words
Alex, Master of Teaching (Secondary) student and Shaping Futures Scholarship recipient  

I look forward to being able to give back to the community once I begin my professional career. I thank you for your confidence and willingness to help me achieve my goals."

Master of Information Technology student

I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your generous donation that is allowing me to continue with my studies. I was in desperate need of a reliable laptop."

Master of Professional Psychology student

I am very thankful to get this grant from the University and from you, this grant is very meaningful not only financially but emotionally as well.
Thank you so much for helping a normal student like me to get more out of the hard situation.
Thank you again."

Bachelor of Business student

Because of your generosity, I will be able to have access to resources again, to give myself the best opportunity possible to pass my courses this year.
Thank you once again for your kindness and support during this unprecedented time."

Bachelor of Medical Sciences student

I can’t sum up the impact of donors’ support in words - thank you isn’t strong enough.
When life got really hard, and I was close to dropping out of university, my Shaping Futures Scholarship gave me hope that I’d get through and everything would be okay."

Alex, Master of Teaching (Secondary) student and Shaping Futures Scholarship recipient

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