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The Impact of Giving

The Impact of Giving report recognises and celebrates the generosity of our donors whose support is transforming lives.

This selection of stories demonstrate the impact of giving and what it means for our students, researchers, academics and wider community.

Dr Melanie McDowall

Dr Melanie McDowall is just one of the researchers who benefits from funds raised through the Barr Smith Library annual appeal.

Connor Holdback

The gift of education through the Augustus Short Scholarships has helped to support Connor in overcoming challenges.


The Ian Wilson Liberal Research Scholarship, is supporting students to undertake research in the field of public health for the wellbeing of individuals and society.

Thomas Lu

Thomas Lu will be one of the students to receive medical training at the new University of Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building.

Ron & Marilyn Seidel

For the past ten years, Ron and Marilyn have supported the University’s
international students through the Talking with Aussies program.

University's Dental Program

The University’s Community Outreach Dental Program has provided free dental care for some of Adelaide’s most vulnerable people.

Farrah Preston

The Lower Murray Lot Feeders Honours Scholarship and the JR Barker Honours Scholarship have allowed Farrah to dedicate her time to her studies.

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