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A life, and a love, remembered

Graham Smith with Roseworthy veterinary science students

Graham Smith established a scholarship for Roseworthy veterinary science students in the name of his late partner, Rosa Samuels, to honour her memory.

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Our crowd steps up for families in Rajasthan

Photo of a young boy drinking water in the deserts of Rajasthan

The University of Adelaide entered the dynamic world of crowdfunding in 2017. Thanks to the generous response of our University community, more than 1,000 families in India’s north-west will have the capacity to maintain a reliable supply of life-sustaining pure drinking water.

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Giving the gift of education

Feng Fu donor

Feng Fu’s contributions to the University of Adelaide can be traced back to when he started his Masters of Commerce (Accounting) degree. While studying, he set up a soccer team, worked as a teaching assistant, and won the Commerce Award for Excellent Tutoring in 2006.

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Making a lasting difference to health care

Dr Chen Peh

From the bedsides of the Royal Adelaide Hospital to the rice fields of Myanmar, renal physician Dr Chen Peh is committed to relieving human suffering.

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Support helps Connor overcome challenges

Student scholarship Connor Holdback Augustus Short Scholarship

The gift of education through a scholarship, award or grant for academic excellence can change the lives of outstanding students and inspire them to make a difference in the world.

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Anonymous donor funds Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship

In 2017 an anonymous donor made a donation of $150,000 to the University of Adelaide to establish the Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship. With additional funding by the Faculty of Sciences, this scholarship valued at $10,000 per annum will be awarded each year to the highest ranked applicant for a Research Training Program Scholarship in the field of Molecular Bioscience.

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Taplin travel fund helps to further Indigenous education

John Taplin and Yvonne donors

The Taplin Indigenous Bursary Fund made it possible for PhD candidate, Yvonne Clark, to attend an international psychology conference in Paris.

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Supporting those who teach and inspire others

Peter Routely

With a passion for agricultural science and education, Holly Crighton is one step closer to realising her dream after she received assistance from the Peter H Routley Awards.

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Fellowship gift attracts young scientists

Stephen Ramsay Scholarship

Some of the nation’s brightest young scientists are being lured back to Australia to pursue groundbreaking research thanks to two of the most generous gifts ever made to the University of Adelaide.

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Volunteers help bridge language barriers

Talking with Aussies Volunteer Ron Seidel with graduating student Omid

Volunteering provides an integral link between the University and the wider community.

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