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Funding critical library resources

Young male student is smiling at the camera, wearing glasses and a denim jacket.

This year’s Barr Smith appeal raised enough funds to secure access to two new and invaluable collections – the Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall and Migration to New Worlds. These collections will benefit students, like Master of Music student Andrew Groch, and researchers across numerous disciplines.

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Supporting high-performing students in need

Photo of Catherine Sloper, Augustus Short Appeal 2019 recipient

Augustus Short Scholarships support high-performing students who come from rural or remote areas, face financial hardship or another disadvantage. Thanks to the generosity of more than 330 donors, enough money has been raised in 2019 to offer an additional scholarship in perpetuity.

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Ensuring students can learn from the world’s best academics

Warren Hicks with his dog Jack

Warren studied a Bachelor of Sciences at the University of Adelaide and, for a period, worked as a cadet in the University’s Physiology Department, before going on to enjoy a successful career as chief
chemist at an oil refinery.

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How gifts in Wills transform students' lives

Stephanie Thomson

Thanks to the LF & D Denholm Scholarship, Stephanie was able to undertake research vital to her PhD thesis (women’s religious patronage in Reformation England), in the United Kingdom, and gain access to leading academics.

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Making University possible for students despite financial difficulty

Dr Terry Farquharson and Kaviya Kalyanasundaram

When Kaviya’s dad unexpectedly had to move overseas to look after an ill family member, she knew that money would be tight with her mum only able to work part-time.

The Terry Farquharson Medical Scholarship was the lifeline she needed to study at the University of Adelaide, and become a doctor.

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Former scholarship recipient passing opportunity forward

Donor and Scholarship recipient Alastair McEwin impact of giving 2018

Alastair McEwin was born deaf. He was also, it seems, born to lead.

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Your support in action: Dr Melanie McDowall

Melanie McDowall researcher Barr Smith library appeal

Having access to the Barr Smith Library’s resources has been instrumental in helping Dr McDowall to develop a non-invasive technique to increase the chance of successful pregnancies.

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Gift secures international Professorship

Dr Paul Kwok Lee Impact of Giving benefactor Milton Sims Visiting Professorship Orthodontic

Thanks to an incredibly generous bequest from alumnus Dr Paul Kwok Lee, the continuity of Milton Sims Visiting Professorship is assured.

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A lasting legacy: scholarships to support public health research

Ian Wilson Liberal research scholarship recipients with Mary Wilson, from left: Julie Morgan, Kaitlin Harkess and Ashlee Borgkvist

For PhD student Julie Morgan, the support of the Ian Wilson Liberal Research Scholarship is more than just financial – it’s a source of contemplation and energy.

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Inaugural Emiritus Professor George Rogers AO supplementary scholarship awarded

Scholarship recipient Timothy Allen with Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO

Timothy Allen received the inaugural Emeritus Professor George Rogers Supplementary Scholarship. The scholarship is the result of a generous $150,000 donation made to the University in 2017 by an anonymous donor.

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