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Celebrating our benefactors at FESTUM

FESTUM speakers in Bonython Hall

At the bi-annual FESTUM on 11th September 2021, we celebrated the phenomenal impact made by Board of Benefactors members; philanthropists who have each pledged $25,000 or more to the University of Adelaide to support research, scholarships, and other priority areas of the University.

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Dr Duncan Memorial Scholarship Fund reaches target

Dr George Duncan

The tragic and suspect death of a newly appointed lecturer to the Adelaide Law School in May 1972 was the catalyst for gay law reform in South Australia and Australia. Dr George Duncan’s drowning in the Torrens shocked South Australia.

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PhD candidate receives emergency grant

Mother and daughter sit at laptop.

When the COVID-19 pandemic burdened Natalie* and her young family with extreme and unexpected financial stress, a Student Emergency grant was a lifeline during their time of need.

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Quiet achiever leaves a noble legacy

Barbara and Bill Hughes

William ‘Bill’ Hughes was a country boy, raised in Quorn in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. Born into a big family, he was very thankful to be one of the youngest, as it meant he could quietly be in the background where he could spend time reading and fostering his love of learning. 

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