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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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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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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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Agriculture Scholarship to fund a bright future for Emma

Emma Godde presented with her Scholarship by His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC Governor Victoria

In 2013, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode was working three jobs, commuting more than three hours each day and considering dropping out of University when she became the fortunate recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship.

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Kate Obst: 2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s 2018 Future Leaders reflect on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network.

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Taplin Indigenous Bursary

Aboriginal staff and students at the University of Adelaide will have the opportunity to travel overseas to learn about indigenous research and teaching projects in other countries, thanks to the generosity of former Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Emeritus Professor John Taplin.

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