From little things...
The pioneering support provided by Geoff Ainsworth AM and Johanna Featherstone of the Oranges & Sardines Foundation was critical to the success of the Uluru Dialogues: a national roadshow of education and consultation in search of a way forward for the Constitutional recognition of First Nations peoples. Five years on, resolution is closer than it’s ever been before.
Operation Posidonia: Planting a seahorses’ playground
A Wild Innovator grant from Wild Elements Foundation worth US$100,000 is helping UNSW Sydney marine ecologist Professor Adriana Vergés replant waving seagrass meadows in Sydney’s Gamay Botany Bay.
The big questions
How do we design a health system that works for every Australian, no matter their age, their income or where they live? With a multi-million-dollar grant from The Ian Potter Foundation, that’s the big, complex question the UNSW Centre for Future Health Systems is seeking to answer.
The sisterhood of success
Dorothy Allison-Furhagen was a pioneer, securing large commercial loans for her business at a time when women still struggled to get a mortgage in their own name. Now she hopes to help drive the success stories of a new generation of enterprising young women with a Gift in Will to UNSW.
A legacy born of love, wanderlust and the search for meaning
A scholar of global repute and a gentleman of cherished memory, Professor Roger Layton AM has left a legacy that will play out in the hearts and minds of students, teachers, researchers – and music-lovers, the world over.
Honouring a debt of gratitude
For David Barnsdall OAM, the decision to leave a Gift in Will was the opportunity to make good on a life enriched by UNSW and its community.
Dr Happy’s 5 healthy habits for happiness
With our global community experiencing an unprecedented number of challenges at the moment, the need for maintaining good health and wellbeing matters more than ever.
Access to education: The most powerful gift of all
Associate Professor Richard Millard overcame his own childhood challenges to have a rich life and a deeply fulfilling career. By his own account, the free education of his youth was the catalyst. It’s his hope that the recently announced Millard Scholarship will help young medical students chart a similar course.
Breaking the Bias with Jessie Tu
What can we do to destroy limiting gendered stereotypes? Does the answer lie in fictional books and reading? 2021 UNSW Young Alumni Award winner and author Jessie Tu shares her honest thoughts as she explores the 2022 International Women’s Day theme of ‘Breaking the Bias.'