UNSW alumnus shares the conversation that saved his life
In 2013, Adry Awan (BA `18) received news that no 17-year-old should have to hear; he had cancer. Physically and mentally, it was a scary, dark time for him. Thankfully, Adry is now seven years in remission, but he will never forget the conversation that truly saved his life.
The enduring support of Dr Ronald Lu gives students a glimpse of the world and sees them safely through crisis
Dr Ronald Lu’s affiliation with UNSW spans more than 45 years, having been involved with the University as a student, alumnus, supporter, volunteer and advisor. Now the Chair of the UNSW Hong Kong Foundation, Dr Lu felt compelled to act as UNSW students began to feel the personal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Vera Boyarsky's unwavering passion for engineering allows her to support students through times of crisis
Having forged a long and successful career in a historically male-heavy industry, Vera Boyarsky knows a thing or two about grit and persistence. Now, through her philanthropy, she helps UNSW students access opportunities she never had.
At UNSW, every gift makes an impact
Because of the philanthropic support of our UNSW community, we’re able to tell these stories of gratitude.
Three critical lessons for building an impact-driven career
When planning your career journey, it’s common to think, “what do I want to do?”, but UNSW graduate and co-founder of Ripple, Tim Middlemiss (MJournComm ’11), suggests to instead ask yourself, “what impact do I want to make?”.
'Learn to Lead' delivers remarkable outcomes for our global community
UNSW’S overwhelmingly popular online short course for alumni, Learn to Lead, has exceeded all expectations - enhancing the leadership skills of 3,071 global community members and receiving an overall rating by participants of 8.83/10.
Designing for sound: $2.3m donated to ensure future built environments are attuned to the impacts of noise
Since 2016, the UNSW Engaging Women in the Built Environment event has celebrated the achievements and diverse career paths of trailblazing women in the field. This year was no exception, with a philanthropic gift from the late Associate Professor Anita Lawrence adding to the excitement.
Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Brynn Hibbert AM FRSN, recipient of the The Royal Society of NSW Medal (2019)
The Royal Society of NSW Medal was presented to Professor Brynn Hibbert’s in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of science, including administration and organisation of scientific endeavour and for services to the Society.
Congratulations to the Centre for Marine Science and Innovation, awarded US$325,000 by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Associate Professor Suhelen Egan and Professor Torsten Thomas, of the Centre for Marine Science and Innovation in the Faculty of Science, together with a team of international scientists have been awarded US$325,000 by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as part of the Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative.