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What can we expect from this latest COVID wave? And how long is it likely to last?

Contributor, Wednesday, 16th November 2022 -  What do the raft of new COVID variants mean and what can we expect from the impending new wave? James Wood explains.  Australia is now mid-way into its fourth wave of COVID in the Omicron…

Philanthropic Support Grows for Higher Education in Australia

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st February 2019 -  A leading philanthropy expert believes philanthropic support for universities will continue to grow, after the University of Sydney raised $1 billion through the “largest

Early Career Researchers Receive $2.4M Fellowship

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  The five “best and brightest” early career researchers in Australia have been given a multi-million dollar boost to undertake groundbreaking research. The Westpac Bicentennial

Couple Makes Record Donation to University

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 -  A philanthropic Sydney couple have made an unprecedented $10.8 million donation to the University of Sydney’s nursing school. Susan and Isaac Wakil started selling off their…

$8.9 Million Cancer Donation

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 26th February 2015 -  A donation of $8.9 million has been made to establish a professorial chair in bowel cancer research at the University of Sydney. The majority of funding comes from national charity…

University Takes to Social Media for Donors

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th September 2014 -  University of Sydney says is taking a leaf out of US university fundraising handbook to launch Australia’s first ‘giving day’ – using social media and…

Dispelling Impact Investing ‘Myths’ for Charitable Trusts & Foundations

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th April 2014 -  Despite the natural appeal of impact investment to charitable trusts and foundations, few have embraced the practice, challenged by the misperceptions that investing for impact…

Arts Boost Student Wellbeing – Study

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  Students involved in the arts have higher school motivation, engagement in class, self-esteem and life satisfaction, a study by University of Sydney’s Faculty of Education…


How CSR Transforms Pursuit of Profit into Moral Mission

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th July 2013 -  The potential for financial return from Corporate Social Responsibility has been explored extensively in recent years. Lecturer at the University of Sydney Max Baker explores
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