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Giving to ANU

The impact of giving

The impact of giving in medical education and psychology at ANU is profound and multifaceted. Donations provide essential resources for developing cutting-edge educational programs and innovative research projects. These contributions enable the university to attract and retain top-tier faculty members, who bring invaluable expertise and experience to the classroom and research labs. Additionally, funding supports the creation of state-of-the-art facilities and the acquisition of advanced medical and psychological training equipment, ensuring that students receive the best possible education and hands-on experience. These improvements directly translate into better-prepared graduates who are ready to make significant contributions to healthcare and psychological services.

Scholarships funded by donors play a critical role in broadening access to medical and psychological education. They help reduce the financial burden on students, making it possible for individuals from diverse backgrounds to pursue their passions in these fields. This diversity enriches the learning environment and fosters a more inclusive community, which is essential for addressing the varied healthcare needs of a diverse population. Moreover, scholarships enable students to focus more on their studies and less on financial stress, leading to better academic outcomes and a higher likelihood of completing their degrees.

Beyond education, donor contributions significantly impact research in medicine and psychology. Financial support allows researchers to undertake pioneering studies that can lead to breakthroughs in understanding and treating various medical and psychological conditions. These research efforts often require substantial funding for materials, personnel, and dissemination of findings. By supporting research initiatives, donors help advance knowledge and develop new treatments and interventions that can improve health outcomes on a global scale. Additionally, collaborations between researchers and clinicians fostered by donor support can accelerate the translation of research findings into practical applications, ultimately benefiting patients and society as a whole.

Contact the Donor Relations team at donor.relations@anu.edu.au

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How to give

You can give to ANU in many ways including online, through Workplace Giving, by leaving a gift in your will, establishing a gift in perpetuity in the Endowment for Excellence or giving from overseas. You can also set up regular donations through direct debits or credits. 

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