Donor testimonials

Donor testimonials

Philanthropic partnerships help Macquarie establish new scholarships, strengthen its research program and upgrade its facilities.

Your donation to Macquarie University will help us to continue to award scholarships, embark on new projects to improve the student experience, and undertake world-class research to tackle the world’s challenges.

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  • “It was my scholarship all those years ago that helped light the way for me. I in turn try to give back to support the University’s priorities and light the way for current students.”

    Doug Sutherland AM
    (BA1974)

  • “Our society is a contract between those who have gone before us, the current generation and those yet to be born. Education is the guarantee to make the contract a reality.”  

    Oscar Trimboli

    (MBA 2001)

  • “I support the VC Fund because it’s my way of giving back to a university that gave so much to me. I hope to be able to give even more in the future.”  

    Madhavi Shankarling
    (BBusAdmin/BComm (Acctg) 2007)

  • “Making a gift was a very personal decision for me. It gave me a way to honour my family and help future students to achieve greatness, making Australia a better country for us to share. 

    I am very pleased that my gift will have a lasting impact on Macquarie’s future and make a real difference to future students.”

    Derek To
    Bacholar Arts, 1976

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