Impact of Giving

Rosemary Johnstone

Expanding horizons

The UTS International Research Centre for Youth Futures (IRCYF) believes that youth futures are national futures. It promotes the wellbeing of future generations, and is particularly interested in improving the lives of disadvantaged children...read more

A Life Less Ordinary

Michael Ascharsobi

Michael and his family fled from his home country when authorities found out his true religion. After graduating from UTS, Michael now works at Google...read more

A Daunting Prospect

Alison Whittaker

Alison Whittaker, a Gomeroi woman from Gunnedah in NSW, has just graduated from UTS:Law and is about to attend prestigious Harvard University to aide her research on sentencing reform for indigenous women...read more

Fostering design excellence

Garth Barnett

Acclaimed interior designer Garth Barnett was renowned for decorating some of Sydney's best properties. At UTS, we celebrate Garth as a mentor who helped students embark on a career in architecture and design...read more

Remembering Robyn

Robyn Kemmis planting a tree

Family and friends of former UTS Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Robyn Kemmis' have decided to honour her commitment to social change by establishing a scholarship in her name... read more

Rise of the volunteer

Rachel Bertram

UTS is helping to build a skilled not-for-profit workforce with the help of the Centre for Volunteering and the establishment of the Mark Lyons Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management Scholarship...read more

Creating Futures: A Lasting Impact

Laurie Cowled with UTS student Ellie Slade

Philanthropist Laurie Cowled is passionate about providing quality education for indigenous students and has a lasting contribution to make ... read more

Overcoming the stigma of asking for help

Abigail Dixon

Abigail Dixon’s experience shows how a little help from UTS can go a long way ... read more

Transforming lives

Ghand Hamadeh, Safa Rahimi and Joel Cama

The generosity of UTS’s donor community has had a life-changing impact for students Ghand Hamadeh, Safa Rahmini and Joel Cama ... read more

A lasting legacy

Professor Vicki Sara AO

Since stepping down as UTS Chancellor in February 2016, Professor Vicki Sara AO has announced plans to continue her work in advancing the cause of university education, having accepted the role of Patron of the UTS Creating Futures Bequest Society ... read more

UTS partners with Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF)

Professor Michael McDaniel and Andrew Penfold AM

In an Australian first, a partnership between UTS and the AIEF will create a scholarship that provides eligible indigenous students with accommodation at a UTS Housing Service Residence and a living allowance ... read more

Nurturing Innovation

UTS Data Arena

Eleanor Dunn has just visited the recently opened Data Arena in the Faculty of Engineering and IT. Dunn, in whose name the Eleanor Dunn Scholarship in Engineering was created, is the widow of Ted Dunn, one of Australia’s unsung heroes in modern engineering ... read more

Turning his life around: A life saved

Reece Griffiths

20 year-old Reece Griffiths doesn’t mince words when asked where he’d be without the help he receives from UTS. "I’d be homeless," he says matter-of-factly ... read more

Making a Difference

Fatima Shafaie

As a child, Fatima Shafaie used to lay out newspapers at home and read them like a newsreader. “It was a very unconscious thing,” she recalls. “I just did it because I liked it.” It’s fitting that she’s now immersed in current affairs and governance for a Bachelor of Communication in Journalism and Law degree at UTS... read more

Life transformed through education

Sher Mu La Wee

UTS nursing student Sher Mu La Wee overcame unimaginable adversity to positively transform her life through education, with the invaluable support of a UTS scholarship. Sher's resolve to become a nurse was strengthened with an experience few Australians could imagine... read more