Giving Day 2023
Wednesday, 6 September

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A message to our supporters

Western Sydney University changes lives and shapes the social, economic, environmental and educational development of the world in which we live.

By giving to the University, donors support the Learning, Teaching and Research programs that significantly impact our future direction. Every donation makes a real difference to the University as an institution of excellence, and ultimately, to the future of our society – on a regional, national and global scale.


Students can be particularly vulnerable to cost-of-living pressures.

The Student Assistance Fund assists students facing extreme financial distress affecting their ability to meet every day needs or even their ability to stay at University.

Your donation to the Student Assistance Fund at Western Sydney University will help to ensure our students have access to basic living needs during times of emergency or hardship and can continue to study.


A brilliant social scientist, a caring, generous and beautiful soul.

Western Sydney University joins her colleagues, partner, family and friends in mourning the loss of Emmeke Kuijpers, Western graduate and humanitarian. Emmeke sadly passed away in December 2021 after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

In honour of Emmeke, the University plans to establish the Emmeke Kuijpers Scholarship Fund. This fund will support scholarships and/or academic prizes for students at the Schools of Social Science and Law at Western Sydney University. The goal is for this fund to reach $125,000 which will allow for an annual scholarship to be offered in Emmeke's name in perpetuity.