Giving to Western

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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.


We are all in the midst of a health, economic and social crisis. This crisis is COVID-19.

At Western Sydney University, our students are facing extreme financial distress with requests for emergency assistance rising by 70% in March last year.

You can support the Student Assistance Fund at Western Sydney University with a donation that will ensure our students have access to basic living needs and can continue to study.

The University will match donations.

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.