Meet David Bruce-Smith, an Alumnus who first graduated in 1994 with a Graduate Diploma of Social Ecology and then in 1996 with a Master of Applied Science (Social Ecology) before going on to complete a Master of Science (Honours).
David studied at Western Sydney University while working for the Australian Tax Office , where he spent the last 20 years of his career as a business systems analyst and an internal organisational design consultant.
David says there are two main reasons why he supports The University, the first is that one of the great lifelong lessons we taught him was how profoundly liberating and emancipator education and scholarship can be. The second being that he is appreciative of the education he received from The University, which greatly enhanced his professional career path.
David feels it is important to give back. 'Where I can, I want to help others pursue their education and academic interests' says David.
Since 2012, 20 Western Sydney University Community Scholarships have been awarded through gifts from our alumni, staff and students.
We have more than 150,000 alumni, so our ability to help the students of today and the graduates of tomorrow to reach their potential is enormous.
Together, we can achieve this – and keep on track the goal of being a world-class institution.
By continuing to engage with and support The University, you can carry on making a real difference to our Learning, Teaching and Research programs.
Your gift – regardless of size – can:
* Change lives by funding scholarships
* Help attract the best academics
* Support innovation and development
* Develop advanced resources and facilities
As a graduate, you can give now to support Western Sydney University Community Scholarship's and help ensure future generations of students, who are following in your footsteps, achieve their full potential.
You could also choose to make an unrestricted gift to The University.
Gifts of $2 or more are tax-deductible. 100% of every gift contributes to excellence at Western Sydney University.
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