We’d like to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone who took part in UQ Giving Day 2023. 

Together with the support of nearly 1,500 extraordinary donors, we’ve raised over $500,000 to make a difference to students and researchers at UQ. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our UQ community.  If you made a gift, large or small, or stepped forward as an ambassador for a cause you are passionate about – you’re a true ChangeMaker. 

If you would like to contribute to any of our UQ Giving Day causes, you may continue to do so using the button below. It's never to late too create change.

Unlocking matched funding

For UQ Giving Day 2023 The Queensland Commitment and other scholarships were eligible to receive matched funding from the University as part of our goal to break down educational disadvantage for Queensland students aspiring to study at UQ. 

The incredible efforts made by the community for UQ Giving Day 2023 unlocked over $80,000 in matched funding by The University of Queensland to support these endowed, financial-hardship scholarships:

  • The Queensland Commitment 
  • The Queensland Commitment Staff Scholarship 
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship 
  • JD Adams Memorial Residential Scholarship
  • Morrells' Scholarship for First Generation of Aspiring Teachers
  • St John's College Residential Scholarship

to our matching COMMUNITY DONORS

A special thank you to the generous donors in our UQ community who created matched funding opportunities to inspire donations of all sizes. These donors enabled gifts to be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a specified amount, doubling the impact of those donations.

International Students Community Scholarship Fund

$50,000 by Mr Suan Yeo


QBI Brain Research Endowment Fund

$43,500 by Maureen Stevenson, John and Robynne Siemon, Siemon Investments Pty Ltd, Jeff Maclean and Family and community donor


Science Leaders Scholarship

$20,000 by Emeritus Professor Susan Hamilton. Additionally, the Faculty of Science will match every gift, meaning every dollar you donate will be tripled.


UQ VETS Animal and Emergency Care

$15,000 by Dr Mervyn Cobcroft


Marine Solutions Fund

$15,000 by Southern Pacific Development and John and Meta Goodman


Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer

$12,000 by Cherish Women's Gynaecological Cancer Foundation and community donor Graeme Geldard


Endometriosis Research

$10,000 by The Helpful Foundation


The Women's College & Student Club Priority Fund

$5,000 by The Women’s College and The Women’s College Student Club