We celebrate the achievements and values of our students and alumni in a campaign that rolled out on campus, online, and on train stations, buses and street posters across Sydney last week.
Visionary alumni including, Gough Whitlam, Victor Chang, Adam Spencer and Anne Summers, as well as current students feature in the campaign: Leadership for good starts here.
“Our focus has always been on equipping our people with the skills and qualities for leadership so they can meaningfully serve all our communities at every level,” said Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence.
“The new campaign celebrates our distinguished alumni and students that embody this, as well as the values at the heart of our education and research strategy.”
Alumni as diverse as Indigenous advocate Jack Manning Bancroft, doctor Kerryn Phelps, broadcaster Mary Kostakidis, social justice advocate Michael Kirby and theatre director John Bell declare their vision for good as part of the campaign.
The campaign also features outstanding current students who are forging their own path towards making a difference, including Subeta Vimalarajah, who put her campaign to abolish the tax on tampons atop the nation's agenda; and science student Ethan Butson who invented a device that improves the quality of life for stroke sufferers.
As part of the campaign, visitors to our Camperdown campus have shared their own “I will…” vision on a pop-up message wall on Eastern Avenue.
Wheelchair basketball athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport and Wheelchair Sports NSW showed their support for the Pave the Way campaign this week.
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