BETH SPENCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Seashells Foundation has partnered with Sydney Nursing School, to develop a scholarship in honour of the late Beth Spence. This scholarship is in perpetuity, for a PhD student studying in the area of care coordination. Read more.
NEW MERIT PRIZE
For excellence in postgraduate studies at Sydney Nursing School
Sydney Nursing School thanks donors John and Diana Hutchison who recently committed to establishing the first philanthropically-funded merit prize for students completing a Master of Nursing degree at Sydney Nursing School, the University of Sydney. The John and Diana Hutchison Merit Prize for Nursing awards the successful recipient $2500. Read more
FOUNDATION INITIATES SIX-YEAR STUDY
Australian first study looks at identifying childhood injuries and helping parents
The ground breaking six year study, the first stage made possible by the donation from the Day of Difference Foundation, brings together the evidence needed to change health care policy to better support the parents of critically injured children as well as ensuring injured children are treated at the right hospital. Read more.
The University's 10,000th donor for 2012 was Leisel Gerlach, an alumna with a Master of Emergency Nursing, who gave a gift towards Sydney Nursing School as part of the student fundraising telephone program. Read more.