A charitable bequest is a gift left in your will for a general or a specific purpose. A will bequest may include gifts of:
By making a charitable bequest to the University of Sydney in your will, you have the opportunity to make an enduring contribution to the advancement of our teaching, research and learning. The gift will also honour you, your family or someone close to you, for generations to come.
By recording your bequest with the University, you allow us to recognise and thank you for your future contribution. To demonstrate our gratitude, we invite you to join our Challis Bequest Society. As a member, you will be granted access to a range of benefits – from exclusive member events and behind-the-scenes tours to regular updates on our latest milestones and discoveries.
To document your bequest, or if you would like more information about leaving a gift to the University in your will, no matter how big or small, please contact our Planned Giving team.
In 1890 John Henry Challis gave an everlasting gift as the first great benefactor of the University. More than 125 years on, his gift still inspires engineering marvels, literary classics, legal reforms, historic discoveries, philosophical insights and medical advances.
Named in is honour, the Challis Bequest Society recognises alumni and friends who choose to leave a bequest to the University.
Read the latest Challis Bequest Society newsletter.