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01 April 2018

Help change the world in one day for QUT's inaugural Giving Day on 22 May!

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"Since I joined QUT as Vice Chancellor and President earlier this year, I've been inspired and impressed by the generosity of our alumni, staff and friends."
Professor Margaret Sheil AO 


QUT changes lives on and off campus. On QUT Giving Day May 22nd, discover how you can be part of making it all possible.

One Day, 500 Donors, Endless Possibilities

Be part of 24 hours of frantic and fun fundraising, midnight to midnight on Tuesday 22nd of May. One day for alumni, staff, students, and friends of QUT to step forward and support any area of the university.

CEO of Yum! Brands and QUT alumnus Greg Creed has pledged to donate $500,000 if QUT reaches its goal of 500 donors for the day! 

Your gift will help QUT continue to educate students from all backgrounds, make strides in finding ways to keep us healthy, and fight the issues arising for our planet.

What is QUT Giving Day?

A 24-hour online fundraising event to support any department, research, or program on campus. All funds (100%) raised on Giving Day will go directly to the area of campus you've supported.

Where does QUT Giving Day take place?

You can take part in Giving Day right now by making your gift here

What will I be able to support during QUT Giving Day?

Learning Potential Fund – make a real difference in the lives of thousands of students facing financial hardship. The LPF is an established program that has helped thousands of students, but there's more need than there is funding.

Every gift to the Learning Potential fund is doubled!


Save a child from serious burns – create real hope for children and other people affected by serious health issues through world-class research that seeks solutions in our lifetime.



Great Barrier Reef – to give the Great Barrier Reef a fighting chance of survival in the face of rising ocean temperatures, declining water quality, cyclones and Crown-of-Thorns Starfish outbreaks.



Other Projects to Support – to realise your vision for better education, better opportunities and a better world. Please find a full list of Giving Day projects here, thank you for your support.

You can give to any scholarship, research, or program at QUT on Giving Day.

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Become a Giving Day Ambassador

Are you active on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram? Why not become an official Giving Day Ambassador? 

Being a QUT Giving Day Ambassador is simple and we ask that you help us:

  • Spread the word and remind others to save the date. You can do this via social media, email, phone, or even over a cuppa.
  • On Giving Day, pick the program or research that is important to you and share their information and the Giving Day website on your social networks. The more support your cause will raise!
  • Whenever you post about QUT Giving Day on your social networks, please use the hashtag #QUTGivingDay
  • Show your support for QUT Giving Day by downloading and changing your Facebook or Twitter cover and profile photos or sharing posts on your wall.

Email Adam Ruble at so that we can give you the information to share!

Alumni & Development Office
Adam Ruble
61 7 3138 4856
QUT Giving Day

Join the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Sheil for QUT Giving Day!


Alumni and Development Office

  • Level 3, A Block, Room 322
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD
  • Postal address:
    QUT Alumni
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001