Medical Students' Assistance Fund

The School of Medicine, Fremantle has established the Medical Students’ Assistance Fund to provide immediate and vital financial assistance to students who are experiencing unexpected hardship.

The loss of a loved one, unforeseen changes in employment, a burglary or a car accident.

These events are beyond a student’s control. When they arise, they can place sudden financial pressure on students, making it difficult for them to continue their studies. The Medical Students’ Assistance Fund will help to ensure that Medicine students can continue their education despite difficult circumstances – minimising the impact of a crisis by providing immediate, short-term financial support.

We are seeking your support. Our goal is to raise $100,000 by June 2020.

The availability of funds dictates how many students can be supported.
Contributions from alumni, parents, staff and friends of the University will ensure we can support Medicine students who find themselves in distress.

Every gift, regardless of size, will make a positive difference.

Your donations will allow aspiring doctors to focus on their studies without the pressure of financial uncertainty.

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How to make a gift:

  • By credit card

    To make an online gift with a credit card, please click here.

  • By phone

    The fastest way to give is to make your gift online.

    To make a gift with a credit card over the phone, please call us on +61 8 9433 0614.

    Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

  • By mail

    The fastest way to give is to make your gift online.

    You can also mail a cheque made out to The University of Notre Dame Australia. Please include a note telling us how to direct your gift and send to:

    The University of Notre Dame Australia
    Office of University Relations
    19 Mouat Street (PO Box 1225)
    Fremantle WA 6959

    Credit card gifts may also be made by mail via a Gift Form to the above address.

  • By Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

    The University of Notre Dame Australia Foundation Account
    BSB: 083-817
    Account Number: 847-125-669

    Online banking, please insert ‘YOUR SURNAME Appeal’ in your transaction description.

    I, can confirm that I have donated via EFT
    and given a gift of $


  • By leaving a bequest

    You can make an enduring difference by helping the University realise its vision of providing quality Catholic higher education for future generations by leaving a bequest. Find out more about our bequest program here.

  • Contact us

    Notre Dame’s Office of University Relations coordinates Notre Dame’s outreach and fundraising programs to parents, alumni, donors, the Church and the corporate sector.

    Notre Dame remains connected with alumni and friends through the University’s magazine, In Principio, email updates, events including public lectures, reunions, celebrations and functions recognising the generous support of donors.

    The Office of University Relations also maintains the University’s database. All details are strictly confidential and the University adheres to the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.

    General enquiries

    Tel: +61 8 9433 0575

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