About our fundraising

As a registered charity, we rely on donations to support our work. While we receive funding from a variety of sources, donations mean we can offer life-changing scholarships and undertake cutting-edge research that otherwise might not be possible.

People give to the University for lots of different reasons. Many are alumni who have gone on to have successful careers and want to give something back.

Some come from low income households and want to help students from similar backgrounds to achieve their potential.

Others are passionate about a particular area of research in which we are world-leading , like cancer, global inequalities or energy.

Personal connections are important, but not everyone who donates is an alumnus of the University. Some of our most loyal supporters have given in memory of a loved one, while others share our commitment to social responsibility and see education as playing an important role in social mobility.

How we fundraise

Find out more about how we fundraise.