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Ways to Give

Did St Hilda’s make a difference to your life? Would you like to create an opportunity for a student to be welcomed and belong in this flourishing community? Your financial contribution is an opportunity to celebrate your own accomplishments, to facilitate the achievements of others, and to leave a lifelong legacy for the community of St Hilda's. We’d love to have a conversation about how you can share the Communitas spirit.

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Your gift will make a difference


The annual Communitas Appeal raises funds to support the St Hilda's Scholarships and Financial Assistance program. Over 80 scholarships are awarded each year, valued in excess of $600,000. All donations over $2 are tax deductible for Australian residents. 

I would not be able to study Science, live at the college and pursue my dream to be a Paediatric specialist, without the scholarship provided by St Hilda's alumni.
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leaving a legacy

Giving while living is a powerful legacy. 

Since our early days, donors have followed in Lady Paton's footsteps and supported the College with a bequest. This generosity enables students to fulfil their academic goals in our supportive and welcoming community.

A bequest is a gift left to a beneficiary in an individual’s will. As such it’s an enduring contribution that can honour you, your family, or someone close to you, well into the future.

Bequest types can include:

  • Residuary (remainder of the estate once legacies and costs have been paid)
  • A percentage of an estate
  • Pecuniary (a specific sum)
  • Assets such as real estate, shares and/or culturally significant works of art.

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your GIFT

For a confidential discussion about your philanthropic gift to establish a new scholarship, leave a gift in will, make a donation or setup a regular pledge, please click here to contact the Principal or telephone +61 3 9248 8423.

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St Hilda's College is a living community and residential college on campus at the University of Melbourne.

We acknowledge and pay respect to the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, the Traditional Owners of the land upon which our college is situated.  We pay our respect to all the Elders of Indigenous students who call St Hilda’s home.  We also acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of our community, the University of Melbourne, and the wider world.

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