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We’d like to thank you in person for making a difference

Donor Thank You Reception We will be holding a ‘Thank You’ reception for you and fellow donors, on each campus preceding the 21st Anniversary Celebration events.

Cambridge Saturday 11 May, 10am – 11am Chelmsford Saturday 15 June, 10am – 11am We hope you will join us to hear more about how your support is making an impact at Anglia Ruskin, and for an opportunity to meet students who have benefitted from your support. Light refreshments will be provided. To register, please email:

CONTACT US Development & Alumni Office, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ Email: Call: 0845 196 4715 / 4728

Find the latest news on how your support is making an impact and how you can make a donation by visiting:

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Thank You for making a difference A N G L I A RU S K I N A N N U A L F U N D D O N O R U P DAT E 2 0 1 3



Music Therapy £1,200 towards new instruments

Thanks to your generosity, ten awards of £500 each were made in 2012 to give talented first year students the very best start to their time at Anglia Ruskin University. Alice May Phillips, first year Nursing student, and nine others begin University with less financial constraints thanks to your help.

Library £78.75 – 2 electronic books Two further electronic books have been purchased, bringing the total to 22 electronic books funded through alumni donations.


Telethon 2012 £60,112.50 pledged This impressive amount was achieved through your generosity and support, and is 67% up on our total from 2011. A staggering 80% of pledged donations have been fulfilled, amounting to £47,867.96 over the next five years. We couldn’t have done this without YOU!

• 153 alumni offered mentoring and work placements for current students. • 141 alumni requested information on legacy giving.

Alice May Phillips

General Fund donations helped fund six current students to volunteer at Chernihiv Medical Centre in the Ukraine, assisting with decorating, simple repairs and generally ‘making good’ for people who have so little.


Our second consecutive telephone campaign raised much needed funds for Alumni Support Fund Scholarships, burns research, international community projects and our most urgent priorities on campus. In addition:

“The financial stability will help fund books and equipment crucial to my nursing career.”

International Community Projects £782.50 towards repairs and decorating


Image by Gareth Long.

Alumni Support Fund Scholarships £5,000 – 10 scholars begin their studies


ew musical instruments purchased for work N with children and adults in the clinic. Because of your support, new specialist musical instruments have been purchased including a very large table drum for several wheelchair users to play together and gong chimes on a board for children with physical disabilities.

Medical Research £200 – cell lines aiding research Your gift assisted in the purchase of cell lines to use on our cancer research studies, investigating molecular pathways of disease and its management.


The money raised will make a real difference to current and future students, to research that will affect our everyday lives, and in communities near and far. We look forward to updating you on the impact these donations will have in the coming year.

Projects Supported by your Gift


“At first I was a little anxious at the idea of talking to so many people that I had never met before but I soon began to really enjoy it. What surprised me about the job was how many people I was able to talk with that were in the industry I too hoped to be in. The alumni were often very keen to talk to me about their careers which gave me a lot of ideas as to how I hope to shape my future. I was even offered a few placements.” Mike Doherty, first year Construction student and caller Funds are dispersed following the end of our financial year (August), and we look forward to updating you further on how your gift has made an impact later this year. 100% of your donation goes to the fund specified.

3% 1%


General Fund Alumni Support Fund

50% 37%

Burn injury research and equipment Other areas International Community Projects

F I N D O U T M O R E AT: w w w. a n g l i a . a c . u k / m a k i n g a d i f f e r e n c e

Annual Fund Donor Update 2013  

Anglia Ruskin University Annual Fund Donor Update publication 2013

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