Discover why philanthropy matters and how it makes Cambridge better still. Hear from our donors about their philanthropic motivations and from those who have been supported by such gifts during their time at the University.
For decades, Harry Desai’s home has been haven for young people from all over the world. A bequest to Cambridge will ensure that his London flat will provide security for students for generations to come.
Rebekah Scheuerle is a second-year Gates-Cambridge Scholar at St John’s College. She is undertaking a PhD in the BioScience Engineering Group in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.
Charlotte Owens (Selwyn 2014) is an undergraduate Philosophy student. She is from Brighouse in West Yorkshire and is the first student from her sixth-form college to go to Cambridge University. She was encouraged to apply after participating in the HE+ programme in 2013.
Dr Annettee Nakimuli, a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Makerere University, Uganda, (MUII) became involved with the Cambridge-Africa Programme at the start of her PhD studies.
Dr Stefano Pluchino holds the John van Geest Lectureship in Brain Repair and through the support of the John and Lucille van Geest Foundation is able to research new ways of using stem cells to combat brain damage.