Dear Albies Alumni and Friends,
Now more than ever in these fragile times, Albies recognises the benefit that tight knit communities bring to the wellbeing and success of young men and women. This is especially true as they transition from school to university for the short period that prepares them for the leap to the workforce. Recent years have seen a very successful period for the College both in terms of student retention, as well as feedback we’ve been given for the value add that Albies offers every individual who resides here.
Unfortunately, these are tough times for young men and women in terms of both job opportunities and security. To that end, as with all great institutions we are seeking the philanthropic support of our broader community to assist Albies, as UNE’s only Independent College. It is our goal to support our students through their journey, as well as assisting the College itself to upgrade facilities to meet current and evolving standards of safety and comfort to ensure we remain competitive in a market which has become increasingly challenged in recent years.
We would be enormously appreciative of any effort you can make, at whatever level, to help our team ensure that Albies remains a connected community of aspiration, friendship and great times.
Once you’re Albies, you’re Albies for life!
With sincerest thanks and best wishes,
It is our goal to offer every Fresher an incentive to join Albies. This is due to the financial strain we see many of the students face in their first Trimester at University. We aim to support each of these 110-120 students annually to the tune of $2000 reduction in fees for first Trimester. This would make an enormous difference to both their wellbeing, as well as their ability to take the plunge and thrive as you have because of the Albies experience.
To that end, we are challenging each Fresher Year throughout our history to assist the College to support every Fresher annually. We recognise that individually this request is not an easy task. Although, together great things can be achieved for every individual. We would be honoured should you see value in joining your peers, and the College community more broadly, to empower our Fresher cohort in 2021 and beyond.
St. Albert’s College always appreciates the ongoing support of our many stakeholders. The College prides itself on offering outstanding facilities and excellent experiences for our student body and broader community. To achieve these goals, St. Albert’s recognises that the support of our community is imperative to continue to offer the best of experiences to students who, in some cases, are unable to support themselves financially. We greatly appreciate any philanthropic contribution to the ongoing viability of our great College.
St. Albert’s is renowned for bringing out the best in our students, whilst still upholding the core values of community engagement and support. The ability to produce outstanding young men and women who are contributors to society across numerous endeavours is something we believe in strongly. We aim to offer scholarships to those students who personify the values of the College or are in need.
If you would like the opportunity to become a part of the Albies Legacy, purchase a paver today. Your paver will be stamped with your preferred name and/or personal message. Part of your purchase will contribute to assisting students and families in need of financial support.
To date, we have 36 pavers in the ground, and plenty of room for more!
If you would like to become a permanent part of the Albies Legacy, safeguarding our collegiate experience for future generations of students, please contact Mrs Mary Wright, Director of Advancement on 0407 728 211, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Albies is calling for donations to upgrade our blocks so we can continue to offer our students high quality facilities and provide them with their home away from home. The building fund is working to secure the capital infrastructure of the college. So far, we have upgraded our dining hall, expanding the space to cater for more people and create room for our students to study outside of meal times. An extensive maintenance and upgrade program is currently underway at the College, however we need your ongoing support to continue moving forward. Your donation will ensure we are well equipped to cater for future generations of students and other stakeholders for years to come. All donations to the building and scholarship funds are tax deductible
A significant level of consideration goes into leaving a bequest of any type. By making a bequest to Albies you are investing in the future of Albies and the generations to come and your legacy can be directed in whatever direction you wish (scholarships, bursaries etc). You can read our bequest clause here: Bequest Clauses to St Albert’s College
Please contact Mary Wright with any enquiries regarding bequests. When considering leaving a bequest it is advisable to consult your legal adviser.
Please specify which initiative you would like to benefit from your donation or alternatively contact Mrs Mary Wright via email@example.com or 0407 728 211.
All donations are tax deductible.