Bequests

Integral to Emmanuel and its culture are the values the College has upheld since it was founded; values that have stood us in good stead throughout our history, values including:

  • high academic standards and the encouragement of all-round excellence
  • commitment to equality of respect for women and men of all backgrounds
  • critical and creative thinking
  • leadership
  • spiritual reflection
  • integrity and ethical conduct
  • balanced approach to life
  • international and inter-cultural awareness
  • respect for diversity
  • compassion for the less fortunate
  • team work, living and working in harmony with others, and conflict resolution
  • life-long aspiration to grow as a person and to serve the community.

Do you share these values? If you do you’ll be pleased to know they play a crucial role in shaping the Emmanuel College experience and the relationships we build with students. In time, they will form a basis for the relationships our students build and the choices they make throughout their personal and professional lives.

How you can make a difference

We can continue to enrich student lives with your help. Leaving a bequest to Emmanuel College in your will gives you the remarkable opportunity to help shape young lives and leave a legacy that will benefit generations to come.

Bequests are affordable and there are options available to suit your financial or personal circumstances. Whatever the amount, your bequest will make a difference. Here are some of the ways you can help:

  • Scholarship and Bursary Program – providing promising futures for deserving students
  • Programs and facilities – providing resources for teaching and learning
  • Accommodation – upgrading accommodation is an ongoing priority at Emmanuel College
  • Property or valuables – making a gift of property or valuables, stocks or shares, works of art or a collection of books.

When you are making or updating your will, all you need to do is advise your solicitor how you would like Emmanuel College to benefit. You may wish to leave a specific sum of money, a percentage of your estate or the residue of your estate. It doesn’t have to be complicated.

You can also designate a general or specific purpose for your bequest. If you want to designate a specific purpose, you might like to consult the College to ensure your wishes are practical and can be implemented.

Contact Emmanuel’s Director of Advancement, Margy Chatburn, on (07) 3871 9342 or email m.chatburn@emmanuel.uq.edu.au if you’d like to find out more about making a bequest.