UQ announces historic gift from Andrew and Paula Liveris

13 Apr 2018
Andrew and Paula Liveris
Andrew and Paula Liveris

Global business leader Andrew N. Liveris is spearheading an extraordinary effort to provide $40 million to support University of Queensland (UQ) innovation and leadership initiatives across the state and around the world.

UQ alumnus Mr Liveris and his wife, Mrs Paula Liveris, have donated $13.5 million to help establish the Liveris Academy in the University’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT).  They have also pledged to raise an additional $26.5 million dollars to support UQ’s Not if, when philanthropic campaign.

UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj said the academy would be housed in the Andrew N. Liveris Building, an 11-storey engineering education and research hub to be built at the St Lucia campus. 

Read the full article on UQ's Giving website