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Wilfrid Laurier University Development
September 16, 2014
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Celebrate & Participate. Every Wilfrid Laurier University Alumni Association board member is now a Laurier donor – investors in a proud tradition of Laurier graduates giving back to enhance the Laurier experience for today’s students. 

Your alumni association is extremely proud to have reached 100% participation. To celebrate, the WLUAA is matching all new donations made by Alumni donors, dollar for dollar, in 2013!


The importance of a Laurier education. As Laurier alumni, you know the difference that a university education can make in the life of an individual. Increasingly, the importance of a post-secondary education in ensuring future success has never been greater. Meanwhile, government funding to support post-secondary education continues to shrink, while the number of students seeking affordable, quality higher education opportunities grows exponentially.

The harsh reality facing today’s Laurier students:

  • Tuition fees only cover half of the costs of a Laurier education
  • More than 7,000 Laurier students require financial aid every year – that’s half of all Laurier students
  • Laurier has seen a 110% increase in the number of students applying for financial aid

Your gift will help Laurier change lives.

Gifts from alumni help to bridge this ever-expanding gap. Philanthropic support from alumni, like you, ensures that deserving students can attend Laurier where they will be encouraged and empowered to thrive in our increasingly complex world, while leading lives of leadership and purpose.

We hope you enjoyed your Laurier experience and that you can see how your time at Laurier helped make you who you are today. Furthermore, we want you to know that by supporting the transformative power of a Laurier education, your generosity can change lives – equipping Laurier students with the skills, knowledge and courage to reach their full potential, realize their dreams and change the world. 

Give today & join a proud tradition.

Make a gift to Laurier today and become a part of an amazing Laurier tradition: proud Laurier graduates giving back to enhance the Laurier experience for thousands of students. Your gift will support and inspire Laurier students. Here’s how you can make a direct impact:

1) You can support your faculty’s needs (including technology and student programming)

2) You can support students who need financial assistance to ensure they have continued success at Laurier (General Scholarships and Bursaries

3) You can support students in need who do not qualify for traditional means of financial aid but find themselves in urgent need of support (Student Emergency Fund)

Make your gift today. We're stronger together.

For more information, please contact:
Beth Noble
Development Officer
(519) 884-0710 ext. 4166