Supporters' stories

The Lanyon Society

The Lanyon Society represents a unique group of graduates and friends who have pledged a charitable legacy in their wills to support life-changing research and education at Queen's.

It embodies a group of visionaries who believe in the University's responsiblity to understand the important traditions of the past, the challenges of the present and the possibilities of the future. Legacy pledgers fund life-changing research and scholarships to ensure that young people with talent can come to Queen’s, regardless of their financial circumstances.


Read about why some of our pledgers have chosen to leave a legacy gift...

Leslie and Hilary's Story

The Morrisons support Queen's

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James Dunwoody's story

James Dunwoody's Story

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Caroline's Story

Caroline explains the impact MS has on her family

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Lavinia's Story

Lavinia tells her story of epilepsy

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Alan McKelvey's story

Alan supports the Queen's Annual Fund

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Andrew's story

Andrew supports Post doctoral & Post graduate students

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