Please note: the Body Donation Program is temporarily not accepting deceased donors at this time due to COVID-19.
We regret that we are unable to accept deceased donors at this time. If a donor to our program has passed away, please make the necessary arrangements with a funeral home. Please also leave a message on the Program phone (4221 3800) with the name of the donor so that we may ensure no further correspondence is sent.
We are however, still accepting applications to our program for prospective donors. Please follow the link to our forms or contact the Program phone (4221 3800) if you have any questions.
People who donate their bodies for medical and scientific research make an invaluable contribution to the advancement of medical knowledge.
The University of Wollongong operates a Body Donation Program to help train doctors, nurses, medical scientists, other health professionals and to further scientific research.
The training and research this unique gift enables, can lead to important health discoveries that have the potential to alleviate suffering and improve community wellbeing. For this reason, it is greatly appreciated by medical researchers, teachers and students.
Dignity, respect and anonymity
People donating their bodies to the University of Wollongong are guaranteed that their remains will be treated with dignity, respect and anonymity. Our researchers and students are at all times aware of the special privilege that has been accorded them by the generosity of donors and their families.