Tertiary Blood Challenge

The Red25 Tertiary Blood Challenge 2018 has now wrapped. Thank you to all of the generous people who gave blood during the challenge. In 12 short weeks, students and staff of tertiary institutions across the country gave a total of 12,932 donations – saving up to 38,796 lives!

The results show that a little healthy competition goes a long way.

Cup Winner - Perpetual Trophy for the highest donations nationally

Tertiary Institution Donations
University of Queensland 866

Highest number of donors vs Red25 members *must have a minimum of 20 members

Tertiary Institution Percentage
North Metropolitan TAFE WA 46.4% 

Highest number of new donors

Tertiary Institution New donors
Melbourne University  160

Highest donations - Top performing tertiary institution in each state

State Tertiary Institution Donations
ACT Australian National University (ANU) 462
NSW Charles Sturt University (CSU) 617
QLD N/A - National Award  
SA Flinders University 452
NT Charles Darwin University 22
VIC Melbourne University 788
TAS University of Tasmania 381
WA University of Western Australia (UWA) 313

On behalf of Australian patients, thank you!

The challenge is over, but the need remains.

Although it’s fun to have a short competition, the need for blood is year-round. Register to your Red25 group and donate regularly. As a member, your donations will count towards your group’s annual tally year round.

Final tallies

 

Tertiary Institution Whole Blood Plasma Platelets Total Donations Lives Saved
AACUHO 3 4   7 21
Alphacrucis College 1 1 1 3 9
Australian Catholic University  107 111 2 220 660
Australian National University (ANU) 124 420 3 547 1641
Australian Student & Novice Nurse Association (ASANNA) 1     1 3
Bendigo Tafe 1 5   6 18
Bond University 81 72 5 158 474
CDW Studios 1     1 3
Charles Darwin University 6 19   25 75
Charles Sturt University (CSU) 298 377   675 2025
Chisholm TAFE 11 9   20 60
CQU - Central QLD University 67 79 4 150 450
Curtin University 83 113 3 199 597
Deakin University 260 377 10 647 1941
Edith Cowan University (ECU) 95 146 10 251 753
Endeavour College of Natural Health   5   5 15
Federation University 34 59 2 95 285
Flinders University 202 264 9 475 1425
GO Tafe 7 3   10 30
Griffith University 291 170 7 468 1404
Holmesglen 2 7   9 27
IDC & EIT   2   2 6
James Cook University 69 591 1 661 1983
Kangan Institute   5   5 15
La Trobe University 95 171 4 270 810
Longerenong College 1 2   3 9
Macquarie University 59 47 1 107 321
Marcus Oldham College 3 4   7 21
Melbourne Polytechnic 8 14   22 66
Melbourne University 371 421 11 803 2409
Monash University 322 389 15 726 2178
Murdoch University 48 37   85 255
North Metropolitan TAFE WA 8 12   20 60
Open University 1 4   5 15
Outsource Institute of Technology 1     1 3
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) 52 90 9 151 453
RANZCP 1     1 3
RMIT University 36 88 2 126 378
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)   4   4 12
South Metropolitan TAFE WA 2 1 2 5 15
South Regional TAFE WA 3     3 9
South West Institute of TAFE 8 13   21 63
Southern Cross Education Institute SCEI 1 2   3 9
Southern Cross University (SCU) 11 15   26 78
St Anns College 3     3 9
SuniTAFE 6     6 18
Swinburne University of Technology 17 38 2 57 171
TAFE NSW 60 79   139 417
TAFE QLD 37 34   71 213
TAFE SA 30 51   81 243
TasTAFE 9 34   43 129
The Gordon TAFE 16 22 1 39 117
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) 1     1 3
The University of Adelaide 162 268 10 440 1320
Torrens University Australia 1 3   4 12
UniSA 165 217 5 387 1161
University of Canberra 70 55   125 375
University of New England 45 89   134 402
University of New South Wales (UNSW) 192 244 3 439 1317
University of Newcastle 271 270 2 543 1629
University of Notre Dame Australia 108 130 6 244 732
University of Queensland 445 401 20 866 2598
University of Southern Queensland 75 68 6 149 447
University of Sydney 196 175 1 372 1116
University of Tasmania 173 221 8 402 1206
University of Technology Sydney (UTS 90 38 3 131 393
University of the Sunshine Coast 86 74 7 167 501
University of Western Australia (UWA) 135 184 6 325 975
University of Wollongong 272 268 8 548 1644
Victoria University 6 22   28 84
Western Sydney University (WSU) 84 74 1 159 477
Grand Total 5530 7212 190 12932 38796

 

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