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Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority intern trio present Kings Park projects at special event

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) interns Rachel Darwin, Harry Trumble and Gari-Emma Perry presented their McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship projects to about 40 Kings Park staff, volunteers and special guests on 14 November, 2019.

23 January, 2020

Dartmouth College exchange student to hit the ground running

During his exchange in Perth, Dartmouth College student Jaden Oliveras is most looking forward to going a Perth Wildcats game and “cheer for a team he didn’t even know existed a few weeks ago”.

22 January, 2020

Age no barrier to Matariki Network of Universities exchange student

Durham University exchange student Tatiana Bruni flew from her home in the Netherlands to Perth on December 22 last year – just in time to experience her first summer Christmas.

21 January, 2020

Student intern returns to her roots to build confidence in future

The opportunity to “make an impact on the world” during her Communicare internship has been one of the highlights of University of WA student Hasina Maskinyar’s degree.

19 December, 2019

International student intern finds meaning in mentoring

Shaaruna Selvasegaren put herself in the shoes of young children experiencing violence or abuse during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at 12 Buckets in Northlands.

18 December, 2019

Great Southern homecoming for Men’s Resource Centre intern

University of WA Bachelor of Commerce student Edwina Squire recently returned to her Great Southern roots to complete her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Men’s Resource Centre in Albany.

5 December, 2019

UWA students to help solve WA’s rising homelessness rates this summer

At any given time, there are at least 9000 people homeless across Western Australia.  In January 2020, a group of University of WA students will help turn that statistic around.

3 December, 2019

Intern takes Pride in LGBTIQA+ research project

It was perfect timing that Madison Fitzgerald completed her McCusker Centre for Citizenship in the same month PrideFEST celebrates 30 years of pride in WA. 

29 November, 2019

Nothando Ngwenya named Outstanding Intern 2019

University of WA Masters of International Development student Nothando Ngwenya is the recipient of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s inaugural Outstanding Intern Award 2019.

27 November, 2019

Intern makes “direct and lasting impact”

Taking on the challenge of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship was like “stepping into unchartered waters” for University of WA Biomedical Sciences student Raisa Anwar.

13 November, 2019