McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern René Neumann awarded the United Nations Association of Australia WA President's Award at inaugural UN Day Gala
Exchange student René Neumann completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with United Nations Association of Australia WA and helped to organise the inaugural UN Day Gala which celebrated the UN’s 60th anniversary and awarded Western Australians for outstanding achievements across the areas encompassed by the UN's seventeen sustainability goals.
The Big Idea is back at UWA for a second year!
The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has partnered with the Centre for Social Impact UWA, Bloom and the Innovation Quarter to bring The Big Issue’s The Big Idea competition to UWA for a second year.
Hear what our interns have to say!
In 2016, close to 130 interns completed internships with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship contributing more than 13,000 hours to making a difference in our community.
Great news for Masters Students!
In addition to SVLG1002 for undergraduates, postgraduates can now receive credit for undertaking a McCusker Centre internship by enrolling in SVLG5001 (6 points) or SVLG5002 (12 points). The units can be taken in Semester I, Semester II or Summer.
Global Citizenship Panel Event
The Centre co-hosted a panel discussion with Global Citizen on the topic - What is Australia's role as a regional leader? - Inspiring creative solutions to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Disrupted - Festival of Ideas
We were very excited to work with the State Library to bring you our 'Active Citizens' panel for the Disrupted - Festival of Ideas. The panel was led by Waleed Aly - and included June Oscar AO, The Hon. Wayne Martin, Michael Sheldrick and Kaliyugan Pathmanathan.
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