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Matthew supports project tackling poverty through community mobilisation

UWA student Matthew Little has completed a “rewarding” internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, contributing 100 hours towards a project with the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) that aims to engage and motivate communities to work together to tackle poverty.

15 February, 2023

Grace supports work on global health and equity issues

While undertaking her Bachelor of Commerce at UWA, Grace Light recently had the opportunity to do her part to tackle global issues through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

15 February, 2023

Sophia nominated for award following internship excellence

UWA student and South Perth resident Sophia Jacka has been nominated, alongside her internship partner Ryan Mendoza, for the upcoming McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award.

13 February, 2023

Michael finds direction through internship with children and families service-provider

UWA student Michael Pascoe completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in the second half of 2022, learning about how he could apply his learning from university to work that served the community.

13 February, 2023

Simon supports initiative empowering under-serviced communities through sport

UWA student Simon Hayward has gone “above and beyond” to support a unique health program that gives back to under-serviced communities through a recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Fair Game.

22 December, 2022

Lauren supports program tackling abusive behaviour to foster healthy relationships

UWA student and McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Lauren Chou has contributed 100 hours towards a valuable program at Communicare that aims to prevent domestic violence by providing perpetrators of abuse with the opportunity to undertake intensive work to develop healthier relationships.

22 December, 2022

Kanishka supports research into assessments tools for child speech and hearing

UWA Master of Biomedical Science student and McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Kanishka Senthilvel has contributed 100 hours at Telethon Speech & Hearing towards motor and language assessment data that will be used to support children with speech, language and hearing needs.

16 December, 2022

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8 December, 2022

Sophia supports project strengthening child safety

UWA student and McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Sophia Stavrianos has contributed 100 hours towards a “rewarding” project at Wanslea Family Services, assisting with a large-scale review of complex policies and legislations that uphold and strengthen child wellbeing and safety.

6 December, 2022

Nhi supports Girl Guides with valuable grant research

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Nhi Tran has supported Girl Guides WA with valuable grant research to help the organisation seek and apply for critical funding for programs that empower girls and young women to discover their leadership potential.

6 December, 2022