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Natasha makes “significant contribution” towards Pilbara youth programs

Within a day of arriving in South Hedland for a youth mentor intern role with the Youth Involvement Council (YIC), UWA Psychology student Natasha McCammon Metcalfe was already fully submersed in YIC’s programs supporting at-risk youth in the Pilbara.

25 January, 2022

Chai uses data science to support Salvos youth services

UWA student Zong Ken Chai has utilised his data science expertise to support programs that help disadvantaged young people transition to independent adulthood through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Salvation Army.

24 January, 2022

Grace supports early years initiatives in regional WA communities

Through a recent internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, UWA student Grace Ting travelled to the Kimberly to engage with remote communities, using her media and communications skills to support programs that advocate for early childhood development in regional WA.

24 January, 2022

Ruben forges Peel school STEM connections

UWA student Ruben Droogmans has contributed 100 hours towards a new youth education initiative that seeks to strengthen opportunities for school students in the Peel region to follow careers in science, technology, maths and engineering (STEM).

24 January, 2022

Maxwell undertakes policy research to benefit early childhood development in WA communities

UWA student Maxwell Hinch has provided 100 hours of research towards initiatives that look to strengthen systems of early childhood education, development and care in WA through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Minderoo.

20 January, 2022

Tess supports project strengthening aged care in regional WA

UWA student Tess Mansfield has supported a valuable new initiative that helps older people living in regional towns stay connected to their local communities through an internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

12 January, 2022

Curtis supports important research for state Ombudsman

UWA postgraduate student Curtis White has contributed 100 hours towards important research being done at Ombudsman WA.

12 January, 2022

Christopher supports mental health research for gender-diverse youth

Through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, UWA Neuroscience student Christopher Tigor Dougherty has contributed 100 hours towards important research at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) that looks to better understand mental health outcomes for gender-diverse young people.

11 January, 2022

Emily helps foster positive change at Department of Transport

UWA student Emily Nguyen has contributed 100 hours towards a project at the Department of Transport to help staff feel prepared and supported through periods of change.

10 January, 2022

Juliet champions sustainability for local health services

Through an internship with UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship, student Juliet Morris has contributed 100 hours towards a project that brings together staff across the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) to champion and advocate for environmental sustainability.

20 December, 2021