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McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern helps Mission Australia improve drug and alcohol services for young people in the Pilbara and South West

UWA Science student, Emily Bell, exceeds Mission Australia's intern expectations.

29 May, 2018

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern helps promote active citizenship in WA schools

UWA Science student, Rudri Amin, helps WA school students become community-minded leaders as part of Auspire - Australia Day WA's social inclusion programs.

28 May, 2018

"Stepping outside your comfort zone allows you to grow and realise your own abilities and capacity to be an active citizen."

UWA Commerce student, Thomas Saleh, helps Oxfam to promote self-determination, community engagement and produce positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

1 May, 2018

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern assists Enable WA

UWA Arts student, Emma Young, travelled to Bunbury to intern with Enable WA, which provides quality, individualised support for people living with a disability in the South West of the State, and assisted them in mobilising clients to build stronger community connections.

26 April, 2018

“The protections and principles of natural justice, while fair on paper, don’t always exist as perfectly in real life.”

UWA Finance and Law and Society student, Shaneli Dias, works on “best practice” legal processes for Aboriginal children and their families who come into contact with the Western Australian court systems.

23 February, 2018

“It’s a fantastic way to be a part of something bigger.”

UWA Public Health Masters student, Stefanie Faraone, learns how important listening to the community is to making a real difference through policy.

13 February, 2018

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.

9 January, 2018

Active Citizenship: an understanding and willingness to engage with community problems to facilitate change

Nic Mattock is the first UWA student to take part in the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Global Citizenship Exchange. He traveled to Durham in early December 2017 to complete his two month exchange.

9 January, 2018

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern uses maths to help diagnose childhood illnesses

UWA Science student Emily Low created an online questionnaire to make early diagnosis of childhood Autism, Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder and Global Developmental Delay more efficient.

8 January, 2018

"It’s an incredible opportunity to gain credit for your degree in a way that develops diverse, practical skills whilst making a difference".

Britt Liebeck used her skills in strategic communications to help UnitingCare West redesign its annual report by telling the stories of marginalised individuals that the organisation serves with compassion and respect.

13 December, 2017