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Meet the 2020 Student Advisory Committee

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC) held its first meeting of the year on 5 February, 2020.

13 February, 2020

Australian Red Cross internship among UWA student’s best experiences of university

Before her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Australian Red Cross, Kate Atkinson had little personal knowledge about refugees in Australia.

11 February, 2020

UWA student keen for Global Exchange in the UK to challenge and ‘push boundaries’

As a lover of old buildings and ghost stories, University of WA student Toby Joske couldn’t wait to explore Queens University during her two-month UK exchange.

24 January, 2020

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

Global Exchange poses exciting challenge for UWA student

Embarking on a two-month Global Exchange to Queens University in the UK will be Riley Dolman’s longest time away from home.

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

Visiting slum communities in India hits home for UWA student

Being welcomed into the homes and lives of people living in the urban slums of Bangalore, India was an incredibly humbling experience for Napier resident Natalie Fretton.

10 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 in need of extra support through mentoring during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at 12 Buckets in Northlands.

18 December, 2019