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Sean helps spotlight P&Cs to support WA public schools

UWA student Sean Armstrong has helped raise awareness of the importance of Parents and Citizens Associations (P&Cs) in WA public schools through an internship at the Western Australian Council of State School Organisations (WACSSO).

8 October, 2021

Bea develops system to support arts and culture in WA

UWA Engineering Science student Bea Shakjiri has gained insights into the important role of philanthropy in sustaining arts and culture in WA through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Perth Festival.

1 October, 2021

Ines supports First Nations housing initiative

UWA student Ines Alvarez-Cascos sought out funding opportunities to support housing initiatives for First Nations people facing homelessness through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Noongar Mia Mia.

30 September, 2021

Johnny shapes policies for safe and inclusive work environments

UWA student Johnny Pham has helped to shape policies that foster safe and inclusive work environments for the WA community through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

20 September, 2021

Nick supports programs to protect older Western Australians from abuse

UWA Psychology student Nick Hodgkinson has contributed 100 hours towards improving support for older Western Australians who are experiencing abuse.

20 September, 2021

Ulani uses music to support autism community connection

UWA Music Studies student Ulani Ho has harnessed her passion for music to help people on the autism spectrum feel more connected to their communities through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

9 September, 2021

Mentorship opens doors for Ilora

Looking for opportunities to meaningfully connect with the Perth community, Ilora, who is studying a Master of Strategic Communication, was immediately drawn to UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship program.

8 September, 2021

Gabby assists vulnerable young people in care

UWA student Gabby Fitzpatrick has contributed 100 hours towards a project to help vulnerable young people successfully transition out of state care systems into independent adulthood through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

7 September, 2021

Malcolm McCusker delivers 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration

On Wednesday 25 August 2021, the McCusker Centre for Citizenship had the privilege of hosting the 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration in partnership with Perth Rotary.

2 September, 2021

Internship supports children with disabilities and older people in community

UWA student Conor O’Sullivan has contributed 100 hours to support initiatives for children with disabilities and older people to be more involved in our community through a unique McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at not-for-profit group Inclusion Solutions.

30 August, 2021