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Kalgoorlie internship helps Erin seek justice for Aboriginal community

UWA Law student Erin Spellacy has supported Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members in Kalgoorlie to seek justice through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

10 November, 2021

Youth justice internship reignites Georgina’s passion for study

UWA student Georgina Conti has helped shape strategies that support and empower young people in Western Australia through an internship at the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA)

10 November, 2021

Biomedical student supports inclusive programs to build children’s confidence

UWA student Kush Rathore has contributed 100 hours towards programs that help children living with disabilities build valuable friendships and self-confidence through an internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

3 November, 2021

Kelvin raises community awareness for school mentoring program

UWA graduate Kelvin Ramdhun has helped raise awareness and support for community programs that provide school children with mentorship opportunities to build resilience and confidence.

3 November, 2021

Exceptional contributions recognised in Outstanding Intern Award

Going above and beyond to support vulnerable people in the WA community was a common thread for the most recent recipients of UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, with recipients from the WA Department of Premier and Cabinet, St Bart's and Midlas.

3 November, 2021

Joint recipients recognised with Outstanding Intern Award - Community category

UWA students Leanne Lill and Rory Cherry have been named joint recipients of the recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award in the community category.

3 November, 2021

Software engineering student supports veteran community through social media

UWA Software Engineering student Brandon Ke has helped Legacy WA use social media to foster advocacy and support for the WA veteran community through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

3 November, 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.

1 November, 2021

Sri secures graduate role with Women’s Health and Family Services

A McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship led recent UWA graduate Sri Trotman to pursue a graduate role assisting women in the Western Australian community to access high quality and culturally safe health and wellness services.

27 October, 2021

Kaitlyn gives a helping hand for preterm babies

UWA Biomedical Science student Kaitlyn Buffon has supported the development of a new digital resource to help families of premature babies during a 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

27 October, 2021