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UWA students collaborate with industry to tackle ‘wicked problem’ of modern slavery

A group of 23 UWA students studying a wide range of courses have joined with community organisations and industry professionals to develop innovative and practical solutions to tackle modern slavery in WA communities.

22 March, 2022

Fatema supports digital learning project to empower the elderly

UWA student Fatema Khalil has contributed 100 hours over her summer university break supporting research efforts that aim to break down barriers and empower older people in the community through digital skills training.

11 March, 2022

Emereen advocates for children and young people

UWA student Emereen Leila Moratalla has dedicated 100 hours over her summer break advocating for the rights of children and young people through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Valuing Children Initiative.

18 February, 2022

Suzy lends a hand to digital data policy to support WA aged care community

UWA postgraduate student Suzy Jasper has contributed 100 hours towards a digital data project that supports the delivery of local aged care services, through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Bethanie.

3 February, 2022

Charlotte supports program bolstering employment for people with disabilities in justice system

Through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA, student Charlotte Ford has helped gain traction for a valuable project at Patches Australia that seeks to assist people with disabilities who are in the criminal justice system to gain employment.

1 February, 2022

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