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Science student nominated for award for contribution to community organisation

Isabel Milne, a UWA Science student working toward a double major in Psychology and Criminology, has been nominated for an Outstanding Intern Award, for her contribution to the work of VisAbility.

27 April, 2023

Community organisation wins $20,000 funding with support of UWA student intern

Basira Khan, currently in her final year studying Political Science and International Relations and Marketing, is one of 13 UWA students nominated for a McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, in recognition of her efforts to support the Muslim Women’s Support Centre.

19 April, 2023

Wei brings efficiency to charity’s work with young people leaving care

UWA Data Science student, Wei Hong Tan, recently contributed 100 hours through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship to support the work of The Salvation Army’s Transitional Support Service with young people leaving care.

27 March, 2023

Students create resource to help lawyers affected by trauma

A group of three UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship students have created resources to assist WA lawyers manage vicarious trauma.

24 March, 2023

Thomas helps overcome exclusion in increasingly digital world

Thomas McLean, a UWA Psychology student, spent 100 hours recently working on a project to help people who are digitally excluded in an increasingly digital world.

28 February, 2023

Nozomi helps provide free legal service for people affected by homelessness

UWA student, Nozomi Suzaki, was looking for an opportunity to contribute to the local community when she applied for a McCusker Centre for Citizen internship.

27 February, 2023

Matthew supports project tackling poverty through community mobilisation

UWA student Matthew Little has completed a “rewarding” internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, contributing 100 hours towards a project with the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) that aims to engage and motivate communities to work together to tackle poverty.

15 February, 2023

Sophia nominated for award following internship excellence

UWA student and South Perth resident Sophia Jacka has been nominated, alongside her internship partner Ryan Mendoza, for the upcoming McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award.

13 February, 2023

Michael finds direction through internship with children and families service-provider

UWA student Michael Pascoe completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in the second half of 2022, learning about how he could apply his learning from university to work that served the community.

13 February, 2023

Simon supports initiative empowering under-serviced communities through sport

UWA student Simon Hayward has gone “above and beyond” to support a unique health program that gives back to under-serviced communities through a recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Fair Game.

22 December, 2022