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Mentoring Program participants reflect on the year so far

2021 mentors and mentees recently attended a morning tea event to network and reflect on the year so far.

15 July, 2021

#HumansofUWA - This is Archana

This is Archana, a third year Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) student who is the President of Students for Refugees UWA, Secretary of the UWA Welfare Department and Marketing Officer for Artists Against Poverty UWA.

1 July, 2021

Rory makes a mark at Midlas

UWA Marketing student Rory Cherry has stepped up to support the community during his 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

28 June, 2021

Internship reaffirms career direction for aspiring human rights lawyer

During her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Anglicare WA, Catriona van der Meer’s experience with the not-for-profit confirmed her career goals.

11 June, 2021

#HumansofUWA - This is Ashley

This is Ashley Maroney. She’s currently studying for the Juris Doctor after finishing her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations.

12 May, 2021

Intern creates a legal health tool for regional community members

During her internship at Regional Alliance West (RAW) Lara Lindegger researched, developed and implemented a legal health check tool catering specifically for the Mid-West, Murchison and Gascoyne regions’ communities.

11 May, 2021

Joint Award for Outstanding Intern of the Year

Providing essentials for community members experiencing homelessness and disadvantage in the wake of COVID-19 was at the heart of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship that earned award recognition. 

1 April, 2021

Innovative mentoring program at UWA offers mutual benefits

Third-year UWA Juris Doctor student Helena Trang discovered through her mentorship with Wanslea CEO Tricia Murray, just how many opportunities there are for combining her passions with a career in the community sector.

16 March, 2021

Intern helps expand reach of Awards program to more young people 

During her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Awards WA, Zoe Limpanyalers developed a report which aims to extend The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award to reach more young people.

8 March, 2021

Intern assists community legal centre to improve experience for clients

During her internship at the Gosnells Community Legal Centre (GCLC), UWA Juris Doctor student Jacqueline Pasich reviewed and updated their policy and procedure manuals so as to ensure compliance with State government requirements and ultimately ensure clients have a positive experience using the GCLC services.

16 February, 2021