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UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship secures partnership with YACWA to strengthen youth-sector internships

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship UWA is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA), which will enable more UWA students to contribute towards organisations, projects and policies that advocate for and support young people in WA.

4 August, 2022

McCusker Centre for Citizenship recognises outstanding interns

On Monday 1 August 2022, the McCusker Centre for Citizenship were joined by The Honourable Malcolm McCusker AC CVO QC CitWA and His Honour Judge Denis Reynolds to formally recognise the achievements of 19 UWA students nominated for the Centre’s Outstanding Intern Award across Winter and Semester 2, 2021.

4 August, 2022

Bhakti supports research into bullying prevention at schools

UWA student Bhakti Sharma has supported valuable research being done at Telethon Kids Institute that explores new ways that primary and secondary school environments can help prevent bullying and promote positive wellbeing for children and adolescents.

22 July, 2022

Christina supports Anglicare WA philanthropy efforts

UWA student Christina Then has contributed 100 hours towards the valuable work being done at leading not-for-profit group Anglicare WA, assisting the organisation to generate funding that supports the provision of critical support services across the state.

13 July, 2022

Henry supports Aboriginal legal justice

UWA Law student Henry Taylor has contributed 100 hours towards the valuable work being done at Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (ALSWA), one of the largest community-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal organisations in Australia, through an internship with UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

13 July, 2022

Josie uses marketing skills to support migrant resource centre

UWA student Josie Cake has contributed 100 hours towards important work being done at the Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre (MMRC), helping to raise awareness of services that assist migrants and refugees to settle into life in Western Australia.

22 June, 2022

Jess helps support groups connect online

UWA student Jess van Heerden has contributed 100 hours to a project that aims to help support groups across WA stay engaged and connected using social media.

13 June, 2022

Asger helps drive reconciliation for inclusion services

UWA student Asger Wade has provided “invaluable” support to Nedlands-based aged care and disability service group Indigo Australasia, strengthening how the organisation works with and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

2 June, 2022

Internship opens door to Mikayla's career in community sector

A McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship has helped UWA student Mikayla Hatten launch a career with Patches Australia, who provide valuable community-focused disability support across WA and Northern Territory.

20 May, 2022

Kayla helps raise awareness for World Hearing Day

UWA student Kayla Elieff has used her marketing expertise to support people in the community experiencing hearing loss and help raise awareness for World Hearing Day through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Telethon Speech and Hearing.

20 April, 2022