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Olivia supports WACOSS advocacy efforts

UWA student Olivia Adamson has supported valuable advocacy work being done by the Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) to help drive social change in WA communities, through an internship with UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

13 April, 2022

Helene helps strengthen voice for children in foster care

UWA student Helene Moe has contributed 100 hours towards a project that seeks to empower young people in foster care to voice their feedback and concerns through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

11 April, 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

Katie uses storytelling to capture Gingin history in video

UWA student Katie Tarling has contributed 100 hours over her university summer break helping preserve and share important aspects of Gingin’s heritage through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Shire of Gingin.

18 February, 2022

Champion Centre internship strengthens San’s path to community healthcare

UWA student San Dingre has taken a valuable step towards a career in healthcare that supports the community following a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Champion Centre in the City of Armadale.

7 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