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UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship alumna joins AFL club

Jennifer Sanderson, a UWA Bachelor of Arts student, is studying the final units of her undergraduate degree from Melbourne, after taking a job with an AFL team to work on a range of community engagement initiatives.

26 April, 2023

UWA Music student recognised for making a difference through internship

Sam Anderson-Mayes, a Bachelor of Music on Classical Voice student at UWA, supported the work of the UWA Centre for Social Policy and Practice, Research and Development (the Centre) through an internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship , and had such an impact that her supervisors nominated her for the Outstanding Intern Award.

20 April, 2023

McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA celebrates milestone 2500 internships undertaken

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA celebrated a major milestone recently – with the total number of internships undertaken through the Centre reaching 2,500.

19 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

UWA student contributes to long term environmental outcomes for regional community

Victoria (Tori) Le-Page, a UWA Environmental Science student, made a significant contribution to the land management strategy for the Shire of Waroona through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

14 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

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

UWA intern focuses on spiders to contribute to greater understanding of WA’s natural heritage

Kruti Giridhar recently completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the WA Museum, supporting the work of the Museum’s Arachnology section to increase knowledge of WA’s natural heritage – in particular, the brush-footed spider family.

17 February, 2023

UWA intern helps develop accessible resources to help community better understand important child safety legislation

UWA student intern, Aimee Donaldson, recently completed a 100-hour internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship with the Department of Communities, applying her skills to help develop engaging and accessible resources about important changes to child safety legislation.

16 February, 2023