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Janette supports research into school bullying prevention, lands youth research role

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Janette Inwood has made a valuable step towards a career in health research, contributing 100 hours towards a Telethon Kids Institute project that explores how the school built environment can help prevent bullying and improve student wellbeing.

15 November, 2022

Ben uses media skills to support youth disability service

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Ben Ford has used his media skills to help raise awareness of the important work being done by Hannah’s House, a WA-based not-for-profit that provides health and support services to children and young people aged from birth to 18 years who have life-limiting and complex conditions.

26 October, 2022

Olivia uses marketing skills to support Fremantle homelessness services

UWA postgraduate marketing student Olivia Triglavcanin has supported an innovative campaign in Fremantle that proposes to use coffee cups to raise awareness of local homelessness support organisation, St Patrick’s.

14 October, 2022

Amelia contributes to family connection initiative supporting people with disabilities

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Amelia Moran has contributed 100 hours towards Nedlands-based not-for-profit Kalparrin, who provide holistic support for families raising children with disability, additional needs, developmental delay and chronic medical and health conditions.

15 September, 2022

More than 2000 students make real impact through UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship

The University of Western Australia’s unique McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship program has reached a major milestone providing more than 2,000 students the opportunity to contribute over 200,000 hours’ to make a real impact in the community.

8 September, 2022

Capri helps raise awareness for digital accessibility

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Capri King has contributed 100 hours towards valuable work being done at the Centre for Accessibility (CFA) Australia, a local not-for-profit with a strong focus on promoting digital accessibility, ensuring that people with disabilities can have equal access to technology and the internet.

2 September, 2022

Tyana supports new community engagement initiative for Pingelly seniors

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Tyana Orlando has travelled to regional WA to complete an internship project with “The Village”, an innovative social aging initiative based out of Wandering, Wickepin, Cuballing and Pingelly.

2 September, 2022

Niray supports Wanslea initiative for children and families in the regions

UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Niray Shah has contributed 100 hours towards the valuable work being done at Wanslea, a not-for-profit organisation that works to promote the wellbeing and development of children and families across metropolitan and regional WA.

2 September, 2022

Charlotte supports Telethon Kids media research into adolescent health

An internship with UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship has seen Biomedicine student Charlotte Ryall contribute 100 hours towards a research project at Telethon Kids Institute that aims to use media and education to help prevent adolescent alcohol consumption.

2 September, 2022

Grace collaborates with researchers to support fight against period poverty

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Grace de Chaneet has collaborated with UWA researchers and public health professionals on a valuable initiative led by Dr Katrina Stratton MLA, Member for Nedlands, to provide free menstrual products in all WA state schools.

30 August, 2022