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Mentorship opens doors for Ilora

Looking for opportunities to meaningfully connect with the Perth community, Ilora, who is studying a Master of Strategic Communication, was immediately drawn to UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship program.

8 September, 2021

Gabby assists vulnerable young people in care

UWA student Gabby Fitzpatrick has contributed 100 hours towards a project to help vulnerable young people successfully transition out of state care systems into independent adulthood through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

7 September, 2021

Malcolm McCusker delivers 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration

On Wednesday 25 August 2021, the McCusker Centre for Citizenship had the privilege of hosting the 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration in partnership with Perth Rotary.

2 September, 2021

Internship supports children with disabilities and older people in community

UWA student Conor O’Sullivan has contributed 100 hours to support initiatives for children with disabilities and older people to be more involved in our community through a unique McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at not-for-profit group Inclusion Solutions.

30 August, 2021

Leanne aids volunteer program to support the homeless

Leanne Lill spent over 100 hours strengthening the volunteering program at East Perth-based not for profit organisation St Bart’s, to assist and support people who are homeless.

9 August, 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

#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

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