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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

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

Internship at Champion Centre affirms Natasha’s legal justice aspirations

UWA student Natasha Ong’s experience as an intern at the Champion Centre in the City of Armadale has reinforced her desire for all people to have access to justice, particularly those who are most disadvantaged.

20 December, 2021

Megha helps develop strategy to empower young people in Mosman Park

UWA Arts student Megha Sheth recently undertook an internship with the Town of Mosman Park through UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship, where she assisted with the development of a youth strategy for the town that represents the varied and diverse needs of young people across the district.

20 December, 2021

View our 2021 Impact Statement

Read key highlights and achievements from across 2021.

9 December, 2021

Amy supports accessibility and inclusion in Bunbury

UWA student Amy ’t Hart has supported the City of Bunbury to make public spaces more inclusive and accessible for all community members through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

2 November, 2021

Stephanie helps spotlight funding opportunities Mosman Park community

UWA student Stephanie Carmichael has contributed to an initiative helping Town of Mosman Park residents secure funding for programs that support and benefit the community.

24 October, 2021

Martha supports community voice at Shire of Mundaring

Martha Dodge contributed 100 hours towards strengthening community engagement at the Shire of Mundaring.

23 July, 2021

Intern champions reconciliation in Armadale

During his 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the City of Armadale’s Champion Centre, Antonio Lumley worked closely with the Centre to improve opportunities for members of the community living in Armadale.

22 April, 2021