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Sandra recognised for going above and beyond for youth justice

Sandra Iacopetta, a UWA Law student, was today presented with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Outstanding Intern Award at the Centre’s major event for 2023.

12 October, 2023

Community-focused organisations recognised for supporting student internship program

The Department of Health, St Patrick’s Community Support Centre (St Pat’s) and the Telethon Kids Institute (TKI) were today recognised for their contribution to the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s award-winning internship program at UWA.

12 October, 2023

Rama nominated for Outstanding Intern Award for research with Ombudsman

Rama Sharafizad is a Law student at UWA, and recently undertook a research internship with the Office of the Ombudsman Western Australia (the Ombudsman) earning a nomination for the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Outstanding Intern Award for his efforts.

14 September, 2023

Isaac nominated for award after supporting department’s digital engagement with community

Isaac Hansen, a UWA Engineering Science student on a direct pathway to a Master of Engineering, is a nominee in the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Outstanding Intern Award, for his internship supporting the Department of Transport Maritime Business Unit.

21 August, 2023

Yinka contributes to future-fit public service

Yinka Idowu is studying a Master of Human Resources and Employment Relations at UWA and recently supported research into Work Health and Safety with the Public Sector Commission through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

16 August, 2023

Chranise helps health professionals act for climate and sustainability

Chranise Traianou, a UWA Biomedical Science student, recently helped make a unique awareness-raising event possible through her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the North Metropolitan Health Service.

9 August, 2023

Lha’s report for MP likely to inform future animal welfare policy

Lha Tshering is a postgraduate Environmental Science student at UWA, a former forester (ranger) with Bhutan’s national parks department, and recently completed a literature review and report into horse racing industry standards during his internship with Lisa Baker MLA, Member for Maylands.

1 August, 2023

UWA students’ work underpins new tools for reporting sexual assault

A new online tool that will be integral to the Worksafe Mines Safety Share program for reporting sexual assault and harassment is being launched today at an industry summit, after being developed by UWA students earlier this year.

1 August, 2023

Akta helps young people with chronic conditions experience benefits of surfing

Akta Gurung is studying Biomedical Science at UWA, majoring in Microbiology and Immunology, and recently supported a promising research program with the Department of Health through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

21 July, 2023

Jacques contributes to future of clean energy and industry in South West

Jacques Lamerand, a UWA Bachelor of Science student, recently contributed 100-hours to the future of industry and sustainability in the South West, through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the South West Development Commission.

14 July, 2023