Latest News

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

Students create resource to help lawyers affected by trauma

A group of three UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship students have created resources to assist WA lawyers manage vicarious trauma.

24 March, 2023

Students work with industry sponsors to tackle ‘wicked problems’ of workplace discrimination and harassment

Students presented innovative and practical proposals to increase workplace respect, inclusion and diversity at an event at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA last week, after working with expert industry sponsors through January and February in the uniquely collaborative Approaches to Wicked Problems unit.

2 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

Saoirse works with women entrepreneurs in India to help communities tackle poverty and pollution

UWA student, Saoirse Torr, has her sights set on future work in the not-for-profit and development sectors, after returning from the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Pollinate Student Fellowship Program in Bangalore, India.

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

Rachel receives award for outstanding contributions to workplace inclusion

Rachel Sammons was one of the four young women most recently presented with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, for her significant contribution to the Department of Transport’s Employee Relations team, where she supported policy development to foster safety and inclusion in the workplace.

15 February, 2023

Matthew supports project tackling poverty through community mobilisation

UWA student Matthew Little has completed a “rewarding” internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, contributing 100 hours towards a project with the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) that aims to engage and motivate communities to work together to tackle poverty.

15 February, 2023