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Tea helps St Pat’s engage young op-shoppers with their mission and services

Tea (Tsztung) Tsang is a UWA international student, who applied for a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship to gain a greater understanding of the local community and not-for-profit organisations, and was matched with a role at St Patrick’s Community Support Centre in Fremantle.

21 September, 2023

Charlie supports grassroots improvement in disability advocacy

Charlie Cope, a UWA Psychology student, recently contributed 100 hours to support the work of People With disabilities WA (PWdWA), through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

20 September, 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

Aimee supports research on childhood diabetes

Aimee Do is a third-year Biomedical Science (Pharmacology) student at UWA who has been nominated for a McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award for her efforts supporting diabetes research with the Telethon Kids Institute.

13 September, 2023

Genevie nominated for award for support provided to Vinnies through internship

Genevie Caraan, studying for a Bachelor of Advance Computer Science (Honours) majoring in Artificial Intelligence at UWA, has been nominated for the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, for her contribution to Vinnies (the St Vincent de Paul Society).

6 September, 2023

Partnership with Good Sammy gives UWA students opportunity to support employment opportunities for people with disability

Through a partnership between Good Sammy Enterprises and the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA (the Centre), UWA students are gaining insights into disability employment as they get hands-on experience working with the impactful social enterprise.

31 August, 2023

Tom nominated for award after contribution to Good Sammy operations

Tom Butcher, a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Economics and Business Law at UWA, is a nominee for the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Outstanding Intern Award, after he made a significant contribution to the development of key documents and policies for Good Sammy Enterprises.

31 August, 2023

Surabhi helps Perth Festival ensure ethics of arts funding

Surabhi Kar, a Master of Public Policy student at UWA specialising in Economics, recently helped strengthen Perth Festival’s ethical funding framework through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, with her efforts earning her a nomination for the Centre’s Outstanding Intern Award.

29 August, 2023

Bryan nominated for award for helping disability not-for-profit secure funding

Bryan Benjamin recently graduated from UWA with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology and Sociology, but not before making a meaningful contribution to the Centre for Accessibility Australia as an intern in the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s program.

25 August, 2023

Renee helps Youth Involvement Council support children and young people in South Hedland

Renee Sumich, a UWA Juris Doctor student, recently spent the winter uni break supporting the work of the Youth Involvement Council in South Hedland through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

22 August, 2023