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Internship takes international student out of her comfort zone

Norwegian international student Rebekka Aarsand had no idea what to expect on the first day of her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.

6 June, 2019

Dedicated McCusker Centre alumna joins the team

You would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate ambassador for The McCusker Centre for Citizenship than Shakira Donovan.

4 June, 2019

"I had not realised how many people were affected by food insecurity in Perth"

An internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA gave exchange student Carole Green from Colorado, USA an insight into vulnerable individuals and families who rely on food relief programs in WA.

18 April, 2019

Matariki Exchange valuable to all

The first student to visit Otago under the newly launched Matariki Global Citizenship Exchange programme says she is impressed by the University’s Student Volunteer Centre.

3 April, 2019

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern develops a local guide for Indigenous parents that makes accessing services easier

Georgia-Rose Gosling, who is studying Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing, developed a local guide of services for Indigenous parents in the City of Swan.

20 March, 2019

"The issues are highly complex and there is no easy solution, but I have realised that I can still make an impact"

Henry Boulos spent his summer break completing a three week internship at the Youth Involvement Council Inc (YIC) which provides programs to young people who are considered at-risk of homelessness or in need of support in the Hedland and surrounding areas. 

15 March, 2019

Intern helps bring life-changing products to India's poorest communities

Grace Roberts undertook an internship in India where she collaborated with women from several urban slum communities to help them gain an income through Pollinate Energy's social enterprise model.

15 March, 2019

2018 UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching Programs that Enhance Learning

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship was awarded the 2018 UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching Programs that Enhance Learning.

15 November, 2018

Global Citizenship Exchange student helps to make a University in the UK more inclusive and accessible for people with disabilities

UWA Commerce student, Ming Luo, undertook the McCusker Centre for Global Citizenship Exchange Program at Durham University, UK helping to increase accessibility, inclusion and employment for people with disabilities at the University.

22 August, 2018

Hear what our interns have to say

Since opening our doors in late 2016, over 460 interns have completed internships with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship contributing almost 50,000 hours to making a difference in our community. Our interns have been working with community and not-for-profit organisations in the greater metropolitan Perth as well as regionally, nationally and internationally.

12 July, 2018