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Jess helps support groups connect online

UWA student Jess van Heerden has contributed 100 hours to a project that aims to help support groups across WA stay engaged and connected using social media.

13 June, 2022

Asger helps drive reconciliation for inclusion services

UWA student Asger Wade has provided “invaluable” support to Nedlands-based aged care and disability service group Indigo Australasia, strengthening how the organisation works with and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

2 June, 2022

Internship opens door to Mikayla's career in community sector

A McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship has helped UWA student Mikayla Hatten launch a career with Patches Australia, who provide valuable community-focused disability support across WA and Northern Territory.

20 May, 2022

Kayla helps raise awareness for World Hearing Day

UWA student Kayla Elieff has used her marketing expertise to support people in the community experiencing hearing loss and help raise awareness for World Hearing Day through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Telethon Speech and Hearing.

20 April, 2022

Olivia supports WACOSS advocacy efforts

UWA student Olivia Adamson has supported valuable advocacy work being done by the Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) to help drive social change in WA communities, through an internship with UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

13 April, 2022

Helene helps strengthen voice for children in foster care

UWA student Helene Moe has contributed 100 hours towards a project that seeks to empower young people in foster care to voice their feedback and concerns through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

11 April, 2022

UWA students collaborate with industry to tackle ‘wicked problem’ of modern slavery

A group of 23 UWA students studying a wide range of courses have joined with community organisations and industry professionals to develop innovative and practical solutions to tackle modern slavery in WA communities.

22 March, 2022

Fatema supports digital learning project to empower the elderly

UWA student Fatema Khalil has contributed 100 hours over her summer university break supporting research efforts that aim to break down barriers and empower older people in the community through digital skills training.

11 March, 2022

Emereen advocates for children and young people

UWA student Emereen Leila Moratalla has dedicated 100 hours over her summer break advocating for the rights of children and young people through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Valuing Children Initiative.

18 February, 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