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Students design advocacy project to address shortfalls of income support

A group of UWA students recently had the opportunity to work with RUAH Community Services on a project to mobilise community advocacy for increased income support payments.

19 April, 2024

Students work with industry mentors on practical strategies to reduce poverty and inequity

Four groups of students presented proposals on innovative ways to help reduce poverty and inequity in Australia last week, after working over January and February with industry partners in the UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Approaches to Wicked Problems unit.

27 February, 2024

Vitty tackles homelessness on way to Doctorate in Optometry

Vitty, now in her third year studying in the Doctor of Optometry program, shared about undertaking the McCusker Centre for Citizenship's Approaches to Wicked Problems unit as part of her UWA journey.

11 January, 2024

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

Karla seeks to inspire young women and effect change through STEM after Minor in Active Citizenship

Karla Ivkovic is a UWA Engineering Science student, specialising in Software, and recently completed the Minor in Active Citizenship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship. While she finishes her Bachelor degree, she is also keeping busy interning part-time as a software engineer, and volunteering. Karla shared some of her perspective on her study, her active citizenship journey, and her passion for STEM.

23 June, 2023

Krystal inspired to pursue social work career after Minor in Active Citizenship

Krystal Soo is studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology at UWA and is one of the most recent students to complete the Minor in Active Citizenship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship (the Centre).

24 May, 2023

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship alumna joins AFL club

Jennifer Sanderson, a UWA Bachelor of Arts student, is studying the final units of her undergraduate degree from Melbourne, after taking a job with an AFL team to work on a range of community engagement initiatives.

26 April, 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

Global learning in the online space: McCusker Centre for Citizenship delivers successful digital global fellowship with Pollinate Group

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has delivered a highly successful digital global fellowship to a cross-disciplinary group of UWA students over the Winter break in partnership with the award-winning social enterprise Pollinate Group.

21 July, 2022