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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

Approaches to Wicked Problems booklet

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has designed and released a new booklet that highlights the undergraduate academic unit Approaches to Wicked Problems, which was held for the first time in January 2020.

12 March, 2020

UWA students share lunch with St Pat's clients for Approaches to Wicked Problems

Twenty University of WA (UWA) students sat down to a shared lunch with St Patrick’s Community Support Centre clients during a guided tour of its Fremantle centre on January 30.

26 February, 2020

UWA student keen for Global Exchange in the UK to challenge and ‘push boundaries’

As a lover of old buildings and ghost stories, University of WA student Toby Joske couldn’t wait to explore Queens University during her two-month UK exchange.

24 January, 2020

Global Exchange poses exciting challenge for UWA student

Embarking on a two-month Global Exchange to Queens University in the UK will be Riley Dolman’s longest time away from home.

23 January, 2020

Dartmouth College exchange student to hit the ground running

During his exchange in Perth, Dartmouth College student Jaden Oliveras is most looking forward to going a Perth Wildcats game and “cheer for a team he didn’t even know existed a few weeks ago”.

22 January, 2020

Age no barrier to Matariki Network of Universities exchange student

Durham University exchange student Tatiana Bruni flew from her home in the Netherlands to Perth on December 22 last year – just in time to experience her first summer Christmas.

21 January, 2020

UWA students to help solve WA’s rising homelessness rates this summer

At any given time, there are at least 9000 people homeless across Western Australia.  In January 2020, a group of University of WA students will help turn that statistic around.

3 December, 2019

Exchange student helps make a UK University 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

Active Citizenship: an understanding and willingness to engage with community problems to facilitate change

Nic Mattock is the first UWA student to take part in the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Global Citizenship Exchange. He traveled to Durham in early December 2017 to complete his two month exchange.

9 January, 2018