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Ella travels to South Hedland for internship supporting local youth

Ella, a Bachelor of Biomedical Science student majoring in Neuroscience, travelled to South Hedland over the summer university break to intern with the Youth Involvement Council.

26 February, 2024

Amanda supports thriving future for seniors in Great Southern

Amanda interned with Denmark Futures through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, putting her research skills to work supporting improved wellbeing initiatives for seniors in the Great Southern town.

15 December, 2023

Asher supports inclusive and accessible health care in Karratha

Asher, a UWA undergraduate student majoring in Business Law and Chinese Studies, recently helped Karratha Central Healthcare develop training to improve cultural competence for staff working with patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

14 December, 2023

Marina promotes key health messages in regions while improving volunteering experiences

Marina du Toit is a UWA Biomedicine student who recently took health messages to regional communities while helping non-profit organisation, Fair Game, strengthen their volunteer program.

25 July, 2023

Jacques contributes to future of clean energy and industry in South West

Jacques Lamerand, a UWA Bachelor of Science student, recently contributed 100-hours to the future of industry and sustainability in the South West, through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the South West Development Commission.

14 July, 2023

UWA student contributes to long term environmental outcomes for regional community

Victoria (Tori) Le-Page, a UWA Environmental Science student, made a significant contribution to the land management strategy for the Shire of Waroona through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

14 April, 2023

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8 December, 2022

Tyana supports new community engagement initiative for Pingelly seniors

UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship student Tyana Orlando has travelled to regional WA to complete an internship project with “The Village”, an innovative social aging initiative based out of Wandering, Wickepin, Cuballing and Pingelly.

2 September, 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

Natasha makes “significant contribution” towards Pilbara youth programs

Within a day of arriving in South Hedland for a youth mentor intern role with the Youth Involvement Council (YIC), UWA Psychology student Natasha McCammon Metcalfe was already fully submersed in YIC’s programs supporting at-risk youth in the Pilbara.

25 January, 2022