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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

Grace supports early years initiatives in regional WA communities

Through a recent internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, UWA student Grace Ting travelled to the Kimberly to engage with remote communities, using her media and communications skills to support programs that advocate for early childhood development in regional WA.

24 January, 2022

Ruben forges Peel school STEM connections

UWA student Ruben Droogmans has contributed 100 hours towards a new youth education initiative that seeks to strengthen opportunities for school students in the Peel region to follow careers in science, technology, maths and engineering (STEM).

24 January, 2022

Tess supports project strengthening aged care in regional WA

UWA student Tess Mansfield has supported a valuable new initiative that helps older people living in regional towns stay connected to their local communities through an internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

12 January, 2022

View our 2021 Impact Statement

Read key highlights and achievements from across 2021.

9 December, 2021

Kalgoorlie internship helps Erin seek justice for Aboriginal community

UWA Law student Erin Spellacy has supported Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members in Kalgoorlie to seek justice through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

10 November, 2021

Amy supports accessibility and inclusion in Bunbury

UWA student Amy ’t Hart has supported the City of Bunbury to make public spaces more inclusive and accessible for all community members through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

2 November, 2021