Pathways to Citizenship

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Pathways to Citizenship Unit – Summer 2018

Are you committed to making a positive change in your community? Do you want to learn more about being an active citizen locally and globally?Learn more about how you can do this through a practical unit this summer?

Through the Pathways to Citizenship summer unit, you can learn about:

  • The role of social enterprises
  • Researching community issues and solutions
  • Advocacy and activism
  • Directly working in a not-for-profit organisation

This unit will explore these different pathways to citizenship. You will also connect with local and international organisations that support active citizenship.

Enrolments for the 2018/19 Summer School will open 12 November 2018.

Pathways to Citizenship Summer School dates: 28 November 2018 - 1 February 2019. The unit will start with an intensive three week period followed by an autonomous period through January.

How to apply

Current students can enrol through Student Connect. For more information, visit the 2019 UWA Handbook.

For queries about the unit, contact our Academic Coordinator.

Find out more in the 2018 Handbook here.

Sarah McCauley
Current UWA Student
Intern at Southcare

"The McCusker Centre for Citizenship provided an opportunity to explore unchartered territory and experience firsthand the inspiring work, people, and mission of the community and not-for-profit sector. I would recommend this opportunity to any UWA student. You might find a new passion or direction for your future career. I know I did."

Ross Wortham
Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia

“Our organisation and others have been blown away by the quality and professionalism of the interns and we benefit from the different viewpoints they bring. I'm now very excited by the collective impact that potentially hundreds of these interns will have on the community service sector over the coming years, helping to build real generational change.”

Rebecca Ball
Executive Director
Office of Multicultural Interests

"There’s a great need for young people to contribute to internships like these. They bring contemporary thinking, they reflect the views of not only their own personal views but the views of their peers and that’s very important... to be embedding that type of thinking ..."