Like other MNU members, the University of Western Australia is involved in a wide range of activities relating to global citizenship; examples of some of these activities are provided below (though this is not an exhaustive list).
The McCusker Centre seeks to foster caring, connected and socially engaged citizens who actively contribute to the wellbeing of their communities. The Centre offers structured, quality internships with not for profit, community and government organisations locally, regionally and globally. Both undergraduate and postgraduate students can complete an internship and earn academic credit towards their degree while doing so. The Centre also sponsors events and forums for students, academics, members of the public, not-for-profit, community organisations, government and business about making a difference in our community on contemporary social issues.
by Maddison Pearce, University of Western Australia I applied to the Global Citizenship Program at Ustinov College in Durham to develop my personal capacity through enriching my knowledge, skills and understanding about the wider world
by Ming Luo, University of Western Australia What does it mean to be a good citizen? Everyone has their own take on what it means to be a good citizen, but it generally involves elements
By Nicholas Mattock Modern life makes routine – normal, comfortable, known – exceedingly easy. With the rise of social technologies, many of which are specifically designed to feed us content we agree with, the resulting
By Nicholas Mattock, University of Western Australia Global citizenship can be a difficult concept to grasp, not least because there is no set definition among those practicing global citizenship. I like to think of ‘global