SCHOOL OF LAW
Our unique approach to legal education will provide you with a critical and questioning attitude, broad perspectives and skills and knowledge valuable in a diverse range of legal careers. You will learn by doing via our professional skills subjects and our unique internship program. At the School of Law, we know that it’s just not what you learn that counts, it’s how you learn it.
Defence Lawyer, refugee advocate and UOW Law alumnus, Deng Thiak Adut, delivered the 2016 Australia Day address at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Deng completed a Master of Laws (Criminal Practice) at UOW in 2014.
Photo: James Brickwood and SMH
MORE REASONS TO STUDY LAW at UOW!
The UOW School of Law continues to attract recognition and gain accolades at the national and international level. Our first year teaching team has received an Office of Learning and Teaching citation for teaching excellence; we have been ranked number one of all Australian universities for the study of Law and Paralegal Studies and the best overall University in Australia; and our research output has been recognised as ‘above world standard’.
VISITING PROFESSOR - RANDALL S. ABATE
On Monday 1 February 2016, visiting Professor, Randall S. Abate from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law in Orlando, Florida, will speak about his latest book, What Can Animal Law Learn From Environmental Law?, and present a public lecture. Both events are free and everyone is welcome to attend.
LLB GRADUATE APPOINTMENT AS SENIOR COUNCIL
UOW alumnus and LLB graduate, Ed Muston, has been appointed as Senior Counsel by the NSW Bar Association.
Mr Muston has been a long-serving member of the NSW Bar Association’s Professional Conduct Committee and teaches barristers and prospective barristers in the NSW Bar Practice Course and continuing professional development programs.
RMB BOOSTS LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The 26 August saw RMB Lawyers celebrate their 130th birthday by committing a further $25,000 to the Jack Goldring Scholarship Memorial Fund at UOW. This generous gift was announced at a reception hosted by the law firm and shared with UOW Advancement Division and School of Law staff.
PhD STUDENT'S MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO LABOUR LAW
The School of Law congratulates PhD student Brett Heino for his scholarly contribution to the field of labour law with the publication of his latest paper in Capital & Class, entitled ‘Capitalism, regulation theory and Australian labour law: Towards a new theoretical model’.