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.
Public Lecture Presented by Justice Carpio
On Thursday 4 June, Justice Caprio, Senior Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, presented a public lecture on issues relating to the South China Sea dispute. This included its scope, the nature of the arbitration case-led by the Philippines against China under UNCLOS, and the legal questions raised by the Philippines in the arbitration case.
The Hon. Michael Kirby Delivers Public Lecture
On Monday 11 May, The Hon. Michael Kirby, former justice of the High Court of Australia delivered a public lecture on human rights breaches by North Korea. This was the first event to mark 25 years of Law at UOW.
Dr Abu Noman Atahar Ali, who recently completed his PhD at UOW, presented a poster at an international conference hosted by Harvard Law School.
Selected Bachelor of Laws students now have the opportunity to study a semester abroad in Taipei thanks to an agreement signed between UOW and Soochow University in Taiwan. Students will be eligible to receive financial support through the Australian Government AsiaBound grant program.
The Council of Australian Law Deans (CALD) meeting was held at UOW on 14 November 2014. Law Deans representing 35 of Australia’s 36 Law Schools met on campus to discuss matters relating to legal education and research in Australia. Judge in Residence the Hon. Terry Buddin SC delivered the keynote address.