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.
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.
Senior lecturer Mr John Littrich was recently appointed to the National Legal Services Council’s Admissions Committee as the NSW representative. This new national body is tasked with developing and overseeing regulations governing the admission of lawyers in Australia.
The Asian Law Forum, UOW’s newest multi-disciplinary research group in the School of Law, was launched on 28 November 2014 at the commencement of the Inaugural Asian Law Forum Symposium.