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.
SAVE THE DATE - 2016 Goldring Lecture
The 2016 Goldring Lecture will be presented by Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania.
Date: Wednesday 26 October 2016
Time: 5.45 - 7.00pm
LAW SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Now in its ninth year, the Connecting with Law Short Film Competition is open to all students currently enrolled in an Australian law school. To enter, create a 2 – 5 minute film about what inspires you to study law that will educate, entertain and engage fellow law students and help them connect with law.
Get your name known in law and win great prizes. Entries close 29 July.
The Honourable Michael Kirby Delivers Inspiring Lecture to UOW Law Students
The Honourable Michael Kirby AC, CMG, a former justice of the High Court of Australia, delivered a guest lecture to administrative law and environmental law students at UOW School of Law earlier this month on the topic ‘Some Challenges to Environmental and Administrative Law’.
The Honourable Justice Nicola Pain, a Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW, gave a guest lecture to environmental law students at UOW School of Law on 24 May 2016, on the topic of ‘Sentencing for environmental crime in NSW’.
Allen Austin Bartholomew Award 2016
for the best article in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology 2015
Associate Professor Julia Quilter has been awarded the ANZSOC's Allen Austin Bartholomew Award 2016 for her article entitled "Populism and criminal justice policy: An Australian case study of non-punitive responses to alcohol-related violence" published in volume 48 of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.