School of Law

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.

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International Summer Program,  Zheijiang Uuniversity, Hangzhou

Do you want to visit China? Would you like to meet law students from around the world and have a cultural legal experience in the beautiful city of Hangzhou?

Guanghua Law School at Zheijiang University is UOW’s partner law school in China. They will run an International Summer Program from 4 - 8 July 2016 and are inviting applications from UOW Law students.

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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.

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Deng Adut

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


Jessica Sparks

Law and Journalism Student Jessica Sparks Awarded UOW's Most Prestigious Prize

Double lung transplant recipient turned active organ donation advocate awarded the Chancellor Robert Hope Memorial Prize. 

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Ed Muston

LLB Graduate Appointment as Senior Counsel

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.