Driving Force Behind Bond Pro Bono Law Clinics Recognized With National Award Nomination



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Bond University Associate Professor Francina Cantatore has been nominated for Academic of the Year in the prestigious Australian Law Awards to be held at the end of August.

Dr Cantatore, an academic at Bond University for the past seven years, is the Director of the Bond Law Clinic and was instrumental in the University setting up six law clinics after establishing the first in 2013.

Her passion for providing free legal services is a driving force behind the tireless work she does which includes teaching full-time and conducting academic research. …

Bond University Opens The Doors To Re-Designed Faculty Of Law



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Bond University is ensuring its prestigious law program remains ahead of the curve, completing the Faculty’s largest redevelopment in more than a decade to create flexible teaching and learning spaces that allow students to better collaborate and network.

The new facilities – officially opened today (Wednesday, 31 January) – include a showcase moot court, the third at the independent Gold Coast university, and additional space for Bond’s community law clinics, along with 10 new teaching spaces, …

One Step Closer To Diplomatic Dreams For Bond Law Student



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Bond law student Nick Mclean has scored the chance of a lifetime with a political placement at the Palace of Westminster in the United Kingdom, as part of a prestigious scholarship to the Hansard Scholars Programme awarded to just two high achieving undergraduates across the globe.

Mr Mclean was the inaugural recipient of the Hansard Society Magna Carta 800 Scholarship, launched this year to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, …

Bond Law students retain world champion crown at international IP Moot



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Bond Law students Justina Sebastiampillai and Jeremy Butcher have cemented Bond’s position as world champions of the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) Wanhuida Cup Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition with a victory at the 2016 event. This is the fifth time Bond has won the moot.

The BFSU Wanhuida Cup Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition, which is held annually in Beijing, is an English-language moot competition. The moot focuses on real-life intellectual property issues similar to some that have arisen in the Chinese business sector. …

National Law Week



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is an annual event, held in May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society. This year, Law week runs from May 16th – May 20th.

The focus of this event is to provide attendees a closer look at how the law¬†and justice system works in each Australian state. Activities that people can participate in during Law week include: courthouse tours, mock trials, student competitions and many other exciting and informative programs. …

Bond Law Academics Take Out Top Honours



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Three Bond Law academics have been recognised for their outstanding approach to teaching:

  • Assistant Professor Dr Iain Field has been awarded the 2016 Stanley Shaw Bond Prize for Teaching Excellence;
  • Assistant Professor Tammy Johnson has received the 2016 Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning through Sustained Innovation; and
  • Senior Teaching Fellow Jackson Walkden-Brown has received the 2016 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Generously sponsored by global law database corporation LexisNexis, …

Bond University Law School Update with the Canadian NCA



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Greetings from KOM Consultants!

We are writing to you today regarding a¬†very important¬†update¬†relating to¬†Canadian Law courses taught at Bond University’s Law School in Australia.

The Canadian National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) recently announced some changes to its policies that will affect graduates of Bond’s Canadian law program in the future.

However, it is important to understand that these changes made by the NCA will not take place until the May 2015 intake and will NOT impact students commencing their studies in September 2014 or January 2015. …

Bond University offers Graduate Certificate of Criminology program



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Bond University is excited to annouce the new Graduate Certificate of Criminology

This Bond program has been approved is now available for students commencing in September 2014. It will be a four subject, one semester program.

 

Students who are not qualified for the Juris Doctor at Bond University can now undertake one semester of study in a graduate program elsewhere at Bond University and, …