Newcastle Academic Honoured for Making the Law Accessible to All



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A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

Mr Shaun McCarthy, Director of UON’s Legal Centre, has today been presented with a 2017 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, awarded by the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT).

An advocate for innovative and multidisciplinary initiatives within the Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor, …

RMIT Juris Doctor Students Campaign to Improve Human Rights



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The students, Brigette Rose, Frank Aloe, Helen Metzger, Luke Fowler and Veronica Snip worked under the supervision of staff at the RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) to create a report for the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).

The conclusion of the report was that the nation would benefit from a federal human rights charter.

At the report’s launch in May, AHRC president Gillian Triggs noted that Australia is the only common law country in the world that doesn’t have a charter of human rights. …

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.

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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, …

Bond Law School Canadian Tour Upcoming



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BOND LAW SCHOOL CANADIAN TOUR IN TWO WEEKS

Interested in Law School in Australia or the UK?  

Have you ever wondered why so many Canadian students choose to study at Bond University in Australia?

Come along to your nearest event to find out more about Bond University’s renowned Law program from International Regional Manager Stuart Floyd and Bond alumni, and take the opportunity to discover more about life at Bond University. …

Canadian Law School student at University of Newcastle talks about experience



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Dave Lotimer is a Canadian student who recently finished his studies within the Law faculty at University of Newcastle.

Here is what he had to say about his journey….

DAVE LOTIMER (CANADA)

What better way to find out about the experience our international students have at UON than to let them tell you themselves? Our new student profile videos take you into the lives of a diverse range of students from a variety of countries. …

Canadian law student talks about studying at Bond Law School



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Canadian Student talks about studying at
Bond Law School

Basil Bansal – Canada
Course: Juris Doctor

Insititution: Bond University
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland-0

I always had the intention of studying abroad and Bond University’s law program made that feasible. Studying at Bond and in Australia allowed me to finish my JD in 2 years and take Canadian Law classes for an easier transition back home.

I always had the intention of studying law. …

Bond University’s Abedian School of Architecture named “Public Building of the Year”



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Bond University’s  Abedian School of Architecture has been named ‘Public Building of the Year’ at the 2014 Gold Coast & Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards.

The Architecture building forms one of the new facilities under the newly formed & innovative Faculty of Society & Design.   Not only do they have an award winning building but just last month the faculty secured a mechanical robot (one of 30 in the world being used in architectural education) capable of complex manoeuvres in fabrication & …

Bond Law Mooting Team Scores an International “First” in Canada



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Bond University has become the first international law school to enter a team in Canada’s prestigious Wilson Moot.

Juris Doctor students Matthew Rendely and Luke Godin, along with Bachelor of Laws student Ashley Rooney jetted off to Ontario late last month to compete against Canada’s top law schools in Toronto’s Federal Court Facility.

The (fictional) case in question illustrated a complex point of law concerning the adoption of aboriginal children by non-aboriginal parents and the protection of the rights of aboriginal parents and children in private adoptions. …