UQ Pro Bono Centre Events

The UQ Pro Bono Centre is a nationally recognised leader in the development, promotion, and provision of student pro bono legal work. The Centre maintains a roster of approximately 600 high performing students, linking student volunteers with legal services to help with pro bono or public interest matters. 

The University of Queensland Pro Bono Centre inspires students to understand the value and importance of access to justice. It is our aim that students graduate from law school with a lifelong professional commitment to pro bono legal service.

Contacts

UQ Pro Bono Centre
(07) 3365 2206

Using Translators and Interpreters in the Law

18 July 2024 9:00am1:30pm
The UQ Pro Bono Centre is hosting a workshop on using interpreters with the generous assistance of NAATI (the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters), AUSIT (the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators Inc.), ASLIA, the Australian Sign Language Interpreters and Translators’ Association and the UQ School of Languages and Culture.

Panel | Every day is pro bono day

14 May 2024 12:00pm1:30pm
To celebrate Law Week and National Pro Bono Day, the UQ Pro Bono Centre is hosting a lunchtime session on Tuesday 14 May with special guests from the profession. 

Student Pro Bono and Pizza | UQPBC info session

5 March 2024 5:30pm
Want to find out more about student pro bono and what it looks like for a law student? Come along to the UQ Pro Bono Centre’s panel information session in Week 3! 

Panel | Feeling disrespected in the university workplace? Your rights and the law

24 November 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
Our panel will discuss your rights as a worker, the law in relation to gender-based harassment at work, and mechanisms for responding to it. Academic staff on the panel will also provide some practical tips to prevent and address harassment in the moment e.g. in the classroom.

All UQ Staff | What is the UQ Pro Bono Centre and how can my school can get involved?

1 November 2023 3:00pm
In this information session (for UQ Staff from all disciplines), we will let you know what the UQ Pro Bono Centre is, what we do, and how your school could get involved.

Environmental Law Panel | Climate Justice Initiative x JATL

12 October 2023 6:00pm7:30pm
Hear from a range of panellists, including a corporate solicitor, a lawyer from the Environmental Defenders Office, a barrister, and a PhD student.

Law Beyond Borders: Reflecting on Transnational Perspectives | Webinar

29 May 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our webinar 6pm Monday 29 May to hear from a panel of students who will consider what law beyond borders can look like. From Australia through South East Asia, panellists will reflect on the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned while navigating law transnationally in the Oceanic region.

Pro bono, any which way: Exploring pro bono journeys in the profession

16 May 2023 1:00pm1:45pm
To celebrate National Pro Bono Day on Tuesday 16 May 2023, the UQ Pro Bono Centre welcomes lawyers Megan Jarvis and Lily Porceddu to the Law School.
Profile photo of The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth AM

Writing Submissions: Issue Framing with The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth AM

18 April 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
The UQ Pro Bono Centre is proud to welcome our patron, The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth AM, to present to students, alumni and community of the T.C. Beirne School of Law. In this session, Justice Applegarth will locate the importance of issue framing in crafting oral and written submissions.

Student Pro Bono and Pizza | UQPBC info session

30 March 2023 5:00pm6:30pm
Join us for a student pro bono panel plus pizza to learn about student pro bono opportunities through the UQ Pro Bono Centre.

Pro Bono Drop-in Session

2 March 2023 3:00pm4:00pm
The UQ Pro Bono Centre is holding a drop-in session before the gelato night to answer student queries about how to volunteer your legal skills to benefit the community. Drop in anytime between 3pm and 4pm to say hello!