Events

Bringing Indigenous Voices into Judicial Decision-Making

Bringing Indigenous Voices into Judicial Decision-Making

11 February 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will consider how judgments can be written so as to be inclusive of Indigenous people's voices and histories.
Special Topics in Expert Evidence: Medical and Arson Cases

Special Topics in Expert Evidence: Medical and Arson Cases

12 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
Following up on our colloquium in 2018, this event will explore two hotly contested topics of expert evidence: arson and forensic medical evidence.
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Undergraduate Student Welcome

18 February 2019 11:00am1:00pm
Hear from the Dean of Law about the best strategies to succeed at law school. Your student society representatives will also be there to answer your questions and share their tips about how to make the most of your time at Law School.
International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

International Postgraduate Coursework Academic Advising Session

18 February 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This session provides important information to assist students with course selection and with adjusting to studying postgraduate law at The University of Queensland.
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Postgraduate Welcome Reception

20 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
To help you transition into your studies at UQ, new law postgraduate students are invited to join fellow students and academic staff at an orientation evening.
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First Year Law Students Gelato Welcome

22 February 2019 6:00pm7:30pm
Who said law school was all about studying?! Join your fellow first year law students along with academic staff for a gelato.
Gavel

Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study

27 February 2019 9:00am3:00pm
Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study invites discussion about issues that arise or are identified, and suggestions for future improvements.
Banquet

International Student Potluck Lunch

18 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
You're invited to join us for an informal gathering to share a ‘taste from home’.
QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

25 March 2019 12:00pm4:00pm
Where can your degree take you? Explore your potential at the 2019 legal careers expo.
Women in Law

Women in Law 2019

11 April 2019 5:30pm7:30pm
Join us for an invigorating discussion about career development with a panel of successful women from the legal profession.

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The December [Global] Connection

The December [Global] Connection

6 December 2018 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted around the world in various cities, these casual events are a great opportunity to create new friendships, reignite old associations, and connect with like-minded professionals.
We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew

We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew

28 November 2018 12:30pm1:30pm
A sneak preview of Part 1 of We the Voyagers: Life As Lata’s Crew a three part (57 minutes each) documentary film series.
Law and politics in McCawley’s case

Law and politics in McCawley’s case

22 November 2018 5:15pm7:30pm
Presented by Professor Nicholas Aroney.

Expert evidence and the myth of trial safeguards: Latent fingerprint evidence, for example

15 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Gary Edmond, School of Law, University of New South Wales on why trial safeguards have not enabled lawyers and judges to recognise a range of issues with latent fingerprint evidence and many other types of forensic science.
Welfare conditionality

International Perspectives on Welfare Conditionality

5 November 2018 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us for an international, interdisciplinary panel discussion on welfare conditionality, and its impacts in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Postgraduate study week - Information night

Postgraduate study week - Information night

1 November 2018 5:30pm7:30pm
Propel your career with a postgraduate offering at UQ. Network and chat with our teams from Business, Economics, Law, Engineering, Architecture, Computing, Humanities and Social Sciences to find the right fit for you and your career goals. Complimentary refreshments will be available.
Postgraduate study week - Live chat

Postgraduate study week - Live chat

29 October 2018 4:30pm6:30pm
Join an online live chat session to speak with postgraduate study representatives.
Postgraduate study week - Live chat

Postgraduate study week - Live chat

29 October 2018 4:30pm6:30pm
Join an online live chat session to speak with postgraduate study representatives.
Legal books

Public Inquiries, Policy Learning and the Threat of Future Failure

26 October 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presenter: Dr Alastair Stark, School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland
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Legal Personhood in Postgenomic Times: Plasticity, Rights, and Relationality

26 October 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Dr Sonja van Wichelen, The University of Sydney and Dr Marc De Leeuw, University of New South Wales.
Barwick

Barwick—his place in the legal pantheon

25 October 2018 5:15pm6:30pm
Presented by the Hon John Dowsett AM, President of the National Native Title Tribunal
Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

2018 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

25 October 2018 4:45pm7:00pm
'The Native Title Act - the first 25 years - Old and New Challenges' presented by special guest speaker Mr. Philip Hunter, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.
Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

22 October 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
All law students on the Pro Bono Centre Roster are invited to afternoon tea to celebrate the fantastic work achieved in 2018 to date.

HAL Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration

19 October 2018 5:30pm8:00pm
The 2018 Clayton Utz Alexander Freeleagus Oration will be delivered by The Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal.
Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens

Honouring Professor Gabriël A. Moens: Liber Amicorum Book Launch

18 October 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
Colleagues and past students of Emeritus Professor Gabriël Moens are invited to attend the book launch of A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens.
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Mindfulness in Practice with Dr James Kirby

17 October 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Want to try mindfulness meditation but not sure where to begin? James will show you how to start and highlight the benefits of mindfulness such as reducing stress and improving concentration.
Domestic and Family Violence

Masterclass: Domestic and Family Violence and the Law

16 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Panellists: Judge Eugene Hyman, former judge of the Superior Court of California and Professor Heather Douglas, TC Beirne School of Law
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Daily rituals to calm and energise

12 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
In this workshop you will learn how to implement simple tips and strategies into your day to decrease stress, anxiety and overwhelm.
Dale Chapman

Indigenous Food Experience

9 October 2018 12:30pm1:30pm
All international students studying at TCB are invited on a tasting journey through indigenous foods, cooking techniques and culture.
Balls in your court

Balls in your court: A bloke’s way to wellbeing

9 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Blokes often struggle with help-seeking behaviours, which includes not going to a GP, failing to get a tradie to fix stuff, or ignoring ourselves and relationships. This entertaining and educational session outlines what blokes can do to increase their health, well-being, and productivity.
The Honourable Justice Sarah Derrington

Litigation Funding: Access and Ethics

4 October 2018 5:15pm7:00pm
The Honourable Justice Sarah Derrington
President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law
Law PHD presentation

Registration, recording and noting of native title in Australia

4 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Jennifer Jude, Thesis Review
Presentation
Law PHD presentation

Native title compensation in Australia

3 October 2018 10:00am11:00am
William Isdale, Thesis Review
Presentation

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