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Celebrating high-achieving law and justice students

29-05-2020 Each year, the Faculty of Law acknowledges its top performing students from the School of Justice and School of Law.

Natural capital must be counted in post-COVID economics

27-05-2020 Recovery from the global economic havoc the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked could be the most appropriate time to spur the inclusion of natural assets, such as unique ecosystems, in a revision of the methods used in the System of National Accounts (SNA), says Dr Felicity Deane from QUT Faculty of Law.

A new normal: The shift to online learning for Law and Justice students

22-05-2020 Now the new normal, the transition to online learning for the Faculty of Law didn’t happen overnight. Peter Black, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, has been at the forefront of the planning process, ensuring that both students and staff are equipped to handle and cope with the rapid changes.

Meet Freya Simpson: Law Founders’ Recipient

14-05-2020 Throughout her schooling years Freya’s family experienced separation, multiple moves and a period of homelessness but Freya relentlessly pursued her goal, working hard to be accepted into law school. As the first in her family to go to university she has now set her sights on a career in criminal law.

Meet Cassandra Grey: Law Founders’ Recipient

14-05-2020 After moving from rural Queensland to Brisbane to study at university, add in a few course changes later, Cassandra found her passion studying Law. Overnight, she went from healthy to paralysed and living life in a wheelchair. She never gave up on her studies and is due to graduate next year. This is her story.

Blockchain to the rescue of small publishers

02-06-2020 As Australian book publishers grapple with global disruption, digital technologies, and economic uncertainty, QUT researchers are looking at how blockchain technology can help them survive and thrive.

New scholarship to encourage social justice research

04-06-2020 QUT Centre for Justice Director Professor Melissa Bull announces support for new PhD students interested in pursuing social justice research.

Placements WFH style: Law students continue placements online

14-05-2020 As industries and sectors respond to the evolving challenges of COVID-19, some QUT Law students have been able to continue their placements transitioning from face-to-face to online, embracing the work-from-home style of remote working.

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Rice

24-04-2020 Corporate lawyer turned social justice advocate, Michael Rice, shares his advice and career journey that has found him travelling to remote regions of the world while working for a more sustainable and socially-just society.

QUT response to COVID-19

24-04-2020 QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Sheil said the university’s response to the impact of COVID-19 centred around providing best-practice online learning and maintaining jobs.

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