Faculty of Business and Law

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Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Thursday, 17 January 2019

A unique drop-in service is set to hit the beach this month, giving community members an opportunity to seek free legal advice on any matter from traffic fines to employment discrimination.

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator and the co-founder and Training Director of The High Conflict Institute. In October, the Newcastle Law School hosted Bill’s two professional development workshops on managing high conflict personalities for postgraduate law students, and for members of the legal community.

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

On 17th October, the Newcastle Law School hosted guest presenters Alexis Cahalan and Janine Liang from Thomas Miller Law and Barrister and Law School alumnus Rhea Thrift (pictured) to provide local practitioners and students with a practical introduction to maritime law in Australia and how it regulates marine transport and trade.

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised more than 60 exceptional academic and professional staff in all faculties and divisions for their incredible achievements, diverse contributions, initiative and dedication throughout the year.

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Monday, 3 December 2018

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.

New Colombo scholars ready to make their global mark

New Colombo scholars ready to make their global mark

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Four outstanding University of Newcastle students are ready to make their mark on the world, after being awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships to undertake semester-based study and internships in the Indo-Pacific region.

Greater Bank and University banking on building community’s financial literacy

Greater Bank and University banking on building community’s financial literacy

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Two iconic Newcastle organisations have entered into an industry-first partnership, dedicated to building the financial literacy of the region’s communities.

Understanding Meaningful Employment for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities

Understanding Meaningful Employment for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities

Friday, 23 November 2018

Associate Professor Brendan Boyle and Conjoint Professor Rebecca Mitchell from the UON Health Services Research and Innovation Centre in collaboration with Prof Bronwyn Hemsley, Head of Speech Pathology at University of Technology Sydney and Challenge Community Services (CCS) have successfully won a grant to fund a project designed to increase the competence of young people with intellectual disability in the ‘Gig Economy’ as a facilitator for meaningful employment.