News and events
News • 24 Feb 2021
“Great lawyers are known to come out of Newcastle, and I am confident that today is no exception.”
News • 15 Jan 2021
After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.
News • 3 Dec 2020
Purai member and University of Newcastle’s Law School Professor, Amy Maguire, will talk about a world-first claim by Indigenous people which connects climate change impacts to human rights on Human Rights Day.
News • 1 Dec 2020
BMG and University of Newcastle to launch Australian-first Indigenous scholarship program to inspire a new generation of music executives
Global music company BMG has expanded on its successful partnership with the University of Newcastle’s School of Creative Industries in the Faculty of Education and Arts to launch its first round of Indigenous scholarships, creating more pathways to employment for the next generation of students.
News • 24 Nov 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin predics that simple civil cases will be decided by computer systems in the future
News • 4 Nov 2020
A free legal clinic to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – will officially launch at an event on Thursday with the NSW Attorney General, The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP.
News • 13 Oct 2020
A panel of experts have ‘filtered’ the most compelling policy and technology responses to COVID-19 worldwide, as governments continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic.
News • 12 Oct 2020
There is no doubt COVID-19 has burdened healthcare systems across the world but what can be learnt from this?
News • 14 Sep 2020
A new scholarship to help Indigenous students realise their ambition to study law has been launched thanks to the generous support of the Newcastle Bar Association.
News • 1 Sep 2020
For the first time, public sector organisations can now measure the social returns on complaint handling, revealing the holistic value of effective customer care. New research, conducted for the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP) Australia by the University of Newcastle, has found that for every dollar that a public organisation spends on effectively handling complaints, the organisation can reap up to a $5 return on investment (ROI).
News • 31 Aug 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin talks to ABC Radio National about her work on justice apps
News • 28 Aug 2020
As a driving force for equity in higher education, the University of Newcastle has launched Australia’s first scheme to offer people from a refugee background the opportunity to gain early entry to study Law.
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