The final 2008 graduating class from Bond University received its awards on Saturday on the Gold Coast. I enjoyed my 6 semesters of law school, and was proud to stand beside many of my friends & colleagues at graduation. Congratulations to all! To the Canadian students who weren’t able to attend graduation, it wasn’t quite [...]
The Macleans.ca “Canada” blog has some interesting discussion about whether Canadian law schools produce enough new lawyers. Where’s a lawyer when you need one?
Full article: The Australian, 19 Sept 2008 TWO of the most ambitious new players in legal education are the private universities Bond and Notre Dame. Notre Dame has been operating at Fremantle in Perth for 11 years, but the first graduates from its three-year-old Sydney campus will enter the workforce next year. At Fremantle, 68 students [...]
Finance magazine Forbes has an interesting – if potentially inaccurate – story about tuition costs at universities around the globe. It highlights some US schools, and counts Quest University (Squamish, BC) and Bond University (Gold Coast, Queensland) amongst the most expensive. The article isn’t without criticism … Forbes didn’t take tuition fees for foreign students [...]
1/3 of the way there It sounds crazy, but I have reached the one-third progress mark on my law degree! That’s two semesters down, and four to go. In the Sept-Dec semester, I will tackle Criminal Law B, Land Law, Remedies, and Obligations. I am now enjoying 3 short weeks off lectures and assignments during [...]
The Bond Law Society’s 2007 Law Ball was held on Friday night in Surfers Paradise. It was a classy affair, and truly delivered on the promise of a “shaken, not stirred” evening. The gun-metal gray Aston Martin DB9 Vantage looked very Bondish on the dance floor 🙂 Anna and I enjoyed ourselves, it was a [...]