Overseas Opportunities for Law Students Heather Ki

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Published on January 21, 2008

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OVERSEAS [AND INTERSTATE] OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS:  OVERSEAS [AND INTERSTATE] OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS Introduced by Heather King TODAY’S PROGRAM AND PRESENTERS:  TODAY’S PROGRAM AND PRESENTERS Rowan Tuttleby, Academic Services Officer (International) Overseas exchanges and INU Travelling Scholarship Ozlem Susler, Associate Lecturer Willem C Vis (Far East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Heather King, Director of Undergraduate Studies Duke University winter school in Hong Kong/Geneva (2008) Externships Professor Jianfu Chen Introduction to Chinese Law - Shanghai (summer 2008) WHY STUDY OVERSEAS?:  WHY STUDY OVERSEAS? Globalisation of legal economy Different perspectives Distinctive CV will open doors Important networking opportunities Financial assistance often available Can be life changing in ways you would not imagine… STUDENT FEEDBACK…:  STUDENT FEEDBACK… “It definitely exceeded all my expectations.” “Three of the most rewarding and inspiring months of my life “Hard work but changed my perspective on life forever.” DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS 1-31 JULY 2008:  DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS 1-31 JULY 2008 Asia America Institute in Transnational Law University of Hong Kong/Duke University Law Faculties Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law University of Geneva/Duke University Faculties Focus on international and comparative law Both programs 4 weeks [two 2 week terms] plus exams Students normally take 3 units Classes 8:00am-2:00pm (HK) or 8:45am-3:35pm (Geneva) daily Live on or off campus CLASSES AND ACADEMIC CREDIT:  CLASSES AND ACADEMIC CREDIT All classes in English Full accredited curriculum of Duke University Small interactive classes Teachers and students from all over world Additional seminars, panel discussions and site visits Separate Duke University transcript LTU will grant credit on 1 for 1 basis to either: LLB or Master of Laws in Global Business Law UNITS IN 2007 INCLUDE::  UNITS IN 2007 INCLUDE: Comparative Competition Law (HK) Global Commerce and Freedom of the Seas (HK) International Financial Transactions (HK) Terrorism, Human Rights and International Law (HK) Introduction to USA Law (HK/Geneva) International Contracts (Geneva) International and Comparative Taxation (Geneva) The Rights of Racial Groups and Indigenous Peoples (G) HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?:  HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? 2007-tuition fees $3,950 Includes all materials Accommodation on-campus including most meals $2,250 But 4 scholarships available-1/2 fee waiver $1,000 travel grant from LTU Student travel loans may be available MORE THAN JUST STUDY!:  MORE THAN JUST STUDY! Hong Kong-major financial and legal centre in Asia Geneva-who’s who of government agencies and organisations Extra curricula activities include: Welcome dinners, farewell banquet Great night life Cheap shopping trips to China! Alpine hiking Sailing and rafting WHEN TO APPLY FOR FEE SCHOLARSHIP?:  WHEN TO APPLY FOR FEE SCHOLARSHIP? Application cut off date for 2007 - 26 March Similar date for 2008 so be organised! APPLICATIONS FOR HONG KONG / GENEVA WINTER SCHOOLS:  APPLICATIONS FOR HONG KONG / GENEVA WINTER SCHOOLS Make directly to Ms Tonya Jacobs Asia America Institute in Transnational Law Box 90375 Durham, NC 27708-0375 USA Tel: 919-613-7147 Fax: 919-681-6550 Email: jacobs@law.duke.edu APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HONG KONG / GENEVA PROGRAMS: :  APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HONG KONG / GENEVA PROGRAMS: Stephanie Villalta Puig Academic Services Officer-Post Graduate & International School of Law La Trobe University Melbourne Vic 3086 Australia Tel: (03) 9479-1755 Fax: (03) 9479-1607 Email: s.villaltapuig@latrobe.edu.au APPLICATIONS FOR TRAVEL GRANT FOR HONG KONG OR GENEVA:  APPLICATIONS FOR TRAVEL GRANT FOR HONG KONG OR GENEVA Apply to Rowan Tuttleby Academic Services Officer (International) Study Abroad and Exchange Martin Building, Level 3, Room 345 Faculty of Law and Management Tel (03) 9479 3668 Fax (03) 9479 1484 Email: r.tuttleby@latrobe.edu.au FOR FURTHER GENERAL INFORMATION ON DUKE PROGRAMS OR EXTERNSHIPS:  FOR FURTHER GENERAL INFORMATION ON DUKE PROGRAMS OR EXTERNSHIPS Heather King, Director of Undergraduate Studies School of Law La Trobe University Melbourne Vic 3086 Australia Tel: (03) 9479-1483 Fax: (03) 9479-1607 Mobile: 0425873934 Email: heather.king@latrobe.edu.au EXTERNSHIPS:  EXTERNSHIPS Organise own placement and academic supervisor 6-12 weeks norm Enrol in LAW4INT Assessment-4000 word research paper on approved topic Overseas or interstate. Eg: USA-Reprieve Organisation Northern Territories-(KRALAS) NSW-Arts Council Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service-(CAALAAS) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON REPRIEVE:  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON REPRIEVE Consult Reprieve Australia at www.reprieve.org Or Louisiana Capital Assistance Centre- www.thejusticecenter.org/lcac FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON EXCHANGES AND INU SCHOLARSHIP:  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON EXCHANGES AND INU SCHOLARSHIP Rowan Tuttleby Academic Services Officer (International) Study Abroad and Exchange Martin Building, Level 3, Room 345 Faculty of Law and Management Tel (03) 9479 3668 Fax (03) 9479 1484 Email: r.tuttleby@latrobe.edu.au FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON WILLEM C VIS (FAR EAST) INTERNATIONAL MOOTING COMP:  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON WILLEM C VIS (FAR EAST) INTERNATIONAL MOOTING COMP Ozlem Susler Associate Lecturer School of Law La Trobe University Melbourne Vic 3086 Australia Tel: (03) 9479-1680 Fax: (03) 9479-1607 Email: o.susler@latrobe.edu.au FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SHANGHAI SUMMER SCHOOL :  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SHANGHAI SUMMER SCHOOL Professor Jianfu Chen School of Law La Trobe University Melbourne Vic 3086 Australia Tel: (03) 9479-1284 Fax: (03) 9479-1607 Mobile: 0417 568 191 Email: j.chen@latrobe.edu.au

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