Our Bachelor of Laws is designed to produce well-rounded graduates who are ready for a wide range of careers, such as specialising in private legal practice as a solicitor or barrister, working in federal or state government, engaging in research and academia, or taking on an in-house counsel role. Your options could expand even further if you pursue a double degree.
If you don’t meet the state-based requirements for entry into your degree, you still have options. There are lots of ways into ACU. Explore our pathways to get started.
“I was one of only two students sent from Australia to do pro bono work at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. I worked with an NGO and learned a lot about the UN and what it does. That’s definitely been the highlight of my course so far.
In 2014 I went to Afghanistan. When I came back, I established a group project with a few close friends. It’s called Project YANA (You Are Not Alone). We provide assistance to newly arrived migrants and refugees. Some are individuals, some are families, and they all need different kinds of help.”
Dr Kunle Ola is a lawyer with an academic, legal, regulatory, enforcement and administrative background. He started his formal legal career at the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria and then joined a private law firm as a partner.
Dr Ola has represented Nigeria on several UN specialised committees, including the Standing Committee for Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the WIPO General Assembly and the WIPO Committee for Development in Intellectual Property (CDIP). He has extensive international legal experience, which he is passionate about sharing with his students at ACU.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
By registering for Open Day Michelle won $5,000 towards a trip to Rome.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.
We believe great work that makes a positive impact should be recognised – and rewarded. So if you are regularly volunteering, we invite you to apply for our Community Achiever Program (CAP). If you are accepted into the program, you’ll receive an offer into an undergraduate degree as early as August. And you’ll become part of ACU’s CAP community.