Faculty of Law


International Student Stories & Profiles

If you are considering studying at the UTAS Law School, why not read what graduates have to say? Below are a selection of profiles from some our international students...

Saras Varatharajullu and Shanty Priya
Singapore, 2016 Graduate and 2014 Graduate

My sister, Shanty, and I were glad to share the experience of coming to Tasmania together. She was studying straight law and I was doing a combined program in business and law. read more.

Jiayan Wang and Aaron Peng Jianxiong
2015 Graduate and 2014 Graduate

The Singaporean community at the University of Tasmania has grown steadily over the past few years, especially with Tasmania's increasing popularity as a destination for students keen to pursue degrees in medicine and law. The Singapore Students' Society (SSS) in Hobart has over 140 members read more.

Catheryn Neo
Singapore, 2014 Graduate

Tasmania and UTAS have far exceeded my expectations. I only expected to come here, get a Law degree and go home. Instead I have fallen madly in love with the place read more.

Thomas K Abraham
Singapore, 2014 Graduate

UTAS has a smaller student cohort, so not only do you get the chance to meet more people, you get more opportunities to talk to your lecturers as well. read more.

David Tan
Malaysia, 2014 Graduate

You have access to everything you need, the research facilities are wonderful, the environment is very supportive and the people are open and friendly. read more.

Olasupo Owoeye
Nigeria, 2014 Graduate

You have access to everything you need, the research facilities are wonderful, the environment is very supportive and the people are open and friendly. read more.

Chloe Ko Chyuan Peng
Malaysia, 2012 Graduate

The law school is one of the best in the country and features first-class teaching, approachable staff and a fantastic campus experience read more.

Norashikin Kamal
Singapore, 2010 Graduate

I did my Bachelor of Law in UTAS for 3 years starting in 2008 and graduated in 2010. When I first started, that was the first time in my life that I was away from my beloved family and friends... read more.

I joined UTAS through a twinning program between UTAS and KDU College, Malaysia. The first three years of my course was completed in Malaysia, with the final year done in UTAS. It is challenging trying to adapt to a different teaching style and also lifestyle in Tasmania, especially to those who are transferring in their final year, where hectic subjects awaits... read more.

The most rewarding experiences I've had at the law school in my final academic year was to do with mooting and writing a supervised research paper. It was a little scary at first to participate in the mooting seminars in Constitutional 2 and also the faculty moot but over time, I actually started to enjoy myself a little. In the end, it was actually fun to do and I managed to overcome my fears of... read more.

Ms Yeoh came to UTAS from Malaysia as a third year law student in 2000. At that time, Australian graduates were exempted from taking the notoriously difficult Malaysian Certificate of Legal Practice Exam. Ms Yeoh was also attracted by the similarities in property and company law in the two legal systems. After graduation in 2001, Ms Yeoh returned to Malaysia to complete her chambering year... read more.

I studied law at the University of Tasmania from February 2009 until June 2009, as part of an exchange program between UTAS and my home university (University of Lucerne, Switzerland).

My experience at the UTAS Law School was a very positive one. As the Law School is rather small, it was easy to get in touch with professors and fellow students and I still had quite a variety of courses, especially... read more.

I graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Law and Economics (1st class honours) in 2009. My experience at the University of Tasmania can only be described as wonderful. The law program at the Faculty of Law was superbly organised. The electives are varied and relevant and the core law subjects are comprehensively covered by some of the leading experts in their respective... read more.

After graduating from UTAS Law School in 2009, I flew back to Maldives to join the Prosecutor General's Office which had only recently come in to existence with the birth of our new constitution in 2008. Taking the first steps in my legal career as a Public Prosecutor, in a country struggling to transition into democracy has been exciting... read more.