Faculty of Law

Profiles

International Student Stories & Profiles


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


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...


Wong Tien Herh
Malaysia, 2009 Graduate

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...


Stefenie Tan
Malaysia, 2009 Graduate

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...


Hannah Yeoh
Malaysia, 2001 Graduate

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...


Caroline Schaer
Switzerland, 2009 Exchange Student

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...


Seker S B

Singapore, 2009 Graduate

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...


Aishath Lua Shaheer
Maldives, 2009 graduate

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...