Educating tomorrow’s global legal professionals
Integrated Skills and Professionalism Program
Bond’s innovative and Integrated Skills and Professionalism Program ensures practical job skills are integrated into all law subjects. You will graduate with professional capabilities including:
- Legal Research and Reasoning
- Legal Writing and drafting
- Dispute Resolution and Collaboration
- Oral Communication and Advocacy
- Legal Ethics and Professionalism
The Bond Law experience goes far beyond traditional theoretical learning. Our state-of-the-art Legal Skills Centre has purpose-built facilities where you will apply your learning in practice by:
- Appealing a trial judgment in one of our moot courtrooms
- Leading a negotiation
- Undertaking a client interview
Students who commenced study prior to Semester 172 (May, 2017) will be completing the previous Legal Skills Program. The Legal Skills Policy provides an overview of how the Integrated Skills and Professionalism Program operates.
You are encouraged to expand your career and social networks by participating in:
- Industry conferences
- International competitions
- Global forums
- Special interest groups
Students have the opportunity to represent Bond Law at national and international mooting competitions. Teams compete in Europe, Asia and the United States and have earned widespread acclaim for their success against some of the world’s most prestigious law schools.
You are also invited to become an active member of on-campus sporting, social and professional clubs such as:
Exceptional graduate outcomes
According to the Good Universities Guide, almost 85% of Bond Law graduates have entered the legal profession within four months of completing their studies.
Only the very best law schools can lay claim to this success and Bond Law is extremely proud of this achievement.
When compared to the Group of Eight (Go8) law schools in Australia, Bond Law ranks higher than most for graduate outcomes. The average starting salary of $55,000 is significantly higher when compared to the general graduate population.
*Compared to Australia’s "Group of Eight" universities in graduate surveys conducted by Graduate Careers Australia.
Prepared for leadership
Bond Alumni are distinguished by their rapid career progression to senior and board-level roles.
This success is attributed to Bond Law’s unique core curriculum program that encompasses key leadership and management skills including:
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE 1)
- CORE11-002 Collaboration, Teams and Leadership (CORE 2)
- CORE11-003 Responsibility, Integrity and Civic Discourse (CORE 3)
- Beyond Bond
As a Bond Law graduate, you will join our international alumni network that includes partners and senior practitioners from global law firms and multinational corporations.
You can begin building your network on day one as you study alongside classmates and academic staff from around Australia and the world.