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									      FACULTY OF LAW – ORIENTATION PROGRAM – SEPTEMBER 2009
        DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2009 – CERUM THEATRE / PRINCETON ROOM

     9.00 – 10.00am: University Official Welcome & Introduction
             Cerum Theatre, Level 3, University Centre
     10.30 – 12.00pm: New International Student’s Information Session
              Cerum Theatre, Level 3, University Centre (COMPULSORY for all International students); OR
     11.00- 12.00pm: Mature Age Law Students Seminar: Returning to Study (come if you think you qualify)
             * Case Study 1, Legal Skills Building.
     1.00 – 2.30pm: MODULE 1: Welcome and Outline – PRINCETON ROOM
                 1) Welcome to Bond Law Faculty (Dean, Professor Geraldine Mackenzie)
                 2) Outline of Boot Camp Activities; Why Boot Camp? (Terry Gygar)
                 3) The Law Faculty structure (Hayley Morgan)
                 4) Policies, rules and procedures (Terry Gygar)
                 5) English Learning Support Services (Shirley Brown)
     2.45 – 3.55pm: MODULE 2: How to do it and how not to do it (Terry Gygar)
                 1) How to succeed at law school
                 2) How to fail at law school
                 3) “Professionalism” – obligations which begin today
     4.05 – 5.00pm: MODULE 3: Study Skills in Law (Terry Gygar)
                 1) Thinking like a lawyer – what we will try to teach you
     4.55 – 5.00pm: LAW LIBRARY: Distribute tickets for Thursday Law Library Tours
        DAY TWO: THURSDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2009 – CERUM THEATRE (LT1) / LAW LIBRARY

     10.00 –11.30am: Law Library Tours (Law Library Staff) LAW LIBRARY.
             Tour groups organised by tickets issues in Module 3 – you MUST attend the session for which you have a ticket
     1.05 – 1.55pm: MODULE 4: The Government of Australia (Terry Gygar) – CERUM THEATRE
                 1) Separation of Powers and Responsible Government
                 2) The three levels of Government
                 3) Division of Powers
     2.05 – 3.55pm: MODULE 5: The Courts and Law Reporting (David Field)
                 1) Organisation of the Australian Court System
                 2) Law Reports and case reporting
                 3) Citation methodology
                 4) Case reading
                 5) The Doctrine of Precedent
     4.05 – 5.00PM: MODULE 6: Law Library Services and Resources (Paul White)
                 1) Welcome / overview of library services and borrowing
                 2) Electronic resources and databases: a brief overview
                 3) Legal information skills training / Information sessions

                      DAY THREE: FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2009 – CERUM THEATRE

     9.00 – 10.30am: MODULE 8: Legal Writing (Terry Gygar)
                 1) Legal Writing style and techniques
                 2) How to approach legal assignments
     10.45 – 11.15pm: MODULE 9: Your future starts here (Carolyn Hindmarsh and Toni Brennan)
                 1) Career Planning and support, plus exchange opportunities
     11.15 – 11.55am: MODULE 10: Happy Hour (Terry Gygar)
                 1) All your remaining questions (some with answers)
                 2) Feedback and course survey completion
                 3) Presentations from Law Students‟ Association + Canadian Law Students‟ Association and Asian
                    Law Students‟ Society
4)



     12.00PM – FREE!!! – PIZZA LUNCH WITH THE LAW STAFF IN CERUM THEATRE FOYER
   FACULTY OF LAW – ORIENTATION PROGRAM – SEPTEMBER 2009


 1. The Information given in this Boot Camp, including Power Point Slides, Summaries etc can
 be accessed at:
 http://www.law.bond.edu.au in a folder entitled “Boot Camp 093”


 2. The following university regulations and policies give information on deferred examinations,
 discipline issues, plagiarism etc.
 http://www.bond.edu.au/faculties-colleges/faculty-of-law/our-students/current-
 students/index.htm

 Common policies/procedures to take note of:
 Appealing a tute, assignment or moot mark
 Appealing an examination mark
 Deferred examinations
 Assignment submission
 Subject overloading

LINK TO MULR STYLE GUIDE (FOR CITATIONS ETC)
http://mulr.law.unimelb.edu.au/files/aglcdl.pdf
This site gives a „read only‟ PDF version of this citation guide. It is strongly suggested that you
download this to your computer and keep it fir reference while you are writing papers,
assignments etc during your degree program.

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