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UTS Law International Summer School

$ 2,750.00


29 July


On Campus (Sydney)


2 wks


40 hrs

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Associate Professor Grace Li

Associate Professor Grace Li
Associate Dean Internationalisation

Grace currently holds the position of Associate Professor (Internationalisation) within the UTS Faculty of Law, with an educational background including LLB, LLM, and PhD degrees in law, along with Graduate Certificates in Business Administration and Higher Teaching and Learning. Her research commitment lies in the fields of telecommunications policy and corporate law.

Beyond her research, Grace is deeply dedicated to promoting the internationalisation of legal education, a commitment reflected in her role as the Associate Dean (Internationalisation). In this capacity, she has conceptualised and executed a range of initiatives and partnerships with international counterparts, including foreign universities, law faculties, and legal professionals. Additionally, she has undertaken visiting academic roles at universities in China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, and Germany.  

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Dr Lisa Billington

Dr Lisa Billington

Lisa is an early career researcher with a dynamic legal research agenda, excellent cross-institutional collegial connections and a strong background in student-centred, practice-oriented legal education. Her primary areas of legal expertise are criminal law and procedure, criminology, foundations of law and the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Beyond the legal realm Lisa also maintains a deep interest in legal education pedagogy. Her training as a counsellor has shaped the way she approaches the classroom – supporting her to facilitate learning environments that are welcoming, challenging and inspiring. This feature of her pedagogy, combined with her own love of learning, passion for social justice, helps her to encourage the development of safe and inclusive learning spaces where curiosity and critical thinking are encouraged.

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This two-week intensive program run by UTS Faculty of Law is designed to provide international learners with a foundation in legal theory and practice in an Australian context. Enjoy Sydney whilst attending seminars across a range of areas in law and taking part in law-related field trips.

About this course

Get a taste of life at UTS by participating in on-campus orientation week activities, engaging with UTS Law students, and exploring the surrounding city of Sydney. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the Australian Common Law system through class observation and planned field trips.

Key benefits of this course

This course has been designed to provide you with:

  • A basic understanding of the Australian common law system
  • A taste of student life at UTS
  • Strengthened communication skills
  • Immersion into the beautiful city of Sydney
  • Opportunities to engage with international students and UTS Law students
  • Contextualised knowledge of Australian legal concepts via organised field trips.  


Full price: $2,750* (Includes $250 GST)

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.

Enrolment conditions

Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions. 

COVID-19 response 

UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.

Additional course information

Course structure

This two-week immersive course will mix academic sessions with field trips, orientation week activities and workshops.

Academic sessions will include topics* such as:

  • Australian Constitutional Law
  • Introduction to Australian Law
  • Foundations of law
  • Ethics law and justice
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Legal critical thinking workshop
  • Cross-cultural communication workshop
  • Legal problem-solving workshop
  • Legal writing workshop.

*Note that topics are subject to change.

Field trips and other activities:

  • Orientation session and campus tour
  • Visit Barangaroo Reserve
  • Visit NSW Parliament
  • Visit NSW Supreme Court / District Court
  • Visit NSW Police Museum
  • Visit Australian Museum / Justice & Police Museum
  • UTS Law Student Society session
  • Communication workshops
  • Entrepreneurship workshop
  • Afternoon tea with the Dean of UTS Law
  • Feedback session and certificate presentation.

Course learning objectives

By the conclusion of this course, participants should have gained a basic understanding of the Australian Common Law system through class observation and field trips.  

On-campus and onsite course logistics

Accommodation, food, flights and insurance

These aspects are not included in this program, providing you with the freedom to choose the options which best suit your needs and budget. All participants are expected to purchase adequate personal travel insurance for their trip.


If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please contact


UTS campus is conveniently located in the heart of the city, only a 10-minute walk from Central Station and close to the CBD. For more information about public transport options, please use the Transport NSW Trip Planner.



This program is delivered entirely in English, so a sound proficiency in the English language is essential. 

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Who is this course for?

This program is designed for international students with an interest in exploring legal topics in the Australian and international context, who also wish to experience life at UTS and explore Sydney.



Book a session

Mon 29 Jul 2024-
Fri 09 Aug 2024
Expert: Associate Professor Grace Li, Dr Lisa Billington
  • UTS On-campus (Sydney). Click on the underlined sessions and hours total link below to reveal specific session details.
  • On Campus (Sydney)
  • 11 sessions

Enrolments close at 11.59pm, 30 May 2024 AEST, or when all places have been filled, whichever occurs first.

Acknowledgement of Country

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, the Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people, upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians of knowledge for these lands.