Sydney Law School Alumni Graduation Party 2012
24 May 2012
Professor Gillian Triggs, Dean of the Sydney Law School, invites students graduating on 25 May 2012 to a celebratory cocktail reception on the eve of your graduation.
6.30-7.30pm, Thursday 24 May 2012
6.30pm - Drinks and canapés
6.50pm - Welcome: Professor Gillian Triggs, Dean, Sydney Law School
6.55pm - Alumni address: Professor Joellen Riley
7.00pm - Special guest: Naomi Hart, BA (Hons) 2009; LLB (Hons) 2011
Naomi graduated with First Class Honours in Law (ranking second in her graduating class), having also been awarded the University Medal in History. While at Sydney Law School, she won the Australia-wide Governor-General's Undergraduate Essay Competition, and undertook internships at the Sydney Centre for International Law and the Australian Human Rights Commission. She also mooted prolifically, with her successes including being the Runner-Up in the World Human Rights Moot in South Africa. She has returned to Sydney Law School to coach mooting teams competing in Vienna and Washington DC. In 2011, she spent four months in New Orleans working as a legal clerk defending men on death row. In that same year she was awarded the University of Sydney Convocation Medal, served on the Youth Advisory Committee of the Australian Red Cross and volunteered at the Children's Legal Service in Glebe. In 2012, she was named as an Affiliate of the Sydney Centre for International Law and has been published in theAustralian Journal of International Law.
Graduands are invited to bring family and friends along (max. 3 guests per person) to join the celebration.
Registration is essential, andinvitations including registration information have been distributed to graduands. If you are graduating from a law degreein the 25 May ceremony and did not receive your invitation, please contact theAlumni Relations Officer.
Time: 6.30-7.30pm, following Prize Giving Ceremony
Cost: FREE - invitation only
Contact: Alumni Relations Officer
Phone: (02) 9351 0294