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Rebuilding Trust In Enterprises

By Dr Stephen van der Mye, Honorary Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University What can an enterprise do when its stakeholders lose trust in …

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Bond Law Academics Doing Their Part for Mental Health Awareness Month

It is Mental Health Awareness Month. The Centre for Professional Legal Education shares how Bond Law academics are doing their part in encouraging open conversations about mental health and fostering a culture of support.

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The Importance of Resilience

In his address at the Faculty of Law Executive Dean’s Awards Evening, Professor Nick James explores the profound significance of resilience in our lives and, more specifically, in the context of legal education and the legal profession. Drawing inspiration from his recent visit to Christchurch, a city that endured devastating earthquakes yet emerged stronger, Professor James highlights the importance of resilience and the idea of successfully adapting to life’s challenges.

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Breaking the Silence (Part 2):  Practical Strategies for Educators to Support Students with Social Anxiety

Following on from Part 1, this second post addresses what academics can do to best support socially anxious students. The post provides strategies for educators to adopt in the classroom and includes a downloadable guide for educators.

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Breaking the Silence (Part 1):  Understanding Social Anxiety in Law Students

Bond Law academic Melanie Jackson has teamed up with Cognitive Behavioural Expert and Therapist, Lisa Du Plessis, to improve understanding of social anxiety in law students. In the first of the series, this post highlights the difficulties that students with social anxiety face in higher education and the impact it has on student learning and student experience.

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One Checklist At A Time: Towards Simplifying Satellite Internet Access In Asia-Pacific

In an era where socio-economic progress depends upon reliable and widely available internet access, ensuring seamless connectivity has become essential. And for remote and underserved regions, satellite internet is the only reliable option. Unfortunately, navigating through the complex labyrinth of legalities and licensing procedures across multiple jurisdictions can be challenging. Enter the Internet Law Research Clinic (ILRC) at Bond University, spearheading a pivotal initiative. Their solution: a comprehensive checklist poised to revolutionise satellite-driven internet access in the Asia-Pacific.

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