University of Notre Dame Law School

Notre Dame Law School

University of Notre Dame offers undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees through the Notre Dame Law School at their Sydney campus.

The Faculty of Arts, Sciences, Law and Business had 2 First Nations law students in 2018.

Notre Dame Law School Entry Requirements

If you’re a high school leaver or haven’t been to university before, an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws is for you. University graduates can study a postgraduate Juris Doctor degree. To learn more about the different types of law degrees, see our Law Degrees Explained page.

The University of Notre Dame operates on a two semester calendar . A full-time study load is 6-8 subjects per year. 

For information about the Bachelor of Laws course information and typical study pattern, click here

For information about the Combined Bachelor of Law course information and typical study pattern, visit the University of Notre Dame website and explore the various combined law courses available.

Indigenous Support Centre 

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students Centre is the Indigenous Support Centre at their Sydney campus.

Law school contacts

National Indigenous Support Officer (ISO) 02 8204 4228

Indigenous tutoring program

Notre Dame operates the ISSP’s Indigenous Tutorial Assistance for all First Nations students.  

Aunty Elsie Indigenous Support Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies.
  • Value is $2,500.

The Fr PJ McGuire Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students enrolled in any undergraduate, postgraduate or VET course who can demonstrate their limited educational opportunities.
  • Value is $2,500.

Indigenous Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship

  • Awarded to First Nations students undertaking a research masters program or doctoral program.
  • Value is up to $40,000 per year for up to 3 years.

Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships

  • Awarded to First Nations students who require assistance with the costs of relocation and/or accommodation costs and the costs of studying. 
  • Value is variable and depends on the student’s needs.

Notre Dame does not offer a PLT program.


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