Macquarie University Announced to Redevelop Law School
Macquarie University announced plans to redevelop the Macquarie Law School, re-imagining the University campus by establishing a new purpose-designed Law School building at the very heart of it.
Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie Vice-Chancellor and President, said this was a once-in-a-generation opportunity to springboard decades of excellence in education and scholarly research for a new generation of legal minds.
"This venue will provide unparalleled facilities for contemporary modes of learning and teaching. The Law School has a rich history of contribution to Macquarie University, the lives of its students and alumni, and the legal profession. This new facility will provide a home for the Law School to ensure its continuing trajectory as an Australian leader, " said Professor Dowton.
Also announced was the name of the new Law School building - Michael Kirby Building - which recognises The Hon Michael Kirbys contribution to the University and his commitment to advancing the legal profession in support of many aspects of the law, including social justice in Australia and around the world.