International Student Immersion Program (ISIP): Semester 1 2021

Date & time

12pm Friday 26 February – 1pm Friday 14 May 2021

Venue

Zoom

Contact

ANU Law Marketing
International Students
International Student Immersion Program (ISIP)

Worried about preparing for examinations and assignments? Unsure of how to reference or write an essay? Unfamiliar with the Australian political, judicial or cultural reference that your professor used? Join us in our weekly sessions to learn about law where the laws are made.

All sessions are held virtually over Zoom.

International students across all degree types and years are welcome to join.

Sessions

Week 1: Introduction to ISIP and ANU College of Law

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 26 February 2021

Join Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and our Student Admin team for the first session of the International Student Immersion Program (ISIP) as they chat about the program and life at ANU.

This is an excellent opportunity to get to know your fellow international students and preview what's ahead as you begin your ANU Law studies. Bring your enthusiasm and your questions! 

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 2: Examinations and assignments tips

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 5 March 2021

As as a new law student, preparing for law school examinations or starting on assignments may seem pretty daunting. The Academic Skills team, Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and a fellow international student will share their best tips and tricks on how you can get ready for take home exams. Trust us, this is not a session to miss!

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 3: Brief introduction to Australia's history

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 12 March 2021

To understand the present, you have to know the past. Take a deep dive into the history of Australia with Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and a fellow international student in this session. Not only will your newfound knowledge enrich your time in Australia, it will also help your studies!

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 4: Essay and referencing tips

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 19 March 2021

Where do you even begin when it comes to academic referencing or essay writing? Join the Academic Skills team and Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International) as they take you through tips and tricks on developing fundamental academic skills. This is another session not to miss!

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 5: Brief introduction to Australia's political landscape

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 26 March 2021

Along with cockatoos, kangaroos and echidnas, you're likely to encounter another iconic wildlife species in Canberra: politicians. You know about Parliament House, but do you know the difference between the upper and lower house? From Scullin to Sco-Mo, join Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and a fellow international student as they unpack the Australian political landscape and what distinguishes it from their own respective countries, Malaysia and China. 

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 7: Brief introduction to Australia's legal system

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 23 April 2021

Order, order! All rise for the session that gets to the heart of our program: the legal system. Join Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and fellow international student as they examine how the Australian legal system works. 

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 8: English well-being enhancement

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 30 April 2021

The transition to university is challenging enough without also having to leave your home country. Gain confidence studying in Australia and unlock your potential by improving your English and well-being with the English Well-being Enhancement Team! In this session, they will provide a taster class based on the series of workshops they regularly conduct.

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 9: Brief introduction to Australian society and culture

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 7 May 2021

Believe it or not, there is more to Australian society and culture than Neighbours, Vegemite and chucking a snag on the barbie. Explore Australian society and culture through the eyes of Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), and a fellow international student.

This session will be held on Zoom.

Week 10: Law and legal theory

12.00pm to 1.00pm Friday 14 May 2021

Join Associate Professor Joshua Neoh, Sub-Dean (International), in this last session of ISIP as he talks about a topic close to his heart, Law and Legal Theory (a class he also teaches). 

This session will be held on Zoom.

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