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„Study law where the law is made.“
With over 23,000 ANU Law graduates across Australia and around the world, our alumni can be found working not only as lawyers, but agents for social change, public policy and global diplomacy. Studying law at ANU admits you to this respected alumni network, extending your global connections and improving your career trajectory.
Some of our esteemed alumni include:
You'll be amazed at the doors a law degree from ANU can open.
Padma Raman is the Executive Director of the Australian Human Rights Commission. She was previously the CEO of the Victorian Law Reform Commission for nearly a decade. During this time she oversaw major law reform projects on many important areas of social policy reform including: family violence; sexual assault; defences to homicide; access to reproductive technology; privacy; and property.
Regarded as a legal pioneer in the development of climate change law, Martijn heads Baker McKenzie's Global Climate Change and Environmental Markets practice. He advises governments, multi-laterals and private clients on legal matters relating to climate change, environmental markets, sustainable development and conservation finance.
Alan has been a lifelong champion for a more inclusive society. As Chair of Australia's peak body for young people, he led the successful campaign to re-establish the position for a federal Minister for Youth. He also helped secure new funding to ensure that young Australians had a seat at the table, wherever the national agenda was being shaped. Alan now serves as the youngest member of the Board of Directors of Oxfam Australia - one of Australia's largest international development organisations.
Simonetta advises Australian Government clients in areas including commercial law, governance, freedom of information, statutory interpretation and administrative law.
ANU Law continues to perform strongly in global university rankings. In 2021, ANU College of Law is ranked 17th in the world and 4th in Australia for law by the QS World University Rankings.
Guided by our strong and long-established research culture, we make a significant contribution to the University’s top rating of 5 in Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) in the Law and Legal Studies category, placing us among a select group of Australian universities to achieve this.
In addition to ongoing success in discipline-specific rankings, the ANU is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, including leading institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and the Ivy League universities in the United States.
While the methodology varies across respective publishers, rankings are generally based on a combination of factors such as academic reputation, graduate outcomes, employer reputation, student-to-staff ratio, research output and internationalisation.
Currently, the ANU is ranked:
The ANU College of Law is Australia’s national law school. Since 1960, tens of thousands of students, alumni, staff and academics have experienced the passion and dedication to legal studies that makes ANU Law one of the top law schools in the world. In 2020, we celebrated their contribution as part of our 60th anniversary.
Take a journey through time and discover our proud reputation as Australia's national law school here.