The Centre provides RMIT law & social work students with practical exposure to the delivery of multidisciplinary legal services, processes of law reform and an understanding of the social context of the law, equipping them to use their legal and social work training to advocate for and achieve change.

For Social Work Student enquiries:

Please contact Katherine Ogilvie


For Juris Doctor Student enquiries:

Please contact your Program Manager.

Student Webinar Series

'How did you get here?' is a webinar series where we interviewed a variety of legal professionals and asked them about their career journey including any advice they can pass on to students at the beginning of their legal career. You can view the recordings of the webinars here.

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Clinical Legal Education & Field Placements

Law and social work students assist real clients at a variety of community legal centres including our co-located partners the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women and Youthlaw.

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Study Tour

Our annual study tour provides an introduction to the theory and practice of court innovation and innovative justice for the legal practitioner. 

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Taster placements

Watch the law applied in the real world and expand your career possibilities with the CIJ’s Taster Placements.

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Innovative Justice course

RMIT's Juris Doctor is the only law course in Australia to make Innovative Justice one of its core subjects, alongside the Priestley 11.

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Legal & Social Work Research Placements

Contribute to the cutting edge work of the CIJ by being part of our research projects.

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