School of Law - Student Experiences

Notre Dame’s School of Law Fremantle was honoured to welcome Mr Rod Smith PSM, Australia’s High Commissioner to Malaysia on Thursday 30 March 2017. Mr Smith met with approximately 20 staff and students for a roundtable discussion on Australia in the context of the forthcoming Foreign Policy White Paper. Issues discussed included foreign aid, Softpower, and the impact of asylum seeker policies on how Australia is perceived. Mr Smith also shared some reflections on his time in the Department of Foreign Affairs and trade and provided students with some advice on preparing for a career in the Foreign Service.