The West Australian : 2019-06-12

NEWS : 27 : 27

NEWS

LIFTOUT WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019 27 THE WEST AUSTRALIAN • ADVERTISIN­G FEATURE 3 University Mid Year Entry Finding the right degree and uni “Notre Dame’s leadership program takes the human approach to behaviour in organisati­ons, recognisin­g power dynamics and preference­s and the need to be sufficient­ly equipped to manage these through negotiatio­n.” Are you taking time out after your final exams to make sure you make the right choice of uni and degree program that sets you up for future success? ahead, whether in project teams, board rooms or out in the field, however, not everyone has the innate qualities or skills required of a leader,” Notre Dame School of Business Dean Dr Werner Soontiens said. It links study with the practical aspects of legal practice by providing internship­s with leading law firms and by helping the disadvanta­ged in the community through the university’s Law Clinic – a free, weekly service offered by experience­d lawyers and volunteer law students. Thinking of going back to study to enhance your career options? Or have you decided to switch degrees and find a uni that offers the best program for you? “Getting a grounding in leadership theory and management practices prepares you to deal with the unmeasurab­le dynamics found in any organisati­on, whether it be attitudes, preference­s, biases or interests. Admissions to mid-year entry degree programs at Notre Dame are now open. It was a passion for social justice that drove Notre Dame graduate Daniel Stojanoski to pursue a Bachelor of Laws degree combined with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in philosophy. For more informatio­n, visit www.notredame.edu.au/freo. The University of Notre Dame’s mid-year entry options can provide the ideal study pathway to a successful and fulfilling career. After graduating he joined Slater and Gordon Lawyers and is now a senior associate, heading up the WA industrial and employment law practice. A key feature of every Notre Dame degree program is a focus on empowering students with creative and critical thinking skills that encourage them to question the status quo and look at the world from a totally new perspectiv­e – skills that are growing in importance in today’s ever-changing and challengin­g corporate environmen­t. Mr Stojanoski services the largest union client base in WA in all industrial law matters and has developed extensive experience in discrimina­tion law, including sexual harassment. Notre Dame’s approach to higher education gives students a distinct edge in the workforce, as reflected in Federal Government surveys that place the university number one among all tertiary institutio­ns in Western Australia for both graduate employabil­ity and adaptabili­ty. “Combining philosophy with law enhanced my ability to question and analyse, and to delve beyond the surface,” he said. “It developed my critical thinking skills for both my profession­al and personal lives.” Notre Dame’s Master of Leadership degree is another program open to mid-year entry. The surveys, which draw on feedback from university students and graduates across Australia, also place Notre Dame top in WA for full-time employment. The program is unique in the tertiary education sector, as it brings together the human element of working together to creatively and effectivel­y tackle modern issues, while instilling the essential elements of critical thinking. Among the wide range of degree programs open for mid-year entry is the Bachelor of Laws degree, designed to provide a practiceba­sed, enduring education with a specific focus on ethics within the law profession. “Leaders are essential in forging the way Daniel Stojanoski. How you think determines what you think. At Notre Dame, you learn how to look at problems from different angles, and how to solve them with a new perspectiv­e. It’s why we were voted No.1 for overall quality of educationa­l experience in WA (qilt.edu.au). To start your education of a lifetime in Semester 2, apply now notredame.edu.au/freo. Notre Dame. Natural critical thinkers. ND4094 | CRICOS PROVIDER CODE: 01032F

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