Professor Ben Chigara has been awarded the 2013 International Council of Jurists Award "For maintenance of the highest standards of legal education and playing a seminal role in improving the educational system to cope with the increasing complexity of legislative and regulatory framework and the challenges posed by a shrinking world".
Brunel Law School jointly with National University of Ireland, Galway, organized a study visit at the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague. The field trip included visits to the International Criminal Court, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon as well as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
On the 20 March 2013, seven LLM students taking International Human Rights traveled to Strasbourg and attended a hearing of the Grand Chamber at the European Court of Human Rights.
On January 23, ten students from the International Human Rights and International & Comparative Criminal Justice LLMs visited Oxford.
Brunel Law School and the Irish Centre for Human Rights are offering the opportunity to a group of undergraduate and postgraduate students to visit international courts & tribunals in The Hague, The Netherlands
To celebrate the end of teaching for this academic year, human rights and criminal justice LLM students were invited to a night out in London
Twelve Brunel students taking the LLM in International Human Rights, accompanied by their lecturer Dr Andreas Dimopoulos and research assistant Dr Eleni Polymenopoulou, have attended a hearing at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.