The third of four weeks of student orientation concluded this week. Sessions with faculty and guest lecturers focused on legal research, communication skills, legal ethics, and computer skills.
The students were also honoured to receive audiences with, and lectures from, several dignitaries and experts, including:
- An audience with His Excellency the Prime Minister, Lyoenchhen Tshering Tobgay;
- A meeting with the Attorney General of Bhutan, Dasho Shera Lhundup;
- A tour of the National Assembly and lecture from the Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Lyonpo Jigme Zangpo; and
- A guest lecture on water conservation and law by (Mr) Marc Yaggi, the executive director of the international NGO Waterkeepers Alliance.
Students and staff also began preparing in earnest for the formal opening ceremony of the law school, scheduled for Saturday, 29 July.