Law school signs lease for temporary campus

While the law school awaits completion of its permanent, purpose-built campus in Pangbisa, Paro, the school will open its doors to students in temporary quarters at the Wangchuk Resort in Taba, Thimphu, said Phuntsho Wangmo, registrar of JSW Law.  Her remarks followed a signing ceremony between the law school and Wangchuk Resort. The Paro campus

JSW Law announces first entering class

Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 undergraduate admissions process. The deadline for applications was 15 January 2017, and 499 students applied for admissions. Of those, 132 qualified to sit for the first-ever Bhutanese Law School Admission Test (Bhutan-LSAT), as a result of scoring 60% or more

JSW Law, University of Vienna solidify ties

JSW Law faculty and administration welcomed back a delegation of four Austrian law and social sciences faculty for eight days of meeting and planning, pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding concluded between JSW Law and the University of Vienna in December 2016. The members of the delegation have been identified by the two schools as

JSW Law Appoints Three New Faculty

JSW School of Law welcomes its three newest junior lecturers, (Mr) Sonam Tshering, (Ms) Kesang Wangmo, and (Ms) Tshering Dolkar, bringing the school’s teaching faculty strength to 12. Sonam Tshering, who will permanently join the faculty in April, comes to the law school from the Secretariat of the National Assembly, the lower house of Bhutan’s

Dean, Vice Dean contribute letter to Kuensel

Today’s Kuensel features a two-page opinion letter titled “JSW School of Law’s first class,” co-authored by Dean Sangay Dorjee and Vice Dean Michael Peil.  The letter is a response to a series of questions and challenges set out by DrukAir lawyer Namgyel Wangchuk in a Kuensel letter the previous week. The article describes the curriculum,