Providing an international edge to its flagship law programmes B.A.LL.B & LL.B, Asian Law College (ALC) has formally collaborated with one of the top ranked university of the world, viz. University of Cape Town, South Africa as its academic partner. The association would lead to 8-dayfully paid residential education trip of its students to Cape Town in South Africa and would comprise of a workshop for its students on International Law & Legal Framework at the Faculty of Law within the UCT campus in Cape Town, which is the legislative capital of South Africa.The trip, apart from providing a great international exposure is intended to be a perfect platform for learning, coupled with enjoyable moments of local sightseeing of the beautiful landscapes at Cape Town.
International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted in relations between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations. This workshop is aimed at appraising the students with the international law and international legal framework which plays an important role in maintaining stable international relations and world peace.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa’s oldest university. It is the highest-ranked African university in the QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and its Law and Commerce Faculties are consistently placed among the 100 best internationally. It is the only African member of the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF), within the World Economic Forum, which is made up of 26 of the world’s top universities.
The university has 6 faculties – Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Law, Health Sciences, Humanities and Science. Among its more than 100,000 alumni are 5 Nobel laureates. UCT also has more than 80 specialist research units and is home to more than a third of South Africa’s A-rated researchers in academics who are considered world leaders in their fields. UCT has about 40 sports clubs, with a total membership of about 9000 students and staff. It has an active and diverse cultural life with an abundance of theatre, dance, music and fine art. The multidisciplinary field and opportunities created by the UCT makes it a favourite destination for students seeking professional development.
The Faculty of Law @ UCT is ranked in the top 100 law schools worldwide and is the oldest law school in South Africa. It has more than 25 international agreements for exchanges & research and flaunts a wide range of student-led initiatives and societies. Besides, it also has UCT Law Clinic & UCT Refugee Rights Unit for community service.
The collaboration would give a powerful international edge to ALC students pursuing their 5-year BA-LLB & 3-year LLB courses from its campus located in Noida. The main highlights of this collaboration includes international programme for 20 selected students of ALC; orientation programme on UCT campus life; heritage tour of UCT Middle & Upper campuses; specially-designed workshop at UCT campus, Cape Town; global exposure with international law faculty and students; and International Certification at the completion of workshop.