Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Mr. James Loi Chun Han

Lecturer in Law
LLB (Hon) (London), MEd(OUM)

School of Foundation Studies

Office No:+60 82 260 646
Fax No:+60 82 260 815
Room No: G510
Email: chloi@swinburne.edu.my


James obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LLB.) from the University of London and his Master of Education from Open University Malaysia. He has experience in paralegal service (i.e. conveyancing, banking, civil litigation, agreements, property, and family matters). He also spent four years working for church-based organisations, providing a range of administrative, community, and religious services. Prior to joining Swinburne Sarawak, James was a program coordinator with SEGi College Sarawak, responsible for the management and the development of courses under the Faculty of Law.

Since joining Swinburne Sarawak, James has been responsible for the development of several law units. Apart from lecturing, James has also undertaken consultation corporate entities. He also serves on the University’s Behaviour Risk Assessment and Management Committee and Research Ethics Working Group.

Outside of academia, James has been involved in youth leadership training and motivation locally and aboard since 2002, a passion which has taken him to Singapore, Indonesia and the United States of America. In addition to his position in Swinburne Sarawak, James continues to mentor youths and conduct youth leadership training programs with various non-profit organisations.

Research Interests

Jurisprudence and legal theory
Education management
Comparative education – shadow education (supplementary private tutoring)

  • Publications


  • Newspaper article Loi, J C H 2019, ‘ One serving of charcoal burnt steak, please’, The Borneo Post, 13 June.
  • Poster presentation Loi, J C H, Wyatt, S, Badiozaman, I & Quinn, S J 2018, Shadow education in Malaysia: The effect upon secondary school students’ mental health, Swinburne Research Conference 2018, Melbourne, 10 May.
  • Newspaper article Loi, J C H 2016, ‘After-school tuition: Is it worth the cost and time?’, The Borneo Post, 9 November, p.15.
  • Conference proceeding Loi, J C H 2016, ‘The dark side of education: The need for research in Malaysia’, 4th Borneo Research Education Conference, MARA University of Technology, Kota Samarahan, pp.197-203
  • Newspaper article Loi, J C H 2015, ‘The dark side of education’, The Borneo Post, 30 September, p.14