Robert began his studies with CQUniversity in 2012, first completing our preparatory course, STEPS, which enabled him to enrol in a Bachelor of Laws. While undertaking his undergraduate course, Robert received the CQUniCares TCC Scholarship, which supported his studies. Robert achieved First Class Honours in his Bachelor of Laws. He is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in Law.
Robert completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through QUT. He was recognised as being in the top 15% of graduates, and became a member of the Golden Key Society. In 2016, Robert was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of Queensland.