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UNE LSS – 2016 First Year Guide

2016 First Year Guide

 

Welcome to your first year of Law Freshers!

In order to enjoy your time and excel at understanding the UNE School of Law and the LSS this is the guide for you!

The 10th Anniversary Governor General’s Prize

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Public Talk, 5th June; Mandatory Sentencing Free Speech and the Rule of Law in NSW

On June 5th, 2014 The Role of Law Institute of Australia will be holding a public talk at Armidale Library. You can follow them on twitter: @RoLAustralia.Flyer - Talk at Armidale Library UNE

2014 Letter of Advice Competition

Each year, the UNE Law Students’ Society holds an academic competition that asks competitors to write a letter of advice to a fictional client that is stuck in a fictional legal predicament. 

We are pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2014 competition.  The winner will receive their name on an awesome plaque and a voucher which is TBA.

To enter:

1.  Write a response to this year’s scenario (download a copy here)
2.  Attach a registration form (available here)
3.  And either drop them in to the LSS Office on campus, or email to lsociety@une.edu.au

 Entries are due by the 25th of April

Keen to enter, but don’t know where to start?  Grab a copy of this handy Guide to Writing Letters of Advice.

Give it a go, no matter what year level or amount of knowledge.  Its great practice!

Dr Lillian Corbin Nominated for 2013 LexisNexis Lecturer of the Year

LexisNexis have just announced that UNE Law School’s very own Associate Professor Lillian Corbin has been nominated as one of the three finalists for the 2013 Lecturer of the Year.  Congratulations, Lillian!

The winner will be decided by a public vote.  UNELSS encourages everyone to get behind Lillian and vote for her here:

https://www.facebook.com/LNCampus?sk=app_317355118338012&app_data

LexisNexis are also giving you the chance to win a $500 textbook voucher.  To be in the draw, make sure you Like their Facebook page before you vote.

Voting and competition entries are now open, and close at 9am on December 16.

 

 

Careers Week Podcasts

podcastA huge thank you to everyone who attended our very first ever Law, Politics and Criminology Careers Week and helped to make it such a success.  Well done to everyone involved in putting it together!

As promised, recordings of all of the sessions are now available via our podcast page.  Whether you are external, missed a session, or just want to listen again, head over and check them out!

Careers Week- Sydney Cocktail Event

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Attention all Sydney Law students: as part of UNE’s first ever Law, Criminology and Politics careers expo, UNELSS would like to warmly invite you to a night of cocktails, canapés and networking.

Come and socialise with your fellow off-campus students, and meet with a range of industry professionals.

Where: UNE Future Campus. Level 1, 232 Church St, Parramatta.
Time: 6pm.
Tickets: $10. Available via our online store.

Careers Week

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UNELSS are proud to present UNE’s first ever Law, Criminology and Politics careers expo!

Whether you’re just starting out or about to graduate, come along to find out where your degree can take you.  From forensics and Police work to academia; private practice to not-for-profit legal services and government departments- it’s all here!  Plus, you will have the chance to meet and hear from three of the country’s top PLT providers to find out how you can get to where you want to be.

The free seminars will run daily from September 4-6, and will be held in LT4 in the EBL Building (just across from the Law Library).

Scroll down to see the full timetable of events.

Not in Armidale, or can’t make it to a session?  All sessions will be podcasted and available via our website over the coming days, so you won’t miss a thing.

 

As well as the daytime events, there will be a Gala Dinner held at Booloominbah from 6pm on Friday September 6.

Tickets to this event are $20 and include drinks, canapés, and a 2-course meal.  The guest speakers for this event will be Mr Brian Dennison and Mr Roger Prowse.

Tickets are selling fast, so don’t miss out!  You can pick them up from the LSS Common Room, or order them via our online store.

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August Kirby Seminar

Kirby_Aug2013For more information, or to listen to podcasts of this and other lectures in the Kirby Seminar Series please visit the Law School Website.

April Intensive Schools

The UNE Law Students’ Society (UNELSS) extends a very warm welcome to all students attending Law Intensive School in Armidale.

For the duration of Law Intensives (Sunday 14 to Saturday 27 April), UNELSS will be providing fresh home-baked goodies, tea, coffee and hot chocolate, in our common room, completely free! If you need a snack we also stock chocolate bars, soft drinks, and variety of flavours of cup-noodles at minimal charge.

Members of the 2013 Executive team will be on hand to welcome you on the first day of your intensive school, and will be hanging out every day in the Common Room to answer any enquiries, accept membership applications, or just chat.

Make sure you check out your subject specific moodle site for the events we will be holding during your intensive school.

We look forward to seeing you, make sure you bring a jumper or two.

Kind Regards,

Peta Lisle
Vice President (External)
UNE Law Students’ Society

Is this your first time on campus?  Here’s a map of the Law building to help you find your way around!

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