Learning the Law: 5 tips to prepare yourself for Law School mentally

Reaching law school is an achievement in itself. Even just applying is a demonstration of your ambition and enthusiasm, not to mention the hurdles you’ve had to overcome and the hard work you’ve had to put in, to get here.… Continue Reading

Legal Eagle “Falconer” Edition No 2: Randa Rafiq – La Trobe Law Students’ Association

As the Secretariat for Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR), Randa provides a range of new resources to ALHR which greatly enhance their ability to promote, practice and protect universally accepted standards of human rights throughout Australia and overseas. As… Continue Reading

Wills & Wishes team executes 100th free will

By Ann Strunk It’s worth celebrating when you deliver an innovative legal service that uses an Australia-first model and delivers a century milestone. Over the past 10 months, 36 students built and delivered a legal service that gives City of… Continue Reading

Paige Yap on her Placement with The Salt Foundation: “It helped me refocus on what areas I would excel at.”

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by Claire Thomas Paige Yap is completing her final year for her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She was placed with The Salt Foundation, which is a not-for-profit organisation that provides programs to promote a state of physical, social and… Continue Reading

Deploying the database: 5 ways to make online legal research work for you

On Thursday 1 September 2016 the La Trobe Law School ran the fifth 101 Law Skills Workshop of 2016. Organised throughout the semester, these workshops aim to sharpen your legal and professional skills and provide you with some handy tips… Continue Reading

Complex, enthralling and just a little bit stressful – that’s how I summarise my first semester of law school.

By Rebecca Spilipoulos Complex, enthralling and just a little bit stressful. Those few words pretty much sum up how my first semester as a law student at La Trobe university panned out. The experience of starting law is eye-opening, a… Continue Reading

Hear from ASPIRE Student Rebecca Spilipoulos: “Nothing will ever compare to my first semester of Uni life!”

On the 8th of June I had my last exam for my first semester of University. It’s all over already! Bring on the holidays! But first things first: it’s time to do a quick reflection on the past semester I… Continue Reading

Former VCE+ Student Ashleigh Livori on University Life: “I find university empowering”

I was given the opportunity to take Legal Institutions and Methods and Public Law through La Trobe Law School as a VCE+ Student in 2015. By taking these subjects, my ability to analyse materials for research and construct well-reasoned arguments… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Wellbeing Week Schedule for 2016

You can tell by the weary looks from students and staff around the Law School that it is week nine, otherwise known as the ‘heads-down’ end of semester. It’s around this time of semester that you may feel like you… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School Partnership with the Neighbourhood Justice Centre

A Wills and Wishes clinic to support people making complex life decisions in drafting their own Will is being delivered in an Australian-first partnership between the La Trobe Law School and the Neighbourhood Justice Centre (NJC) in Collingwood. Head of… Continue Reading