07
Apr 2016

Not all law units have a percentage of your mark set aside for your participation in tutorials (or seminars, as my university likes to call them), but it’s often a good way to express your thoughts and ideas and actually have a go at applying the concepts you’ve been lectured on. For some people the idea is dreadful (ugh, I actually have to turn up and contribute?), for others, it could be daunting speaking up in front of the class, and for many, it’s a chance to show what you know. Here are some tips to get the maximum class participation marks without coming across as THAT person (you know the type).

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07
Mar 2016

Our resident part-time law student and full-time straight-talker, Raychel, dishes the dirt on what's really going on in a part-time student's head. 

I have been studying Law for many years now. My degree has been on track to be completed within the next two years... for about the last four years. It’s not because I’m lazy, a lot is to do with the fact that I study part-time and work full-time. 

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22
Feb 2016

More law students are opting towards doing double degrees these days and there are several reasons for this. If you’re currently studying a single law degree, or of studying a single law degree or you’re doing a double degree and thinking about continuing with just law, then keep reading! This post will focus on how to make the most of your straight law degree.

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18
Nov 2015

Is it nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous readings or forgo that sea of troubles for a few carefree months in the sunshine? 

How do you decide whether summer school is for you? Although it’s great for us to ‘shuffle off the mortal coil’ of law school (at least for a few months) and enjoy some much-needed personal TLC, summer school also offers some fantastic benefits and flexibility for your enrolment. 

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11
Nov 2015

The law exam problem question is a necessary evil. These questions always involve a factual circumstance where you’re required to advise one of the characters in the question applying what you have learnt in the semester.

It sounds daunting, especially to the first or second year student. However, with some preparation you make answering the questions somewhat easier.

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