07
Sep 2010

Maybe it's because law lecturers read too many convoluted judgments, but chances are you’re going to come across a few tricky assignment questions during your time at uni.

Sometimes they’re not tough because of the level of analysis that is expected, but because you’re not even sure what the assignment is asking. The question may as well be written in hieroglyphs for all the sense you can make of it. Here are some tips for deciphering your assignment question…

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06
Sep 2010

There’s less than two months until my research thesis is due and I don’t think I’ve ever stressed about an assignment this far ahead of the due date. Then again, I’ve never done a research thesis before. I’ve also never spent so much time in the library before.

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02
Sep 2010

Most veteran law students will tell you that their eyesight has noticeably deteriorated since they started law school. It’s not surprising. Hundreds of pages of reading and hours spent on the computer writing notes and assignments (not to mention Facebooking) each week. Despite this, there’s still plenty you can do to take care of your eyes while you’re at uni.

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31
Aug 2010

You’re probably thinking about mid-semester break by now. It’s a break that always promises so much and delivers so little. You hope to get all your assessments done and relax a little. The reality is that you usually fail horribly at one or do so-so at both.

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26
Aug 2010

Are you writing a thesis and finding it hard to get motivated? So was I until UTS law student and honours thesis survivor Nicholas Mirzai shared his experiences and words of wisdom with Survive Law. Read on! 

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24
Aug 2010

To be honest, I’m not sure how I got into honours. I feel ridiculously unqualified and under prepared for it. Academically, it’s the most ambitious thing I’ve undertaken and with about 9 weeks to go, I already feel like that due date is looming. So what progress have I made to date?

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