08
Feb 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time to pin-up your wall planner and brace your biros as we roll out of another summer and hit the books. While we law students get a bad rap for our low contact hours and sedentary study style, there are a few muscles we flex more than most. This is of course in addition to speed reading, which believe it or not is an actual international sport. It naturally follows then, that all this incidental exercise should increase our aptitude in certain physical endeavours. So hit the ground running, spike the heart rate and stay positive and sane with these 5 sports law students should ace.

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06
Feb 2017

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So you’ve turned up to enrolment day at your new law school – and it is just an information overload! Well I’m here to tell that it’s going to be OK. Many of you will be looking to study your Bachelor of Laws alongside another degree. In your double degree, you’ll soon discover that studying law is very different and requires you to apply yourself to make the most of your studies.

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03
Feb 2017

So you got in to Law School. Super. Gird your loins, bitches.

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01
Feb 2017

(The answer is no)

During my time at law school, the firm environment was the career path predominantly discussed. Paralegal roles, clerkships, graduate programs… everything seemed to centre on the firm.

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30
Jan 2017

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Now don’t get me wrong, I know we absolutely adore our non-law friends and fam. In fact, I doubt I could get through my law degree without them. However, the thing is, they don’t know much about studying law. You realise that they all have the same ideas about what it means to go through law school and become a lawyer (read: no idea). I think it's safe to say we've all heard these five phrases enough over the last few years to last us a lifetime…

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26
Jan 2017

Being a law student is like being part of an exclusive club. We live for clerkship season, attending Kirby’s book signings, complaining about the price of textbooks, cramming for our 100% weighted exams, surrendering our lives to LSS social activities and making puns that only our fellow law students would understand.

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