How much does a law degree cost in Australia? We’ve collected the data from every law school in the country, calculated the tuition fees and then ranked them from the cheapest to the most expensive. Where does your university rank?
Psychometric testing has invaded the legal clerkship process. Got a great set of relevant extracurriculars? Doesn’t matter if you don’t get past the screening! This is just one of various changes over the last 3 – 4 years that shake up how the entire clerkship process is managed. Is it making it harder? Only time […]
The Southern Cross University law school has just confirmed that it will be trialing a new academic model in 2021 made up of six study blocks per year. The ABC obviously has some decent connections and was, I assume, able to join a recent university staff meeting held by SCU. You can find the ABC […]
Law firms are increasingly rolling out automated video “interviews” for clerkship applications. There is nothing to worry about, other than getting used to speaking at a computer (which is massively unnatural when you haven’t had practice). This is a quick post on video interview for clerkship (and other) applications. They form part of the screening […]
ANU has announced that it will close it’s practical legal training program, being the graduate diploma of legal practice (GDLP). It will not be enrolling any new students and will only be operating until the end of 2021.
Thanks very much to Vanessa for taking part in the Law Student vs Series! In this refreshing interview, Vanessa explains hew path into a Juris Doctor, and some tips that she’s learnt during her first semester of study.
A short update on my life as a lawyer four years after completing my JD, and an update on what’s next for this blog.