Education

Welcome to Monash Law!

Whether you are fresh from high school or a seasoned law student, the Education Portfolio is committed to providing all law students with the resources, programs and events to help you excel in your studies.

If this is your first year studying law, please check out the ‘Resources for First Year Law Students’ page for advice and tips.

If you are an international or exchange student, please visit the ‘Resources for International and Exchange Students’ page for advice and information.

Sketch Notes and Practice Problems are only accessible once you have logged in. They can be accessed from the sidebar under the Education portfolio.

Below is a timetable of the key education programs and seminars run throughout the academic year:

First semester, week 1.

Monash Law Guide Launch

First semester, week 2

First Year Crash Course

First and second semester, weeks 3 to 12

Weekly Student Tutorial Program

First and second semester, week 8

Exam Skills Seminar

First and second semester, week 12

Subject Revision Seminars

 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the members of the Education Portfolio:

 

Director (Education): Geerthana Narendren ([email protected])

Tutorials Officer: Pearl Jin ([email protected])

Academic Support Officer: Sarah Ward ([email protected])

International and Exchange Student Representative: Marcus Tan ([email protected])

Publications (Education): Bec Torsello ([email protected])

Subject Revision Seminars

Subject Revision Seminars begin on the 19th October, don't forget to bring your 2015 key rings along with you!

MONDAY 19th October 2015

Administrative Law: 5.00 - 6.30 pm in CL_16Rnf/S4
Corporations Law: 5.00 - 6.30 pm in CL_16Rnf/S10
Criminal Law B: 6.30 - 8.00 pm in CL_16Rnf/S3

TUESDAY 20th October 2015

Trusts: 5.00 - 6.30 pm in CL_16Rnf/S1
Equity: 6.30 - 8.00 pm in CL_16Rnf/S4
Admin: 5.00 – 6.30pm in CL_16Rnf/S2

WEDNESDAY 21st October 2015

LSS Exam Skills Seminar

Want to know what makes a HD exam stand out? Want to know how to prepare for policy questions?

At the Exam Skills Seminar next Wednesday 2 September (1pm-2pm in CL_20Chn/H2) two experienced student tutors will be sharing their tips and techniques on topics ranging from preparing effective exam notes, what to do in noting time, planning and managing your time in exams and making your answer stand out.

Students at all year levels are welcome and no prior legal knowledge is necessary.

Plain language training for legal writing – free session for law students (Hosted by the Victoria Law Foundation and the Monash LSS)

Plain language training for legal writing – free session for law students

Find out about plain language in this free one-hour training session presented by Victoria Law Foundation. Designed for Monash University law students, this session provides an overview of the principles of plain language. It includes practical advice to ensure that your writing is clear, engaging and easily understood by its intended audience.

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Plain language training for legal writing – free session for law students!

Find out about plain language in this free one-hour training session presented by Victoria Law Foundation.

Designed for Monash University law students, this session provides an overview of the principles of plain language. It includes practical advice to ensure that your writing is clear, engaging and easily understood by its intended audience.

A great opportunity for all students to get writing tips that will help them in their study, work experience and career! 

LSS Exam Skills Seminar

Want to know what makes a HD exam stand out? At the Exam Skills Seminar next Wednesday (11am-12pm in CL_20Chn/H4) two experienced student tutors will be sharing their tips and techniques on topics ranging from preparing effective exam notes, what to do in noting time, planning and managing your time in exams and making your answer stand out.

Students at all year levels are welcome and no prior legal knowledge is necessary.

International and Exchange Student Lunch (Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright)

All International and Exchange Students are welcome to come by and get a free lunch at Taste Baguette. This is also a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other international, exchange and domestic students! 

The Lunch will be held on Tuesday the 17th of March from 2:30 to 3:30 pm at the Taste Baguette Restaurant, located at the bottom of the Menzies building (access through the small revolving door from the law forecourt).

Don't Crash Law, Learn how to Smash Law!

With one week down in your law degree it is a perfect time to learn some skills that will help guide you right through first semester to last semester. Two current tutors will present at the seminar. They will take you through good note taking techniques and share with you many beneficial study skills that will help you tackle your law studies and achieve those elusive HDs!

 

Come along on Thursday the 19th of March, 4-5pm in Building 11, H1.