DLSS Geelong is committed to delivering a range of informative publications to guide you through your law school experience.

2020 Publications

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The 2020 edition of our DLSS Geelong Pocket Guide is now available! Our yearly instalment of this pocket guide is where you can get all the information you need on what DLSSG has in store for the year! Full of submissions from each portfolio from the 2020 committee, you’ll find all the information you need on how to get connected with us, how to contact us and all of the events we’ll be running in 2020!

Editor – Julius Torres

Click here to download our 2020 Pocket Guide.

2019 Publications

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Our 2019 DLSS Geelong Pocket Guide is now available – our one-stop resource for all Deakin Waterfront Law Students! Whether you’re a first-year or a fifth year, our guide contains everything you need for a successful year. With information on all functions, workshops, seminars, competitions and some helpful tips from our 2019 commitee, this is your ultimate resource to all things law at Deakin!

Editor in Chief – Madison Halge

Click here to download our 2019 Pocket Guide. 

2018 Publications

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DLSS Geelong has created a Wellbeing Guide to offer students information regarding mental and physical health, insight from legal professionals and information regarding the services Deakin provide. We want this to be a resource that students can lean on when they feel overwhelmed or need reassurance that there are resources available to them and that everyone (even people in the profession) can get overwhelmed at times.

Editor – Lauren Solomonson

Click here to download the 2018 Health and Wellbeing Guide.

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Welcome to 2018! This Pocket Guide contains heaps of information about what we have planned for the year – functions, careers events, health and wellbeing initiatives, competitions, how the committee works, useful links and contact information to help law students like yourself!

Editor – Lauren Oloughlin

Click here to download the 2018 Pocket Guide.

2017 Publications


This guide provides you with all the essential information you need from dates, to graduate articles to profiles from firms all around Victoria. A helpful tool in the Clerkship Season!

Editor in Chief – Alissa Ierardi
Co-Editor – Michael Biggs

Click here to download the 2017 Careers Guide


The 2017 Pocket Guide is your ultimate resource to all things society including events, contact details and portfolios

Editor in Chief – Alissa Ierardi

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2016 Publications

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Available now is our Law Student’s Pocket Guide for 2016! A new and improved version of our former First Year Intro Guide, this publication is the one-stop resource for a Deakin Waterfront Law Student. Featuring articles from graduates and legal professionals as well as your fellow law students, the Pocket Guide covers everything from career pathways to competitions to functions!

Editor in Chief – Danika Pamplin

Click here to download the Law Student Pocket Guide 2016

 2015 Publications

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Editor in Chief – Laura Bentley
Co-Editors – Joshua Lim, Ivana Saplamaeva and Jason Allen

Click here to download the Law Student’s Pocket Guide 2015

Comps Guide

Competitions are awesome. They help us to master critical practical skills which are of benefit far beyond merely helping us to get a job when we graduate. Making it’s official debut in 2015, the DLSS Geelong Competitions Guide is your definitive, one-stop resource for everything Moot, Mediation, Client Interview and more. Whether you’re a first-time competitor or a seasoned pro, this guide is an essential resource – so why not bolster your knowledge and skills by downloading a copy?

Editors in Chief – Laura Bentley and Joshua Lim
Co-Editors – Jason Allen and Ivana Saplamaeva

Click here to download the Competitions Guide 2015.

Careers Guide Internal Pages (Working Copy)

The Regional Careers Guide is our annual publication to coincide with the clerkship and traineeship application season. This year’s Guide and outlines the benefit of practicing regionally as Geelong graduates, featuring articles from current and former students on their working experiences, job interview tips, advice for seeking volunteering work and insights from graduates studying at GDLP institutions. This interactive document also provides readers with links to further resources to help with career planning!

Editors in Chief – Melissa O’Keefe and Laura Bentley
Co-Editor – Joshua Lim

Click here to download the Regional Careers Guide 2015 (DLSS Geelong)

2014 Publications:

Regional Careers Guide 2014

Click here to download the Regional Careers Guide (2014)

In this guide, the DLSS delivered comprehensive information about gaining work experience and employment in the law in regional Victoria in 2014. You’ll also find profiles of major regional employers who ran formal clerkship, graduate or work experience programs in that year.

Editor in Chief – Stephanie Davies (Graduate 2014)
Co-Editor – Laura Bentley, Melissa O’Keefe

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Click here to download the First Year Introduction Guide (2014)

The 2014 First Year Introduction Guide was a one-stop resource for the incoming students of Deakin Law, covering everything from the DLSS’ events calendar to the wide array of educational resources available on campus.

Editor in Chief – Tess Haveaux


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