Did you know that one in three law students and legal professionals in Australia will suffer some form of psychological distress in their lifetime?
The Deakin Law Students’ Society Geelong is pleased to be participating in the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA)‘s Wellbeing Week for 2015. ALSA wishes to challenge the stigma attached to mental ill-health in the law, promote a broader and honest conversation on this topic and encourage law students and lawyers to be proactive about their mental health and wellbeing. You can visit the ALSA event page for running updates on their initiatives and resources throughout this week, and follow our social media feeds for further informative posts.
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In an informative workshop hosted by the DLSS Geelong, Young Lawyers of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) will attend Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus to deliver crucial information to students about the legal profession. The event is aimed at first and second year students, however all law students are welcome to attend, whether studying on-campus or via Cloud learning.
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Colin Biggers & Paisley is amongst the fastest growing law firms in Australia and has been now for the last two years, continuing with significant additions to teams in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. As part of its growth, Colin Biggers & Paisley will be recruiting four legal trainees to join the Melbourne office in 2016.
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The Deakin Law Students’ Society Geelong is very proud to release the Official 2015 Regional Careers Guide!
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In light of the staggeringly high incidence of mental health problems within the legal profession, the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) Wellbeing Guide is intended to provide students with some practical, holistic and achievable ways of taking care of their health and wellbeing.
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This blog post by Waterfront Student Charrie Anne Mata originally appeared on the Faculty of Business & Law Mentor Program Blog and has been replicated with permission of the author and the Mentor team. You can find out more about the mentor program (and how to sign up!) by clicking here.
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Welcome to Deakin Law School at the Waterfront Campus. There are lots of things that new or even returning students might not know about studying law here in Geelong, so here’s an insight from the DLSS…
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