Articles Issue 2 Semester 1 2013

Issue two of our newsletter, Articles, is now available for download. Featuring a literally staggering number of articles on diverse topics, from careers to how not to be so stressed, as well as some truly impressive photos from our Pub Crawl last week, this issue is not to be missed. Click this link to check it out! Remember, if you'd like to contribute yourself, just flick an email to GULS's Publications Officers, Caitlin and Tahira, at [email protected].

Client Interview and Moot Sign-Ups

The important link!


Sign-ups for the second set of open competitions are now open. The competitions are as follows, and will begin their preliminary rounds in week 8, with finals in weeks 11:

Ashurst First Year Seminar - Studying and Assignments

Feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment? Needing some guidance with assignments? Then GULS has the answer!

Ashurst Legal Research Session

Tips and tricks to make you smarter and more efficient at legal research
When: Monday 25 March from 5pm – 6.30pm
Where: Ashurst, Level 38, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000


Think you know all there is to know about legal research?   Do you want to make researching for you law assignments easier?  Want to improve this vital skill?

This session will go beyond using Google and LexisNexis, showing you:
•How to approach legal research with a simple plan

GULS Pub Crawl 2013

Finally, the long awaited first GULS social event for 2013 has arrived! Pub Crawl is happening on the 21st of March.


This year, GULS's Pub Crawl is situated completely in the Valley, removing its need for buses (and consequently increasing the size of its bar tabs). It also features a challenge system, located on the back of its free T-shirts, which upon completion will make you Griffith's biggest badass forevermore. You can grab your shirt from the GULS office in N61 -1.12 during the week beginning the 18th of March.

GULS Competitions Handbook 2013

With open competitions being on their way, GULS has updated its competitions handbook. This is a must read for any competitor, whether they are a first-timer or a veteran.


The handbook covers Mooting, Client Interviewing, Witness Examination, and Negotiation, and is contained in an ever-useful PDF for your perusal at this link.

Careers Week

Week 3 is Careers Week!

There are a bunch of seminars on this week to get you excited about your career!

Tuesday: Minter Ellison Resume Writing and Clerkship Applications Seminar
3pm in N53 -1.22

Wednesday: Alternative Careers
2pm in N16 0.06
Featuring Shirley Baker from Brown and Baker Lawyers, a small local firm; and Zoe Morgan, an in house lawyer for QR.

Friday: Alternative Careers
1pm in N16 0.06
Featuring Kelly Smith, who works at Suncorp in Group Finance and chose not to practice.

Meet Your Mentor Morning Tea


If you're a part of GULS's mentorship program, come and meet your mentor/mentee over yummy coffee and cake provided by GULS at our Meet Your Mentor Morning Tea. Say it out loud, it's fun.
The Meet Your Mentor Morning Tea will be held on Friday the 8th of March at 11:00 at G's Cafe at Nathan.
A big thank you to HopgoodGanim for making our mentorship program happen!

Articles Issue 1 Semester 1 2013

Our first newsletter for the year has been published! Compiled by Tahira and Caitlin, our publications officers, and newly entitled Articles, this newsletter features a handy table of upcoming events and reports from various GULS committee members, as well as visual delight on a gargantuan scale.

GULS Social Sport and Free Jersey Registration Open

GULS Social Sport and Free Jersey registration is now open! Social Sport is a great way to stay fit, meet new people, and have a reason not to do assignments one night a week during semester! Registration prices are not yet settled, but are estimated to be around $50.


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