UNSW Law Mooting Competition of Australia's First Peoples

UNSW Law Mooting Competition of Australia's First Peoples

UNSW Law is the only university in NSW with a Mooting competition conceived of by, and run for, Indigenous law students. 

The Mooting Competition gives Indigenous law students, at all stages of their degree, the opportunity to compete against each other in a culturally safe environment. Students are able to apply their legal research and oral advocacy skills, as well as their cultural knowledge, to solving legal problems. In addition, the Mooting Competition assists in developing students' confidence to moot in UNSW Law Soc competitions.

Responsibilities

The Organiser plans and implements all aspects of the UNSW Law Mooting Competition of Australia's First Peoples in consultation with student Mooters and UNSW Law.

How to get involved

Application is in writing via email by 30 November.

Positions

  • Organiser

Training

Training provided includes support and liaison with UNSW Law Director Indigenous Legal Education. It encompasses developing and working to a timeline, as well as all necessary assistance to take required steps.

Duration

Approximately 50 hours commitment. Planning commences in March and the intensive activity runs between late-July to mid-August.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

Semester - weekdays, Semester break - weekdays

Type of activity

Competitions

Provider of activity

UNSW Law

Interest area

Accounting & office management, Writing & editing

Skills required and/or developed

Critical & analytical thinking, Cross-cultural & global citizenship, Entrepreneurship, Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Marketing & PR, Organisational & time management, Team work & networking, Writing & editing


Contacts and more information

Provider

UNSW Law

Contact

Jeni Engel

Email

j.engel@unsw.edu.au

Phone

+61 9385 9650

Visit

https://www.law.unsw.edu.au/news/australias-first-peoples-mooting-compet...

For more information about co-curricular activities see UNSW Advantage.