Who can join this Peer Mentoring Program?

This program is open to all undergraduate students commencing law, including first year students commencing university, as well as internal and external transfer students.

Program description

LawPLUS is a peer mentoring program designed to assist students in adjusting to university life and the unique experiences of law school. The program is a joint initiative of the UNSW Law Faculty and Law Society, and aims to support new law students by organising regular weekly group meetings, social events and skills workshops.

The objectives of the program include providing a support network for new law students that will extend beyond the tenure at law school, to educate students about mental health issues and promote collegiality in the Law Society, and to encourage student involvement with the Law Faculty, Law Society and university life. Students will be randomly allocated into groups in order to facilitate the formation of diverse friendships in a welcoming and friendly environment and be mentored by two mentors on how to effectively transition into law school.

When does this program run?

Term 1 only

Program duration?

This Program starts in O-Week and ends in Week 9

When are registrations open?

Registrations are open throughout O-Week 

I'm a new student, how do a register to participate in the program?

New students can register throughout O-Week at both the Law Society stall and at the Law Undergraduate welcome session.

I'm a senior student, how can I become a mentor?

More information will be provided here when available. Alternatively, you can contact the peer mentoring coordinators at the below email address.

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