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Student Editors

Students in their penultimate and final years of study have the opportunity to apply to be Student Editors of the Canberra Law Review

As a Student Editor, students will have the opportunity to gain skills and experience in research, analysis, writing, editing and publishing in a scholarly context. Student Editors will enrol in the Unit 8672 Canberra Law Review, and the Unit will be counted as one of the electives in the completion of the LLB. Up to 4 Student Editors can be enrolled.

Assessment of the Unit will consist of overseeing the reviewing, editing and preparation of submissions for publication, preparing a book review, case note or other non-reviewed piece for publication and overall contribution to the publication of the journal.

Students who wish to apply to become student editors must submit an Expression of Interest.  

Your Expression of Interest should include the following information:

·        Name and student ID

·        Contact information

·        A brief statement (around 200 words) of why you are interested in taking on this role and a description of relevant experience relating to scholarly research, publication or online media

·        A sample of around 500 words of what you consider to be your best academic writing in law, in terms of research, argument, written expression, referencing and citation.

Expressions of interest and writing samples should be emailed to