Education and Careers

The USQLS is passionate about our career development and educational programs. As a regional law society with students all across Australia, we strive to bring our students in contact with practitioners from different backgrounds and experiences.

The Law Society’s Careers Team is your voice on the Learning and Teaching Sub Committee and we want to hear your opinion and feedback. If you would like to submit any feedback, we would appreciate it and you may do so anonymously: LTS.feedback.usqls@gmail.com

2021 Virtual Networking Series

Banking and Finance in the Future Q & A – Mills Oakley

This session was hosted by Special Counsel Chris Dirckze SC and Amanda Khoo who provided an overview of the banking and finance world and the digital changes within that (neo-banks and digital law etc).

Click here to watch the seminar.

USQ Construction Law Seminar

USQ is one of the few universities that offer an elective in this area. This is the first of a series of seminars looking at the different practice areas in law. This seminar was hosted by Mrs Julie Copley, USQ Lecturer, Construction and Property Law, and Mr Nic Gould, Associate Director McR Defence and USQ alumnus who took LAW3473 Construction Law course. The seminar examines what construction law is, the life of a construction lawyer, and how USQ students may benefit from studying construction law.

Click here to watch the seminar.

2020 Virtual Networking Series

Ms Bridget Cullen (Legal Member, Administrative Appeals Tribunal)
Ms Jade Hooper (USQ Alumnae) discusses “Coachability”
Australian Tennis Profession + Associate, Baker & Jones
Ms Jade Hooper (USQ Alumnae)
Australian Tennis Profession + Associate, Baker & Jones
Jamie Shine and Jessica Goldie
Diversity of Legal Careers and Advice for Law Students
Dr Jeremy Patrick
Honours for Law Students
Sarah-Jane MacDonald and Georgia Stafford (USQ Alumni)
Life in practice: 10 things I’d love to tell students
Jacquie Owen
Professional Identity of Law Students
USQ Law Society + Dr Aaron Timoshanko (USQ)
Mr Angus Murray (Partner, Irish Bentley and Co-Founder of The Legal Forecast)
USQ Law Society + School of Law and Justice
Queensland Law Society + Enterprise Legal + USQ Law Society on
‘The Right Fit for the Right Firm’

2018 Practical Legal Training Information Session

College of Law

https://usqstudydesk.usq.edu.au/m2/mod/folder/view.php?id=961512

2018 Leadership Conference with Jerome Doraisamy

Managing Your Studies, Personal and Professional Life

https://vimeo.com/user10756933/review/261407970/ef9110de74

2017 ‘Beyond Law School’ 

Randal Denning and Ben Gouldson discuss life after law school and the skills necessary to succeed.

https://usqstudydesk.usq.edu.au/m2/pluginfile.php/1293095/mod_resource/content/1/RECORDED%20SEMINAR%20BEYOND%20LAW%20SCHOOL.MP3

Elective Information Recordings

Listen to subject elective information recordings from lecturers about what their subject offers and where it could lead you.

Annual Welcome Letter

Read the Annual Welcome Letter from Professor Mortensen.