Sydney Law Review (LAWS5165)


This unit of study is offered annually under the supervision of the a member of the full-time academic staff and the Publishing Director of the Sydney Law Review. The unit is limited to 6 students per semester, who are selected on the basis of their academic results. Preference may be given to students in their final year in the selection of students for the unit. Each student will complete a range of tasks with respect to the Review, including editing and proofreading submissions and writing a review note (for assessment purposes only) and a case note for assessment and potential publication. (A limited number of casenotes are selected for publication each year, according to their merit.) Students selected for this unit must be prepared to serve for six months, so that duties may start before, and may continue after, the formal teaching and examination period.

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Further unit of study information


1,000 word review note (20%) and 6,000wd case note (80%) plus participation in editorial tasks (assessed as Satisfactory).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


LAWS3057 or LAWS3465

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.