Law & Justice Textbook Access Scheme

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The Textbook Access Scheme supports the inclusion and success of students from particular equity groups enrolled in the Faculty’s undergraduate and Juris Doctor programs.

UNSW Law & Justice is proud to partner with leading legal services providers to offer both a financial contribution towards textbook purchases and provide law students with the opportunity to apply for paid professional work experience in the partner firms. 

Eligibility has been determined by one of the following Federal Government indices based on student’s residential address as recorded by UNSW Sydney at time of enrolment:

  1. Statistical Area 1 (SA1) based on a student’s residential address; and/or
  2. Admissions data relating to UNSW Gateway schools and the UAC Educational Access Scheme.

Identified students will receive a notification of eligibility via email and can access the textbook grant simply by completing the online form provided in the notification.

Paid Professional Work Experience Opportunity

Our partners in this scheme are enthusiastic about offering professional development opportunities to participating law students. This opportunity is available via an application process and will comprise of the following:

  • 20 days paid professional work experience in a firm
  • 3 x one to one mentoring sessions with a representative from the firm over the duration of the work experience
  • Professional development support from your UNSW Law & Justice Careers Service throughout the application and recruitment process

This is an amazing opportunity to experience the corporate professional environment, start building a supportive network in the profession and develop a wide range of skills that will enhance your career journey!

Students studying the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice are encouraged to apply to undertake professional work experience via the UNSW Co-NNECTIONS Program

For more information

Students wishing to learn more about how to access the textbooks either in person or online as well as further information about applying to the Paid Professional Work Experience Opportunity, please click the button below.