MLM students

MLM Orientation events
18-20 July

Events will be hosted on campus and online or online only. To join online, you will need to access the Zoom link on the MLM LMS Community. If you are unable to access the community, please confirm that you have enrolled in your subjects.

Registration required for on-campus events

Students with dietary restrictions or special requirements who are planning to attend any in-person activities please advise law-events@unimelb.edu.au.

Watch the welcome video and explore the full program below.

MLM Orientation Day 1

Law Building, Room 202/203

If attending in person, please arrive at 10.30am to ensure you can be checked in and seated ready for commencement at 11am. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Monday 18 July 2022
11 – 11.30am

Welcome to  Melbourne Law School

Professor Matthew Harding, Acting Dean of Melbourne Law School

Welcome to Country

Professor Julie Clarke, Associate Dean (Melbourne Law Masters)

Monday 18 July 2022
11.30am – 1pm

Student life and experiences

Meet the Melbourne Law Masters Student Association (MLMSA) and hear from a panel of current MLM students who will share their experiences at MLS with you and will try to answer any questions you may have.

Monday 18 July 2022
1.00 – 2.00pm

Break

Monday 18 July 2022
2 – 2.15pm

Wellbeing, professionalism and academic integrity

Hear about the wellbeing and related support services available to you, as well as expectations of MLS students.

Monday 18 July 2022
2.15 – 2.45pm

Law Library essentials

This session provides an overview of what you need to know to make the most of the Law Library’s amazing print and online collections and the Law Library staff’s expertise.

Monday 18 July 2022
2.45 – 3pm

Introduction to the Ian Malkin Centre for Legal Academic Skills

Overview of legal academic skills and the Centre services

Monday 18 July 2022
3 – 3.05pm

Getting IT ready

Learn about how to access IT software, services and support at MLS.

Monday 18 July 2022
3.05 – 3.45pm

Learning with technology

Interactive session discussing how technology will be used to support teaching and how to get the most out of learning with technology.

Monday 18 July 2022
3.45 – 4.30pm

Socialising and networking (parallel sessions: online via Zoom) 

Meet your fellow MLM cohort and socialise in the breakout rooms.

Monday 18 July 2022
4 – 5.30pm

Socialising and networking (parallel sessions: face-to-face) 

Meet your fellow MLM cohort and socialise in the Law building foyer.

MLM Orientation Day 2

Law Building, Room 202/203

Tuesday 19 July 2022
12.30 – 2pm

Australian Legal System

This session will provide an overview of the Australian Legal System.

Tuesday 19 July 2022
2 – 2.15pm

Break

Tuesday 19 July 2022
2.15 – 3.30pm

Academic skills workshop

Tuesday 19 July 2022
3.30 – 4pm

Socialising and networking (online)

Socialise in the Zoom breakout rooms with your MLM cohort.

Tuesday 19 July 2022
4 – 5pm

Academic skills workshop

MLM Orientation Day 3

Law Building, Room 202/203

Wednesday 20 July 2022
10 – 11am

Campus tour

Campus tour for Melbourne-based students. Meet in the Law building foyer.

Wednesday 20 July 2022
11am – 12pm

Law Building tour

Building tour of the Melbourne Law School, including Masters classrooms, LASC and library (Melbourne-based students).

Wednesday 20 July 2022
12 – 12.45pm

Break

Wednesday 20 July 2022
12.45 – 1pm

Career services and mentoring overview

Hear about the MLS Alumni and Mentoring Program from our Graduate Services and Careers team.

Wednesday 20 July 2022
1 – 2.30pm

Research strategies and legal research with the Law Library

This interactive workshop will get you thinking about implementing strategies that will maximise your research. It will include a demonstration of the tools available for note-taking, managing your references and other time-saving ways to find information.

At the end of the workshop you will know:

  • How to upskill your legal research skills
  • Where to find the AGLC for legal referencing
  • How Zotero can short cut referencing resources.

To get the most out of this workshop please download Zotero and the Zotero connector onto your computer.

Wednesday 20 July 2022
2.30 – 2.35pm

Conclude

Wednesday 20 July 2022
2.35 – 3pm

Socialising and networking (online)

Socialise in the Zoom breakout rooms with your MLM cohort.