Governor-General's undergraduate essay competition
The Governor-General’s Undergraduate Essay Competition is Australia’s most prestigious civics essay competition. It is open to Australian undergraduate students (including LLB, JD and Honours students) studying in all faculties at universities across Australia and includes questions that are related to law, politics and other contemporary issues facing Australia.
In the past, the competition has awarded up to $33,000 in cash prizes to the winning authors of 2,500 word essays.
Every year the Competition is judged by a panel of distinguished individuals including a High Court Justice and prominent academics. The final judging panel this year is being chaired by Her Honour, The Hon. Justice Virginia Bell of the High Court of Australia.
This prestigious competition provides students with the opportunity to be further recognised for their academic skill, talent and research. Read more about the competition
Lawyers Weekly awards
Lexis Nexis and Lawyers Weekly stage the annual Lawyers Weekly awards, which include a category recognising the academic, community and legal achievements of undergraduates. Nominees must be current law students or students who have graduated in the year of the awards. The awards are announced on the Lawyers Weekly website.