Vacancies for paid student ambassadors

Thomson Reuters currently have two vacancies for student ambassadors to represent and promote Westlaw and Practical Law services at the University of Law, Guildford.

These roles are external posts, which could be carried out alongside your university studies. Either would be a useful way to develop your online research skills whilst earning, and would provide a valuable addition to your CV.

For more information, including the pay and hours involved, email us at Library-Guildford@law.ac.uk  The closing dates are Friday 25th August for Practical Law and Friday 15th September for Westlaw.

Library and LRC summer opening hours

The Library will be remain open as usual on weekdays from 8.30am – 10pm from Monday 17th July – Friday 8th September to help you in your studies over the summer. During this time the library will be staffed from Monday to Friday from 10am – 3pm. (Please note that the Guildford Centre is CLOSED on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August.)

If you want to confirm that Library staff will be available to help you, please email us in advance of your visit on Library-Guildford@law.ac.uk

At weekends the Library will be open as usual from 8.30am – 6pm, but from 15th – 16th July until 2nd – 3rd  September inclusive it will be unstaffed.

 

Vacancy for Guildford’s LexisNexis Student Associate 2017-18 (paid)

Do you want to really stand out from the crowd in the search for a training contract?

If the answer is ‘yes’, then an opportunity has arisen to increase your legal research skills and work for a major legal publisher. LexisNexis is looking for a second or third year or postgraduate law student to act as a representative on campus for LexisNexis Online Services.

The successful candidate will offer a small number of hours a week contact time to advise and help other students in their use of these essential research services. He or she will be very approachable and keen to learn how to use the services in depth.

Full training will be given and on-going regular support will be provided. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. The fixed term contract will be for 9 months starting in September 2017. The pay will be £8. 45 an hour.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply by 30th April 2017 by email to studentassociates@lexisnexis.co.uk.

Your application should consist of a covering letter and a copy of your C.V. Please state “Student Associate University of Law Guildford” in the subject line of your email. Interviews will be held via Skype during May and June 2017.

All applicants must be available for a 2-3 day training course to be held in London during weeks commencing 14th and 21st August 2017

 

 

 

 

Easter Weekend Library Opening Times

Dear Students

For your information please find below the Library opening times for the Easter weekend April 2017:

Date Library Open Library Staffed
Good Friday 14th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00 pm – 4.00pm
Easter Saturday 15th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Easter Sunday 16th April Library/LRC Closed Library/LRC Closed
Easter Monday 17th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00pm – 4.00pm

 

 

Commercial Awareness

Access  the’Chambers Student’ website for Commercial Awareness resources – Legal Blogs. You’ll need commercial awareness to stay up to speed withthe latest developments in the area of business or law that you are interested in. A key way of learning about the latest developments in law and business is reading legal blogs. Just click on the link for more information.

http://www.chambersstudent.co.uk/where-to-start/commercial-awareness/commercial-awareness-resources-legal-blogs

 

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